The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced that the recipient of the WFE Award for Excellence this year will be Bengt Ryden, former Chief Executive Officer of the Stockholmsbörsen.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) said it is enhancing its Securities Borrowing and Lending (SBL) service to bring additional benefits for investors and SGX central depository account holders.
The first Exchange Traded Fund - Lyxor ETF WIG20 - started trading at the WSE on 22 September 2010.
Lyxor ETF WIG20 opens a new category of WSE-listed instruments and expands investment possibilities available to market participants.
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. (OSE) and Korea Exchange Inc. (KRX) announced on September 15, 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 Korea and Japan, at the JASDAQ-OSE Plaza of the OSE’s Tokyo Branch.
NYSE Euronext has announced its new Power Partners ProgramTM, which recognizes and rewards companies that partner with NYSE Euronext to best meet the needs of mutual customers by providing the highest levels of functionality, access and timely enhancements.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) said it is launching a new commodity clearing service for over-the-counter (“OTC”) traded rubber contracts through its subsidiary, Singapore Commodity Exchange (“SICOM”) following its collaboration with Sino Rubber Electronic Trading Market Ltd (“Sino Rubber”) in February this year. This new clearing service will start on 11 October 2010.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), the world's largest exchange company, announced that on October 8th, 2010, it will launch NASDAQ OMX PSX(SM) (PSX(SM)), the first U.S. equity trading platform with a price-size priority model. The platform, which will be operated as a facility of the NASDAQ OMX PHLX exchange, has been approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Bolsa de Madrid, a BME subsidiary, and Escuela de Finanzas have signed an agreement to offer investors an easily accessible computer service through which they can gather information on listed companies in a simple, unified and free of charge way.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced an expansion of its AsiaClear business with the launch of a new clearing service for over-the-counter (OTC) traded financial derivatives. First in Asia to clear OTC traded financial derivatives, this new service will further strengthen AsiaClear’s position as the leading Central Counterparty (CCP) in Asia.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex announced that it will be launching a new future that is based on notional short-term debt instruments issued by the Republic of Italy (Buoni del Tesoro Poliennali – BTP) on 18 October 2010.