Futures exchanges http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25295/all en European stock index futures signal higher open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/european-stock-index-futures-signal-higher-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, as investors use signs of an improvement in the global economy to add to equities holdings, according to dealers.</p> <p>At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50 were up by 0.4 percent. The futures contracts for Germany's benchmark DAX and for France's CAC-40 were both up by 0.3 percent.</p> Financial economics Futures contract Futures exchanges Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733009 at http://www.globalpost.com European stock index futures signal mixed open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/european-stock-index-futures-signal-mixed-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Friday, with some investors betting on a better-than-predicted U.S. jobs report even as Chinese manufacturing data disappointed.</p> <p>At 0707 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50 were down 0.2 percent, Germany's DAX futures were flat and France's CAC futures were up 0.1 percent.</p> Financial economics Futures contract Futures exchanges Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:30:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742633 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow Exchange sets IPO valuation target of $4.6 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/moscow-exchange-sets-ipo-valuation-target-46-bn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia's main stock exchange said on Monday that its initial public offering set to be held in Moscow later this month will value the company at $4.0-4.6 billion (2.9-3.4 billion euros).</p> <p>The Moscow Exchange -- formed in a 2011 merger of the MICEX and RTS bourses -- set its price range at 55-61 rubles ($1.84-$2.10 / 1.34-1.54 euros) per share for the February 15 offering.</p> <p>The exchange said in a statement that it hoped to raise more than $500 million from the offering so that it can boost the capitalisation of its clearing subsidiary and improve its IT infrastructure.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/moscow-exchange-sets-ipo-valuation-target-46-bn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of Russia Futures exchanges Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange USD AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:46:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745101 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow Exchange sets IPO valuation target of $4.6 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/moscow-exchange-sets-ipo-valuation-target-46-bn-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia's main stock exchange said on Monday that its initial public offering set to be held in Moscow later this month will value the company at $4.0-4.6 billion (2.9-3.4 billion euros).</p> <p>The Moscow Exchange -- formed in a 2011 merger of the MICEX and RTS bourses -- set its price range at 55-61 rubles ($1.84-$2.10 / 1.34-1.54 euros) per share for the February 15 listing.</p> <p>The exchange said in a statement that it hoped to raise more than $500 million from the offering so that it can boost the capitalisation of its clearing subsidiary and improve its IT infrastructure.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/moscow-exchange-sets-ipo-valuation-target-46-bn-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of Russia Futures exchanges Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange USD AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:30:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745131 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia exchange earns disappointing $4.2 bn valuation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Moscow Exchange was set for a relatively disappointing flotation Friday after Russia's main trading platform was valued at $4.2 billion, well below its own valuation estimates.</p> <p>The news deals a blow to President Vladimir Putin's efforts to transform Moscow into a global financial centre and underscores analyst mistrust of a bourse now mired by low volumes and regular trading in just a few big stocks.</p> <p>The exchange -- formed in a 2011 merger of the MICEX and RTS trading floors -- had set its floatation price range at 55-63 rubles ($1.84-$2.10 / 1.34-1.55 euros) per share.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Russia Futures exchanges Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:48:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756435 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia exchange earns disappointing $4.2 bn valuation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Moscow Exchange staged a disappointing flotation on its own share trading platform on Friday that valued Russia's main bourse at $4.2 billion well below its own valuation estimates.</p> <p>The valuation was a blow President Vladimir Putin's efforts to transform Moscow into a global financial centre and underscores analyst mistrust of a bourse now mired by low volumes and regular trading in just a few big stocks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance Financial economics Futures exchanges USD AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756501 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia exchange earns disappointing $4.2 bn valuation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Moscow Exchange was priced Friday at $4.2 billion in a disappointing flotation that valued Russia's main bourse at the lowest end of its own estimates.</p> <p>The valuation was a blow President Vladimir Putin's efforts to transform Moscow into a global financial centre and underscores analyst mistrust of a bourse now mired by low volumes and regular trading in just a few big stocks.</p> <p>The exchange -- formed in a 2011 merger of the MICEX and RTS trading floors -- said the price for the initial public offering had been set at 55 rubles after a 10-day roadshow in Moscow and abroad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/russia-exchange-earns-disappointing-42-bn-valuation-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Futures exchanges Initial public offering Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange Technology AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:31:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756600 at http://www.globalpost.com Deutsche Boerse shares soar on rumours of CME merger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/deutsche-boerse-shares-soar-rumours-cme-merger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Shares in German stock market operator Deutsche Boerse soared nearly 12 percent in midday trading on Monday on rumours the company is in merger talks with CME Group in the United States.</p> <p>Deutsche Boerse shares topped an intraday high of 52.30 euros, a gain of 11.5 percent over the closing share price on Friday.</p> <p>A company spokesman declined to comment on a newswire report that Chicago-based CME, the world's largest futures exchange, has approached Deutsche Boerse to consider starting talks on a merger.</p> <p>spm-etb/ric/hd</p> Business CME Group Deutsche Börse Financial economics Futures exchanges AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:16:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765898 at http://www.globalpost.com derivatives market-2012 tally http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130321/derivatives-market-2012-tally <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 21 (Yonhap) -- The trading volume of derivatives on the local bourse halved last year from 2011 due to the protracted economic slowdown amid rising uncertainties in the eurozone and the United States, data showed Thursday.</p> <p>The turnover of derivatives, including futures and options, fell 53.3 percent on-year in 2012 to 1.84 billion contracts, compared to 3.9 billion contracts tallied a year earlier, according to the data compiled by the Korea Exchange (KRX).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130321/derivatives-market-2012-tally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance Financial economics Futures exchanges Yonhap News Agency Thu, 21 Mar 2013 05:00:46 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5789489 at http://www.globalpost.com Seoul's market cap plunges on tech losses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130714/seouls-market-cap-plunges-tech-losses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kang Yoon-seung</p> <p>SEOUL, July 15 (Yonhap) -- The combined market capitalization of South Korea's main bourse lost ground through Thursday this year, data showed Monday, due mainly to losses in technology shares.</p> <p>The value of shares listed on the main bourse came to 1,091 trillion won (US$9.7 trillion) Thursday, down 5.4 percent from 1,154 trillion won posted at end-2012, according to the data compiled by the Korea Exchange (KRX).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130714/seouls-market-cap-plunges-tech-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Futures exchanges Korea Exchange Yonhap News Agency Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:02:25 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5883853 at http://www.globalpost.com Overnight futures trading suspended due to system failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130715/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's overnight futures market closed two hours and 20 minutes earlier than usual due to a system failure, the bourse operator said Tuesday.</p> <p>The country's overnight KOSPI 200 futures trading linked to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world's leading derivatives exchange, closed at 2:40 a.m. (Seoul time), the Korea Exchange (KRX) said. The market usually opens at 6:00 p.m. and closes at 5:00 a.m. the next day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130715/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial economics Futures exchanges Korea Exchange Yonhap News Agency Mon, 15 Jul 2013 23:35:02 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5884776 at http://www.globalpost.com Overnight futures trading suspended due to system failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130715/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's overnight futures market closed two hours earlier than usual due to a system failure, the bourse operator said Tuesday.</p> <p>The country's overnight KOSPI 200 futures trading linked to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world's leading derivatives exchange, closed at 3:00 a.m. (Seoul time), the Korea Exchange (KRX) said. The market usually opens at 6:00 p.m. and closes at 5:00 a.m. the next day.</p> <p>"The suspension in futures trading came as the system's power supply suffered a shut-off spontaneously," an official from the KRX said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130715/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial economics Futures exchanges Korea Exchange Yonhap News Agency Tue, 16 Jul 2013 03:32:05 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5884836 at http://www.globalpost.com Overnight futures trading suspended due to system failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130716/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kang Yoon-seung</p> <p>SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's overnight futures market closed two hours earlier than usual due to a system failure, the bourse operator said Tuesday.</p> <p>The country's overnight KOSPI 200 futures trading linked to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world's leading derivatives exchange, closed at 3 a.m. (Seoul time), the Korea Exchange (KRX) said. The market usually opens at 6 p.m. and closes at 5 a.m. the next day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130716/overnight-futures-trading-suspended-due-system-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of Asia Futures exchanges Korea Exchange Labor Law Yonhap News Agency Tue, 16 Jul 2013 04:31:44 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5884867 at http://www.globalpost.com CME Group profit beats Wall St. estimate as trading climbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/cme-group-beats-wall-street-estimate-trading-climbs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ann Saphir</p> <p>(Reuters) - CME Group Inc, the world's biggest futures exchange operator, on Thursday reported a 27 percent rise in quarterly profit, beating expectations, as trading jumped both at home and abroad.</p> <p>The rise was driven in large part by renewed market speculation over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will exit its bond-buying stimulus program, which helped buoy trading of CME's flagship interest-rate futures contracts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/cme-group-beats-wall-street-estimate-trading-climbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CME Group Inc. Financial economics Financial system Futures exchanges Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:35:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5900033 at http://www.globalpost.com SEC says Eurex made missteps in handling of its futures index http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130808/sec-says-eurex-made-missteps-handling-its-futures-index <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sarah N. Lynch</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday accused the Germany-based futures exchange Eurex with violating federal securities laws related to sales to U.S. investors, but said it decided not to formally charge Eurex's operator, Deutsche Boerse, with any wrongdoing.</p> <p>In deciding not to charge Deutsche Boerse, the SEC said it was due in part to the exchange's "substantial and timely cooperation."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130808/sec-says-eurex-made-missteps-handling-its-futures-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deutsche Börse Eurex Futures exchanges Law Securities and Exchange Commission Thomson Reuters Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:18:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5905769 at http://www.globalpost.com