Financial and Operating Highlights

  • Diluted EPS of $0.43, down from $0.50 in 4Q11
  • Net revenue of $562 million, down 11%, including $4 million negative FX impact
  • Fixed operating expenses of $392 million, down 9% on a constant dollar / portfolio basis
  • Operating income of $170 million, down 20%, including $3 million negative FX impact
  • Repurchased 1.1 million shares at average price of $24.67 in 4Q12 and 17.0 million shares in FY 2012
  • Board declares first quarter 2013 cash dividend of $0.30 per share


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Deutsche Börse Group’s preliminary net revenue in 2012 amounted to around €1,930 million. Preliminary operating costs adjusted for special items stood at around €920 million, in-line with the company’s guidance. The adjusted preliminary EBIT amounted to around €1.0 billion and the adjusted preliminary net income to around €660 million.


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

With effect from 1 March 2013, SIX Swiss Exchange is introducing a new trading segment for investment funds: the SIX Swiss Exchange–Sponsored Investment Fund Segment.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The International Securities Exchange (ISE) announced that its new product development group will now be known as ISE ETF Ventures. The new name reflects the group's evolving focus and expanded capabilities in the ETF area. With ISE ETF Ventures, ISE has moved beyond its established expertise in index development to offer partner firms a full suite of capabilities to support the launch of new ETFs. In addition to index conceptualization and development, ISE ETF Ventures can assist in bringing new ETFs to market through capital commitment, business development, and marketing support. By offering a wide range of capabilities and flexible approach, ISE ETF Ventures is well positioned as a valuable partner of leading ETF and ETN issuers, industry service providers, as well as new entrants to the ETF landscape such as AlphaClone and PureFunds.


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Japan Exchange Group announced that the consolidated earnings forecast for the fiscal year from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 and the dividend forecast announced on December 18, 2012 have been revised.  


Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Key Financial & Market Highlights
(FY2012 Vs FY2011)
  • Net profit at RM151.5 million, up 4%
  • Operating revenue at RM388.5 million, up 2%
  • Operating expenses at RM211.1 million, down 1%
  • Average daily trading value for securities market at RM1.67 billion, down 7%
  • Market capitalisation as at 31 December 2012 at RM1.47 trillion, up 14%
  • Velocity at 28%, down 5%points
  • Average daily contracts traded for derivatives market at 39,387 contracts, up 14%


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing officially opened its Next Generation Data Centre in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, further strengthening the technological foundation of HKEx’s markets and marking a bold commitment to the development of Hong Kong as an international financial centre.


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Oslo Børs ASA signed an agreement in October 2012 to acquire all the shares in Burgundy AB. The shares were acquired on 24 January 2013, and the boards of Oslo Børs and Burgundy have now decided to merge the two companies. The merger will contribute to more efficient organization of the activities of the companies.


Thursday, January 31, 2013
  • Fourth quarter 2012 non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.64, tied for the second highest quarterly performance in the firm's history; fourth quarter 2012 GAAP diluted EPS of $0.50
  • Fourth quarter net exchange revenues1 reach $419 million, the highest non-GAAP net exchange revenue level of the year. On an organic basis (constant currency and excluding acquisitions) fourth quarter revenue declined by 3 percent year-over-year
  • Non-transaction based revenues were 71 percent of fourth quarter net exchange revenue, tied for the highest level in NASDAQ OMX's history
  • 2012 non-GAAP operating expenses of $918 million came in below previous guidance range of $922 to $935 million
  • Repurchased 11.5 million shares at an average price of $23.82 for a total cost of $275 million in 2012


Thursday, January 31, 2013
  • Capital market regulator SEBI gave “commencement certificate” for trading in new segments such as Equity, Futures and Options on Equity, Interest Rate Derivatives and Wholesale Debt Market to the exchange last month.
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Government of India granted the status of a “recognized stock exchange” to MCX-SX last month.
  • 270 membership applications already registered by SEBI out of the 496 applications submitted by the exchange. Exchange expects to cross the 350 count shortly.


Thursday, January 31, 2013