Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
London Stock Exchange announced on 13 January 2014 several important changes to its International Order Book – the world’s leading trading venue for Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) – to bring it in line with the SETS market, home to FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 index constituents.
Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) announced on 18 December 2013 the release of its connection to NASDAQ OMX NLX (NLX), the new London-based derivatives trading market.
NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Borsa Istanbul A.S. have concluded on 31 December 2013 a wide-ranging agreement, which includes the delivery of market-leading technologies and advisory services to Borsa Istanbul, and NASDAQ OMX taking an equity stake in Borsa Istanbul.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), and Eurex Exchange, have signed a cooperation agreement.
On December 16, 2013, Korea Exchange (KRX) and Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pursue a continuing relationship for the mutual benefit of the financial services industry in Korea and Indonesia.
PLY: Korea Exchange (KRX) deepened their partnership with EUREX by signing an MoU to develop new financial products linked to the energy sector.
Eurex Zürich AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG, is becoming a minority shareholder of the Taiwanese futures exchange TAIFEX.
As of 23 September, the uptick rule waiver has been expanded to around 1,200 shares eligible for margin trading on TWSE and on Gre-Tai.
Upon the advent of 13th ‘December 4th’ National Law Publicity Day, Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE), China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Limited Shenzhen Branch, Shenzhen Securities Information Co., Ltd. jointly launched an annual online law consultation with the theme ‘To Protect the Legal Rights and Interests of Small and Medium Investors, to Build Simplified and Transparent Business Rules and Regulation System’. Unlike activities of the previous years, SZSE takes the advantage of online interaction platform of http://www.p5w.net/ for not only law and rule consultation service, but also solicitation for advice and suggestions on business rules from the market bodies. SZSE, which based on the market and open for market suggestions, emphasizes the scientific nature and democracy of rules formulation in the process of promoting rule system development.