LEAD STORIES Investors Seek More Transparency on Corporate Hedging, Derivatives ExposuresEmily Chasan, The Wall Street JournalCorporate disclosures on hedge accounting and derivatives trading are so opaque that investors are often unable to see the true risks companies face from engaging in those activities, according to a new report from the CFA Institute, which is recommending companies improve disclosures in those areas.http://jlne.ws/W91pQf S&P 500 Advances to Five-Year High on Economic ReportsBy Rita Nazareth & Sarah Pringle, BloombergU.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a five-year high, amid better- than-forecast initial jobless claims and housing data.http://jlne.ws/XGRl34 GFI announces…
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John Lothian Newsletter: TSE’s Osaka Merger Gets 90% Odds as First Deal Since 2010; Equiduct Owned by Citadel, Knight Said to Seek Investors; TOCOM to Launch Agricultural Market in Feb 2013 John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
The merger between exchanges in Tokyo and Osaka gets a near thumbs-up from a legal analyst. Trading platform Equiduct wants to grow, and is looking for more investors. TOCOM, another Tokyo exchange, is set to launch an agricultural trading effort early next year, and will be taking over contracts currently traded at the Tokyo Grain Exchange. MF Global fallout and analysis continues, in the wake of this week’s trustee report and current stories highlight fishy accounting, short-sighted management, and questions about the veracity of one executive who claimed to have been relatively uninvolved in corporate activities shortly before the collapse.