LSEG cements its position as number one in Europe

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) raised most IPO funding since 2007 last year, marking a strong year for LSEG Capital Markets. As 122 companies listed on the LSE in 2021 raising over £16.8bn, the LSE is by a significant margin the number one exchange in Europe, raising more equity capital than the Amsterdam and Paris exchanges combined, and the most equity capital

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Wiener Börse’s ATX outperforms the rest of the world

The Austrian stock market outperformed the rest of the world in Wiener Börse’s 250th anniversary year. The Austrian Traded Index (ATX) Total Return closed on 30 December 2021 at 7,848.78 points, +44% (ATX: 3,861.06 points). The global stock rally is noticeably awakening interest in equities also in Austria, which has a conservative investment climate. However, more important than looking at the past

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JSE’s Private Placements launched to tap private capital raise market

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) wholly-owned subsidiary, JSE Private Placements (JPP), has obtained a financial services provider license, which will facilitate innovation and growth in private capital raise, in both equity and debt. JPP offers services to private entities looking to raise debt or equity through an automated and digitized platform. The online solution will connect private companies and issuers directly to

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange introduces derivatives market powered by Nasdaq

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) launched on Thursday (Nov. 4) a derivatives market, using the marketplace technology delivered by Nasdaq. The move comes as the emirate’s bourse ramps up initiatives to develop Abu Dhabi’s capital market, increase liquidity and broaden its range of products and services bringing them in line with global peers. Traders can access single equity futures of blue

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Switzerland’s SIX takes full control of REGIS-TR

Zurich-based financial infrastructure group SIX  will acquire a 50% stake in leading European trade repository REGIS-TR during the first half of 2022, from joint venture partner Clearstream. Financial terms for the deal were not disclosed. The joint venture between BME’s Iberclear- which was acquired by SIX in June 2020 — and Deutsche Börse’s Clearstream was founded in 2010 and has successfully grown into a

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JSE FTSE Russell team up for multiasset index

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the largest stock exchange in Africa, and FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider, have once more joined forces to launch a new multi-asset index for the South African market. The FTSE/JSE Multi-Asset Composite Index offers investors a broad and integrated coverage of South African equities, fixed-income securities, listed property, and options that include global equities and

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