- Revenue: $184 million, up 15% from a year earlier
- Operating profit: $107 million, up 21%
- Net profit: $92 million, up 24%
- Earnings per share: 8.6 cents, up 24
- Interim dividend per share: 4.0 cents
Shares in Russia"s first ETF on physical gold began trading on Moscow Exchange on 17 October. The fund tracks the London Gold Fixing Price, which is set in USD every trading day. The fund"s shares are denominated in USD, while trading on the Moscow Exchange will be in RUB.
The Council adopted a directive updating transparency requirements introduced in 2004 for issuers of securities on regulated markets (37/13).
The Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), under The Stock Exchange of Thailand group, joins hands with Krung Thai Bank pcl (KTB) on a new service for USD futures holders, especially importers and exporters, and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), enabling them to exchange US dollars at KTB branches on the last trading day of the contract.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) welcomes the Government’s 2014 Budget announcement that it is to exempt from stamp duty the transfer of shares of companies on the Enterprise Securities Market (ESM). Stamp duty is currently charged at a rate of 1% on investments made in the shares of Irish companies.
ASX launched futures contracts over the S&P/ASX 200 Resources Index and the S&P/ASX 200 Financials-x-A-REIT Index.
Trading in cash-settled Moscow Exchange ords futures is to be launched on the Derivatives Market on 14 October. The contract code in the trading system will be MEXC.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is launching eight new indexes today in the NASDAQ BulletShares® Index Family.
The new NASDAQ BulletShares Ladder Indexes are traditional bond ladders implemented through indexes utilizing target maturity bond ETFs.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) has upgraded the trading and clearing systems for its derivatives market - HKATS (Hong Kong Futures Automatic Trading System) and DCASS (Derivatives Clearing and Settlement System) - to Genium INET, a new technology platform that provides better performance and supports the further development of the market.
Dalian Commodity Exchange released the “Notice on Relevant Matters over Trading of Iron Ore Futures Contract” and the iron ore futures contracts will be listed for trading since October 18, 2013.