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.
NASDAQ OMX NLX (“NLX”), the new London market offering a range of both short-term interest rate (STIRs) and long-term interest rate (LTIRs) euro- and sterling-denominated listed derivative products on a single market, and LCH.Clearnet Ltd. (LCH.Clearnet), the multi-national, multi-asset clearing house, have received the necessary regulatory approvals to launch the NLX market on Friday 31st May.
Beginning May 27, 2013 the Moscow Exchange started calculating and releasing a new FX market indicator, the Ruble Fixing. The new indicator will be applied in the FX derivatives. The introduction will facilitate recognition of the ruble fixing calculated based on exchange trades abroad.
On May 27, 2013 the Moscow Exchange will launch the Blue-Chip Index, the benchmark tracking performance of most liquid and highly capitalized securities of 15 Russian issuers.