Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the Association of Financial and Commodity Traders (Singapore) (AFACT) announced that they are embarking on a Financial Trading Capabilities Development Plan to enhance the trading skill sets of financial trading professionals in Singapore through SGX Academy.
The Japanese website for the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) officially began operating from July 31, 2009.
CME Group announced the launch of cleared over-the-counter (OTC) swaps on the S&P GSCI® Crude Oil Excess Return and the S&P GSCI Gold Excess Return Indices, as well as Forward contracts for the S&P GSCI Excess Return Index, all scheduled to begin trading November 2.
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) announced a net profit of $94.1 million for the first quarter of its financial year 2010. This is 11.3% higher compared to 1Q FY2009 ($84.5 million).
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) announces that the implementation date of the abolishment of T+4 settlement and trading suspension for a predetermined period shall be Monday, November 16, 2009 as previously notified on April 1, 2009.
At the Company’s Annual General Meeting, shareholders of LCH.Clearnet, the leading independent central counterparty group, voted overwhelmingly in favour of approving the proposed voluntary redemption of up to 33,300,000 shares at a price of €10 a share as announced on 29 September 2009, with over 97% of votes cast in favour of the transaction.
Oslo Børs is establishing Oslo Connect, a new regulated marketplace for trading in non-standardised derivatives (OTC derivatives). The launch of this marketplace will give investors a new and unique venue for efficient and secure trading in derivatives that are not stock exchange listed.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), the world's largest exchange company, announced that it plans to launch a third equity trading platform during the second half of 2010, pending SEC approval. NASDAQ OMX will offer this equity trading platform with a new price/size priority model using the license acquired from its 2007 acquisition of the former Philadelphia Stock Exchange, known today as NASDAQ OMX PHLX.
LCH.Clearnet Limited has been selected to clear for NASDAQ OMX Europe ("NEURO"), NASDAQ OMX's pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF).
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that it will establish a new listing market called BX, pending SEC approval, for companies that do not presently qualify for an exchange listing.