Start of trading on 20 July 2009 with four agricultural futures.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex expanded its product range to include the agricultural derivatives asset class.
CME Group Inc. announced the launch of clearing services for over the counter (OTC) London gold forwards. Clearing services will be available through CME ClearPort((R)), a set of flexible clearing services open to OTC market participants to substantially mitigate counterparty risk and provide capital efficiencies across asset classes.
Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) reported a higher net profit of RM35 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2009, a 22% jump compared to RM28.6 million profit recorded in the second quarter of 2008.
The Exchange Chamber approved changes valid as of 15th July, 2009.
In a move to promote best investor relations practices across the region, NASDAQ Dubai and the Middle East Investor Relations Society (ME-IR Society) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The international derivatives exchange Eurex and Wiener Börse AG announced today that they plan to enter into a technical cooperation which entails Wiener Börse operating its derivatives market on the Eurex system with effect from March 2010, thereby replacing the current OMex® system. The Austrian market will remain autonomous with its own market surveillance and supervision.
As a private initiative towards adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), IFRS Concil is established as agreed by market constituents and supported by the FSA.
NASDAQ OMX Europe announced that it will provide order routing functionality to non-displayed markets from its "lit" (displayed) book, including routing to NEURO Dark.
The Business Accounting Council (BAC), a key advisory body to the Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency (FSA), published the "Interim Report: Application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) in Japan" on June 30, 2009. Japan has now taken a key step forward toward IFRS adoption.
Deutsche Börse expands its range of real-time services, thus increasing transparency for private investors. The investor portal www.boerse-frankfurt.de now offers real-time insight into the order book of the fully electronic trading system Xetra.