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.
The BCBA and MERVAL join to create a New Market to be launched to public offering and listing
On 7 March 2013, LCH.Clearnet Group Limited ("LCH.Clearnet") and London Stock Exchange Group plc ("LSEG") announced a revised recommended cash offer by London Stock Exchange (C) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of LSEG, for a majority stake in LCH.Clearnet. On 26 March 2013, LCH.Clearnet and LSEG announced that the Acceptance Condition in respect of the Revised Offer had been satisfied and also that a seven business day extension period had been agreed between the parties to provide more time for remaining LCH.Clearnet Shareholders to participate in the Revised Offer. The Revised Offer is now closed to further acceptances.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange concluded another phase in its plans of nurturing the growth of small to mid-sized companies via the announcement of selected Designated Advisers (DAs) for companies listed on the Alternative Securities Market (ASeM). The fourteen Dealing Member firms selected included ARM Securities Limited, BGL Securities Limited, Capital Asset Limited, CardinalStone Securities Limited, EDC Securities Limited, Fidelity Securities Limited, and FSDH Securities Limited. Others were Investment One Stockbrokers International, Magnartis Finance & Investment Limited, Marina Securities Stockbroking Services, Morgan Capital Securities Limited, Partnership Investment Company Limited, Primera Africa Securities Limited and UBA Stockbrokers Limited.