The HELEX Board of Directors approved the Draft Merger Agreement for the merger of HELEX with its 100% subsidiary, non-listed at Athens Exchange “Athens Exchange S.A.” (ATHEX), with a transformation balance sheet date of June 30th 2013, in accordance with the provisions of articles 68§2, 69-75 and 78 of codified law 2190/1920 as well as articles 1-5 of law 2166/1993.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is hosting the 18th conference of The Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) for the first time from 22 to 25 September 2013 with the participation of more than 50 senior delegates and experts representing 29 member depositories. The conference has been inaugurated today at The Address Hotel, and members of the association are due to vote on the admission of new members from Iraq and Ivory Coast.
Eurex Clearing and SL-x Trading Europe (SL-x) have signed an agreement whereby Eurex Clearing will act as clearing house for securities borrowing and lending (SBL) transactions executed via SL-x’s innovative and patents pending electronic trading platform.
As of March 2014, the Vienna Stock Exchange will no longer offer trading in derivatives. This decision was taken at today’s meeting of the Supervisory Board of Wiener Börse AG.
(Paris, September 23, 2013) - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced today that the 2013 WFE Award for Excellence will be awarded to Professor Robert C. Merton, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Professor Myron Scholes, Stanford Graduate School of Business and the late Fischer Black, former Director of the Quantitative Strategies Group at Goldman Sachs, in recognition of their development of the groundbreaking Black-Scholes Model in 1973.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Bank of China (BOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in growing China’s financial markets.
The Romanian Derivatives Exchange SIBEX-SIBIU STOCK EXCHANGE accepted the proposal of the HELEX Group for the provision of clearing services in the new environment taking shape in accordance with Regulation 648/2012 of the European Parliament (EMIR – European Market Infrastructure Regulation), as well as the technological upgrade and support of new projects of the Exchange.
NYSE Euronext announced the launch of the NYSE® Diversified High Income Index (NYDVHI), a new index designed to measure the performance of a broad, diversified basket of 138 publicly-traded securities that provide exposure to multiple asset classes, sectors and segments that historically pay high dividends or distributions.
CME Group announced that it has filed an application to be registered as a Swap Execution Facility (SEF) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). CME Group's SEF will be available over CME Direct, a sophisticated online front-end trade management platform for accessing CME Group's deeply liquid exchange listed and OTC energy and metals markets.
Deutsche Börse offers a new Access Point in Interxion’s Vienna data centre campus. Interxion Holding N.V. is a major European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral co-location data centre services. Its Vienna data centre is recognized as a leading cloud and connectivity hub in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), hosting the majority of regional networks and service providers. Users benefit from an extensive community of market data, low-latency connectivity and managed services providers.