New moves target changes in computer-supported trading/ Speed-sensitive customers benefit from lower trading and clearing fees/ Further stimulation in Xetra trading activity expected.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has released its financial statements for the year ended 31st December 2008.
Deutsche Börse has added a new interest rate index for the short-term interest rate market to its product offering - the GC Pooling EUR Overnight Index (GCPI).
On 16 June 2009, the Vienna Stock Exchange launched the ATX Fundamental index. The index is weighted according to certain fundamental ratios and made up of companies in the Austrian Traded Index (ATX), the leading index of the Vienna Stock Exchange.
The international derivatives exchange Eurex today announced that it will launch wind damage futures (hurricane futures) with binary payouts on 29 June 2009. The introduction represents another milestone in Eurex’s strategy to expand into new asset classes as it extends its offering with these products into catastrophe derivatives.
Bursa Malaysia announced that its multi-currency securities framework that will support listing, trading, clearing and settlement of securities in non-Ringgit will be ready for implementation on 13 July 2009.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the CRD Analytics introduced the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index (Nasdaq:QCRD).
Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. will establish a Remote Transaction Participant System which allows Foreign Securities Brokers to access directly to the OSE markets as Transaction Participants without having a branch office, etc. in Japan.
NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), announced that its central counterparty clearing (CCP) service partners EMCF, EuroCCP and SIX x-clear have agreed to achieve interoperability by January 29th 2010. Interoperability between the CCP parties allows members at NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges to interact with multiple clearing houses to clear and settle their trades.
TEL AVIV, Israel (June 11, 2009) – The Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) today urged international regulators at their annual meeting to work toward greater coordination and cooperation as nations reform and restructure their oversight of financial markets, institutions and products.