JSE Limited’s full year results for 2009, show that the exchange has weathered a year of tough global market conditions well. This resilient performance resulted from rising trade volumes in its cash equity markets and strong performances from several other divisions in the group. The JSE has received international recognition for its handling of the impact of the global financial crisis and the fallout from it in 2009.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex announced that it admitted the first broker headquartered in the People’s Republic of China through its Hong Kong subsidiary. GF Futures (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. became a trading member of Eurex effective on 3 March 2010.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) launched its WebCenter360 Banking Suite, a competitively priced investor relations website solution built for global, regional and community banks. NASDAQ announced that the WebCenter360 Banking Suite will be powered by data and analytics from Highline Financial, the preferred source for banking information and analytics for the financial sector.
On Wednesday March 3, 2010, in Rio de Janeiro Mr. Edemir Pinto, BM&FBOVESPA’s Chief Executive Officer, formalized the adhesion of the Brazilian Exchange to the agreement entitled “Principles for Responsible Investment” (PRI) – a United Nations initiative developed by leading institutional fund managers and other financial market agents in support of responsible investment. The official signing took place during PRI’s international board meeting, which for the first time ever is being held in Brazil from the 3 rd to the 5 th of March in an event sponsored by (PREVI) the employee pension fund of the Banco do Brasil.
BME will start a new subscription and redemption mutual fund platform after the summer with a view to offering greater transparency, flexibility and accessibility to this type of financial product.
The Warsaw Stock Exchange received the “Recognised Stock Exchange” designation from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
HKEx has revised its organisation structure to align it with HKEx's strategic direction, as set forth in the 2010-2012 Strategic Plan.
The Board submits the Group’s consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2009.
The Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB) resolved unanimously to terminate lead-broker based floor trading on the regulated market with effect as of 28 March 2012.
Nasdaq announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program, authorizing NASDAQ OMX to repurchase in the aggregate up to $300 million of its outstanding common stock.