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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange reported a 32% rise in total revenues to a record $332 million; and a 42% increase in net income to a record $130 million for first-quarter 2007 compared with first quarter 2006. The exchange's diluted earnings per share rose 41% to a record $3.69 ...
Trading Technologies International (TT) has launched its Singapore Exchange (SGX) gateway, its first into the Asian financial markets. The gateway provides TT's X_Trader 7 customers with electronic access to SGX's range of regional futures and options contracts on interest rates ...
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) will list a currency futures contract on the Indian rupee in the next two months. The exchange listing will be a world's first for the Indian rupee and will follow DGCX's listing of ...
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) opened a trading centre in New York last week, joining some of the world's largest exchanges which are located in New York City. ICE, an electronic energy exchange headquartered in Atlanta, will serve its energy and soft commodities ...
The International Securities Exchange has tapped Timber Hill, the market making subsidiary of Interactive Brokers, as the primary market maker (PMM) for the first four currency pairs of ISE FX options to be listed. FX options are scheduled to launch ...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has unveiled new technology upgrades that will make it easier for customers to electronically trade CME options.   The enhancements are intended to make it more attractive to electronically trade its 1.2 million contracts-a-day market across the ...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) called IntercontinentalExchange's (ICE) $9.9 billion rival bid for the Chicago Board of Trade "significantly inferior" to its own $8 billion-plus bid; while ICE called its challenge "clearly financially superior".   CBOT, which agreed last October to merge with ...
Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, will start trading in credit index futures on 27 March with three contracts. In addition to the already announced future based on the iTraxx Europe 5 year, Eurex will offer futures contracts on the iTraxx HiVol 5 year ...
FXMarketSpace, the centrally-cleared FX platform owned by Reuters and CME, is strengthening its sales and customer solutions teams prior to its launch with a series of hires on both sides of the Atlantic. In sales, Tom Koslowske and Noel Singh ...
The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), which agreed last October to merge with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, has received a competing bid from all-electronic rival InterContinentalExchange (ICE). Directors from CBOT are understood to be meeting on Tuesday March 20 to evaluate ...