Frankfurt-based exchange group Deutsche Boerse reported full year net revenues of around €2.4 billion, a 16% increase from 2014, largely due to the derivatives and post-trade businesses.
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has seen improved performance this year, with its LCH.Clearnet subsidiary again delivering strong results.
The Central and Eastern European Stock Exchange Group (CEESEG) has sold its stake in Budapest Stock Exchange as parts of its plans to focus on a new strategy based on IT and data service provision.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing rules which would bolster regulatory oversight and operational transparency at alternative trading systems (ATSs) including dark pools.
Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has announced cooperation plans with Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) to introduce Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) futures with the launch scheduled for December.
There is debate about the viability of Bond Connect, an embryonic concept that seeks to replicate the success of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect albeit for bonds.
European stock exchange operator Euronext has launched a new service which aims to give investors an alternative to increasingly expensive OTC derivatives.