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April 22nd 2013

Public Markets


elb2George Osborne, the UK Finance Minister last seen crying at Baroness Thatcher’s funeral, remains on the offensive against the EU’s crazy Financial Transaction Tax proposal. Launching a legal action Friday may help to create the momentum to water down or remove the ridiculous duty. If he would just remove his own stamp duty then it would be an added bonus.


Elsewhere in the news, competition heats up in multiple products in today’s news and welcome to… Continue reading

April 19th 2013

Public Markets

elb2Bursa Malaysia Q1 earnings down 5.9% to RM38.2m – The Star Online

The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Bhd earnings fell 5.9% to RM38.20mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 from RM40.61mil a year ago mainly due to salary review and adjustments. The stock exchange operator said on Thursday the review and …

BATS exchanges to start charging for market data

MSN Money

Equities exchange operator BATS Global Markets will start charging U.S. clients for… Continue reading

April 18th 2013

Public Markets/Technology

Brazil’s Market Surveillance Project Goes Live Across All Markets at BM&FBOVESPA

Wall Street Journal

Brazil’s Market Surveillance Project Goes Live Across All Markets at BM&FBOVESPA
BM&FBOVESPA and BSM Running NASDAQ OMX’s SMARTS Integrity to Detect Market Abuse and Improve Transparency in Brazil’s Marketplace
NEW YORK and SAO PAULO, April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), BM&FBOVESPA, the Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures (BVMF3) Exchange, and BM&FBOVESPA Market Supervision (BSM), have announced the official… Continue reading

April 17th 2013

Public Markets

Singapore Exchange Q3 net profit surges as trading volume jumps


Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) reported its largest quarterly profit since the 2008 financial crisis on Tuesday as a surge in trading volumes pushed its earnings up 26 percent.
Net profit was S$97.7 million ($79.0 million) in the January to March quarter, well above the S$77.8 million earned a year earlier. That beat the S$95 million average forecast of six analysts surveyed by Reuters and was its highest… Continue reading

April 16th 2013

Public Markets

Warsaw bourse chief rules out takeover by Vienna rival


WARSAW, April 15 (Reuters) – The head of the Warsaw bourse on Monday ruled out a takeover by the Vienna Stock Exchange. “The cooperation with the Vienna bourse may go according to almost all options except the one in which the Vienna bourse takes …

Warsaw Stock Exchange Operates on the State-of-the-art Technology – Universal Trading Platform – subscription required

The Wall Street Journal

As of 15… Continue reading

April 15th 2013

Public Markets

Warsaw, Vienna stock exchanges confirm tie-up talks

The two stock exchanges, the biggest in Central and Eastern Europe, are in talks about a possible merger or other form of cooperation

The Warsaw Stock Exchange and the Vienna-based CEE Stock Exchange group are in preliminary talks for a possible merger or other form of cooperation, the CEE Stock Exchange said in a statement.

“In light of recent market information, Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) and CEESEG AG (CEESEG) confirm… Continue reading

April 12 2013

Public Markets

ISE targets 2Q launch for new options exchange


–ISE targets a second-quarter launch for its planned second options exchange
–Exchange operator will call the industry’s 12th exchange ISE Gemini
–A launch before the end of the quarter could mark the third new options exchange launch in a year
Deutsche Boerse AG’s (DB1.XE, DBOEF) International Securities Exchange is looking to launch its second U.S. options exchange during the current quarter, pending approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission,… Continue reading

April 11 2013

Public Markets

Vienna Bourse Seeks ‘Friendly’ Merger With Warsaw Exchange


Vienna expanded by buying the bourses in Ljubljana and Prague in 2008 and Budapest in 2004, creating CEE Stock Exchange Group holding and beating Warsaw’s bid for Prague. While Vienna and Prague had one initial public offering apiece since 2011, …

Vienna bourse labels merger talks ‘normal course of business’

The TRADE News

The Vienna Stock Exchange has played down rumours that it is in discussions with the Warsaw… Continue reading

April 10 2013

Public Markets

Warsaw Exchange Said to Hold Talks With Vienna Exchange


The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) and the Vienna bourse are discussing a merger that would create a hub for equities trading and initial share offerings in central and eastern Europe, said three people familiar with the talks.
Discussions between management and owners of the Vienna and Warsaw exchanges are at a very early stage, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private.… Continue reading

April 9 2013

Public Markets

Nasdaq OMX to launch FX clearing in November

CME Group offers cross-margining for OTC interest rate swaps cleared through CME Clearing and its eurodollar futures and US Treasury futures contracts. Meanwhile, LCH.Clearnet is working to develop a ‘one-pot’ margining facility with NYSE Euronext and …

NYSE Euronext () Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Daily Political

NYSE Euronext logo NYSE Euronext (NYSE: ) updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share guidance… Continue reading

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