CME reported 3Q18 adj EPS of $1.45 (+22% y/y) and EPS of $1.21, 3c above ERDesk estimate and 1c above consensus. Revenues were $904m (+2% y/y) and adj. OpEX was $295m (-2% y/y). CME maintains original 2018 guidance of adj OpEx of $1.100b-$1.105b.
NDAQ reported 3Q18 adj EPS of $1.15 (+14% y/y) and EPS of $0.97, on revenues of $586m (+1% y/y) and adj OpEx of $311m (-1% y/y). NDAQ updated its adj OpEx guidance to $1.310b-$1.325b, from $1.310b-$1.335b. NDAQ repurchased $54m in shares during 3Q18 and declared a dividend per share of $0.44 payable on 28-Dec.
DB1: Eurexto expand its Partnership Program to cover the repo and OTC foreign exchange (OTC FX) segments.
DB1 and Deutsche Bundesbank successfully completed the performance tests of their jointly specified prototypes for securities settlement based on blockchain technology.
MATba and ROFEX signed an integration commitment, initiating the merger process. The following step will be to demand the approval of the different shareholders’ assemblies, which will be held next December.
LSE welcomedHANetf, Europe’s first independent white-label ETF provider, to the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
NZXissued performance rights to the members of its executive and management teams pursuant to NZX’s Long Term Incentive Plan.Under the plan, holders may be issued performance rights. The performance rights give the holder options to acquire ordinary shares in NZX.
TMX, Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
MOEX now offers registration of new clients via trading members’ APIs connected to the Exchange.
MOEX launched trading in futures contracts on non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, nickel, zinc and copper.
JPX signed a NDA with TOCOM in connection with advancing research and discussion of the comprehensive exchange initiative as set out in the government’s growth strategy. TOCOM will have concrete discussions with JPX.
TMX, Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, Accenture and R3 published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
DB1 repurchased 63k shares during last week and 1.30m since 13-Aug within the framework of its ongoing share buy-back program.
Broadridge appointed Julie Flack as General Manager of its Australia business. Flack joins Broadridge from Deutsche Bank, where she helped build the bank’s post-trade business, most recently as Director, Head of Listed Derivatives, Australia and Head of Clearing Product Development & Client Solutions, Asia Pacific.
SETL appointed Philippe Morel as CEO and board member. Co-founder and former CEO Peter Randall becomes President.