NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc, announces that it will introduce updated Volatility Guards on its Nordic and Baltic equity markets to protect investors and listed companies during times of volatile market conditions.
In 2009, companies on the London Stock Exchange’s growth market AIM contributed a total of £21 billion to UK GDP and supported 570,000 jobs through direct, supply chain and multiplier effects, but greater fiscal incentives and fewer restrictions are needed to stem net outflows of capital from small caps and enhance the economic benefits delivered by the sector, according to a report by Grant Thornton, commissioned by the London Stock Exchange.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) plans to introduce trading of HSI Dividend Point Index Futures (HSI Dividend Futures) and HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures (HSCEI Dividend Futures) on Monday, 1 November, subject to regulatory approval.
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).