On April 5, 2013, a bell ringing ceremony was organized at Borsa İstanbul’s headquarters in İstinye on the occasion of the launch of Borsa İstanbul, a prominent project of the Turkish financial world. Hosted by Borsa İstanbul Chairman & CEO İbrahim M. Turhan, the ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and other distinguished members of the government, private sector and international representatives.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) commemorated the 5th Anniversary of its Representative Office in Beijing. SGX CEO Mr Magnus Bocker hosted a dinner with Guests-of-Honour Mr Zhuang Xinyi, Vice Chairman, China Securities Regulatory Commission, Mr Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore and Mr Eric Teo, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Singapore to China.
- Operating revenues: NT$6,577m ($226.48m), a decrease of 16.95% compared to 2011
- Operating expenses and costs: NT$4,872m ($167.77m), a decrease of 0.63% compared to 2011
- Net operating income: NT$1,705m ($58.71m), a decrease of 43.47% compared to 2011
- Net income: NT$2,145m ($73.86m), a decrease of 34.36% compared to 2011
- Basic earnings per share (after tax): NT$3.5(Par = NT$10), a decrease of 34.21% compared to 2011
The 50 outstanding issues by the Spanish Treasury as well as the 100 strips (Public Debt) will start trading on SEND, BME’s electronic Fixed Income platform for retail investors, following their admission by AIAF, the Spanish Fixed Income Market.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced it has enhanced UltraFeedSM to include U.S. equity market depth data from NASDAQ, NYSE Euronext, Direct Edge and BATS exchanges. Included in UltraFeed's equity depth data is NASDAQ TotalView, a product that displays The NASDAQ Stock Market's full order book. TotalView features Net Order Imbalance information for NASDAQ's opening and closing crosses as well as for the IPO and halt crosses, insight that can help reveal new trading opportunities.
Since the title of Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) is converted to Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. on April 5, 2013, the abbreviation “İMKB” used in the Equity Market and Debt Instruments Market indices is changed to “BIST” on the same date.
TMX Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of the transfer agent and corporate trust services business from Equity Financial.
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia Securities) introduces the ‘Green Lane Policy’ where eligible equities brokers can commence their activities with only a notification process to Bursa Malaysia Securities. The new policy will take effect from 2 May 2013.
Designed to characterize the corporate bonds’ prices variation tendency in many ways as well as to serve as new investment analysis tools and performance evaluation benchmarks for bond investors, CSI announced the upcoming launch of SSE Corporate Subdivision Bond Index Series on May 3rd 2013.
FTSE Group, part of London Stock Exchange Group, and TMX Group announce that they have completed the transaction to combine their fixed income businesses in a new joint venture, FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets.