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  • Statement By SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt Concerning NASD Board Decision

    Date 08/12/2000

    Chairman Arthur Levitt today made the following statement concerning an NASD Board decision: The NASD Board’s decision today to support greater disclosure of conflicts of interest by analysts who make stock recommendations in print or on television is an important and commendable step. The Commission looks forward to developing rules with the NASD and the New York Stock Exchange in short order that will establish a fair and workable disclosure regime that promotes public confidence.

  • Pacific Exchange Names Chief Administrative Officer - Paveglio Joins West Coast Mart From A.T. Kearney

    Date 08/12/2000

    Maryanne Paveglio was named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer by the Pacific Exchange (PCX). Paveglio, 45, is an accomplished executive with expertise in enterprise transformation, e-commerce, and strategic planning.

  • New Entries In Euronext 100 And Next 150 Indices

    Date 08/12/2000

    Euronext Indices B.V. yesterday announced the following changes in the Euronext 100 Index and the Next 150 Index: Under the condition that the General Assembly of Canal+ shareholders accepts the take-over offer from the French company Vivendi on December 8 2000, the French company Canal + will be deleted from the Euronext 100 index. The deletion will take effect on Monday 11 December 2000, in accordance with rule 6.3.3 of the index ground rules.

  • KCBT Wheat Futures Tops Annual Trading Volume Charts, Setting New Record

    Date 08/12/2000

    For the seventh year in a row the Kansas City Board of Trade has set a new annual trading volume record in the hard red winter wheat futures contract. At the conclusion of yesterday's trade 2,329,020 contracts or 11.645 billion bushels had traded thus far in 2000. The previous record was set just last year, at 2,321,059 contracts or 11.605 billion bushels. Approximately three weeks remain to add to the record for this year.

  • iShares S&P Global 100 Exchange Traded Fund begins Trading On The NYSE - Leading Global Companies Available For Trading under Single Ticker -- IOO

    Date 08/12/2000

    The iShares S&P Global 100 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today under the ticker symbol IOO. The new ETF is the first product available to U.S. investors that tracks the S&P Global 100 Index, an equity index developed by Standard & Poor's and the New York Stock Exchange that is comprised of 100 leading companies whose performance is tied more to global economic, competitive, and industry trends than headquarter locations.

  • HKEx Will Sign MOU with ASX on 11 December

    Date 08/12/2000

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on exchange of information with the Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney on Monday, 11 December 2000.

  • Hardwick Simmons Named CEO Of Nasdaq

    Date 08/12/2000

    The Board of Governors of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD®), announced today its decision to name Hardwick Simmons as chief executive officer of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq®). Simmons, the former president and chief executive officer of Prudential Securities Incorporated, will assume this position on February 1, 2001. The NASD Board also named Richard G. Ketchum as deputy chairman of Nasdaq, in addition to his continuing role of Nasdaq’s president. Frank G. Z

  • Eurex Bonds: Leading Platform For Bond Trading Continuing Rise In Turnover: Peak Daily Volume Of 1 Billion Euros

    Date 08/12/2000

    Eurex Bonds, the electronic communications network (ECN) for bond trading, which is operated jointly by Eurex and leading market participants in bond-trading houses, has advanced to become the market leader in bond trading. Volume of some 2.6 billion euros was traded during the last week of trading; the record high on a daily basis amounted to 1 billion euros in German government bonds.

  • CBOT/MidAm Christmas And New Year's Day Holiday Trading Schedule

    Date 08/12/2000

    The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT®) and the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange (MidAm) have established the following Christmas and New Year’s Day holiday trading schedules:

  • Canadian Venture Exchange Opens Winnipeg Office

    Date 08/12/2000

    The Canadian Venture Exchange is pleased to announce the opening of the Winnipeg office of the CDNX, that will be located in the old Winnipeg Stock Exchange office. The mailing address will still be the same at: 600 – One Lombard Place (Richardson Building), Winnipeg, MB R3B OX3, Canada. The phone number is +1 204 927 2369 and the fax number is +1 204 927 2368.