NO 230 – APRIL 2012
Reform and innovation in Chinese capital markets

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WFE Focus January 2012
Inter-market links

BM&FBOVESPA and Santiago Stock Exchange sign agreement for derivatives market development in Chile
BM&FBOVESPA and the Santiago Stock Exchange signed an agreement that sets out the implementation of the Chilean derivatives market at the Santiago Stock Exchange. The  agreement provides for the transfer of derivatives market knowledge from BM&FBOVESPA to the Santiago Stock Exchange, encompassing products such as equity, interest rate and FX options and futures. The two exchanges will pursue other strategic projects such as connectivity and order routing and market data distribution in particular.

Bucharest Stock Exchange signs collaboration agreement with London Stock Exchange Group
The Bucharest Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange Group have signed a collaboration agreement across five key business areas: Primary Markets, Seminars and Training, Proquote market data and trading solutions, FTSE and Post Trade services.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Heilongjiang Financial Affairs Office sign MoU
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and the Chinese Heilongjiang Province’s Financial Affairs Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation and exchange of information.

NYSE Technologies signs MoU with Koscom
NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, and Koscom, the technology firm created by Korea Exchange and the Korean Ministry of Finance, signed a Memorandum of Understanding that formalizes a joint commitment to continued technology cooperation and the creation of new international business opportunities. The agreement is also designed to facilitate plans to link NYSE Technologies SFTI network with the Koscom STOCK-NET, the network that connects market participants and Korea Exchange.

Tokyo Stock Exchange signs MoU with Central Bank of Myanmar
The Tokyo Stock Exchange Group and Daiwa Institute of Research, the core information-generating arm of Daiwa Securities Group, signed a Memorandum of understanding with the Central Bank of Myanmar pertaining to cooperate for establishing a securities exchange and supporting the creation of a capital market in Myanmar.

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