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  • Oslo Stock Exchange Board Imposes Violation Charge On First Securities

    Date 24/05/2000

    The Stock Exchange Board has imposed a violation charge of NOK 100,000 on First Securities ASA. The member firm has on repeated occasions been in breach of section 8.1.3 (first paragraph) of the Trading Rules by its late reporting of deals negotiated outside of trading hours.

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

    Date 24/05/2000

    On May 15, OME RSS3 futures opened unchanged from the previous week's close with the current and distant months at 67.30 yen and 80.30 yen respectively as players stayed on the sidelines in the absence of market-moving factors.

  • Osaka Mercantile Exchange New Base Metals To Be Launched

    Date 24/05/2000

    With regard to the selection of the new base metals to be launched: OME plans to launch new futures contracts of base metals in addition to its existing aluminium futures contract. It was in March 2000 that Kansai Bureau of International Trade and Industry made a proposal, in its report, for establishing the markets for metals including copper, lead, zinc and nickel in Kansai, Japan. Upon the receipt of this proposal, OME established "Conference for Establishing Metal Markets" consisting of well

  • Osaka Mercantile Exchange Aluminium Futures Report

    Date 24/05/2000

    On May 15, OME Aluminium futures opened slightly higher with distant March contract at 163.5 yen, up 0.4 yen from the last Friday's close on short-covering reflecting the firmer tone in LME Aluminium.

  • Investment Service Centre Opens On Stock Exchange Of Hong Kong Website

    Date 24/05/2000

    The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong today (Wednesday) launched a web-based Investment Service Centre, ISC, which offers investors listed company news alert, portfolio valuation, and other information services free of charge.

  • HKFE Confirms HSI Futures And Options Migration Date

    Date 24/05/2000

    The Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE) announced yesterday that the Securities and Futures Commission and the Board of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited have given formal approval to the migration of Hang Seng Index (HSI) Futures and Options from open outcry trading to electronic trading on HKATS, and the HKFE confirmed the migration will take place on 5 June.

  • Central Bank Of Iceland Weekly Repo Auction 23/5 2000

    Date 24/05/2000

    The Central Bank of Iceland held a weekly auction of repurchase agreements on May 23 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 17.2 billion krónur resulting in repurchase contracts for that amount.

  • Carnegie Bank A/S Granted Inactive Status In The FUTOP System

    Date 24/05/2000

    Carnegie Bank A/S har applied for inactive status in the FUTOP system. This has been granted with effect from 22 May 2000. This means that the company cannot trade and report listed futures and options to the clearinghouse.

  • Board Of Trade Clearing Corporation Selects OM Technology's SECUR Clearing System

    Date 24/05/2000

    The Board of Trade Clearing Corporation (BOTCC), the world's leading clearing house and OM Technology, the world's leading supplier of transaction technology, today announce that BOTCC has selected OM Technology's OM SECUR Clearing System as a key component and enhancement to BOTCC' infrastructure.

  • Tradepoint And The SWX Swiss Exchange Enter Exclusive Negotiations Relating To New Pan-European Initiative

    Date 23/05/2000

    TFN and SWX announce that the two exchanges have entered into a three month period of exclusive negotiations with a view to collaborating on a pan-European blue chip trading platform. These discussions have the full support of the Boards of Tradepoint and SWX as well as the Consortium of leading international brokerage and financial services firms, which has a 54% holding in Tradepoint. A further announcement will be made in due course.