Peter Clifford, WFE’s deputy secretary general, and Sibel Yilmaz, WFE’s corporate communications manager, visited BM&FBOVESPA , in July, to learn about the Social and Environmental Stock Exchange (BVS&A). BVS&A replicates the exchange environment to connect NGOs and “social investors”.
Mr Sunil Benimadhu, CEO of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, has been elected as the President of the African Securities Exchanges Association
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) has signed a contractual agreement, on 01 September 2010, with I-Net Bridge to distribute SEM’s end of day data as part of I-Net Bridge’s suite of products. I-Net Bridge will also display SEM’s market indices for both the Official Market and the DEM on the Distributor’s websites, namely www.BusinessLIVE.co.za and www.inet.co.za.
In a letter to IOSCO, WFE urges IOSCO to consider when pre- and post-trade transparency should be required, regardless of whether the venue is a regulated exchange market, another authorized transaction platform, or an OTC transaction.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced that C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2), the company's new all-electronic exchange, will launch in late October 2010. Details on C2 trading access, connectivity and an overview of the market model were also announced.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that it has acquired Corporate Board Member, publisher of Corporate Board Member magazine and a leading provider of interactive education and thought leadership for directors and executive officers of publicly traded companies. The new subsidiary will operate as Corporate Board Member, an NYSE Euronext company, with current CEO T. K. Kerstetter serving as its president.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has improved its electronic disclosure system to be web-based, effective this September 6. This upgrade makes it easier for listed companies in disseminating information and corporate actions that is both concise and delivered in a timely manner. The information will be both delivered in Thai and English at the same time so that all investors will have the same information simultaneously for their decision-making.
To promote trading of long-term KTB futures, the KRX amended its Derivatives Market Business Regulation and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) approved the amended Regulation on September 1, 2010.
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. (OSE) and Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) announced on August 31, that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), in which the two exchanges agreed to build a cooperative relationship towards the development of financial markets, especially in the area of the growth markets, in China and Japan.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC’s) Office of General Counsel issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the United States of Turkish Derivatives Exchange’s futures contract based on the Istanbul Stock Exchange 30 Stock Index (ISE-30).