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  • NYMEX To Split Unit Size Of Western Electricity Futures Contracts

    Date 28/10/1999

    The New York Mercantile Exchange has received Commodity Futures Trading Commission approval to reduce the delivery rate of its California Oregon Border (COB) and Palo Verde electricity futures contracts from 2 megawatts (Mw) to 1 Mw and the contract unit from 864 megawatt hours (Mwh) to 432 Mwh, a change which the Exchange will implement on Monday, December 6.

  • CME Encouraged By CFTC Chairman Remarks

    Date 28/10/1999

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange Chairman Scott Gordon made the following statement in response to remarks this morning by Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman William J. Rainer at the 22nd annual Chicago-Kent College of Law Derivatives and Commodities Law Institute: "We applaud Chairman Rainer's determination that financial futures markets get prompt and equal regulatory treatment. He recognizes the convergence of the over-the-counter market and formally regulated futures exchanges. He u

  • CBOT Applauds CFTC Chairman's Progressive Reform Agenda

    Date 28/10/1999

    The Chicago Board of Trade today praised Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman William Rainer for his speech to industry leaders outlining an aggressive and proactive agenda to bring fairness to U.S. futures markets by supporting reform of outmoded regulations on futures trading.

  • Baltimore Technologies plc Lists On The Nasdaq Stock Market

    Date 28/10/1999

    Baltimore Technologies plc - an international provider of information security products and services - began trading today on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol BALTV. The company's offering raised $59 million by issuing 2,382,608 American Depositary Shares (ADS) at a price of $24.78 per share. Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner and Smith Inc and Lehman Brothers are managing this offering. Baltimore's electronic security products and services enable their customers to conduct electronic busine

  • The Tokyo Stock Exchange Will Amend Its Trading Halt Rules

    Date 27/10/1999

    As of Wednesday 1 December 1999, the Tokyo Stock Exchange will amend its Trading Halt Rules as follows. Outline of Amendment: (1) Reduced Trading Halt - From 90 to 60 minutes after Publication of Material Information: In the event of a trading halt due to publication of material information, such as the merger of a listed company, which affects investor decisions, trading will be resumed 60 minutes after the company has published such information, or 60 minutes after assignment to the supervisi

  • The MEFF Board Of Directors Has Decided To Integrate The Management Of MEFF Renta Fija And MEFF Renta Variable Under José Massa As Director General

    Date 27/10/1999

    The MEFF Board of Directors held a regular meeting today, at its Barcelona offices, with Josep Manuel Basañez in the chair. Following a proposal by the chairman it was decided to combine the management of the two subsidiary companies, MEFF RENTA FIJA and MEFF RENTA VARIABLE, appointing José Massa (hitherto director general of MEFF RENTA VARIABLE) as director general of both.

  • ParisBourse SBF SA Announces Encouraging Results For Trading Simulations Of CO2 Emission Permit And Electricity

    Date 27/10/1999

    Simulations of organized markets in CO2 emission permits and electricity were conducted from May 18 to July 13 this year under the aegis of ParisBourse SBF SA, the International Energy Agency and Uniped/Eurelectricity, the association of European electricity producers and distributors. The highly encouraging results were presented on October 26 in connection with the Bonn Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be attended

  • Osaka Mercantile Exchange RSS3 Futures And Rubber Index Futures Weekly Report

    Date 27/10/1999

    RSS3 Futures Distant month: opening 76.60 yen, a high 77.60 yen (Oct. 20), low 75.60 yen (Oct. 19), closing 77.30 yen.

  • Osaka Mercantile Exchange Aluminium Futures Weekly Report

    Date 27/10/1999

    Distant month : opening 162.1 yen, a high 164.2 yen (Oct. 21), a low 161.7 yen (Oct. 18), closing 163.3 yen On October 18, OME Aluminium Futures opened lower on long-liquidation due to the yen's surge against the dollar led by the plunge in U.S. stocks. Distant September contract lowered to 162.3 yen, down 1.9 yen from last Friday's close.

  • New Rapeseed Meal Future At Parisbourse SBF SA

    Date 27/10/1999

    On 29 October 1999, ParisBourse SBF SA will open trading in a new rapeseed meal future. A by-product of rapeseed oil production, rapeseed meal is a high-protein animal feed.