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.
On March 3rd 2014, Korea Exchange(KRX) announced the launch of its new trading platform, EXTURE+. Based on x86 Linux servers, EXTURE+ is designed to provide enhanced performance reliability, expandability while minimizing development costs for member firms.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) the market leading provider of innovative, transparent indexes, has been named "Most Innovative Index Provider" by ETF Express. Award winners were chosen based on votes cast by readers of ETF Express, which includes investors, fund managers, fund administrators, custodians, advisers, and distributors.
CME Clearing Europe, CME Group's European clearing house, today announced that it has received Bank of England approval to add Overnight Index swaps (OIS), zero coupon swaps, Forward Rate Agreements (FRAs), basis swaps, variable notional swaps and SEK, DKK and NOK currencies for clearing beginning 3 March to its existing interest rate swap offering. The expansion of products in Europe adds to the global offering of CME Group, which has cleared more than $20 trillion in notional value with more than $11 trillion currently in open interest since launching 19 October, 2010.
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As of this year, all of the companies listed on BM&FBOVESPA will have the opportunity to simulate their participation in the selection process for the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE). The announcement was made today during the launch of ISE 2014/2015, which was held at BM&FBOVESPA.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) welcomes the proposals outlined in the Hong Kong SAR Government budget for the April 2014 to March 2015 fiscal year aimed at further strengthening the competitiveness of the Hong Kong financial market.
BME expands the IBEX® series with eight new tradable indices.
The Chilean Securities and Insurance Supervisor approved modifications to the Regulation of the CCLV Central Counterparty S.A. to incorporate clearing and settlement of derivative instruments to the Central Counterparty´s System, approval endorsed by the Chilean Central Bank.