The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DVS) on Friday, March 5, 2010. The first contract of its kind in the U.S., S&P 500 Dividend Index options will be listed exclusively at CBOE.
Euroclear Bank and Korea Securities Depository (KSD) announce a bilateral agreement whereby KSD will establish a link to Euroclear Bank’s FundSettle platform, the automated, multi-currency fund-transaction processing solution. KSD will adopt FundSettle as part of its fund-processing infrastructure.
BME has determined to urge its business areas and subsidiaries to intensify and quicken the pace of the ongoing work for enabling BME to assume CPP functions with respect of trades in shares listed on the Spanish stock exchanges by means of an instrument deemed fit for this purpose.
ASX Limited (ASX) announces its results for the half-year ending 31 December 2009. Normal net profit after tax of $170.6 million was achieved, a 0.8% decrease on the prior corresponding period (pcp) to 31 December 2008, but a 20.4% rise on the previous six months to 30 June 2009.
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.
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).
CSE has decided to go for the procurement of a Next Generation online Trading System to accommodate new products and functionalities.
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.
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).
On February 15, 2010 a cash-settled futures contract on the RTS Standard Index (RTSS) started trading on FORTS, the derivatives market of RTS.