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  • Results of Central Bank's weekly repo auction.

    Date 30/05/2000

    The Central Bank of Iceland held a weekly auction of repurchase agreements on May 30 of the standard maturity of 14 days. The auction was a fixed rate one at 10.1 per cent p.a. Offers were made for a total amount of 11 billion krónur resulting in repurchase contracts for that amount.

  • Nymex To Increase Margins On Natural Gas Futures

    Date 30/05/2000

    The New York Mercantile Exchange will raise the margins on its Henry Hub natural gas futures contract as of the close of business today to $3,500 from $2,500 for clearing members; to $3,850 from $2,750 for members; and to $4,725 from $3,375 for customers.

  • Next Generation Stock Exchange, Jiway, Announces Wholesale Global Share Trading For €7 (£4.50) Per Order

    Date 30/05/2000

    Jiway today announced the lowest ever wholesale fees for global stock trading. Retail brokers located in the UK, Germany and Sweden will be able to trade, clear and settle securities listed on NYSE, NASDAQ, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Amsterdam, Zürich, and Stockholm for just ?7 for any order worth up to ?50,000.

  • NASD Members Elect Seven Governors To Board

    Date 30/05/2000

    The National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®), today conducted its Annual Meeting for the membership to vote on the election of seven candidates to serve on the NASD Board of Governors. The NASD Board consists of 33 Governors, including members of the general public, the securities industry, and from outside the industry. Each year the terms of from seven to twelve Governors expire, and the NASD members vote to elect new Governors. The terms of the newly elected Governors begin to

  • European Public Real Estate Association And Amsterdam Exchanges Launch Epra Index series

    Date 30/05/2000

    EPRA, the recently established European Public Real Estate Association announces together with the Amsterdam Exchanges that as from 31 May 2000 they will publish a new European index on real estate, the EPRA Index. The EPRA Index contains approximately 100 public quoted real estate companies in 14 countries throughout Europe and can therefore be seen as a truly objective and representative benchmark for the real estate industry in Europe.

  • Tokyo Grain Exchange Elects New Directors

    Date 29/05/2000

    The Tokyo Grain Exchange elected directors at the 57th Annual General Members' Meeting on May 26, 2000 held at the Tokyo Kaikan.

  • The Bank of Copenhagen Granted Inactive Status In FUTOP Clearing Centre

    Date 29/05/2000

    The Bank of Copenhagen (Den Københavnske Bank A/S) has applied for inactive status in the FUTOP system. This has been granted with effect from 26 May 2000. Thus the company cannot trade and report listed futures and options to the clearing house.

  • Kuwait Stock Exchange Trading Report For April 2000

    Date 29/05/2000

    The index of the Kuwait Stock Exchange reached 1401 points at the end of April, an increase of 22.8 points from the closing value at the end of March.

  • Deutsche Börse Updates Rules And Regulations For Neuer Markt - Free Float For Large Issues Reduced To 10 Percent - Index Rules Remain Unchanged

    Date 29/05/2000

    Deutsche Börse is adapting the rules and regulations for Neuer Markt to the changed market requirements, and expanding the rule for free float: As of May 31, a free float of 10 percent will be sufficient for companies with an issue size of more than 100 million euros to be admitted to the Neuer Markt segment.

  • Damgaard A/S will not be included in the new KFX Index

    Date 29/05/2000

    There has been uncertainty as to whether Damgaard A/S will be included in the KFX portfolio, which becomes effective on 19 June 2000. Please be informed that Ratin A/S will not be delisted before 19 June 2000, consequently, Damgaard A/S will not be included in the KFX Index.