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.
“The Ten Principles of Corporate Governance of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange” has recently undergone a general revision and the new version is now available.
LCH.Clearnet Ltd (LCH.Clearnet) and the European Multilateral Clearing Facility (EMCF) have signed a master link agreement to achieve interoperability by November 2009.
The calculation of GT30, the common index of Athens and Istanbul Stock Exchanges started on 28th September 2009.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced today that it’s in the final stages of launching the new state of the art trading system “X-Stream”, one of the best trading system in the world’s financial markets.
TMX Group to offer single point of access for clients seeking speed, value and access to both cash and derivatives markets.
The NASDAQ OMX announced it is providing free professional-grade data to the retail community through Market Replay LITE.
Luxembourg Stock Exchange will launch 2 new indices for GDRs.