NYSE Euronext

Divestments loom as ICE takes over NYSE Euronext

Jeffrey Sprecher has vowed to keep open the NYSE trading floor. Photo: AP

IntercontinentalExchange’s takeover of NYSE Euronext is complete, and stock of the combined company begins trading under the symbol ICE on Wednesday, said the head of ICE, an exchange and clearing house operator.

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013, 2:10pm

Alibaba in no rush to float in Hong Kong this year

Jack Ma's main concern is about the control of Alibaba. Photo: AFP

Alibaba Group may postpone its potential HK$100 billion listing plan to 2015 if the mainland's top e-commerce firm cannot get a deal done in Hong Kong this year. 

13 Sep 2013 - 7:51am 1 comment

NYSE Euronext aims to unlock yuan potential

NYSE Euronext aims to unlock yuan potential. Photo: AFP

NYSE Euronext, the transatlantic exchange operator, is looking to tap new opportunities in yuan-denominated currency and interest-rate products for the European market by offering a global trading and clearing platform.

22 Mar 2013 - 4:47am

Sandy revolt leads to New York Stock Exchange closure

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange empty of traders on Monday, Oct. 29. Photo: AP

At 6.30pm on Sunday night, with Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the US east coast, New York Stock Exchange operator NYSE Euronext had more immediate problems - a revolt from the trading firms that are its lifeblood.

31 Oct 2012 - 3:45am

Brokers enlist support against lunch hour cut

In a last-ditch effort to defend their lunch break, brokers enlisted the support of restaurant operators and trade union members in their protest against the stock exchange yesterday.

About 1,000 banner-waving protesters gathered at the entrance of the stock exchange trading hall to oppose the bourse's plan to cut their lunch break further in March.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

HKEx firm on longer trading hours

The Hong Kong stock exchange is unlikely to budge from its plan to further extend trading hours in March next year despite another round of protests from small brokers yesterday.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

NYSE Euronext eager to pull HK, mainland listings away from LSE

NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange, is increasing attempts to lure Hong Kong and mainland companies looking to float overseas away from the London Stock Exchange.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Euronext pitches for mainland companies

Euronext, one of the three main stock markets in Europe, has joined the race to attract mainland companies to list, despatching its first large delegation to Beijing and Shenzhen this week to meet prospective listing candidates.

14 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

HKEx climbs notch higher in world rankings

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing now ranks No 9 in the world's largest stock markets by capitalisation, up from No 10 last year.

The exchange's rise comes despite an 18 per cent year-on-year drop in capitalisation to HK$3.89 trillion as of December 14.

21 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Liffe seeks wire presence in HK

The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (Liffe) has applied to Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission to roll out its electronic trading platform.

The move comes as a fierce battle is fought between Liffe and top rival Eurex - Europe's largest derivatives exchange - for global market share.

28 Jul 1999 - 12:00am