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.
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.