The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has published its latest sustainability reporting guidelines-G4 in 2013 for diverse organizations to disclose their sustainability issues among economic, environmental and social aspects.
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that Liffe reached a daily volume record of 205,570 contracts in MSCI World Net Total Return (NTR) Euro Index futures on June 11, 2014. The previous record of 197,264 contracts was set on March 14, 2014.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is consulting the public on its proposed regulatory framework for secondary listed companies on the exchange.
The Central Securities Depository (DCV) along with Santiago Stock Exchange have extended the guarantee custody processes in foreign securities, which brokerage houses can use as collateral for future trades, short sales and share loans, amongst other transactions.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) recently launched new services to its listed companies and other issuers. The range of services will help companies identify prospective investors, build profile and communicate with existing investors and the market.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) successfully launched its colocation centre in May to allow JSE clients to place their trading equipment in the JSE data centre for the fastest access to all JSE markets.
CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) confirmed that it will extend trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index®(VIX® Index) futures to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, starting Sunday, June 22nd.
The trading week for VIX futures at CFE will begin each Sunday at 5:00 p.m. CT and end on Friday at 3:15 p.m. CT. CFE will close for 15 minutes between 3:15 p.m. CT and 3:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Thursday, after which the next trading day will begin at 3:30 p.m. CT.
Montréal Exchange Inc. (MX), Canada's derivatives exchange, announced the introduction of a new future product based on the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets Index. Scheduled to begin trading on June 13, 2014, the FTSE Emerging Markets Index Futures (MX-EMF) are targeted at a wide range of market participants seeking exposure to emerging markets for hedging, asset allocation, speculative and arbitrage purposes.
Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced that on Monday, July 7, it plans to introduce PM-settled, End-of-Month options series (EOM) -- with expiration dates falling on the last business day of the month -- for its S&P 500® Index (SPX(SM)) options.
Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX) and NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) have signed an agreement for NASDAQ OMX to deliver its industry leading trading technology, X-stream, as well as Genium FIX, to Asia Pacific Stock Exchange to power its APeX® trading platform, the new rapidly growing securities exchange that is a bridge for capital, knowledge, deals and investor flows between Asia and Australia. The trading system is expected to go live in late 2014.