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).
To strengthen the supervision over insider dealing, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has recently held a special meeting on supervision work to study the arrangements of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) for cracking down on insider dealing and pledge to give its first priority in frontline market supervision to deterring insider dealing and take several measures to strengthen the supervision over insider dealing.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its U.S. data center in Mahwah , N.J. has successfully completed the migration of more than 4,500 equities issues listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NYSE Amex. With the NYSE and NYSE Amex equities primary matching engines now inside the new data center, NYSE Euronext will begin the migration of its other markets as well as NYSE Technologies’ diverse product portfolio that includes co-location services, direct data feeds, trading infrastructure on-demand, SuperFeed and its Risk Management Gateway (RMG) service.
CME Group announced the launch of On-the-Run U.S. Treasury futures beginning Monday, October 25, 2010. These new futures contracts will provide market participants with efficient and cost-effective price exposure to 2-Year, 5-Year, and 10-Year U.S. Treasury on-the-run yields. The new contracts will be listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of the CBOT.