Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Tuesday, July 26, 2005: BBF Resources Inc. (TSXVN:BBF) will change its name to Western Energy Services Corp. The company will trade under the new ticker symbol "WSV" and the new CUSIP number 958159 10 5. There is no consolidation of capital. The company is classified as an 'Oil & Gas Services' company. Cline Mining Corpor
S&P REIT Composite Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) will replace SunGard Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:SDS) in the S&P 500 after the close of trading on a date to be announced. SunGard is being bought out by a private equity consortium organized by Silver Lake Partners in a deal still pending final approvals. Standard & Poor’s will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.
Standard & Poor’s will make the following changes in the S&P/ASX 50 Index effective after the close of trading Friday July 29th 2005: St George Bank Limited (Australia, SEDOL: 6768421, GICS Code: 40101010) a member of the S&P/ASX 50 Index will increase its shares to 518,219,221. This change is due to a Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
OneChicago, LLC today reported 1,017,617 in security futures open interest at the Exchange, surpassing the one million-mark for the first time. Open interest is the total number of contracts that have not yet been offset or taken to delivery.
NYSE Regulation Signs Deal With U.K. Securities & Investment Institute And NASD To Create New Securities Qualification Exam
New York Stock Exchange Regulation today announced that it has signed a three-way agreement with the principal United Kingdom wholesale financial services qualifications provider the Securities & Investment Institute (SII) and NASD to create a common qualifications test for capital markets professionals. The exam will be a new registration category designed to assess knowledge appropriate for entry-level practice in the areas of equity and debt capital markets, syndicate, and investment banki
NASD, NYSE Regulation And U.K.'s Securities & Investment Institute Agree To Create New, International Securities Qualification Exam
NASD, New York Stock Exchange Regulation and the Securities & Investment Institute (SII)—the United Kingdom's principal wholesale financial services qualifications provider— today announced a three-way agreement to create a common qualifications test for capital markets professionals. Those passing the new Global Capital Markets Qualification (GCMQ) examination will qualify for a new registration category in the areas of equity and debt capital markets, and syndicate and investment banking. Th
GL TRADE Reports Turnover Of €87.1m For The First Half Of 2005, A 19.5% Increase On The Same Period In 2004
GL TRADE’s turnover of €87.1m in the first half of 2005 marks an increase of 19.5% on the same period in 2004, and includes the contributions from Ubitrade and Davidge Data Systems, both acquired at the end of 2004.