Bursa Malaysia announced the inaugural foreign listing of USD500 million sukuk issued by GE Capital. The five-year Islamic bond is structured based on the globally accepted Shari'ah principle of Sukuk Al Ijara.
Deutsche Börse is to acquire a 75-percent holding plus one share in Tradegate Exchange GmbH, Berlin, with effect from 8 January 2010. Tradegate Exchange GmbH operates the off-exchange trading platform (MTF) TRADEGATE, which has been running successfully since 2001. At the beginning of 2010 it will commence operation as a stock exchange; the former MTF TRADEGATE will receive the status of “Regulated market within the meaning of MiFID”, becoming Tradegate Exchange.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced the launch of the NYSE Euronext® Iberian Index.
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and Taiwan’s GreTai Securities Market (GTSM) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
London Stock Exchange Group plc ("the Group") today reports results for the six months ended 30 September 2009.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) Board of Directors adopted resolutions on 5 November 2009 to amend criteria for dually listing shares traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market list and for transference of thinly-traded companies to the ‘maintenance list’. These new criteria will be valid for six months (until 30/4/2010).
N2EX, the UK power market set up by NASDAQ OMX Commodities and Nord Pool Spot, has decided on a launch date of January 11, 2010 for its market in cooperation with The Transitional Market Council (TMC). The N2EX market design has been tailored to the requirements of the UK power market with the goal of creating UK's premier energy exchange.
Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc ("TSE") and NYSE Liffe announce that TOPIX Futures will be listed on the NYSE Liffe market from summer 2010. The TOPIX index futures contract is the benchmark Japanese stock price index already traded on the TSE.
NASDAQ OMX Stockholm announces that it has launched a new fixed income index named OMRX All Index, which will act as a benchmark for the Swedish bond and money markets. The index includes treasury bills, nominal treasury bonds as well as nominal bonds from major mortgage institutions. The OMRX All Index will be added to NASDAQ OMX' new expanded OMRX fixed income index family.
Deutsche Börse is expanding the offering of its Market Data & Analytics segment by acquiring the US financial news service Need to Know News. A purchase agreement was signed on 20 November 2009. For a US$ amount in the one digit million range including a performance-related payment, Need to Know News will become a 100 percent subsidiary of Market News International (MNI), a Deutsche Börse Group company.