NO 251 – JANUARY 2014

WFE Focus
Inter-market links

KRX joins hands with Eurex in developing derivatives

Korea Exchange (KRX) deepened their partnership with EUREX by signing a MoU to develop new financial products linked to the energy sector.

KRX signs MoU with IDX

On December 16, 2013, Korea Exchange (KRX) and Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pursue a continuing relationship for the mutual benefit of the financial services industry in Korea and Indonesia.

Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and Eurex signed derivatives trading cooperation agreement

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and Eurex Exchange have signed a cooperation agreement. Under the agreement, Eurex Exchange will list and clear index futures based on the TA-25 index, Israel’s blue chip index and one of the most heavily traded regional equity indexes. Eurex’s TA-25 index futures will be denominated in US dollars. The launch is planned for H1 2014.

NASDAQ OMX and Borsa Istanbul signed landmark deal

NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Borsa Istanbul have concluded on 31 December 2013 a wide-ranging agreement, which includes the delivery of market-leading technologies and advisory services to Borsa Istanbul, and NASDAQ OMX taking an equity stake in Borsa Istanbul.