Skip to main Content
Site Search

Advanced Search

Member Login

Member Login

Forgotten your password?

News Centre

  • Toronto Stock Exchange encourages use of electronic communications for disclosure

    Date 25/03/1999

    The Toronto Stock Exchange today released guidelines for the use of electronic communications by listed companies. The guidelines support existing TSE disclosure rules and policies. The proposed guidelines were issued for comment in August 1998, which was followed by a public consultation period generating more than 20 submissions. The public comments resulted in no changes to the substance of the guidelines.

  • Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Trading Goes On-Line

    Date 25/03/1999

    The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange announced that it commenced on-line trading in stocks. After receiving the Exchange's approval last month, the first two non-bank member firms are enabling their customers to send buy and sell orders via the Internet.

  • SEBI orders Bombay Stock Exchange President to Resign

    Date 25/03/1999

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has directed Jasvantlal C Parekh to relinquish the office of president of the Bombay Stock Exchange. The order was passed by SEBI chairman D R Mehta on March 23. The directive states that Parekh has also been made ineligible to hold any public position in future as a member of the governing board or as an office-bearer of the exchange as well as any capital market-related public institution for three years.

  • LIFFE Appoints Equant As Global Network Partner

    Date 25/03/1999

    The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) has signed a three-year USD8.5 million contract with Equant to provide the Exchange with an Internet Protocol (IP) based global network infrastructure. This is in response to member demand for global access to its new world-leading electronic trading platform, LIFFE CONNECT™ and will enable LIFFE members to connect directly to it from, potentially, any financial centre in the world.

  • Jonathan Howell Appointed to the LSE Board

    Date 25/03/1999

    Mr. Jonathan Howell, Head of Market Regulation and a member of the Management Committee of the London Stock Exchange, was today appointed to the Exchange's Board.

  • IPE Welcomes New Board Director

    Date 25/03/1999

    At the IPE's Board meeting of March 23, Karel Harbour, Deputy Chief Executive of GNI was co-opted as a Director. Mr Harbour's appointment fills the vacancy created by Richard Reinert's resignation earlier this year.

  • CFTC Approves NYMEX Aluminium Futures and Options

    Date 25/03/1999

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on March 24 approved the New York Mercantile Exchange's application to trade aluminium futures and options contracts.

  • Project A Trades for First Time Directly From Tokyo

    Date 24/03/1999

    Continuing its global expansion, the Chicago Board of Trade announced on March 23 that the first-ever trade from Tokyo on the exchange's electronic system, Project A, was executed last night (March 22) at 18:02 Chicago time, 09:02 Tuesday March 23 in Tokyo. The trade was made from CBOT member firm Morgan Stanley, the first firm to place a Project A workstation in Asia.

  • IPE Considers Its Future

    Date 24/03/1999

    The Board of Directors of the IPE on Tuesday March 23 reviewed the future of the Exchange. The IPE is currently in discussions with a number of large and well-respected companies involved in the European energy business, with a view to those companies offering to acquire a large stake in the Exchange. This could follow the conversion of the IPE into a company limited by shares. The IPE is also in discussions with NYMEX, the New York Mercantile Exchange, about a possible merger. The Board agreed

  • CME's E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Sets New Daily Volume Record

    Date 24/03/1999

    Trading volume in Chicago Mercantile Exchange's E-mini S&P 500 futures set another record today with over 46,300 trades having been executed on the exchange's GLOBEX®2 electronic trading system during March 23rd's session.