The JSE has delivered a steady financial performance in 2012, with strong results in a number of business areas offsetting a tough year in equity trading and demonstrating the success of the Group’s strategy to offer a full range of products and services to clients.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) joins hands with 28 leading brokers to launch a campaign, “Your 1st stock: Beginning with equities and investing with quality” in order to give insights, intensive training, an exclusive workshop, and other benefits for new investors throughout this year, aiming to boost the number of new investors by 70,000 investors in 2013.
- Advanced trading and clearing platform will enable DGCX to expand product offerings and attract new traders
- The new platform facilitates greater efficiency and liquidity in the DGCX marketplace by offering ultra-fast matching and real-time clearing
- Provides a new risk management benchmark worldwide by integrated trading and clearing in real-time
The Board of Directors of Hellenic Exchanges approved the Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2012 (1.1.2012 to 31.12.2012), and has decided to propose to the next Annual General Meeting of shareholders, which will take place on May 29rd 2013, to distribute €0.07 per share as ordinary dividend. In addition, the Board decided to propose to distribute €0.05 per share as special dividend (share capital return). The record date and payment date for the special dividend will be decided by the General Meeting of the Company’s shareholders. The Company will inform investors about the exact dates, as soon as they are determined.
IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, announced it will introduce four credit index futures contracts starting in May 2013. The contracts will be based on the Markit CDX and Markit iTraxx indices, and are subject to review by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (hereinafter "JSCC"), a subsidiary of Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (hereinafter "JPX"), and Japan Government Bond Clearing Corporation (hereinafter "JGBCC"), an affiliate of JPX, decided to begin discussions on a merger at the meetings of their respective board of directors.
- FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets will be one of the leading global fixed income ETF index providers
- Will combine TMX Datalinx's fixed income index business, PC-Bond, with FTSE's existing international fixed income business
The Global Reporting Initiative will officially launch its Focal Point South Africa at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange next week, with a mission to make sustainability reporting standard practice for companies and organizations in South Africa and the wider region.
On Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Manila Philippines, the Korea Exchange(KRX) and the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) signed a contract to export KRX's cutting-edge Market Surveillance System to the Philippine markets. This contract was signed by KRX Chairman & CEO Bongsoo Kim and Philippine SEC Chairperson Teresita J. Herbosa. This is the second event that KRX has exported its IT systems to the Philippines in the wake of the Capital Markets Integrity Corporation(CMIC)-subsidiary of Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) - contract.
The Board submits the Group’s consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2012.