Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) registered a profit of RM55.5 million for the half year ended 30 June 2010, a 10% increase compared to the profit of RM50.5 million for the corresponding period last year.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s Equity Derivatives market recently introduced the Maker Taker model of transaction charges in a billing model. The new model is designed to give liquidity providers an incentive to trade.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) recently listed the SAVI Squared contract, which is a variance futures contract that obligates the holder to buy to buy or sell variance at a predetermined variance strike at a specified future time.
The JSE and UK–based Ethical Investment Research Services (EIRIS) announced the appointment of local research partner the University of Stellenbosch Business School to conduct the company analysis for the 2010 JSE Socially Responsible Investment Index.
NYSE Euronext (NYX), the global leader in listings with more than 4,500 issuers on its U.S. and European markets has launched a new London-based securities market, ‘NYSE Euronext London’, aimed at attracting international issuers looking to list in London. NYSE Euronext London is complementary to NYSE Euronext’s other European securities markets and will enhance the visibility and prominence of its Continental Europe listing and trading venues.
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) jointly issued the “Guidance to Audit Committees on Evaluation of Quality of Work Performed by External Auditors”. The Guidance aims to strengthen the quality of audit among companies in Singapore by providing practical guidance to assist the Board and Audit Committees in the evaluation of work performed by their external auditors.
Deutsche Börse Systems, the IT division of Deutsche Börse Group, and Equinix Inc., a provider of global data center services, today announced the completion of a strategic data center services contract, which will both increase data center capacity and improve execution times for algorithmic traders located in Frankfurt.
Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), a subsidiary of The Stock Exchange of Thailand, will start trading short-term interest rate futures and bond futures this October 18. These instruments will aid investors and businesses in managing risk due to interest rate movement. Offering this new product is in line with the Thai Capital Market Development Plan.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) Board Members convened and elected Mr. Tony C.C. Fan on July 13th as the Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining TAIFEX, Mr. Fan was the Chairman of Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC).
Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange, and the Korea Exchange (KRX), a leading Asian exchange, have received strong commitment and support from major market participants for the launch of their joint Eurex/KRX Link on 30 August.
This Link comprises a cooperation to trade and clear options on Korea’s blue-chip index KOSPI 200 on Eurex during European and North American trading hours.