Taking into consideration the time required for the member companies to develop or upgrade their system, the Korea Exchange (“KRX”) decided to launch the trading of Mini Gold Futures, the first mini-sized futures contract in Korea, on September 13, 2010.
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) today signed a Letter of Intent to evaluate joint strategic business opportunities, and to co-operate together more closely in the future.
Istanbul Stock Exchange introduces the “Warrants Market”. Prof. Vedat AKGIRAY, Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMB) Chairman; Mr. Hüseyin ERKAN, Istanbul Stock Exchange Chairman & CEO; Mr. Murray ROOS, Deutsche Bank AG London Head of Equities for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa; Mr. Ilhami KOÇ, Iş Investment General Manager and prominent representatives from the finance and business sectors participated in the warrant launch meeting held today.
Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) and Business Council for Sustainable Development Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and initiated the “ISE Sustainability Index” Project in a joint press meeting
TMX Group Inc. [TSX:X] announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010.
Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), the Iranian securities market operator, began trading of single stock futures, as a new investment instrument, with two listed most-actively traded companies on 25 July 2010.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) today (Wednesday) published its 2010 interim results.
The consolidated net after tax profits of HELEX in the first half of 2010 amounted to EUR10.0m compared to EUR16.9m in the corresponding period last year, reduced by 41%. It should be noted that this year's results include EUR7.9m in "extraordinary social responsibility tax", which was imposed on businesses on their profits for fiscal year 2009 (Law 3845/2010).
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) and the Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. (OSE), the premier Japanese derivatives and securities exchange, today announced that the first domestic exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the NASDAQ-100 Index® will soon be available to Japanese investors. The OSE has approved the listing of the NEXT FUNDS NASDAQ-100® EXCHANGE TRADED FUND (OSE:1545) on OSE's exchange-traded fund market. Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest asset management companies and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., is the sponsor of the ETF.
CME Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CME) today reported that second-quarter total revenues increased 26 percent to $814 million and operating income increased 29 percent to $515 million from the year-ago period. Second-quarter 2010 operating margin was 63 percent, up from 62 percent in second-quarter 2009. Operating margin is defined as operating income as a percentage of total revenues.