The Nasdaq OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announced that Magnus Billing has been appointed President of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has improved derivative warrants (DW) trading by shortening the listing period to 3 days from 15 days; lengthening ticker symbols to include the date of the last trading day for that DW, enabling investors to easily identify the allowed trading period of each set of DWs, and expanding the underlying assets for derivative warrants to include securities listed under the SET100 Index and SET Index series.
The merger between Oslo Børs and Burgundy is now completed and the marketplace Burgundy has become a part of the Oslo Børs’ comprehensive Nordic offering. Trading in securities listed in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland is available in the Oslo Børs trading system.
The Moscow Exchange is launching a new financial instrument that will allow investors to avoid slippage risk while rolling over futures contacts, and will provide new strategies to trade futures.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced plans to implement CorvilNet, an independent solution for operational performance monitoring that provides a new level of visibility, safeguards and protection for the exchange group's U.S. trading platforms. CorvilNet is powered by Corvil, the leading provider of real-time operational performance monitoring for wire data.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the completion of its acquisition of Thomson Reuters Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses, which provide insight, analytics and communications solutions. These complementary businesses will be integrated with NASDAQ OMX's Global Technology Solutions business to create a differentiated client experience through a comprehensive portfolio of technology-driven solutions to more than 10,000 clients worldwide.
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.