As of 1 January 2014 the brand identity of the exchange for structured products will be integrated into SIX and the Swiss Exchange business area. Backed by the strength of the SIX brand, the Swiss exchange for structured products will be able in future to address the special characteristics of the Swiss market and contribute to its continuing development.
The consolidated net after tax profits of HELEX amounted to EUR40.5m vs. EUR8.8m in 9M 2012 and are significantly increased mainly due to the recapitalization of the systemic banks. The net after tax profits per share in 9M 2013 including bond valuation differences amounted to EUR0.63 vs. EUR0.15 in the corresponding period last year.
In a move to encourage more private investors to embrace currency derivatives, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is expanding its Quanto derivatives range to include a currency contract based on the Euro/Dollar exchange rate, the world’s most actively traded currency pair.
Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services is introducing exclusive analytics based on raw, unpublished Xetra order book data. Effective 25 November 2013, Xetra real-time analytics will provide market participants with additional, exclusive in-depth trading information.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced they will establish a Direct Listing Framework for companies from China to list in Singapore.
With effect as from December 2013, SEM significantly reduced transaction fees on turnaround trades by 88% of the total brokerage fee from 1.25% to 0.15%.
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will serve to augment the already robust bilateral relationship between the two exchanges.
IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX) in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will add to ICE's current network of markets and clearing houses in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, the U.K. and continental Europe.
KEY 3Q13 OPERATING AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
- Total trading volume across all markets up 25.3% YoY to RUB 123.9 trn.
- Total operating income rose 11.2% YoY to RUB 6.28 bln.
- EBITDA climbed 8.7% YoY to RUB 3.99 bln; EBITDA margin 64.0% versus 65.0% in 3Q12.
- Net profit increased 29.8% YoY to RUB 2.85 bln; earnings per share (EPS) increased 24% YoY to RUB 1.29.
Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX), India’s top commodity bourse, and the People’s Republic of China-based Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost strategic co-operation.