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  • SWX Swiss Exchange - Concrete Steps in the Direction of Internationalisation

    Date 06/09/1999

    For the SWX Swiss Exchange, 1999 represents the year of internationalisation. For the first time, foreign participants have commenced active trading on SWX. As a result of foreign investors' having been freed of Swiss stamp tax on Eurobond transactions as of 1 April, SWX Eurobonds has established itself as a bridge between interbank dealings in London and investors in Switzerland. Following a full year of product development, SWX initiated electronic trading in repurchase agreements in mid-June.

  • Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) - Voice Activated Trading System

    Date 06/09/1999

    MacroVision, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES), is pleased to announce that it has developed a voice-activated trading system using speech recognition technology. The system will be implemented over two phases.

  • New Indexes to be added to Dow Jones Datafeed

    Date 06/09/1999

    On September 8, 1999, seven new indexes will be disseminated over the Dow Jones datafeed of the Chicago Board of Trade market data ticker network. These additions include three new Dow Jones Islamic Market Indexes and four new indexes from the Dow Jones family of indexes, The Dow Jones Sustainability Group Indexes.

  • LIFFE lists second Short Term Interest Rate futures contract on LIFFE CONNECT™

    Date 06/09/1999

    The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) will today list the second of its STIR contracts, the Three Month Short Sterling futures contract, on LIFFE CONNECT™, following the successful listing of Three Month Euroswiss futures contract on August 23.

  • Commonwealth Bank Pledges $15 Million to SMEs through ASX Enterprise Market

    Date 06/09/1999

    The Commonwealth Bank and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) today announced details of their joint venture involving the ASX's Internet-based Enterprise Market (e.m).

  • Botswana Stock Exchange Market Commentary

    Date 06/09/1999

    The market edged higher gaining 1.5% consolidating the huge gains made in the last couple of months, ending at a record high of 1,506.28. Barclays paused for breath as it traded unchanged at P10 on over 170,000 shares. The other two bank stocks made gains and ended at record highs with FNBB up P2.50 to P29.50 on under 3,000 shares and Stanchart up P3.50 to P36.50 on light volume. MRIB rose 35t to P2.10 on just under 14,000 shares after releasing excellent full year results. It is now up over 100

  • Bahrain Stock Exchange Securities & Investment Research

    Date 06/09/1999

    This week was one of the best this year for the BSE as the index rose 1.5%. The BSE moved at a much faster pace than last week with the total volume and value of trades increasing over 55%. The advance decline ratio was 16 to 3. Elsewhere in the Gulf all the major indices rose: Saudi (2.1%), UAE (0.7%). KSE (0.6%), and MSM (0.6%).

  • NYSE Appoints Howard M. Schloss as Vice President, Public Affairs

    Date 04/09/1999

    The New York Stock Exchange board of directors on September 2 approved the appointment of Howard M. Schloss as vice president, Public Affairs.

  • LIFFE trades £183BN per day in August 1999

    Date 03/09/1999

    The average daily nominal value of contracts traded on the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) was £183 billion during August 1999 and the total nominal value traded was £4,025,000 billion.

  • Launch of IPE Fuel Oil Futures A Success

    Date 03/09/1999

    Today saw the launch of the IPE Fuel Oil futures contract on its trading floor.