From the November 01, 2011 issue of Futures Magazine • Subscribe!

New for traders: Financials

Dow Jones Indexes and BBVA jointly launched the Dow Jones BBVA EAGLEs Indexes series, which initially includes two market gauges each designed to measure the stock performance of 50 leading companies in emerging and growth-leading economies (EAGLEs).

CBOE Stock Exchange announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, an all-electronic stock exchange that is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers.

Princess Máxima of the Netherlands sounded the gong at NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam to celebrate the opening of the trading floor.

Chi-X Europe and Russell Indexes unveiled the Chi-X Europe Russell Index (CHERI) Series of pan-European indexes.

CBOE Futures Exchange is aiming to launch trading in futures of Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate indexes. The first futures contract that will be listed will be on Radar Logic’s 25-Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Composite Index which tracks the values of US residential housing market generally.

Chi-X Global Inc. confirmed that its Chi-X Australia Pty. Ltd. subsidiary will commenced operations on Oct. 31 2011 following notice from the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) that all preconditions in the Chi-X market license have been fulfilled.

Lightspeed Financial announced its strategic expansion into prime brokerage with the launch of Lightspeed Institutional.

VelocityShares announced the launch of eight first-to-market leveraged and inverse precious metals-related Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) on the NYSE Arca stock exchange.

IntercontinentalExchange announced that ICE Clear Credit will launch clearing of Latin American sovereign credit default swaps.

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