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Today the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announced that it has extended its existing licensing agreement with CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives exchange, to list rand-denominated copper and silver futures contracts. This latest development gives South African investors further exposure to the international metals market.
The London Stock Exchange announced today that UnaVista has been approved by the Dutch regulator, AFM, to transaction report trades carried out on Dutch exchanges. Firms currently reporting to both the UK and Dutch regulators will now be able to use UnaVista as a single point of reporting, helping create efficiencies across their business.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today reported operating revenues of $112.6 million and net income of $24.9 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. These results compare to operating revenues of $109.0 million and net income of $28.1 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2009.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ OMX®") (Nasdaq:NDAQ) reported strong results for second quarter of 2010. Net income attributable to NASDAQ OMX for the second quarter of 2010 was $96 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared with $61 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2010, and $69 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2009. Included in the second quarter of 2010 results are $16 million of charges related to the divestiture of businesses, expenses associated with severance, merger and strategic initiatives, and other non-recurring items.
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Deutsche Börse Group presented its results for the second quarter of 2010 on Tuesday. Following a stable first quarter, the Company recorded significant growth in sales revenue and earnings in Q2. Sales revenue rose by 9 percent year-on-year to €564.4 million. Total costs in the second quarter of 2010 amounted to €356.0 million. Adjusted for restructuring expenses of €82.0 million for the measures to increase operating efficiency, costs amounted to €274.0 million and were down significantly on the level recorded in 2009. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) totaled €257.4 million. Adjusted for restructuring expenses, EBIT was €338.4 million, a substantial increase as against previous quarters.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said its derivatives market will introduce various enhancements from 30 August including an extension of trading hours.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex today announced that it will launch futures and options on Xetra-Gold, the leading exchange-traded commodity (ETC) in Germany by order book turnover. The new gold contracts are set to launch on 28 September 2010.