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Mar 26 2013 | 11:08 PM

On 4 March the AEX-Index®, the well-known measure of the performance of securities on NYSE Euronext’s Amsterdam Exchange, celebrated its 30th birthday. The AEX® was introduced on 4 March 1983, and was the first national Blue Chip Index in Europe.

The AEX-Index® is made up of the 25 most actively traded securities on the Amsterdam exchange. It contains companies from the top segment of the market, including multinationals such as Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, ING Groep, Royal Philips Electronics and ArcelorMittal. The AEX measures performance and market sentiment in the Netherlands, and offers international exposure to companies included in the index.

The AEX-Index® was specifically launched so that derivatives such as options and futures could be traded on it. The number of product types traded on the index however has expanded considerably over the years, and there are currently more than 1,000 products linked to the AEX. The past five years have seen a 238% rise in...

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Mar 26 2013 | 11:07 PM

In Europe we recently launched the Retail Matching Facility; our new liquidity programme created to facilitate the provision of price improvement opportunities to retail investors, available for the component securities of the AEX-Index®, BEL20®, CAC 40® and PSI20® indices.

Via the facility, NYSE Euronext member banks and brokers in Europe can now execute their retail order flow against new price improving liquidity provided by "Retail Liquidity Providers." Furthermore, they are not required to invest in new connections as they can use their existing access to the European regulated cash markets.

For more information on the service see Included on the website are downloadable statistics showing historic activity on the platform.

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Mar 26 2013 | 11:06 PM

NYSE Euronext completed its resource transfer from Fixasia Technologies Inc., a leader in technology solutions and support services, to NYSE Philippines Inc. The new subsidiary will operate as a regional technology hub based in Manila with over 100 employees. This enables NYSE Technologies to efficiently expand and rapidly diversify its Asia business while enhancing its 24x7 global support model and adding the unique expertise of the Fixasia team.

By creating NYSE Philippines Inc., NYSE Technologies has taken another significant step in growing our presence in Asia. NYSE Technologies is now one of the region's most robust, customer-focused technology vendors. The addition of more than 100 professionals with the skills and relationships will help customers access Asian markets to trade more efficiently and reliably.

NYSE Philippines Inc. will manage NYSE Technologies largest Service Desk, Infrastructure and Client Systems Monitoring, Connectivity and Operations...

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U.S. Trading News
Mar 26 2013 | 11:05 PM

NYSE Technologies recently partnered with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to provide customers with access to sentiment analytics from SMA's social media monitoring engine.  Delivery is through NYSE Technologies SFTI Network, and its normalized market data service, SuperFeed.  The SMA Sentiment Signature Feed, consists of seven statistical indicators: S-Score, S-Mean, S-Delta, S-Volatility, and S-Buzz. This is a first-of-a-kind tool that customers can use to include social media sentiment in their market analysis and decision-making processes.

SMA's social media monitoring engine extracts, evaluates and calculates data in real-time to attempt to generate directional and volatility indications on individual stocks, ETFs, sectors, and indices by measuring the level and quality of social media interactions on social media sources relative to historical levels.

SMA offers firms data that consists of clear, quantified, actionable intelligence on social media...

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U.S. Trading News
Mar 26 2013 | 11:04 PM

NYSE Euronext was well represented at the 38th annual international Futures Industry Association (FIA) conference in Boca Raton, Florida, which took place on March 12-14. Teams from NYSE Liffe, NYSE Liffe US and NYSE AMEX/ARCA Options were all in attendance, together with colleagues from the legal and press areas. The conference broke a record for the number of attendees and focused on key industry topics such as the evolution of exchanges and clearinghouses, Dodd-Frank implementation of OTC Clearing, capital efficiency, ‘futurization’ of swaps, and global regulatory developments. Other topics of discussion included challenges facing the FCM business model as well as client protections around an FCM or client default impacting segregated balances.

NYSE Euronext had an active presence throughout the event including participation in various panel discussions and a busy schedule of customer meetings throughout the conference. The first day of the conference featured our...

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