The Vienna Stock Exchange has acquired a new index cooperation partner with the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). The Vienna Stock Exchange will calculate the index KTX Local. The contract was signed at the end of last year by both exchanges. The index is composed of the eight most actively traded companies and will be calculated and disseminated daily in real time by the Vienna Stock Exchange.
BM&FBOVESPA begins trading new commodity derivatives developed for the sugar/ethanol sector. The first of these is the cash-settled crystal sugar futures contract. The contract is authorized for trading from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (São Paulo time), with after-hours trading from 2:35 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., under ticker symbol ACF and as of the April 2013 contract month. Each futures contract is quoted in Brazilian Reals and the contract size is 508 50-net kilogram bags.
Beginning Feb 18, 2013, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) will add ETNs below to the list of the real-time Indicative Net Asset Value (Indicative NAV) per share calculation and publication.
Oslo Børs ASA has received approval from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspectionen) to acquire all shares in Burgundy AB.
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has been selected to deliver its SMARTS Integrity market surveillance system to the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), a central EU institution in the creation of a Single Energy Market to the benefit of all EU consumers, to monitor the European wholesale gas and electricity markets covering both spot trading and derivative markets across Europe in accordance with the obligations under the REMIT legislation.
BM&FBOVESPA is to launch new interest rate derivatives on March 1. The first is a futures contract referenced to the average rate of one-day repurchase agreements, backed by federal securities. Trading in the contract will be authorized between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. under ticker symbol OC1, with the April 2013 contract as the front month.
Clearstream and Belfius have agreed to develop exclusively a new collateral management activity for bilateral trades, focusing on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and aimed primarily at corporates and medium-sized banks. The service, which will leverage Belfius’ specialist experience, will be white-labelled by Clearstream and offered to its clients.
London Stock Exchange Group announced that it has entered into a technology partnership with Bolsa de Valores de Lima. MillenniumIT, a wholly-owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group will provide state of the art trading and Smart Order Routing technology to Peru's markets via its ultra low latency, highly scalable trading platform, Millennium Exchange and Millennium SOR.
OJSC Moscow Exchange MICEX-‐RTS ("Moscow Exchange” or the “Company”) announces its intention to proceed with an initial public offering (the "Offering") of ordinary shares (the " Shares") with a view to being listed on Moscow Exchange’s own trading platform, CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange.
Five new equity index ETFs issued by db X-trackers have been tradable in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment