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.
Bolsa Mexicana de Valores Group (BOLSA), which owns BMV, the Mexican stock exchange, and MexDer, the Mexican derivatives exchange, launched its Co-location service on November 12th, which is offered to all the trading members.
On 19 November 2009, the Warsaw Stock Exchange announced the Respect Rating – a ranking of socially responsible WSE-listed companies – and started publishing the Respect Index.
IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the introduction of an ICE OTC cleared iron ore contract based on the well-regarded Platts Iron Ore Index.
The SZSE signs the MOU with Thailand counterpart today in Shenzhen. Chen Hongqiao, deputy general manager of the SZSE, the vice president of Thailand Stock Exchange and Wang Wenzhi, president of ChiNext board affix their signature to the MOU on their respective behalf.
The ETF is planned to be listed on Thursday, December 10, 2009. This is the first ETF linked to American stocks to be listed on markets in Japan.
NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ), together with Valueguard introduced a new suite of housing price index, “NASDAQ OMX Valueguard-KTH Flats” (HOX), based on the price development for privately held flats in Sweden's three largest cities.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the introduction of the NASDAQ-100 Leveraged Index(SM) (Nasdaq:NDXL), a new index designed with the objective of producing two times the daily performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index(R) with financing costs embedded into the performance of the index.
The London Stock Exchange announces that it will introduce a new order-driven trading service for bonds. This new electronic order book will be available for a select number of gilts and UK corporate bonds and will offer private investors with an on-screen secondary market in London-listed debt securities for the first time. This new service is expected to go live in February next year.
The NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that it has selected Correlix Inc. to provide real-time latency insight to its customers. The service will allow NASDAQ OMX customers access to independent real-time latency measurement information for intraday and post-day analytics.