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The Bell
Mar 8 2013 | 5:02 AM

Michèle Sioen and Minister Milquet opened trading in NYSE Euronext Brussels for this special occasion 

Today, NYSE Euronext celebrated International Women’s Day with bell ringings and conferences across its global markets to highlight the contributions women have made in entrepreneurial, social, economic, financial and philanthropic arenas.  In celebration of International Women’s Day, trading at NYSE Euronext Brussels was opened by Michèle Sioen, CEO of Sioen Industries and Member of the Board of Belgacom, ING and D’Ieteren. Joëlle Milquet, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and Equal Opportunities was our guest of honor. The event was followed by a breakfast reception with networking opportunity.

At NYSE Euronext locations worldwide female leaders and senior executives representing...

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Amsterdam Gong
Mar 8 2013 | 4:42 AM

International Women’s Day 2013 is celebrated by the sounding of the gong with the 100 most successful businesswomen in the Netherlands.

Simone Brummelhuis, founder and publisher of The Next Women - Business Media, sounds the gong in honor of the annual launch of the TheNextWomen100. This list consists of the 100 most important businesswomen from the Netherlands who run their own businesses with millions of turnover, employ between 5 and 1000 people, have a substantial shareholding and are role models for starting entrepreneurs. At the gong ceremony a large number of entrepreneurs from TheNextWomen100 is present. Partners of TheNextWomen100 are Schaap and Citroen, Kennedy Van der Laan, ABNAmro, Adfab Digital, Ministry of Economic Affairs and FD Media Group.

Also at other locations of NYSE Euronext will pay attention to International...

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NYSE History
Mar 8 2013 | 4:25 AM

A Philadelphia women's investment club visits the NYSE, 1959

Members of a Philadelphia women's investment club view the trading floor during their annual visit to the NYSE in 1959.

By the mid-20th century, women were a financial force in America.  Women owned about half of the $110 billion in savings accounts, half of the $66 billion in government bonds, plus more than $50 billion worth of insurance on their own lives.

The NYSE’s 1956 census of shareownership in America revealed for the first time that women stockholders outnumbered the men.  And their numbers were growing – to 52.5 percent of the shareowning population by 1959 when the next census was conducted.

Over 12 million Americans owned shares in 1959 – nearly double the number in 1952 when...

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Posted by: Steven Wheeler
Director, Archives, Corporate Giving and Education
Ahead of the Bell
Mar 7 2013 | 6:08 PM

Stocks continued to climb today, with the Dow hitting yet another record high, as investors reacted to an unexpected positive jobs report ahead of the closely watched payrolls report due out tomorrow.  In Europe, the euro climbed to a session peak against the dollar after Mario Draghi gave no indication that monetary policy will ease in the months ahead. 


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Posted by: Parasnand Madho
Director, Market Watch & Corporate Actions
The Bell
Mar 7 2013 | 5:53 PM

Executives and guests of Citi (NYSE: C) will visit The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 7th, 2013 to commemorate International Women’s Day.  To mark the occasion, Suni Harford, Managing Director and Regional Head of Markets for North America at Citi. Citi will ring the NYSE Closing Bell. Suni will be joined in ringing the bell by Debby McWhinney, Chief Operating Officer, Citi Global Enterprise Payments and Ida Liu, Head of the North America Asian Clients Group, Citi Private Bank.


In recognition of International Women’s Day, Citi and the Citi Foundation are also announcing support for two initiatives with a mission to advance the financial inclusion and economic empowerment of women around the world. The announcement comes on the eve of International Women’s Day, which

Citi will mark with more than...

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