World Federation of Exchanges

Bermuda Stock Exchange Begins Publishing MIAX Pearl Equities Market Data to the Pyth Network

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.

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  • MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.
  • "BSX is delighted to begin publishing MIAX Pearl Equities market data to the Pyth Network and anticipates we will quickly expand the breadth of data we are publishing to the network," said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman of BSX and Chairman & CEO of MIAX.
  • The addition of MIAX Pearl Equities market data represents a critical inflection point for the Pyth Network as the availability of high fidelity market data from U.S. equities exchanges is unprecedented in DeFi."
  • MIAX's parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald), the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX), and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX).

MIAX to Launch Suite of BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate Futures on MGEX

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.

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  • BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.
  • BRIXX CRE Indexes measure real-time real estate returns and are priced using real-time public market data aggregating over $750 billion in property values.
  • "We are pleased to launch the new BRIXX CRE futures, which are based on Advanced Fundamentals' suite of index products that measure real estate prices without the pricing lag associated with traditional CRE indexes," said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman of MGEX and Chairman & CEO of MIAX.
  • "These products provide professional real estate investors with an innovative tool that affords real time access and synthetic exposure to the physical real estate market."

MIAX to Launch Suite of BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate Futures on MGEX

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MIAX, creator and operator of high-performance securities exchanges, products and services, will launch cash-settled futures contracts on BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Indexes developed by Advanced Fundamentals.  The first contract to be listed will be the BRIXX Retail Index futures contract which is expected to begin trading on October 4, 2021.  Three additional BRIXX CRE Index futures are expected to be listed in the fourth quarter of 2021.  Cash-settled options on the BRIXX CRE Indexes will launch on MIAX, also targeted for fourth quarter of 2021. The launch of the futures and options contracts remain subject to regulatory approval.

Key Points: 
  • New Futures Contracts Provide Exposure to Four Commercial Real Estate Sectors; First Futures to Launch on October 4, 2021
    PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIAX, creator and operator of high-performance securities exchanges, products and services, will launch cash-settled futures contracts on BRIXX Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Indexes developed by Advanced Fundamentals.
  • BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.
  • BRIXX CRE Indexes measure real-time real estate returns and are priced using real-time public market data aggregating over $750 billion in property values.
  • "These products provide professional real estate investors with an innovative tool that affords real time access and synthetic exposure to the physical real estate market."

Former Vice-Chairman of Nasdaq, Sandy Frucher, joins OwlTing's board of directors

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 5:15pm

TAIPEI, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OwlTing Group, a blockchain technology company, announces that Meyer Sandy Frucher, a former Vice-Chairman of Nasdaq, has joined the company's board of directors.

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  • TAIPEI, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OwlTing Group, a blockchain technology company, announces that Meyer Sandy Frucher, a former Vice-Chairman of Nasdaq, has joined the company's board of directors.
  • Mr. Frucher's service with Nasdaq began in 2008 when, as CEO of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX), he negotiated it's acquisition by Nasdaq.
  • Continuing on as Vice-Chairman of Nasdaq, he led Nasdaq's relationships with international exchanges, representing Nasdaq on the board of directors of the World Federation of Exchanges.
  • He continues to represent Nasdaq on the board of the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), where he is the longest-serving board director.

ICE Futures Abu Dhabi Recognized as an Overseas Investment Exchange by UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, today announced that ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), ICEs new exchange in Abu Dhabi, has been recognized as an overseas investment exchange by the UKs Financial Conduct Authority.

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  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, today announced that ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), ICEs new exchange in Abu Dhabi, has been recognized as an overseas investment exchange by the UKs Financial Conduct Authority.
  • ICE Futures Abu Dhabi has published a list of the jurisdictions where it has obtained advice regarding permitting access to IFAD markets, which can be found here .
  • The 26 approved Exchange Members, of which 19 are approved Clearing Members, are listed in full on IFADs Membership page here .
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

DGAP-News: Horizon Globex GmbH: Horizon and MERJ announce 'Upstream', the First Global Exchange for Crowdfunded Securities

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 12:03pm

ZUG, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / December 15, 2020 / Horizon Globex GmbH ("Horizon"), the FinTech company that builds and powers securities exchanges, and MERJ Exchange Limited ("MERJ"), operator of the award winning global securities exchange and an affiliate of the World Federation of Exchanges, have signed a joint venture and licensing agreement to launch "Upstream", a revolutionary app-based market for crowdfunded securities.

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  • ZUG, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / December 15, 2020 / Horizon Globex GmbH ("Horizon"), the FinTech company that builds and powers securities exchanges, and MERJ Exchange Limited ("MERJ"), operator of the award winning global securities exchange and an affiliate of the World Federation of Exchanges, have signed a joint venture and licensing agreement to launch "Upstream", a revolutionary app-based market for crowdfunded securities.
  • Upstream will provide the first dedicated secondary market for crowdfunded securities to trade in real-time from a user-friendly smartphone app.
  • MERJ Exchange (MERJ) operates Upstream as a fully regulated and licensed integrated securities exchange, clearing system and depository for digital and non-digital securities.
  • Horizon is a fintech company that builds and powers global securities exchanges with an integrated suite of software for compliant issuance, management, and secondary trading of securities.

Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Launches New Derivatives Market and Clearinghouse Leveraging Nasdaq Market Technology

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 8:11am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced today it has officially launched its first Derivatives Market and a clearinghouse, The Securities Clearing Centre Company (Muqassa) , both of which are running on Nasdaqs (Nasdaq: NDAQ) market technology .

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  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced today it has officially launched its first Derivatives Market and a clearinghouse, The Securities Clearing Centre Company (Muqassa) , both of which are running on Nasdaqs (Nasdaq: NDAQ) market technology .
  • As the market infrastructure develops, Tadawul plans to roll out more derivatives products such as Single Stock Futures, Single Stock Options and Index Options.
  • Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) is the authorized entity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to act as the Kingdoms securities exchange (the Exchange), listing and trading in securities.
  • As of 2020 The Saudi stock market is the 9th largest stock market among the 67 members of the World Federation of Exchanges and is the dominant market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa) Announces the Operations Commencement Date

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 9:43am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), announces today that it will commence operations on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H.

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  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), announces today that it will commence operations on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H.
  • The clearing service will start with the Exchange Traded Derivatives, clearing MT30 Index Futures Contract on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H, and other markets to follow at latter stage.
  • The recently amended Capital Market Law, the Securities Central Counterparties Regulations, the Securities Clearing Center Rules and Procedures will aid in regulating the securities clearing center and activating its role in performing its duties and obligations within the capital market infrastructure institutions.
  • Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) is the sole entity authorized in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to act as the kingdom's securities exchange (the Exchange), listing and trading in securities.

Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa) Announces the Operations Commencement Date

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 9:37am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), announces today that it will commence operations on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H.

Key Points: 
  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), announces today that it will commence operations on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H.
  • The clearing service will start with the Exchange Traded Derivatives, clearing MT30 Index Futures Contract on 30/08/2020 corresponding to 11/1/1442H, and other markets to follow at latter stage.
  • The recently amended Capital Market Law, the Securities Central Counterparties Regulations, the Securities Clearing Center Rules and Procedures will aid in regulating the securities clearing center and activating its role in performing its duties and obligations within the capital market infrastructure institutions.
  • Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) is the sole entity authorized in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to act as the kingdom's securities exchange (the Exchange), listing and trading in securities.

Tree of Knowledge International Now Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

TORONTO, ON, April 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Tree of Knowledge International Corp. (CSE: TOKI; JSE:TOKI; OTCQB: TOKIF) (the Company or TOK) is pleased to announce that the Company is now trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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  • TORONTO, ON, April 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Tree of Knowledge International Corp. (CSE: TOKI; JSE:TOKI; OTCQB: TOKIF) (the Company or TOK) is pleased to announce that the Company is now trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
  • TOKI is the first company to be cross-listed between the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) and the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).
  • Tree of Knowledge International Corp. continues on its growth path as the first international company to be cross-listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE:TOKI).
  • The Jamaica Stock Exchange was named by the Bloomberg in January 2019, to be the best performing stock exchange in the world ( https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-01-18/the-jamaican-stock-ex... ).