Exchange Headlines - March 2019

BCBA: Bell Ringing for Gender Equality at the Stock Market 

BCBA: International Women’s Day testimonies

B3: Acquires 75% of BLK Financial Systems

B3: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

TMX: Welcomes International Mining Community to PDAC 2019 

Santiago Stock Exchange:  Climates Bonds recognized Santiago Exchange for taking lead on mobilizing Green Finance

Santiago Stock Exchange: Bolsa de Santiago is awarded internationally for its leadership in issuing Green Bonds

Santiago Stock Exchange: Presents its new Sustainability Policy

Santiago Stock Exchange: Outstanding participation of Bolsa de Santiago in the Sustainability Panel organized by Acción Empresas

Santiago Stock Exchange: Rings the Bell for Gender Equality with the Chilean Minister of Women and Gender Equity

Santiago Stock Exchange: Bolsa de Santiago promotes active participation of women in the Business World together with Minister Plá and authorities

Santiago Stock Exchange: Participates for the second year in a row in Climate Finance Conference in Pacific Alliance

Cboe: Cboe Europe receives authorisation to operate Netherlands venue

Cboe: To Launch Suite of Derivatives-Based Strategy Benchmark and Volatility Indexes Based on MSCI Emerging Markets and EAFE Indexes

Cboe: CBOE Futures Exchange to Cease Trading Bitcoin Futures Contracts

CME:  Farmer sentiment weakens amid increasing marketing risk concerns and continued uncertainty around tariffs

CME: Delivers First-Ever Electronic Spot Auction of U.S. Crude Oil Export Cargo

CME: Makes Global Equity Benchmarks More Accessible to Active Traders with Launch of Micro E-mini Futures

CME: Receives approval from the Dutch Minister of Finance to Operate in Amsterdam

CME: EBS Quant Analytics Platform Introduces FX Market's First API Streaming Service

CME: CME Group Announces All-Time Eurodollar Options Open Interest Record of 55.8 Million Contracts

ICE: Announces successful first auction for Premium WTI Crude Oil storage futures deliverable at Magellan East Houston Terminal 

ICE: Extends global product licensing agreement with Eris Innovations

ICE: Releases 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report 

OCC: U.S. Options Industry Creates New Lifetime Contribution Award and "Crowd of Fame"

DTCC: Outlines Guiding Principles for Post-Trade Processing of Tokenized Securities

Nasdaq: Renews benchmark FRA Contracts in the Nordics 

Nasdaq: Raises offer price for Oslo Bors VPS and reaffirms its commitment to the offer

Nasdaq: Nasdaq and Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) sign new market surveillance technology agreement

Nasdaq: Bcause, the World’s first full-stack crypto-currency ecosystem, to launch on Nasdaq Market Technology

HKEX: Signs agreement with MSCI to launch MSCI China A Index Futures 

BSE: Becomes the largest exchange in Cotton trading in India with over 50% market share in less than 12 working days

BSE: Indian Clearing Corporation Limited recognized by Bank of England

NSE: NSE joins Global Exchanges in Ringing the Bell for Gender Equality

NSE: Recognition of NSE Clearing Limited by Bank of England

NSE: NSEIT announces acquisition of global cybersecurity company, Aujas

JPX: Symposium Co-hosted by JFSA-JPX on "TCFD- The Power of the TCFD Framework in Company-Investor Dialogue"

Bursa Malaysia: To host the 30th annual global palm and lauric oils price outlook conference

Bursa Malaysia: 30th annual global Palm and Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition

Bursa Malaysia: Bursa Malaysia and Maybank co-hosting the 15th edition of Invest Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia: Rings the Bell for Gender Equality

NZX: Members of the Capital Markets 2029 Steering Committee

DCE: Developing Industry-Education Integration Mode to Cultivate Futures Professionals

DCE: Industry & Finance Cultivation Bases Newly Upgraded

DCE: Strengthens Financial Supply-side Reform by Increasing Product Supply in 2019

SSE: Shanghai Stock Exchange issued a policy to set up a science and technology board and pilot registration system supporting business rules

SSE: The Shanghai Stock Exchange held the establishment of a science and technology board and piloted the registration system

SSE: South Center opened in Guangzhou

SSE: Q&A on SSE Issuing Supporting Rules and Guidelines for Launching Sci-Tech Innovation Board and Piloting Registration-based IPO System

SSE: The Shanghai Stock Exchange held a forum for the establishment of a science and technology board and a pilot registration system for members' preparation work

SSE: List of candidates for the first session of the Science and Technology Innovation Advisory Committee of the Science and Technology Innovation Committee of the Shanghai Stock Exchange

SSE: Q&A on Securities Companies Authorizing Clients to Trade Stocks on Sci-Tech Innovation Board

SSE: Holds Symposium on Members’ Preparations for Launching Sci-Tech Innovation Board and Piloting Registration-Based IPO System

SSE: The Shanghai Stock Exchange responded to the first batch of applications for listing and listing of science and technology enterprises

SSE: Investor education website opens a new journey

SZSE: Director of SZSE Research Institute Answers Questions from Reporters on the Study of Effective Capital Formation in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

SZSE: Shenzhen Stock Exchange and CRHC Deepen Cooperation to Enhance the Ability of Finance to Serve the Real Economy

SZSE: Issues A Development Index of Private Enterprises to Facilitate Their Healthy Development

SZSE: Holds the 100th Training for Independent Directors of Listed Companies

SZSE: Survey Conducted on 2018 Individual Investors

SZSE: Launches “Investors Service” Activities of 2019

SZSE: SZSE and ICBC Sign a Strategic Cooperation Agreement

SZSE:  Improve Basic Systems, Optimize Transaction Supervision, and Build a Solid Risk Defense Line —On the Symposium Held by the Market Risk Committee of the SZSE Board of Directors

SZSE: SZSE and the China Capital Market Institute Jointly Hold the First Training for Financial Media of the Capital Market in 2019

CZCE: Officially joins the Futures Industry Association

MCX: Cotton Stocks Surge to Make a New All-Time High of 1,81,200 bales

MCX: MCX-IPF Hosts the Finale of COMQUEST 2019 - A National Level Commodity Markets Educational Quiz Competition for Students

PSE: Marks Women’s Day with Bell Ringing Event

SGX: SGX and The Straits Times partner to enhance investors’ understanding and use of equity research content

TPEX: Taipei Exchange Introduces the TPEx 200 Index

TWSE: Foreign investors oversold NT$1.62 billion between March 11 and March 15 2019

TWSE: Works Hand-in-Hand with Japan and Korea Exchanges to Achieve a Triple-Win

TWSE: Taiwan’s ESG Reveals Outstanding Performance

TWSE: TWSE and JPX collaborating in market promotion - TWSE pays 4th visit to IR Festa

SET: Thai-listed securities show upbeat sales in 2018

SET: Ready for digital transformation, building digital asset platform

SET: To launch "SET Well-Being Index" on April 1

SET: Launches first phase of "Regulatory Reform" effective April 1

SET: Begins Annual Social Development Awards with Library Development 

SET: Gears up towards collaborative digital asset platform for Thailand's new opportunities

PEX: Joins the Ring the Bell initiative to Promote Gender Equality in Private Sector 

Nairobi Securities Exchange: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2019 

Nairobi Securities Exchange: Admits Second Hostee onto the Ibuka Program

Nairobi Securities Exchange: Admits Third Hostee onto the Ibuka Program

EGX: The Minister of Investment and the President of the Stock Exchange and the President of the National Council for Women open the trading session of the Stock Exchange and the conference to increase the participation of women in the Egyptian economy

EGX: NASDAQ USA to publish pictures of the celebration of the Egyptian Stock Exchange on International Women's Day on its screens in New York

EGX: Studies with the African Development Mission – The Activation of the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) Between the African Stock Exchanges

DB: Commerzbank and Deutsche Börse execute legally binding securities settlement using distributed ledger technology

DB: Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum enter into strategic partnership to build a trusted digital asset ecosystem

DB: Eurex to launch suite of derivatives using MSCI Dividend Point Indexes

DB: Deutsche Börse FinTech Hub enters the second round

DB: Malta Stock Exchange has gone live on Deutsche Börse's T7 trading technology

DB: Deutsche Börse shows commitment with its sustainable financing

DB: “Welcome to the German Capital Market” – new video lecture for capital market professionals from abroad

ATHEX:  Rings the Bell for Gender Equality 

TASE: Senior executives in large public companies and comedian Adi Ashkenazi opened trading on the stock exchange on the occasion of International Women's Day

ASE: Classifying the listed companies according to Islamic Sharia 

ASE: 20th Anniversary

ASE: Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed reached 51.7% 

Bahrain Bourse: Bahrain Clear Signs MoU with Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa)

Bahrain Bourse: Hosts Bell Ringing Ceremony as part of its Commitment towards UN’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

Bahrain Bourse: Bahrain Bourse and Tamkeen Sign an MoU to support Growth Businesses to list on Bahrain Investment Market

Bahrain Bourse: Concludes its Participation as Co-Partner in the 2nd E-Payment & Online Banking Summit

Bahrain Bourse: Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim AlKhalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse hosted on the fifth edition of C5’s POLICY HACK series

LuxSE: Luxembourg Stock Exchange wins 2019 Green Bond Pioneer Award from CBI

LSE: Preliminary Results for the Year Ended December 2018

LSE: UnaVista Tradecho B.V. Receives Approval from ESMA for EMIR

LSE: Annual report and Accounts, Notice of AGM 2019, Corporate Sustainability Report, UK Gender Pay Gap Report and Related Documents

LSE: Board Appointment

Malta Stock Exchange: Has gone live on Deutsche Börse’s T7 Trading Technology

DSE: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

DSE: Joins the UN-Women, UN-SSE, UN-Global Compact, and WFE in Celebrating International Women Day by Ringing the Bell for Gender Equality on 8th March 2019

NSE: Organises Fixed Income Trading Workshop to Enhance Capacity of Dealing Members

NSE: Commemorates 2019 International Women’s Day

NSE: NSE and Meristem Collaborate On New Indices Focused On Investment STYLE Orientations

NSE: Host Sustainability Reporting Workshop with GRI

NSE: Celebrates 2019 Global Money Week

Oslo Børs: Announcement from Nasdaq 

Oslo Børs: Renews agreement with SIX x-clear

Oslo Børs: Euronext Extends Acceptance Period of its Offer on Oslo Børs VPS

QSE: Announces partnership deal with Ride of Champions 2019 aiming to challenge Qatar’s listed companies to participate in the event 

QSE: Holds Workshop for Listed Companies on Investor Relations Mandatory Rules

QSE: Holds 1st Financial Competition for Universities’ Students

KASE: From March 04, 2019, amendments to the Rules of the auction and the work of the confirmation system will come into effect

KASE: Held the opening ceremony of securities trading dedicated to gender equality

Mauritius Stock Exchange: Launch of SEMYIA 2019 - Real investor experience, Real competition and Real investor learning

JSE: Gender inclusion in the workplace benefit the country and our economy

Tunis Stock Exchange: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 

MOEX: Adds features to repo with the CCP 

MOEX: Announces results for the full year 2018

MOEX: Rings the Bell for Gender Equality

MOEX: Moscow Exchange and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs to calculate sustainability indices daily

MOEX: To launch sustainability indices

Saudi Stock Exchange: Tadawul joins global exchanges in Ringing the Bell for gender equality in celebration of International Women’s Day 

Saudi Stock Exchange: Saudi Arabia inclusion to FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones into Emerging Market Indices

BME: BME and BANKINTER launch the second edition of 'TRADER LAB' to teach futures trading

BME: Registers an issue from Caixabank that boosts the Spanish retail bond market

BME: BME and RENTA 4 test Blockchain technology for collateral pledge

BME: Changes to the responsibilities of the Chairman and the CEO of BME

MSM: Awareness Seminar

MSM: Specialised seminar on the performance of the global economy and the impact on the financial markets

SIX: Insights from the Universe of Structured Products 

ADX: Participates in the HSBC MENAT Securities Forum 2019

ADX: Holds workshop on ‘Corporate Governance and Board of Directors’ Role’

ADX: Celebrates International Women's Day

ADX: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Higher Colleges of Technology inaugurate Zayed Center of Excellence for Financial Research

ADX: Hosts Workshop on Strengthening Relations between Companies and Investors and the Role of the Investor Relations Manager

ADX: Hosts Student Delegation from Zayed University - Abu Dhabi

DFM: Gender Equality Bell ringing ceremony in DFM