Since August 28, 2009, BM&FBOVESPA has been using the official prices of the London Metal Exchange (LME) as the reference for the calculation of the settlement value of the forward non-ferrous metal contracts traded at BM&FBOVESPA, and for the settlement of flexible call and put options on non-ferrous metal contracts traded in the BM&FBOVESPA OTC market.
CME Group announced the launch of trading and clearing services for 18 new ERCOT and PJM peak and off-peak futures and options contracts. Trading will be available on the New York trading floor and clearing services will be available through CME ClearPort(R), a set of flexible clearing services open to over-the-counter (OTC) market participants to substantially mitigate counterparty risk and provide neutral settlement prices across asset classes.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the rollout of new enhancements and upgrades to its core trading technology known as INET. Recognized as the most sophisticated trading technology in the world, INET is the common technology utilized across NASDAQ OMX's U.S. and European markets. It also serves as the backbone for GENIUM, NASDAQ OMX's commercial exchange technology offering.
NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced it will launch a new portfolio of Norwegian derivatives products available for trading on September 14. At launch, the offering will include 15 Norwegian single-stock derivatives, as well as contracts based on a new NASDAQ OMX index, OMXO20 (OMX Oslo 20) which includes the 20 most traded shares on Oslo Boers.
NASDAQ OMX Europe ("NEURO") announced its intention to offer trading in blue chip securities listed on Budapest Stock Exchange, Warsaw Stock Exchange and Prague Stock Exchange.
NYSE Technologies plans to expand the services of its Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure® (SFTI®) to Asia providing market participants with improved connectivity to NYSE Liffe.
NYSE Euronext plans to sell significant equity stake in NYSE Amex Options Market to leading liquidity providers and market making firms
Euroclear Belgium intends to launch a new service for the electronic payment of dividends for securities held in dematerialised, physical and nominative forms.
JSE will disseminate live values of its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index to the trading screens of thousands of investors worldwide.
NASDAQ OMX and nine leading financial institutions form the PORTAL Alliance LLC to operate a platform for 144A equity securities