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

In conjunction with the Swiss confederation’s "e-government" strategy, the Federal Department of Justice and SIX Group have agreed to work together closely in the development of a central, fully electronic, real estate information system known as "eGRIS".

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

NYSE Liffe, the European derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, announced that it has launched a new standard, cash-settled futures contract based on the CAC 40 Dividend Index today.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext (NYX) and a world leader in ultra low-latency market data distribution, today announced that CMC Markets, a global leader in spread betting trading strategies, has selected the OneTickTM tick capture and time-series analysis application.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Eurex announced today that it will launch new equity options based on 30 of the most liquid British stocks on 18 January 2010.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

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