SET has increased investment alternatives for provident fund and Government Pension Fund (GPF) members through the program “Employee’s Choice.”
NYSE Arca options, one of NYSE Euronext’s two distinct U.S. options exchanges, announced that it will list and begin trading a weekly Short Term Option Series on Friday, June 25, 2010. Expiring the following Friday, July 2, 2010, these products will be available for AAPL, BAC, BP, C and XLF.
The General Assembly of FESE, held in Brussels, has approved the Istanbul Stock Exchange’s (ISE) application for full membership. With the admission of the Istanbul Stock Exchange, FESE represents 30 countries comprising of 46 Securities Exchanges (in equities, bonds, and derivatives), of which 21 are full members.
Starting Monday 28 June 2010 some regulatory amendments on segmentation, methods and hours of trading for instruments listed in the MTA market will enter into force.
In order to enhance the efficiency of the warrant securities market and improve the transparency and speed of trading information, the Taiwan Stock Exchange introduced a continuous trading system for warrants on 28 June 2010.
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (US CFTC) has given its approval permitting member brokers of Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad to solicit and accept orders and customer funds directly from US customers without the need to register separately as a futures broker in the US. This approval was issued in relation to Regulation 30.10 of the US Commodity Exchange Act. The approval was premised on the fact that member brokers of Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad are subject to comparable customer protection standards in Malaysia.
NASDAQ plans to launch Data-on-Demand in the second half of 2010 to provide easy and flexible access to large amounts of detailed historical NASDAQ Level 1 trade and quote data for all U.S.-listed securities.
Hellenic Exchanges S.A. HOLDING, CLEARING, SETTLEMENT AND REGISTRY announces that June 21st 2010, the 2nd Repetitive General Meeting of shareholders of the Company was held in the “HERMES” hall at the offices of the Company.
CBOE today announced it will list options on CBOE Holdings, Inc. (stock and option symbol CBOE) beginning Wednesday, June 23.
CME today announced the launch of intercommodity options on corn/wheat futures spreads scheduled to begin trading on July 25, 2010.