Euronext closes acquisition of FastMatch

Exchange Shorts

Euronext (ENX) completed acquisition of 90% of FastMatch, an FX Electronic Communication Network (ECN). Acquisition is in line with ENX’s Agility for Growth strategy.

Deutsche Borse (DB1) may pay a fine to settle the insider trading controversy around CEO Carsten Kengeter.

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) wants listed companies to strengthen corporate governance focusing on the presence of former chief executives as special advisers.

NZX reported 1H17 diluted EPS of 2.9c (+123% y/y) on NI of NZD7.9m (+122% y/y), on revenues of NZD37m (-3.6% y/y) and OpEx of NZD22m (-19% y/y). NZX guided 2017 EBITDA at NZD27m-NZD30m. BoD declared a final dividend of 3c per shared.

DFM listed companies recorded a 100% compliance regarding the disclosure of 2Q17 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period.

TMX: AgriClear, an online cattle transaction and payment platform, and United Producers, a farmer owned and operated livestock marketing cooperative, announced a collaborative agreement to benefit livestock farmers across the Midwest.

LSE purchased 23k shares at 3,840p per share. Total purchases add 4.42m shares up to date.

JPMorgan rolled out JPBX, a new dark pool that executes at the 2-minute VWAP, according to Reuters.

EQIX: Tradestream Analytics dropped an antitrust suit againts equinix.

CloudMargin released an interactive “FlightPlan” microsite designed to help financial institutions globally navigate the uncleared margin rules and other regulations impacting their collateral management function.

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) amended position limit rules including aggregation requirements.

About the Author

Bernardo Mariano brings to ERDesk his experience structuring private deals for the acquisition of mutual exchanges. Prior to joining ERDesk Bernardo worked as a Director for Instinet and later, CEO of Reuters' Bondex.