Equity index derivatives led most of the growth in Asia, in particular those on the Japanese and Chinese markets.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) finalized its data transmission integration project at the end of December, 2013.
On Jan 27, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and S&P Dow Jones Indices signed a strategic agreement and launched their first co-branded S&P/TWSE Taiwan Low Volatility High Dividend Index.
Deutsche Börse decided on changes in its selection indices that will become effective 24 March 2014.
Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), welcomes publication of the implementing decree introducing PEA PME savings accounts in France, and today announced the launch of its new CAC® PME index.
Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, along with The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the release of TT's connection to NASDAQ OMX eSpeed, a fully executable central limit order book for electronic trading in benchmark U.S. Treasuries, one of the world's largest and most liquid cash markets.
SIX shortens the time period between the execution of a trade and its settlement.
The Santiago Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), a subsidiary of TMX Group Limited, today announced they have entered into an agreement that will lead to the creation of a new venture exchange division of the Santiago Stock Exchange, called the Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) rolled out its Mainland Market Data Hub (MMDH) in Shanghai today (Monday), establishing its first infrastructure footprint in the Mainland and hence strengthening HKEx’s Mainland connectivity.
MMDH offers clients easy access to HKEx’s market data without having to maintain costly cross-border communication lines. At the initial rollout stage, it provides Mainland clients direct access to a securities market datafeed and an index feed under HKEx’s Orion Market Data Platform. The inclusion of other datafeeds from HKEx’s markets will be considered as demand from Mainland clients arises.
On Mar. 3rd 2014, Korea Exchange(KRX) began to provide voluntary clearing service of the Korea Won(KRW)-denominated Interest Rate Swap(IRS) contracts to meet the G20 mandate(Sep. '09) on over-the-counter(OTC) derivatives clearing. KRX expects the new service will significantly lower systematic risks in OTC derivative clearing and also improve overall market transparency.