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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announces the acquisition of Nord Pool ASA, the world's largest power derivatives exchange and one of Europe's largest carbon exchanges, following Statnett's and Svenska Kraftnät's decision to exercise their option to sell the shares in the company. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Standard & Poor's, the world's leading index provider and TMX Group Inc., operator of Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), announced the launch of the S&P/TSX Clean Technology Index. The S&P/TSX Clean Technology Index measures the performance of companies listed on TSX whose core business is in the development and deployment of green technologies.
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. (OSE) is pleased to announce that OSE and Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc. (Jasdaq) have merged on April 1, 2010.
CME announced an exclusive licensing agreement for the Net Energy Canadian Daily Index for Western Canadian Select Heavy Crude Oil.
The NASDAQ Stock Market (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has announced the launch of the Financial Advisor Center on www.nasdaq.com. The Financial Advisor Center offers a myriad of resources tailored to the professional interests of financial planners. In a centralized location, financial planners use these resources to develop their careers, stay up-to-date on industry developments and interact with peers.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) said that it will offer a new futures contract based on the soon-to-be-launched Nikkei Stock Average Dividend Point Index. Nikkei Inc. (Nikkei) will begin calculating the index in April 2010.
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX), in collaboration with The Egyptian Institute of Directors and Standard & Poor’s have launched the S&P/EGX ESG Index on 23 March 2010; the first of its kind in the Middle East and the second in the Emerging markets after India.
NASDAQ OMX starts trading in the db x-trackers DJ Euro STOXX50 Index ETF, an exchange traded fund (ETF) from Deutsche Bank. The ETF is based on the EURO STOXX 50 Index, Europe's leading Blue-chip index for the Eurozone, and will be traded at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. This is the first product in a broad portfolio of ETFs that Deutsche Bank will launch at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm over the following weeks.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) launched the first Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) trading platform in the region by listing NBAD OneShare Dow Jones UAE 25 ETF, making it the first ETF to be listed on ADX and the region.