The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) and the Australian Securities Exchange Group (ASX:ASX) announced a commitment for the delivery of ASX's next generation trading system - ASX Trade powered by NASDAQ OMX's Genium INET trading platform. ASX Trade will replace their current integrated equities and derivatives trading platform, and with the new system will enable significant latency and transaction capacity advantages.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) has completed its acquisition of Turquoise Trading Limited (Turquoise), paving the way for the creation of a new pan-European trading venture through a merger of the businesses of Turquoise and Baikal Global Limited (Baikal).

Thursday, February 18, 2010

CSE has decided to go for the procurement of a Next Generation online Trading System to accommodate new products and functionalities.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

NDAQ and Agora-X, LLC today announced that NASDAQ OMX bought a majority interest in Agora-X, an electronic communications network for institutional trading in over-the-counter (OTC) commodity contracts.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) welcomes the start of the process which will culminate in a Report on certain reforms of the Spanish clearing and settlement system, as announced by the Spanish supervisor, the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV).

Monday, February 15, 2010

On February 15, 2010 a cash-settled futures contract on the RTS Standard Index (RTSS) started trading on FORTS, the derivatives market of RTS.

Monday, February 15, 2010

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and BM&FBOVESPA, the world's third largest exchange company by market capitalization, today announced they have agreed to become Global Preferred Strategic Partners and to develop a new multi-asset class electronic trading platform that will be deployed by BM&FBOVESPA for use in its cash equities and derivatives markets.

Monday, February 15, 2010

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (“TWSE”) has proposed a “Data Centre Rental and Co-location Service” to better meet the needs of offshore and domestic trading firms, further develop its capital market and strengthen its services to investors.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) will expand its IBEX35® index family with five new tradable indices, all of which are based on the IBEX35®. The new indices, called IBEX 35® NET RETURN, IBEX 35® DOUBLE SHORT, IBEX 35® TRIPLE SHORT, IBEX 35® DOUBLE LEVERAGE and IBEX 35® TRIPLE LEVERAGE, will start to be calculated and disseminated in real time in April.

Friday, February 12, 2010

CME Group and Dow Jones & Company announced that they have signed a definitive agreement in which CME Group will take a 90 percent ownership interest and Dow Jones will take a 10 percent ownership interest in a new joint venture that will own the Dow Jones Indexes, which includes The Dow Jones Industrial Average and approximately 130,000 index properties. Pending approval by regulators and completion of customary closing conditions, the transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2010.

Friday, February 12, 2010

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