CME declared annual variable dividend of $625m, or $1.75 per share, payable on 16-Jan, to shareholders of record on 28-Dec.
DB1: 24 participants from the US, the UK and Continental Europe have registered for the Repo segment of the Eurex’s Partnership Program.
NDAQ launched a Corporate Bond exchange for listing and trading of corporate bonds in the US. Nasdaq Nordics currently lists 1,287 corporate bonds across six exchanges, and Nasdaq will bring this experience from that market to its entry into the US bond listing market.
ICE set a new monthly trading record in TTF futures of 866 TWh, or 1.18m lots during November, and OI record of 857k lots on 29-Nov.
LSE will close its equity derivatives business on 21-Jun-2019, as it will focus on CurveGlobal, its IR derivatives platform. Borsa Italiana derivatives market will continue to operate. Reported by FOW.
LSE: 10 Ohio companies join ELITE, following the launch of ELITE USA in Ohio to accelerate growth of midmarket companies. More than 1000 companies have joined ELITE from 35 countries across 35 sectors.
SGX welcomes HGNH International Financial as a Trading and Clearing Member of its derivatives market.
Northern Trust agreed to acquire BEx, a Chicago-based FX algo trading platform and global liquidity aggregator provider; according to The Trade.
SEBI proposed trading hours extension for agricultural commodities faces opposition from a trade association that says change should wait until banking hours also are extended. Reported by FOW.