International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. (ISE) announced ISE GeminiTM as the brand name of its new options exchange. The SEC published ISE’s Form 1 application for a second exchange license on March 7, 2013, and ISE Gemini is targeted for launch in Q2 2013, pending SEC approval.
Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) and CEE Stock Exchange Group AG (CEESEG) have entered into preliminary discussions
IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced the introduction of 35 new energy, environmental, freight and ferrous metal contracts on April 29, 2013.
Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) made amendments to the Appraisal Measures for Information Disclosure of Listed Companies (hereinafter referred to as the Appraisal Measures) recently, in a move to improve the quality of information disclosure, propel regulated operations of listed companies, intensify the daily supervision over listed companies, and promote the construction of the market-oriented operation mechanism which rewards the good and fines the bad.
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.