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  • New Year’s Speech Euronext

    Date 02/01/2001

    Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, 2 January 2001 Speakers: Jean-François Théodore Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Euronext N.V. George Möller Chief Operating Officer, Euronext N.V.

  • Nasdaq Concludes Record Volume Year As Demonstrated In Preliminary Year-End Results

    Date 02/01/2001

    The Nasdaq Stock Market® closed down for the year, ending five consecutive years of record gains. The year 2000 was, however, a year of record volume. There were 47 trading days in 2000 where volume exceeded two billion shares traded on Nasdaq®. Share volume reached 439.6 billion, up from 272.6 billion in 1999—a 61 percent increase for the year. The market value of the more than 4,700 companies listed on Nasdaq ended the year at $3.6 trillion, down 31 percent from year-end 1999.

  • Kansas City Board Of Trade Annual Volume Tops 1999 By Nearly 6 Percent

    Date 02/01/2001

    The Kansas City Board of Trade started off the 2000s with another record-breaking year as more contracts changed hands in 2000 than in any year in its 144-year history.

  • Eurex Turns Over 35 Million Contracts During Last Month Of Trading In 2000 - Further Expands Distinct Position As World's Largest Derivatives Exchange

    Date 02/01/2001

    Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, closed out the year 2000 with record volume of 454 million contracts traded, putting the world's leading derivatives market about 20 percent ahead of the previous year's total. The December turnover figures reflect the rise in trading volumes year on year: 35 million contracts were traded at Eurex during the last month of the year 2000, an increase of 28 percent over the number traded in December 1999 (27.4 million contracts).

  • Electronic Trading Volume On GLOBEX®2 Rises To Record 34.5 Million

    Date 02/01/2001

    With trading volume rising more than 15 percent over 1999, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. set a new annual volume record in 2000 of 231.1 million contracts traded, representing an underlying value of $155 trillion. The new record surpasses one set in 1998, when 226.6 million contracts changed hands. Electronic trading volume on CME’s GLOBEX®2 system rose 114 percent to 34.5 million contracts, nearly 15 percent of total exchange volume.

  • CBOT Holiday Schedule--Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

    Date 02/01/2001

    In accordance with Regulation 312.01 and established Exchange policy, the trading schedule in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr., Day will be as follows:

  • 400 Billion Euros In Turnover On The German Stock Exchanges In December - New Annual Record In 2000

    Date 02/01/2001

    Volume of 399.8 billion euros was traded on the German stock exchanges during the last month of trading in the year 2000, roughly 10 percent less than the month before. The total for December comprises 292.1 billion euros in equities, warrants and exchange-traded funds and 107.7 billion euros in fixed-income securities. A new annual record in turnover was set during the year just ended, with total volume of 6.1 trillion euros traded on the German stock exchanges as a whole. More than 87 percent

  • HKEx Director And SEHK Chairman Lee Hon Chiu Retires

    Date 01/01/2001

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) announced today that Lee Hon Chiu has retired as a Director of HKEx and Chairman of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK), a wholly owned subsidiary of HKEx, with effect from today.

  • Cyprus Stock Exchange Review Of Developments In November 2000

    Date 01/01/2001

    During November there was a slight decrease in the General Price Index and a particular decrease in the value of shares traded compared to October. The various figures and statistics are analysed below:

  • The Danish Equity Market Among The Best Performing Markets In The World In 2000

    Date 29/12/2000

    Share trading at the Copenhagen Stock Exchange reached yet another record this year with a turnover of DKK 835 billion in market value. The value of average daily trading totalled DKK 3.3 billion, up from DKK 1.9 billion in 1999. The average daily trading volume this year amounted to 11,200 trades, more than a twofold increase on last year.