The Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE) has launched the LSE Virtual Investment Competition - an online trading competition which simulates a real trading environment and allows participants to trade by using virtual amount of money. The virtual Investment Competition is open to the registered students only. This competition will be for thirty (30) days starting from February 1, 2014 till March 2, 2014.
Following its launch in January 2013, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. has worked to realize the synergistic benefits of the business combination between Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange by promoting the steady and stable integration of its systems. The cash equity markets were integrated onto TSE's arrowhead trading system in July 2013, and the derivatives markets are scheduled for integration onto OSE's J-GATE in March 2014.
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ), the world's leading provider of market technology, was recently selected for 'Trading Technology Product of the Year' by Risk Magazine's 2014 Risk Awards. NASDAQ OMX received the award for its Genium INET trading platform, which now runs trading for 17 exchanges globally.
The Vienna Stock Exchange has signed an agreement with the first Asian partner – Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) for cooperation in market data vending.
IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), following regulatory approval by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
The US regulatory agency the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has registered NZX as a Foreign Board of Trade under the US Commodity Exchange Act.
“Market making is considered a new significant step towards promoting local markets particularly after the supportive legislative regulations have been issued. The conference will bring together local and regional industry leaders, stakeholders of listed companies, brokerage firms, local and international banks, fund managers, investment companies, custodians, in addition to high-profile governmental officials and members of academia.
The conference offers a uniquely developed program-content which focuses on theoretical, legal, as well as technical needs of market making. In addition, the conference sheds light on other tools and instruments needed for local markets to sustain the "emerging market" status and aspirations towards "developed market" status.”
OCC announced it has received regulatory approvals to clear over-the-counter (OTC) equity index options,
BSE, Asia’s first stock Exchange, today launched live trading in new interest rate futures, in 10 Year Government of India (GoI) securities.
Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), today announced the launch of an enlarged suite of Single Stock Futures on a range of its most liquid Euronext listed stocks. The launch enhances the existing offering of individual equity options, index futures and options.