Foreign Exchange

Moscow Exchange Benchmarks Becomes IOSCO Compliant

Moscow Exchange's (MOEX) benchmarks for the currency, equity, bond and money market segments have been recognised as compliant with the principles of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), confirming the Exchange's commitment to good global practices in financial benchmarking. Read more »

Singapore Exchange to Welcome Anchor Resources to Catalist

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomed Anchor Resources Limited (Anchor Resources) to Catalist under the stock code “43E”.   Headquartered in Malaysia, Anchor Resources is engaged in the business of exploration, mining and production of gold for sale in Malaysia. It holds concession rights to two key gold mining areas - Lubuk Mandi Mine and Bukit Panji Property in Terengganu, on the eastern gold belt of Peninsular Malaysia. Read more »

Straits Financial to be Listed on Nasdaq

Nasdaq announced today that Straits Financial is now an approved Futures Commission Merchants (FCM) for trading on Nasdaq’s U.S.-based designated contract market (DCM), which offers futures and options on key energy benchmarks, including oil, natural gas and U.S. power. Read more »

NetEase to List on NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that NetEase, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTES), will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) and the NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index (Nasdaq:NDXT) prior to market open on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  NetEase, Inc. will replace SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK). Read more »

Intercontinental Exchange Announces Launch of U.S. Treasury Index Family

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges, clearing houses and data services, announced today that its subsidiary, Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data, LLC (Interactive Data), will become the new benchmark index provider for four of Blackrock’s iShares U.S. Treasury Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF (SHY), iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEI), iShares 7-10 Year... more Read more »

Nasdaq and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Announced Strategic Agreement

 Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) have officially announced a strategic cooperation. The two have agreed to form a jointly-operated venture to support private growth companies in Israel. Read more »

FXCM and FXFlat Team up for Strategic Partnership

FXCM is a leading online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and related services, announced today its new partnership with German broker FXFlat. "FXCM is pleased to partner with FXFlat, a dominant player in Germany," says Brandon Mulvihill, Managing Director of FXCM PRO. "The numerous awards FXFlat received in 2015 and the years prior speak to the quality of this new venture. This is an important step... more Read more »

TWSE to Release Online Rules and Regulation Directory

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has launched an online ‘Rules & Regulations Directory’, providing international investors and the media with a centralized location for all 238 Taiwan capital market regulations in both English and Chinese. Read more »

Swissquote enhanced its FX trading platform

Swissquote, Switzerland's online bank, just added new currency pairs and Forward CFDs to its already bountiful offer of trading products. The addition of the US Dollar vs Offshore Chinese Yuan pair is a logical step in the bank's affirmed strategy to develop its Asian business from its Hong Kong offices. Since Beijing has allowed the yuan to trade more freely, the currency has also become greatly sought after by traders looking to venture off... more Read more »

Ullink becomes first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

Tradegate Exchange, Germany’s fastest growing exchange for private investors, and Ullink, a leading provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the global financial community, today announced a partnership to provide all members of Ullink’s global NYFIX community access to Tradegate Exchange’s services and liquidity. Read more »

Nasdaq Futures Data Now Available on Interactive Data's Consolidated Feed and FutureSource Services

Nasdaq announced today that it now supplies futures data to Interactive Data's product line through Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM) thatlaunched on July 24, 2015. Read more »


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