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02/16 Exchange Newswire

CHX : SEC blocked the sale of the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX)to a group led by China-based Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group. SEC said that it was unable to obtain all the information it needed from the Chinese-led group of investors.

CBOE declared a 1Q18 cash dividend of $0.27 per share payable on March 16, 2018, to stockholders of record as of March 2, 2018.

CBOE will list SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) options that expire on Mondays. SPY Monday-expiring Weeklys options will generally have the same contract characteristics as other SPY options, including PM-settlement.

CBOE : Vanguard became a new issuer on the Cboe ETF Marketplace with the launch of six U.S.-focused funds.

BYMA : the CNV asked BYMA and Rofex to guarantee continuation of their interconnection agreement until participants of each market that applied to a direct membership in the other market are approved and trading.

JPX launched its new clearing system for exchange traded derivatives, based on Cinnober’s TRADExpress RealTime Clearing.

Bursa Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia outlined new measures to enhance the liquidity of the equity market. Measures include a stamp duty waiver on shares of SMEs for three years, waiver on trading and clearing fees for six months for new individual investors, liberalization of margin financing rules and intra-day short selling (IDSS) approval for all investors.

TFX extended the current discount program in 3M Euroyen Futures until the end of September. It also created packs and bundles with discounts of up to 90%. Two firms are joining as Market Makers to provide liquidity in packs and bundles.

Oslo Børs VPS 4Q17 net profit was NOK 76mn, up 3% y/y.  Revenues increased 8% to NOK 252mn. Oslo Børs VPS proposed to pay a dividend of NOK 4.20 per share in respect of the FY17.

ITG will repurchase of an additional 4 million shares, bringing the total number of shares currently available for repurchase to 4.4 million shares. ITG also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share.

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