Nasdaq (NDAQ) announced that its US-based Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX) will officially launch today. The platform will initially offer futures and options on oil, natural gas and US power benchmarks, with a fee holiday for the first nine months of trading.
The Nasdaq OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) today reported results for the second quarter of 2015. Second quarter net revenues were $518 million, down 1% from $523 million in the prior year period, driven primarily by a $29 million negative impact from foreign exchange rates.
Two rival exchanges, the New York Stock Exchange (Nyse) and Nasdaq OMX, are planning to provide back-up to each other's closing auctions in order to prevent a repeat of the outage that hit Nyse earlier this month.
A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
Cloud-based data supplier Xignite is to provide fintech startups with low-cost API access to real-time market data quotes from Nasdaq.
Keefe Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a Stifel company (NYSE:SF), and Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ) today announced the launch of the KBW Nasdaq Global Bank Index (Ticker: GBKX), the first and only index designed to track the performance of those banks designated as global systemically important (G-SIBs) by the Financial Stability Board and Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) announced today that Nasdaq has been selected to deliver ASX's next generation post-trade risk management solution.
Nasdaq's BWise (NDAQ), a global leader in enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC), announced today the launch of the Nasdaq Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Software Solution in collaboration with Nasdaq's Listings Services business.
Nasdaq (NDAQ) announced today the launch of the Nasdaq Index Calculation System, a standalone solution that provides marketplaces with a highly flexible index calculation platform to compute multi-asset, multi-currency indexes.
Nasdaq has enlisted blockchain infrastructure provider Chain for its project to use digital ledger technology for the issuance and transfer of private company securities.
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