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  • Active KCBT Trading Leads To Single-Day Options Record

    Date 06/09/2002

    Trading yesterday in the Kansas City Board of Trade wheat futures and wheat options contracts was active, leading the wheat options contract to set a new single-day record of 9,530 contracts. The previous record of 9,491 contracts was set on June 18 of this year. Additionally, wheat futures trading tallied 23,643 contracts, making yesterday the largest-volume trading session in 2002.

  • virt-x: Appointment Of Chief Executive

    Date 05/09/2002

    virt-x plc, the operator of the virt-x European cross border exchange, today announced the appointment of Peter Keller (38) as Chief Executive with effect from the beginning of October 2002. Mr. Keller, who is currently Director of Operations at virt-x, will replace Antoinette Hunziker-Ebneter following her decision to step down from her position of Chief Executive at the end of September 2002. Mrs. Hunziker-Ebneter has decided to take this step in order to take up new professional challenges.

  • The Madrid Stock Exchange To Observe Two Minute's Silence

    Date 05/09/2002

    As a mark of respect on the first anniversary of the September 11 tragedy in the United States, staff at the Madrid Stock Exchange, along with staff at other European exchanges, will observe two minutes' silence at 14:46 CET on September 11.

  • The Borsa Italiana Spa/Italian Exchange Will Observe Two Minutes Of Silence On September, 11

    Date 05/09/2002

    Borsa Italiana Spa/Italian Exchange, Cassa di Compensazione e Garanzia Spa as well as Borsa Italiana Group subsidiaries will join the other European Exchanges members of FESE, the Federation of European Securities Exchanges, to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragic events which took place on September 11 2001 by observing two minutes of silence at 14.46 local time on September, 11.

  • Reprimand Of The Compagnie Générale De Navigation Sur Le Lac Léman By The SWX Swiss Exchange

    Date 05/09/2002

    The SWX Swiss Exchange has issued a reprimand against the Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac Léman (CGN), Lausanne, for violation of the Listing Rules. The reprimand of the SWX refers to the failure to disclose the previous year's figures in the interim report for 2001. The failure to disclose the previous year's figures makes it far more difficult to assess the company's profits and losses, as well as trends and developments.

  • Philadelphia Stock Exchange To Hold Memorial Bell-Ringing Ceremony On September 11 At 10:30 A.M. - Formal Opening Delayed Until 11:00 A.M.

    Date 05/09/2002

    The Philadelphia Stock Exchange announced today that it will hold a special bell-ringing ceremony on Wednesday, September 11 starting at 10:30 a.m. to commemorate the tragic events one year ago. The opening of trade has been delayed until 11:00 a.m. in conjunction with other national exchanges.

  • New Zealand Stock Exchange To Close Market For Two Hours On September 11

    Date 05/09/2002

    The New Zealand Stock Exchange will close its market for the first two hours of trading on September 11 to mark one year on from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York.

  • IPE Makes Changes To Brent Index Calculation

    Date 05/09/2002

    On 8 August 2002, the IPE issued a statement concerning its review of the IPE Brent Index settlement mechanism. In that statement, the IPE referred to the factors relevant to considering replacing 15 Day Brent in the Index with another Brent forward market. A key requirement was that 'there are reported cargo trades and intra day assessments of the same contract type that are verifiable and transparent'.

  • First Eurex Participant In Australia - World's Biggest Network Of Participants Spans Three Continents

    Date 05/09/2002

    Eurex, the international derivatives market, has now extended its worldwide network to Australia: As of September 4, Fortis Clearing Sydney is the first admitted Eurex Non-Clearing Member in Australia. Eurex made the announcement on Thursday at the 23rd Bürgenstock Meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland. Eurex indicated that further participants from Australia were in the connection process. On the whole, there is a great deal of market interest and market potential in Australia, Eurex said.

  • Euronext.Liffe - The Largest Equity Derivatives Exchange In The World

    Date 05/09/2002

    Euronext.liffe, the derivatives business of Euronext, traded a total of 54 million futures and options contracts in August 2002, up 15% on last August.