NO 251 – JANUARY 2014

WFE Focus

Trading Technologies goes live on NASDAQ OMX NLX - Link also provides access to NASDAQ OMX Nordic Derivatives Market

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) announced on 18 December 2013 the release of its connection to NASDAQ OMX NLX (NLX), the new London-based derivatives trading market.

NLX lists European short-term interest rate (STIR) and long-term interest rate (LTIR) euro- and sterling-based futures products. All NLX products clear through LCH.Clearnet, providing optimal initial margin efficiencies for market participants who will have the unique ability to portfolio margin both STIRs and LTIRs in a single clearing house.

London Stock Exchange announced improvements to International Order Book

London Stock Exchange announced on 13 January 2014 several important changes to its International Order Book – the world’s leading trading venue for Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) – to bring it in line with the SETS market, home to FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 index constituents.

Deutsche Börse acquired enterprise software firm Impendium Systems

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The acquisition was completed on 10 January 2014 for an amount in the single digit million euro range. The deal represents an important step in Deutsche Börse’s growth strategy of integrating technology and data offerings to better serve client needs.

NASDAQ OMX launched real-time quotes in investor relations mobile application

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) recently launched real-time quote functionality to its existing Investor Relations (IR) web application version of Thomson ONE Investor Relations. The mobile version of its industry-leading content and analytics desktop solution, IR Mobile, brings together institutional caliber intelligence and time-saving tools in one application tailor-made for today’s IR professional.