Russell Investments and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) — which accounts for half of the entire equity market capitalization and nearly three-quarters of the entire equity value traded of all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) stock exchanges — have signed an agreement under which Russell becomes authorized by Tadawul to offer Russell Indexes on the Saudi market.
To further enhance the SSE index family as well as to provide investors with the new underlying instrument, SSE and CSI together announced that the SSE 380 Index would be launched on November 29, 2010.
Market Data & Analytics is making its algorithmic news feed “AlphaFlash” available in a data center in Sydney as of 15 November. This is the first time that AlphaFlash will be offered in the Asia-Pacific region.
IDEM, Borsa Italiana’s derivatives market, has successfully completed its migration to the “SOLA® trading system”. Effective 8 November 2010, all listed equity derivatives are now being traded on the new platform.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) launched a web-based investor relations (IR) service aimed at companies trading on its equity markets (“ISE IR”). The new service, a collaboration with Thomson Reuters, the global leader in IR solutions, will give Irish quoted companies sophisticated tools to track and engage with key current and potential shareholders and significantly enhance their normal IR activities.
BM&FBOVESPA offers investors its iPad application. It is available in Portuguese and English and grants instant access, allowing a constant rundown of Exchange indices, share quotations, commodities, and futures markets, among other information. It also offers better interaction, providing users with graphs and personalized lists of quotations.
NYSE Liffe U.S., the U.S. futures exchange of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced the launch of two new incentive programs designed to support trader education and offer more cost-effective access to international customers trading 33.2 oz mini-sized gold and 1,000 oz mini-sized silver futures contracts, as well as 100 oz. gold and 5,000 oz. silver futures contracts on NYSE Liffe U.S. The Global FCM Incentive Program (GFIP) and the International Trader Incentive Program (ITIP) are both in effect.
BM&FBOVESPA S.A. announces earnings for the third quarter of 2010:
- 3Q10 net revenues of R$ 486.9 million increased 27.1% year-over-year, primarily due to a 70.7% surge in volumes traded in the BM&F segment;
- 3Q10 adjusted net income reached R$ 389.2 million (AdjustedEPS of R$ 0.194), rising 15% year-over-year;
- 3Q10 GAAP net income totaled R$ 293.2 million, with earnings per share of R$ 0.146, climbing 18.8% from the same period one year ago.
Deutsche Börse AG announced that it has acquired a minority stake in ID’s SAS (Investors Derivatives solutions), a Paris based company specialized in providing integrated on-line technology solutions to the financial markets’ buy- and sell-side firms. With this step, Deutsche Börse is extending it's positioning in the provision of pre-trade price transparency in the cash equity and derivatives area for institutional investors. An investment agreement was signed last week, whereby Deutsche Börse will pay a euro amount in the single digit million range.
The board of directors (Board) of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (Company or HKEx) submits the unaudited consolidated results of HKEx and its subsidiaries (Group) for the nine months ended 30 September 2010.