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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in May 2000
ISE Goes Live, Joins the OCC
News  |  5/26/2000  | 
Initially, the exchange lists options on only three stocks, but intends to list the 600 most widely traded U.S. equity options
OM and Morgan Stanley to Develop European Stock Exchange
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
OM Group and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter have teamed up to launch a new online European stock exchange, dubbed Jiway.
DB Ponders Restructuring
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
The Deutsche Borse A.G. will restructure its ownership—either via a private placement or an initial public offering
SEC Gives Green Light to Fully Automated Options Market
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
Separately, the ISE signs an allocation agreement with NASDR, the Nasdaq Stock Market’s regulatory arm.
Open Season on Exchanges
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
if it’s so easy to build an exchange from scratch, why are officials at the largest and most successful futures exchanges in the world racking their brains over going electronic?
EBOT, The Missing Link?
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
Pending member approval, the CBOT will soon give birth to a new electronic exchange that could compete with CBOT's pits and create the first-ever cross-listings war in the U.S. derivatives markets.
Cantor Exchange Files to Trade Agencies
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
The Cantor Exchange has filed with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to trade U.S. agency contracts.
Euro Stock Exchange Allies on Schedule for Common API Roll Out
News  |  5/19/2000  | 
Common API will inter-connect the remaining disparate trading engines used by the original members of the partnership by November.
NYMEX Eyes B2B Market as it Draws Closer to Demutualization
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
The exchange expects its members to vote on its demutualization strategy--the precursor to a potential IPO--by June.
HP Partners with ePit to Attack Trading Markets
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
ePit will receive all of its hardware infrastructure, plus $8 million in financing from HP. In return, HP will receive a minority equity stake in ePit.
ISE Gets Green Light From SEC
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
The electronic options marketplace has about two months of work to complete before operation.
In Search for EBOT Investors, CBOT Breaks Bread with BrokerTec
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
Sources close to the exchange's board say that BrokerTec has discussed with the CBOT the possibility of buying a minority interest in the latter's proposed electronic entity.
BOTCC Rewrites Software for CBOT/Eurex, Rejects Potential Cross-Margining Link
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
BOTCC is tweaking its internal system to account for differences in the way Project A and Eurex present trades.
Velocity Trade Rolls Private-Network-Based Dealing System; Targets Index Futures Traders
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
Velocity Trade has signed up roughly 40 active traders for FloorPass.
AZX Agrees to Sell Piece of Market to Goldman, Other Investors are on The Horizon
News  |  5/12/2000  | 
Goldman is leading a group of investors that will soon acquire a large piece of the call auction market from the Arizona exchange's founder.
London and Frankfurt Unite; Xetra To Be the Trading Platform For Largest Stock Market in Europe
News  |  5/5/2000  | 
New entity-dubbed International Exchanges (iX)-will meld the operations of Europe's two largest stock exchanges.
DB Ponders Restructuring
News  |  5/2/2000  | 
Pending shareholder approval, the Deutsche Borse will restructure its ownership—either via a private placement or an initial public offering—later this year.

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