Eurex announced today that it will launch new equity options based on 30 of the most liquid British stocks on 18 January 2010.
CME Group announced that it has begun clearing credit default swaps (CDS) through CME Clearing.
ETFS will list on the London Stock Exchange.
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. announced that it made a decision of merging with Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc. on April 1, 2010
NZX will launch a set of electricity price indices, providing electricity market participants a mechanism to track price movements in the wholesale electricity market.
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. announced that the trading rules of Stock Index Futures and Options will be changed from a view point of improving market convenience and pricing facilitation.
The Brazilian Security, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&FBOVESPA) and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) announced, during the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15), in Copenhagen, the development of the Carbon Efficient Index. The objective of this index is to stimulate listed companies to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and adopt environmental practices. The index will be weighed by the inventory of GHG emissions that result from all the activities associated to a company.
IntercontinentalExchange(R) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that ICE Trust U.S. (ICE Trust) has begun clearing credit default swap (CDS) contracts for buy-side market participants after receiving U.S. regulatory approval.
Another new ETF issued by ETFlab Investment GmbH, a subsidiary of DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, has been tradable on Xetra since Monday 14 December 2009.
Stanley Young, CEO, NYSE Technologies, Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, and Eric Sinclair, Senior Vice President, TMX Datalinx, will open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange in celebration of their data technology and distribution agreement.