B3 and S&P Dow Jones launched Brazilian first commodities futures index

June 2, 2017 10:45 AM
Exchange Shorts

ICE: NA corporate bonds volume traded on the ICE Credit Trade electronic trading platform was $5.7b (+52% y/y) during 1Q17, setting a record. The platform was launched in late 2015.

B3 and S&P Dow Jones launched Brazilian first commodities futures index, according to Reuters.

MOEX: JPMorgan increased its stake to 5%, according to Reuters. JPMorgan’s companies own 114.4m shares of MOEX.

Vienna SE is expanding the range of trading products and boosting the global marketing of Austrian stocks and exchange services.

DB1: Frankfurt SE elected Michael Rüdiger as its new Chairman today. Rüdiger is CEO of DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, and has been a member of the Exchange Council since 1-Dec-2016.

NDAQ and VNG Corporation signed an MoU to explore VNG’s IPO opportunity on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was also present at the signing ceremony as part of his first visit to the U.S. 

Nigeria SE (NSE) stakeholders seek sale of NSE shares by way of public offer, after demutualization approval. Reported by Nigeria Today.

London Stock Exchange (LSE) purchased 30k shares at 3,443p per share, as part of its £200m repurchase program. Total purchases add 2.08m shares up to date.

DTCC will merge its Global Trade Repository and GlobalCollateral units, according to FOW.

National Settlement Depository launched a new strategic business line, Technological Services. Alexander Nam appointed as Managing Director of this new business line.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) approved Bloomberg as EMIR trade repository, accepting reports on commodities, equities, FX, IR and credit derivatives; according to The Trade.com

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is developing new ways to monitor uncleared swap through risk surveillance, stress tests and economic analysis. Reported by MLex.

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