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.
BM&FBOVESPA announces alterations to listing rules for companies committed to good corporate governance practices. In accordance with regulations, changes – which were decided by block vote – can only be implemented if there is not a contrary vote of over a third of the companies listed in the segment. This translates as up to 35 in the case of the Novo Mercado, an 11 maximum for Level 1 and up to six for Level 2. Anything over these numbers and the action is considered reproved.
Borsa Italiana S.p.A., a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group, acquired 94.4 per cent of Pro Mac S.p.A., the company responsible for the promotion of MAC (Mercato Alternativo Del Capitale), for a cash consideration of €5.147 million from 22 existing shareholders of the company, including a number of leading Italian banks and associations. Borsa Italiana will own 99.6 per cent of Pro Mac S.p.A. following the transaction.
LCH.Clearnet Ltd (LCH.Clearnet) is set to launch clearing of OTC coal swap contracts. The service is a natural extension to LCH.Clearnet’s market leading OTC offering and complements the successful freight service, which has over 5 years proven experience and clears 85% of all dry cleared volumes.