Frankfurt-based securities and exchange operator Deutsche Börse has pulled out of merger talks with Milan-based Borsa Italiana, after failing to agree on moves towards a joint venture.
The New York-based International Securities Exchange (ISE) is challenging the exclusive listing of two major index options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) through a formal complaint.
A Shanghai court ruled on October 31 that FTSE/Xinhua Index, a provider of China equity indexes, had breached its contract with a subsidiary of the Shanghai Stock Exchange by using its data to compile a Chinese A-share index to trade futures contracts...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange plans to launch credit derivatives products early next year, with a view to capturing a share of a market that has largely been the preserve of over-the-counter dealers.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade are to merge, forming a new exchange valued at $25 billion.
Euronext, the Paris-based stock exchange on the brink of a merger with the New York Stock Exchange, could take over parts of the German and Italian exchanges as well.
The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has cleared the merger between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the European exchange operator Euronext.
Swedish exchange group and technology provider OMX has combined the market data from three of its subsidiaries, the Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki exchanges, creating a single feed of Nordic market data, officials announced last week.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) plans to cut response times and improve safety margins with a new IT system, according to a TSE report.
The New York Board of Trade (Nybot) and the Singapore Commodity Exchange are moving towards a commodity futures joint venture in Asia.
The Intercontinental Exchange (Ice) and the New York Board of Trade (Nybot) have agreed to merge.
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) and Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) plan to jointly develop the first exchange-traded jet fuel futures contract.
Benelux bancassurer Fortis has completed its acquisition of O’Connor and Company, the Chicago-based clearing house. The new company is called Fortis Clearing Americas and will be run within Fortis’ merchant banking division.
Six Chinese futures brokerages will soon get the green light to start derivatives broking operations in Hong Kong, a source close to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) tells RiskNews .
Deutsche Börse has launched three new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on its Xetra electronic trading platform.
Hong Kong-based FTSE/Xinhua Index, a provider of China equity indexes, said it has received a lawsuit filed against it by SSE Infonet, a unit of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, but denies any breach of contract related to its plans to use Infonet’s data...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has named HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) as the first market-makers for futures contracts on the Chinese renminbi (RMB) against the US dollar, euro and yen, which started trading on August 28.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has made several new senior appointments within local futures exchanges, including the soon-to-start China Financial Futures Exchange.
The New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) is to offer its physically delivered energy futures contracts on the CME Globex electronic trading platform during its regular open-outcry trading hours, starting on September 4.
Bursa Malaysia promoted Devanesan Evanson to chief regulatory officer on August 1, replacing Md Nor Ahmad, who retired after 23 years at the exchange.
Sweden’s OMX, a leading expert in the exchange industry, has sealed a five-year deal to provide information technology operations for Borsa Italiana’s derivatives market (IDEM).
South Korea saw a 93.5% increase in the notional volume of derivatives trading in the first quarter of 2006. In January to March, 12,907 trillion won ($13.7 trillion) were traded, compared with 6,671 trillion won in the corresponding period last year.
Hedge fund manager and futures broker Man Group is to buy 70% of US Futures Exchange, formerly Eurex US, at a total cost of $58.2 million.
Dow Jones Indexes and AIG Financial Products have launched three new versions of the Dow Jones–AIG Commodity Index.