EquiLend has been granted special approval to launch its securities finance trading platform in Australia. more
Australian Unity Investments has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services as custodian and administrator. more
ASIC has released a class order to ease compliance burden for foreign companies making offers of CHESS Depository Interests (CDIs) over their shares and options for Australian investors. more
Chi-X Australia has achieved a new one-day record on 10 October, with a continuous trading value of almost AU$675 million. more
Market Vectors ETF will launch a new international equities ETF on the ASX, tracking the MSCI World ex Australia Quality Index. more
Peter Baker is leaving his role as BNP Paribas Securities Services managing director Australia and New Zealand. more
Computershare Limited has appointed Tiffany Fuller and Joseph Velli to its board as independent non-executive directors. more
Link Group will buy Superpartners from the five superannuation funds that own the administrator. more
Damien Mu, CEO of AIA Australia has been elected to the board of the Financial Services Council (FSC). more
Non-payment of superannuation contributions by employers equates to almost AU$2.5 billion annually, according to research commissioned by three superannuation funds. more
Mathias Cormann, acting assistant treasurer, has granted an Australian clearing and settlement facility license to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). more
Deutsche Bank has been appointed successor depositary bank for the sponsored Level II NYSE-listed American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of James Hardie Industries. more
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has re-elected Greg Medcraft as chairman of the IOSCO board. more
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