Clearstream Banking is joining BME’s trade repository project providing reporting services for a wide range of over the counter (OTC) financial instruments. The initiative is in line with the European Commission’s forthcoming regulations, which aim to achieve greater operational control and transparency in OTC derivatives. The new trade repository will serve all financial institutions as well as non-financial institutions and will deliver flexible participation levels that adapt to the diverse profiles and needs of all stakeholders and actors in the OTC derivatives market.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Chi-X® Global Inc. announced an alliance with BM&FBOVESPA S.A., Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros (“BVMF”) to create a new service for the Brazilian market that leverages Chi-X Global’s Chi-FX™ product.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced a proposal to protect investors and listed companies while increasing transparency in the U.S. equity markets during times of volatile market conditions.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has welcomed the securities markets regulators from Iceland, the Republic of the Maldives, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Syria as its newest members.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

MSE and Clearstream intend to offer settlement for Maltese domestic securities by working closely together with the aim to improve cross-border settlement

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

ASX launches new hosting solution, offering US-based clients direct access to its futures market via Equinix - secure access to key networks and partners enables optimized performance

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

CME Group And Dow Jones Indexes announce launch of FX Dollar Index and Futures - provides more precise, convenient trading of U.S. dollar vs. basket of major currencies

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Friday, June 4, 2010, it will begin trading new Weekly options on four exchange traded funds (ETFs) - Standard and Poor's Depositary Receipts (SPY), Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock (QQQQ), DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1 (DIA), and iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM).

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ") (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that the Company has entered an exclusive partnership with FactSet Research Systems Inc. ("FactSet"), a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community. Under the terms of the partnership, FactSet will enhance its corporate platform by leveraging NASDAQ OMX's Corporate Intelligence product, creating a complete macroeconomic research solution with in-depth data and flexible analytics.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced a $250 million plan to strengthen Singapore’s position as the best market for accessing Asia.
This new initiative – Reach – will create the world’s fastest trading engine with the lowest trading latency, establish a world-class data centre for SGX and seamlessly connect trading communities in global financial hubs to Singapore. Reach will be rolled out from the first quarter of 2011.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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