The international derivatives exchange Eurex will continue to expand its global distribution network by launching an enhanced Eurex Trader Development Program in January 2010 based on the current successful program. The new scheme offers an extensive range of training, further education measures and lucrative trading conditions for new traders who start trading on Eurex next year.

Friday, December 18, 2009

NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ), starts trading in a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), NASDAQ-100 ETF. The ETF, issued by Sweden-based HQ Bank, is based on the NASDAQ-100 Index and includes 100 of the largest domestic and international securities listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market in the U.S.

Friday, December 18, 2009

William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-long support of index products as risk-management tools. The award was presented earlier this month at the Super Bowl of Indexing Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

Friday, December 18, 2009

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and China Securities Index Co., Ltd. (CSI) have recently announced that nine new indices will be launched on the first trading day of 2010, namely, the SSE Corporate Bond 30 Index, the SSE Overseas-listing A Shares Index, the SSE Local State-owned Enterprises 50 Index, the SSE State-owned Enterprises 100 Index, the SSE Large & Mid & Small Cap Growth, Value, Relative Growth and Relative Value Indices and the SSE Shanghai Enterprises Index. All these indices will provide more targets for such index products as index funds and ETFs.

Friday, December 18, 2009

As the world turns its attention to the Copenhagen talks later this year for a successor to the Kyoto Protocol on reining in carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases (GHG), the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) is making significant progress to develop a new assurance standard on GHG statements. Today, the IAASB released a Consultation Paper seeking views on key issues in developing that standard.

Friday, December 18, 2009

NYSE Euronext is delighted to announce that Think Capital, an independent Dutch issuer of Exchange Traded Funds (known as ETFs or Trackers) has launched five new ETFs on NYSE Euronext, Amsterdam. With these ETFs Think Capital is focusing specifically on the Dutch market.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ), starts trading in a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), NASDAQ-100 ETF. The ETF, issued by Sweden-based HQ Bank, is based on the NASDAQ-100 Index and includes 100 of the largest domestic and international securities listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market in the U.S.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

SmartPool, the European dark liquidity pool created by NYSE Euronext in partnership with HSBC, J.P.Morgan and BNP Paribas, announced the expansion of its pan-European mid cap service.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

The Spanish stock exchange will list the first 12 Turbo Pro warrants, issued by BNP PARIBAS and linked to the IBEX 35® index.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

The Chicago Board Options (CBOE) announced it has received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval to offer trading in options on the S&P 500® Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DVS). The first contract of its kind in the U.S., the S&P 500 Dividend Index option will be listed exclusively at CBOE.A launch date has not been finalized.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

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