Moscow Exchange begins settlement of securities on the T+2 basis, bringing its procedures in line with international best practices. As with other recent reforms, the move makes trading on Russia"s main exchange more attractive to both international and Russian market participants.
In line with the objective to promote market and product innovation, Bursa Malaysia issued its amended rules to enable the listing of business trusts on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“the Exchange”).
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) migrated its electronic securities trading to Deutsche Börse’s Xetra trading system. Xetra trading participants can now use Deutsche Börse’s infrastructure to easily access a non-European financial market. It also gives six new market participants from the Cayman Islands access to an extensive pan-European network of traders.
Borsa Italiana has broadened its bond market offering with a new professional segment on its ExtraMOT market, dedicated to the trading of debt instruments issued by both listed and unlisted Italian companies.
Shenzhen Securities Information Co., Ltd. announced on March 20, 2013 to launch CNI Large-middle Cap. Index (Abbreviation: Large-middle Cap., Code: 399400), and CNI Middle-small Cap. Index (Abbreviation: Middle-small Cap., Code: 399401), both of which took December 31, 2002 as base day, and 1000 point as base point. The two indices are designed on the one hand to reflect the overall price movement of listed companies of different scales, and on the other hand to enrich and improve CNI scale index system.
On 26 December 2012, the British Standards Institution awarded Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) certification of BS 10012 for its PIMS.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces that the Supervisory Council of NASDAQ OMX Tallinn approved Rauno Klettenberg as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NASDAQ OMX Tallinn.
Deutsche Börse AG has successfully placed a corporate bond on the market in an amount of EUR 600 million. The bonds are issued in the denomination of EUR 1,000 and have a term of five years and a coupon of 1.125 per cent. annually. The bond will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. In addition, Deutsche Börse intends to apply for admission of the bond to trading on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that they have finalized an amendment to their license agreement that extends Chicago Board Options Exchange's (CBOE) exclusive rights to list security options contracts based on certain indices calculated and published by S&P Dow Jones Indices through 2032, and non-exclusive rights through 2033.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded arrangements to introduce the first ever Issuers’ Portal in the Nigerian Capital Market known as X-Issuer. The new portal, which will be formally launched on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the MUSON Centre in Lagos, is one of a number of new regulatory initiatives of The NSE that will allow online information submission for enhanced interaction between the Exchange and listed companies.