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Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE), which has been providing TSE Co-Location Service (TSE Co-Lo) at its Primary Site since May 2009, announced that it plans to provide a new proximity service (“TSE Proximity Service” or “TSE Prox”) at the arrownet Access Point in Ikebukuro in order to meet the increasingly diverse needs of users.
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) will increase the frequency of distribution for the indices which it calculates, such as TOPIX, to 1 sec., and, additionally, launch a new High-Speed Index Dissemination Service provided at the millisecond level.
With the advancement of financial technology and the spread of new trading methods, such as algorithmic trading, the market environment is evolving. In order to respond to these developments, TSE introduced a "co-location service" in May 2009 and launched the next-generation trading system "arrowhead" on January 4th of this year. Continuing this trend, the high-speed service will also be introduced as a further improvement to TSE's services.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the introduction today of two new Sharia-compliant indexes based on two of the world's most widely-followed benchmarks: The NASDAQ-100 Index(R) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the OMX Stockholm Benchmark Index (OMXSB). The new NASDAQ-100 Sharia Index(SM) (N100SI) and the OMX Stockholm Benchmark Sharia Index(SM) (OMXSBSHARIA) are the first of a new family of indexes launched by NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group that are designed to serve investors who wish to develop and maintain an Islamic investment portfolio.
The Vienna Stock Exchange will calculate two new fundamental indices: The CECE Fundamental and the CEETX Fundamental, which contain companies included in the CECE Index and in the CEESEG Traded Index (CEETX), respectively. The index weighting is determined by the following indicators: Total capital yields, gross dividend yield and price-to-book value ratio.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) has successfully launched Asia’s first dividend futures contract, the Nikkei Dividend Point Index Futures contract.
The Board of Directors of Hellenic Exchanges SA (HELEX) has decided to modify the fees that it charges to investors, listed companies, brokerage companies and custodians, with the aim of improving the competitiveness of the Greek capital market. At the same time, HELEX is providing motives to brokers to increase the penetration of the new services offered by the Group. These changes will go into effect on the 1st of July 2010.