The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved on Wednesday (Aug. 26) a proposal by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to allow firms to hold direct listings without the expense of a traditional IPO.
Hong Kong's stock market launched the Hang Seng Tech index on Monday (June 28) which
tracks the performance of the largest 30 out of 163 tech companies listed in Hong Kong in terms of market capitalisation.
Tadawul, the Arab world's biggest bourse, will introduce exchange-traded derivatives next month, as it looks to broaden its product offerings to make the Saudi equity market more attractive to foreign investors. The launch date of the Derivatives Market
Trimming trading hours across Europe, “could be a move in the wrong direction and overall detrimental to European markets and end investors” said the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) on July 1, rejecting calls for shorter trading day.
The Moscow Exchange (MOEX), Russia's largest bourse, will launch trading in U.S. stocks in the S&P 500 index by the end of summer, local and international media reported.
Arab stock markets registered value losses of about 25% in the first quarter of 2020,
due to heightened volatility in oil markets and the pandemic, a UN agency said Thursday (May 14).
The coronavirus pandemic, which has wreaked havoc in capital markets, has prompted investors to dump stocks and seek shelter in assets that are considered safer, like cash. Equity funds saw $7.3 billion in outflows for the week to Wednesday (April 22), the Bank of America
The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) representing 36 exchanges in equities, bonds, derivatives and commodities across Europe, said its members are not immune from the effects triggered by the rapid spread of Covid-19 and its impact on the economic enviro
Australian shares staged a dramatic comeback on Friday (March 13), after their counterparts in Europe and Wall Street collapsed in overnight trade.
Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley is buying E-Trade, the two firms announced on Thursday (Feb. 20) in the latest deal for the online brokerage industry that collectively lowered trading commissions to zero last year.