Deutsche Börse announced the transition of its model for professional and commercial use of its indices. The previous licenses for the indices are to be replaced by use-based access to the main index parameters as of 1 January 2010.
Under the name CONNEXOR, SIX Group plans to expand its Web-based reference data infrastructure. Thanks to this new online platform, issuers can compile their reference data centrally in standardized form and then have it disseminated electronically to all stakeholder groups. As a result, CONNEXOR offers market participants greater efficiency, first-rate reference data quality and simplified comparability of financial products.
The Korea Exchange plans to launch the nighttime trading of KOSPI200 futures after the closing of regular session from November 16, 2009.
The trading hours of nighttime session of KOSPI200 futures, which has been launched in collaboration with US CME Group, are from 18:00 to 05:00 on the following day.
LCH.Clearnet Limited and Oslo Clearing ASA together with Oslo Børs ASA have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch clearing for the Oslo Børs market, and, in addition, to explore potential opportunities for future collaboration.
‘Dark Pool’ trades ‘Printed’ on FINRA/NYSE trade reporting facility will be published daily on NYSE.com – Barclays Capital, GETCO, Goldman Sachs, Knight, UBS to Participate - other firms to join
DMA model 3 allows direct access to the Exchange’s electronic derivatives trading platform without technological infrastructure of a brokerage house or DMA provider
London Stock Exchange Group plc (‘the Group') announced it has completed its acquisition of MillenniumIT for $US30 million. The transaction will provide the Group with a new, high performance trading platform and an agile, efficient, in-house IT development capability and give MillenniumIT the backing it needs to enable it to develop further its global exchange technology business.
CME Group announced that it is expanding its Emerging Markets Incentive Program (EMIP) to provide clients in emerging markets with greater access to NYMEX products. The program will apply from 1 January, 2010 and run through December 31, 2010.
Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) reported an improvement of 52% in its third quarter net profit amounting to RM30.8 million, compared to RM20.2 million profit recorded for the same corresponding quarter in 2008. Operating revenue improved by 19% to RM79.1 million in the period under review compared to RM66.6 million in the previous corresponding quarter. For the nine-month period ended 30 September 2009, Bursa Malaysia recorded a net profit of RM81.3 million - an 11% decline compared to the net profit of RM90.9 million for the corresponding period last year.
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the Association of Financial and Commodity Traders (Singapore) (AFACT) announced that they are embarking on a Financial Trading Capabilities Development Plan to enhance the trading skill sets of financial trading professionals in Singapore through SGX Academy.