Deutsche Börse Group, a leading global market infrastructure provider headquartered in the EU with global customers and operations, and Bank of China, the most internationalized and diversified Chinese bank headquartered in Beijing with comprehensive products and powerful customer networks worldwide, announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding a strategic cooperation. Under the memorandum of understanding the two parties will enter into a preferred partnership to fully explore potential cooperation’s across the value chain in their respective geographies. As part of an on-going strategic dialogue, the intention of the parties is to provide high quality products and services in order to further develop cross border business between China and the European Union.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the China Futures Association (CFA) are cooperating in the development of derivatives markets in China and Singapore.
Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it has created a new benchmark volatility index — the CBOE Mid-Term Volatility IndexSM (ticker: VXMTSM). CBOE began disseminating values for the new Mid-Term Volatility Index on 27 November.
IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced plans to transition the clearing of interest rate futures listed on NYSE Liffe U.S. from New York Portfolio Clearing (NYPC) to ICE Clear Europe centralizing the trading and clearing of ICE's global interest rate product portfolio. NYPC's operations will be wound down and open interest transferred by the third quarter of 2014, subject to regulatory approval.
CME Group announced that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has approved the CME European Trade Repository as a Trade Repository (TR) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has approved ICE Trade Vault Europe Limited (ICE Trade Vault Europe) as a Trade Repository (TR) for the reporting of swaps and futures trade data to meet requirements of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
Singapore Exchange (SGX) welcomed the first Chinese Bank’s renminbi (RMB) bond to be listed and cleared in Singapore. The RMB bond is issued by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s (ICBC) Singapore branch. The bond issue is settled and cleared in RMB via SGX’s Central Depository (CDP).
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) announces that starting January 3rd, 2014, BVB will extend the trading program for the following financial instruments of the regulated spot market: shares, fund units and rights. The trading session at Bucharest Stock Exchange will end at 18:00.
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will serve to deepen and enhance the existing cooperation between the two stock exchanges.
- MAB will list its first SOCIMI, Entrecampos Cuatro Socimi, S.A., on Thursday, 28 November
- The second, Promorent Socimi, S.A., will be listed during the first week of December