There was another historic election this month, this one at the World Federation of Exchanges’ annual meeting in Cartagena, Colombia. The WFE elected the first female chair in its 56-year history. Chitra Ramkrishna, managing director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange of India, will serve as WFE chairperson for the next two years. She succeeds Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO of the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia. She is also the first woman to head up an exchange in India, beginning in 2013, and has been a pioneer in helping develop India’s capital markets. Neither is a small feat. Ramkrishna…
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Loh Boon Chye took over the Singapore Exchange CEO post in July 2015 with a focus on growing the overall business in derivatives, clearing and equities. But he faces headwinds across the asset classes as China’s economy slows. Boon Chye, however, believes the exchange is well positioned to move forward in 2016. SGX has made a name for itself by introducing equity index futures with the Nikkei 225 futures, among others. The exchange now is broadening its China product suite with the introduction of a series of equity derivatives based on MSCI indexes including the MSCI China Free Index. The…
John Lothian Newsletter: NSE, Japan’s JPX plan Nifty futures for Osaka; ICE would weigh Euronext sale for right offer; Investors put $18bn into equity funds John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
The National Stock Exchange and Japan’s new Japan Exchange Group announce plans to create yen-denominated Nifty futures contracts. IntercontinentalExchange says that if the circumstances are right, they’d consider selling Euronext. Already this year, $18 billion dollars have flowed into US equity funds. In First Read today, along with the Bill Brodsky interview and one more shot at the Restoring Customer Confidence installment, take a look at this week’s New Kids on the Block interview with Phillip Futures.
John Lothian Newsletter: Exchanges hit again by trading error; Six Group on acquisition hunt; TSE’s Tender for Osaka Bourse Succeeds as Pledges Exceed Maximum John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Nasdaq and other exchanges cancelled trades on Wednesday after bad orders caused prices to rise too far, too fast; perhaps adding a simple “CTRL+Z” to exchange trading platforms would be in order at this point. Switzerland’s SIX Group has extra cash in its pocket and is looking at some kind of strategic acquisition. The Tokyo-Osaka tieup continues forward, as the exchanges announce that TSE’s tender offer has succeeded. In First Read today, John Lothian announces returning and renewing sponsors for MarketsWiki.