Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira will start his term as The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)'s eleventh president on June 1, 2010, with a four-year term ending May 31, 2014.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

RTS Stock Exchange has launched a new benchmark index for Siberian-based companies – the RTS Siberia Index. This is the first regional stock index to be launched within Russia and is in cooperation with the Inter-regional Association for Economic Cooperation of Subjects of the Russian Federation "Siberian Agreement".

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

HKEx Information Services Limited (HKEx-IS), a wholly-owned member of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) Group, and China Securities Index Company Limited (CSIC), a joint venture between Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, signed an agreement for the distribution of CSIC Indexes via the HKEx-IS market data platform.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) and Korea Exchange (KRX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation and the exchange of information.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE's planned demutualization. In a special meeting of the membership held today, there were 870 votes cast in favor of the proposed restructuring transaction, with 34 votes against the proposal and no abstentions. As a result, the demutualization was approved by 96.2% of the CBOE memberships voted, which represents 89.6% of the CBOE memberships entitled to vote. Approval by a majority of the outstanding memberships entitled to vote was required to approve the demutualization.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) of Russia and Deutsche Börse signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The cooperation is aimed at exchanging information regarding current legislation in the capital markets, its application and possible changes thereof.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Luxembourg’s central Bank, the Banque centrale du Luxembourg and Clearstream, the Luxembourg-based ICSD today launched LuxCSD, a new central securities depository service for Luxembourg and beyond.
LuxCSD will allow for settlement of securities transactions in central bank money reducing risk for financial market participants.

Friday, May 21, 2010

The consolidated net after tax profits of HELEX in the first quarter of 2010 amounted to EUR9.8m compared to EUR5.8m in the corresponding period last year, increased by 69%.

Friday, May 21, 2010

SunGard and The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. are offering new risk analytics for a range of selected NASDAQ OMX indexes, helping investment firms effectively manage financial risk and better respond to volatile markets. Through SunGard's APT, which provides risk modeling, reporting, risk attribution and scenario analysis capabilities, firms will be able to gain greater insight into NASDAQ OMX indexes, in turn helping enhance investment decision making.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (“SASAC”) of the Chongqing Municipal Government in China. This is SGX’s first MOU with a provincial SASAC.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

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