NASDAQ OMX and nine leading financial institutions form the PORTAL Alliance LLC to operate a platform for 144A equity securities
Leaders of regulated financial markets from the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) joined colleagues from the Federación Iberoamericana de Bolsas (FIAB) on Monday, September 7 for a two-day summit designed to facilitate greater cross-border cooperation in market development and regulation.
TSE will shortly calculate and publish free-float adjusted index like the existing total market capitalization-weighted index; all of TSE listed companies constitute the free float index.
SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd is launching Leveraged Indices on Swiss Market Index SMI®, SLI Swiss Leader Index® and SBI® Domestic Government Mid 3-7 and 7+.
Deutsche Börse and Eurex published their White Paper entitled “The Global Derivatives Market – A Blueprint for Market Safety and Integrity”. The current political and regulatory debate in both the U.S. and Europe is an intensive discussion on how to better safeguard financial market stability as one of the necessary consequences of the financial crisis. The aim of the paper is to contribute to this debate by laying out a market structure blueprint that effectively reduces systemic risk.
Strate Ltd, South Africa’s Central Securities Depository (CSDs) has become the latest and first non-European member of Link Up Markets, the joint venture created in 2008 by CSDs to improve efficiency and reduce costs of post-trade processing of cross-border securities transactions.
On 30 September 2009, the Warsaw bourse will launch CATALYST – the first organized market in debt securities in Poland and a unique such market in Central and Eastern Europe. The new system will facilitate and optimise corporate and municipal bonds issuance.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase public awareness with regards to corporate governance and its implementation in the UAE.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced that its subsidiary, the New York Stock Exchange, will form an independent advisory commission to examine U.S. corporate governance
Euroclear UK & Ireland (EUI) will implement a new trade-netting tariff in November 2009.