Winners Profile | Best Investment Banks 2016

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: April 15, 2016

...China Bank of China International | BOCI executed about 50 bond transactions in 2015, raising $500 million for Baosteel Hong Kong Investment and $250 million for Future Land Development Holding...

Best-Performing Companies In The Middle East

Best-Performing Companies In The Middle East

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: April 15, 2016

...Nasdaq-listed Check Point grew revenue by almost 9% in 2015 and reported earnings of $3.74 a share for the year. Its price-to-earnings ratio on a trailing 12-month basis was 22.70. Check Point&rsqu...

Taking Blockchain From Development To Deployment

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Jan. 8, 2016

...Nasdaq Linq, Goldman Sachs’ filing of a patent for a securities settlement system based on a new virtual currency called SETLcoin, and the continued rise of blockchain banking consortium R3 all ...

Erdoğan’s Next Move

Erdoğan’s Next Move

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Dec. 11, 2015

...Nasdaq OMX—will make it “a more efficient institution applying best corporate governance practices.” Borsa İstanbul has been busy establishing closer links with other exchanges an...

Cleaning Up FX Markets

Cleaning Up FX Markets

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Nov. 13, 2015

...Nasdaq recently announced plans to launch its own FX market platform in 2016. Meanwhile, the foreign exchange committees in eight major financial centers (Australia, Canada, the eurozone, Hong Kong...

First Digital Corporate Bond Uses Blockchain Technology

First Digital Corporate Bond Uses Blockchain Technology

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: July 13, 2015

...Nasdaq is testing the use of blockchain technology for the trading of shares of private companies in its Nasdaq Private Market. A number of securities firms are investigating whether blockchain techno...

Blockchain Technology | Banking On Bitcoin

Blockchain Technology | Banking On Bitcoin

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: June 12, 2015

...Nasdaq announced that it would start using the blockchain for transactions on its market. As banks’ thinking around cryptocurrencies evolves, Swanepoel believes that they will speed up their pac...

ISTANBUL FINANCIAL CENTER: UNDER CONSTRUCTION

ISTANBUL FINANCIAL CENTER: UNDER CONSTRUCTION

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: May 4, 2015

...Nasdaq gives the exchange access to a state-of-the-art technology platform that is utilized by leading exchanges of the world. Some form of strategic partnership to echo the technology partnership alr...

Investors Await Saudi Exchange Access

Investors Await Saudi Exchange Access

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Aug. 12, 2014

...Nasdaq, half the size of South Africa's stock exchange and more than twice the size of Israel's market,” said Shane Leonard at Stockflare (www.stockflare.com), an investment blog. &...

OTC MARKETS, NOT NYSE, TRADE MOST ADRS

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: July 17, 2014

...Nasdaq. The number of ADRs on OTC marketplaces has increased more than 500% in the past 10 years to 1,519 at the end of last year. So far this year, companies that have moved their ADR programs to ...

DEPOSITARY RECEIPT MARKET AWAITS ARRIVAL OF ALIBABA

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: June 6, 2014

...Nasdaq. Weibo, China’s Twitter, raised $286 million in its Nasdaq IPO in April. Its shares rose 19% in their first day of trading. Chinese real estate website Leju enjoyed a similar price sur...

Divergent Destinies In The Caucasus

Divergent Destinies In The Caucasus

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: March 2, 2014

...Nasdaq OMX exchange in Yerevan. “This is a very significant step for the Armenian capital market and opens the way for further capital raising in Armenia by those seeking to [lend] drams to t...

Equity: China, Russia Lead DR Funding

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: March 2, 2014

...Nasdaq under the JOBS Act, as well as an additional $287 million in a follow-on offering. Romania’s largest natural gas supplier, Romgaz, came to market with an offshore offering and private pla...

Equity: Capital Market Activity Rises

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Feb. 5, 2014

...Nasdaq-listed ADR program of LM Ericsson, and for the Level 1 ADR of National Australia Bank.    

Bullish US Investors In China Shop

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Jan. 6, 2014

...Nasdaq Global Market. Sungy, which makes the GO Launcher EX app for Android-based smartphones, selected J.P Morgan as depository for its ADR program.   Qunar Cayman Islands, a Chinese trave...

DRs: Return On Receipts

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Dec. 2, 2013

...Nasdaq stock market have been competing with Hong Kong to host the initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding. The offering is expected to value the company at more th...

Could the Twitter IPO suffer a Facebook moment?

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Oct. 7, 2013

...Nasdaq competitor NYSE Euronext. Just with the branding concerns, I could see the company leaning to NYSE Euronext’s three-letter ticker. Nasdaq OMX’s additional character would only spell problems. I...

Equity: US JOBS Act Stimulates IPO Activity

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Oct. 1, 2013

...Nasdaq, the HGS allows companies to list just 10% of their shares.   It will offer a transitional route to the Daily Official List of the exchange and is an EU-regulated market. Issuers nee...

GCC: Abu Dhabi's New Financial Center

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: Sept. 3, 2013

...Nasdaq Dubai—one of the world’s leading exchanges for sukuk.   GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL - REGIONAL SUPERSECTION 2013 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Change...

Equity: Companies Raise More DR Capital

TODAY: April 29, 2016 PUB DATE: July 14, 2013

...Nasdaq in May. This was the first ADR by a Japanese company since 2009.   ACCOUNTING ISSUE RESOLVED There were only three IPOs from Chinese companies last year, the last being social-gam...