IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced the results of the special meeting of stockholders to approve ICE's acquisition of NYSE Euronext. ICE stockholders approved the agreement to acquire NYSE Euronext, with approximately 99.68% of the shares present at the special meeting voted for the approval of the combination, representing 85.05% of ICE's outstanding common shares. All other proposals passed with an average of 97% of the shares present at the special meeting voting for each of the governance-related proposals and the adjournment proposal.
This is the first Russian exchange-traded contract on shares traded on foreign trading floors. The introduction of this new derivatives instrument to the Russian market has been driven by recent changes in regulations adopted by Russia"s Federal Financial Markets Service.
NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) announced that its shareholders have approved the acquisition of the Company by IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a combination that joins two of the world’s leading operators of markets and exchanges to create the premier global exchange operator.
Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) announced how TSE / OSE cross-listed issues will be treated in index calculation after consolidation of the TSE and OSE cash markets scheduled for July 2013.
ASX has received approval from the required majority of its 14 futures clearing participants for the rule amendments to implement a new OTC Derivatives Clearing Service for the Australian market
NYSE Liffe, the derivatives division of NYSE Euronext and ICE Clear Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange, announced plans to begin clearing the London-based derivatives market of NYSE Liffe on Monday, July 1, 2013, following successful testing with Clearing Members in recent weeks. Subject to relevant regulatory approvals, the transition process for open positions will occur over the weekend of June 29-30, 2013.
ASX has entered into an agreement to acquire d-cyphaTrade Limited (“d-cypha”) from Transpower New Zealand Limited. Under the agreement, ASX will acquire 100% of the shares in d-cypha for an acquisition price of A$55 million.
Moscow Exchange (MOEX) today announces its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. The Exchange's diversified business platform continues to provide for strong year-on-year growth and margin expansion.
On May 29, 2013 BRICS Exchanges Alliance launched its own website at BRICSMART.org. The basic concept of the new website is to create a single data portal containing information on financial products and services offered by the BRICS Exchanges — members of the alliance.
At the general meeting of shareholders on 29 May 2013, Alexandre Zeller was elected the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of SIX. Alexandre Zeller has many years of management experience in national and international banking. He succeeds Prof. Peter Gomez, who after seven years as Chairman would like to once again devote himself more to publishing and academic projects.