Korea Exchange was finally selected as a priority negotiator in the international bidding for the construction of the Vietnamese stock market next-generation system announced on March 7, 2008 by the Vietnam Ho Chi Minh stock exchange(HOSE). Since KRX started global marketing in 2005 for the stock market IT solution export, this is one of the most successful results covering overseas projects.
After a presentation made by Mercado de Valores de Buenos Aires S.A. (Merval) at the Special General Meeting of the Global Association of Central Counterparties (CCP12) recently held in Hong Kong, Merval has been admitted as member of CCP12.
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), operator of electricity and natural gas futures and options markets in Australia and New Zealand, has received regulatory clearance for futures and options contracts on Renewable Energy Certificates (REC). These contracts will be listed on Tuesday, 24 November 2009.
Investors in Taiwan can now buy and sell the H-shares index (HHI) products traded in Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited's (HKEx) derivatives market, which comprise HHI futures, HHI options and Mini HHI futures, following the Taiwan financial regulator's decision to add the products to its list of overseas futures and options contracts with trading authorisation.
Following the approval of the alterations of the Athens Exchange Regulation from the Capital market Commission, the Board of Directors of the Athens Exchange announces the changes of its Regulation, as they were adopted during the assemblies (meetings) of the 29/1/2009, 12/2/2009 and 3/3/2009.
NZX announces the acquisition of Melbourne-based CLEAR Group, owner of the CLEAR Grain Exchange. This is in the form a purchase of the assets of Clear Group, comprising in particular, CLEAR Commodities, the CLEAR Grain Exchange and CLEAR Interactive, the technology developer of the CLEAR Grain Exchange.
The Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange – BM&FBOVESPA will offer, beginning on October 19, a new Direct Market Access (DMA) modality connection to its GTS (Global Trading System), the Exchange’s electronic derivatives trading platform.
The significance of market indices has increased over time as they have been used as reference for the design of financial securities, mostly ETFs. Thus, for a market index to serve as a market reference today, it needs to meet the following two criteria:
Be representative and be investable.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has recently made special deployment of more regulation on speculation against such warrants as the "Tsingtao Brewery CWB1" and "Shenzhen Expressway CWB1" which will soon expire.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced the appointment of Dominique Cerutti, 48, as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of Technology, effective year-end 2009, pending regulatory approvals. He will also be appointed President of Euronext Paris and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext NV.