The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) organised an informative meeting on Tuesday 16th February, to explain the changes that have been brought to the Listing Rules to position the SEM as an attractive venue for the listing of Global Funds and of Specialised Funds. The SEM is going through a strategic reorientation of its activities and gradually moving away from an equity-based domestic Exchange to a multi-product internationally oriented Exchange.
Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (“TOCOM” or the “Exchange”) announced that the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index market, which is planned to be opened on March 23, 2010, will be called “TOCOM NEXT” and the Exchange also released the below logo.
Singapore Exchange launched the “Trading Strategies Series” of articles for investors.
Aimed at making professional trading methods accessible to a wider group of investors, the “Trading Strategies Series” is part of investor education efforts by SGX to broaden the knowledge of market participants and over time, enhance market depth.
The Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange – BM&FBOVESPA hereby informs that, due to the end of daylight saving time in Brazil and the beginning of daylight savings time in the United States, as of March 15th, 2010, both the equities and derivatives markets will operate under new trading hours. Until March 12th, equities markets will continue to trade from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the launch of its Dynamic Annual Report, an enhanced NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions product providing companies with paperless shareholder communications technology. The Report features on-demand accessibility, social media sharing and embedded video capabilities.
Euroclear UK & Ireland will reduce its trade netting tariff as of 1 March 2010, having completed client consultations. Its combined trade netting and settlement fees, which currently represent less than 10% of the cost of a transaction on the London Stock Exchange, will decline to less than 5%.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) is set to start implementing a plan for a next generation data centre to meet its business expansion needs and its markets' long-term development needs.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) new Fuel Oil 380-centistoke futures contract (FO 380 Contract) was successfully launched on Monday 22 February 2010.
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) recorded a net profit of €150 million in 2009, which demonstrates its capacity to generate sustained earnings amid difficult conditions. The figure represents a 21.3% decrease from 2008.
The amendments to the “Regulation of the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) Organization, Duties and Principles of Operation” and some revisions in the market regulations went into force after being published in the Official Gazette dated February 16, 2010.