Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad (BMD), a subsidiary of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, announced that it will migrate the trading of its derivatives products, comprising commodity, financial and equity futures, onto CME Group's electronic trading platform, CME Globex®. The crossover from the current derivatives trading platform to the CME Globex® platform is scheduled for 20 September 2010, subject to a successful pre-implementation test that will be held on 18 September 2010.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) said it will quote American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) of 19 major Asian companies on its new GlobalQuote board from 22 October 2010.
BM&FBOVESPA will implement as of September 27 a new +/- 15% limit on price fluctuations in shares, ETFs and other assets traded on the spot market. Named the intraday limit, the new tool will establish minimums and maximums, based on a reference price for each asset.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) announced that it will introduce automated stamp duty reporting and payment on Monday, 20 September.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has begun real-time dissemination (every 15 seconds) of the Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Property Sector Index Series through the Market Information System, in line with a previous announcement on June 18, 2010. This was followed by the start of calculation and dissemination of this Index Series on June 21, 2010.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has trimmed the interval of real-time dissemination of TOPIX, and its sub-indices to securities firms, news media, information vendors, etc. through the Market Information System from 15 seconds to 1 second
The Korea Exchange (“KRX”) provides English conversion service of timely disclosure of listed companies from September 13 to enhance foreign investors’ accessibility to investment information.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) has established detailed requirements for the Next Generation Data Centre (NGDC) that it plans to build at Hong Kong’s Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the launch of E-micro gold futures exclusively on CME Globex to begin trading on October 3 for trade date October 4. These contracts will be listed by and subject to the rules and regulations of COMEX.
The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced that on September 28, it plans to introduce trading in its first options on a futures contract - Weekly options on VIX futures (ticker symbol - VOW), subject to regulatory approval. All key pieces of the VIX product suite will now be available on CBOE's electronic technology platform, CBOEdirect - cash-settled CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) options, VIX futures, options on volatility-related exchange traded notes, and, later this month, Weekly options on VIX futures.