On Wednesday March 3, 2010, in Rio de Janeiro Mr. Edemir Pinto, BM&FBOVESPA’s Chief Executive Officer, formalized the adhesion of the Brazilian Exchange to the agreement entitled “Principles for Responsible Investment” (PRI) – a United Nations initiative developed by leading institutional fund managers and other financial market agents in support of responsible investment. The official signing took place during PRI’s international board meeting, which for the first time ever is being held in Brazil from the 3 rd to the 5 th of March in an event sponsored by (PREVI) the employee pension fund of the Banco do Brasil.
BME will start a new subscription and redemption mutual fund platform after the summer with a view to offering greater transparency, flexibility and accessibility to this type of financial product.
The Warsaw Stock Exchange received the “Recognised Stock Exchange” designation from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
HKEx has revised its organisation structure to align it with HKEx's strategic direction, as set forth in the 2010-2012 Strategic Plan.
The Board submits the Group’s consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2009.
The Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB) resolved unanimously to terminate lead-broker based floor trading on the regulated market with effect as of 28 March 2012.
Nasdaq announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program, authorizing NASDAQ OMX to repurchase in the aggregate up to $300 million of its outstanding common stock.
Nasdaq announced that, effective September 1, 2010, it will introduce new trading symbology in preparation for the industry's listing.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex announced that it will expand its offering of volatility index derivatives based on VSTOXX. The new options contract will be launched on 22 March 2010 and complement the existing VSTOXX mini future. This step will increase the offering of volatility derivatives that are centrally cleared via Eurex Clearing, thereby mitigating counterparty risks. The VSTOXX index calculates the implied volatility of the EURO STOXX 50 options.
Bombay stock Exchange permits DMA and Automated trading. Since Both DMA and Automated trading make use of strategies that exploit short-lived market opportunities and have a high dependence on speed of execution, the co-location facility will facilitate faster trade execution required for DMA and Automated trading. This Co- location Facility will be extended to members to host their servers near to BSE’s trading platform within BSE premises.