These spreads provide significant indicators of the future direction of the securities markets
. Thus Vestek has been calculating the spreads between the markets since 1975.
Muscat Securities Market
(MSM) on Sunday has signed a preliminary agreement with Euronext to secure an updated edition of the e-trading system to replace the existing one.
"The agreement aims at providing better protection for investors, ensuring better securities market
efficiency by providing a working framework that would pave the way for joint cooperation and mutual understanding which would lead to increased inflow of investments between the two countries," said Al Mansoori
Another important dimension to securities market
risk resulting from growing internationalization is the emergence of large multinational securities firms that increasingly act as underwriters, dealers, and brokers in securities markets
around the globe.
His views were echoed by Hor Likea, director of Research and Training at the Department of Securities Market
Development and International Relations, Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC).
Despite this, all GCC securities markets
were in positive territory for the year to date; the KSE and MSM indices were up 1.49 percent and 2.78 percent respectively.
Al Hashemi described the merger as an appropriate business decision as there is not a need for two securities markets
working in the same activity in the country.
BATS Global Markets is an operator of securities markets
in the US and Europe.
In his opening address, Al Turaifi said the meeting was being held in light of the rapid developments securities market
worldwide are witnessing, particularly developments in securities market
supervision and monitoring methods, which had imposed new challenges to the securities regulators.
In November, Ashgate Publishing (Surrey, UK) will publish "Securities Markets
and Corporate Governance: A Chinese Experience," a 300-page hardback book that examines the rationalities and functions of Chinese securities markets
and takeover activities.
China stipulates that foreign securities investment and trust companies must manage total assets of over US$5 billion to qualify to apply as institutional investors to directly invest in China's securities markets
, with such rules qualifying both Fubon and Cathay in Taiwan.
Including two pieces penned by himself, Roe (Harvard Law School) collects six previously published papers that present different theories and evidence for why some countries develop deep securities markets
while others do not, even if they have basic legal institutions in place.