|Plus Markets puts itself up for sale-continued|
|February 2, 2012--PLUS Markets (PMK.L), the British stock exchange for small companies, has put itself up for sale after concluding it needed more financial backing to take advantage of opportunities thrown up by forthcoming regulatory and technological changes.|
|"The board has decided to conduct a formal sale process in order to identify appropriate potential partners for the company, or major strategic investors," PLUS said in a statement on Friday.
"The board believes that it is in the best interests of the company to seek a partner which will help it achieve the scale and reach required to maximise value to stakeholders."
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|Boerse Stuttgart generates turnover of around EUR 6.4 billion in August|
|September 2, 2014--Boerse Stuttgart generates turnover of around EUR 6.4 billion in August
Increases in leverage products, investment funds and exchange-traded products
According to its order book statistics, Boerse Stuttgart recorded turnover of around EUR 6.4 billion in August. The trading volume was slightly lower than in July.
|August 2014: Economic Sentiment falls in the euro area and the EU|
|August 28, 2014--In August the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) fell in the euro area (by 1.5 points to 100.6)1 and the EU (by 1.2 points at 104.6).|
|August 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator|
|August 21, 2014--In August 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator decreased in both the EU (by 0.9 points to-6.4) and the euro area (by 1.6 points to -10.0) compared to July.|
|Forecasts for the UK economy: August 2014|
|August 20, 2014--Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts. This edition contains forecasts to 2018.|
|Deutsche Borse launches US Dollar hedged version of HDAX|
|August 19, 2014--Deutsche Börse today launched the HDAX Hedged USD Index, which measures the performance of the underlying HDAX while eliminating foreign currency fluctuations. The HDAX Index measures all 110 stocks listed in the DAX, MDAX and TecDAX indices, representing more than 95 percent of Germany's free-float market capitalization.|
|Two new db x-trackers equity index ETFs launched on Xetra|
|ETFs provide access to S&P 500 Equal Weight and MSCI World Index
August 14, 2014--Two new db x-trackers from the ETF section of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management have been tradable in the XTF segment on Xetra since Thursday.
ETF name: db x-trackers S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF (DR)
Asset class: equity index ETF
|Two new ETNs from Boost launched on Xetra|
|ETNs track the inverse performance of German and US government bonds|
August 11, 2014--Two new ETNs issued by Boost have been tradable on Xetra since Friday. The new products refer to indices in the BNP Paribas Future index family and give investors access to the inverse performance of 1-month futures contracts on German and US government bonds with a leverage factor of three.
|Equity research undergoes big structural changes|
|August 11, 2014--The business of equity research is undergoing big structural change as a result of regulation, which is hitting at the investment banking model and playing into the hands of independent groups.|
|ESMA publishes translations of AIFMD guidelines|
|August 8, 2014--Today ESMA published the official translations of ESMA's guidelines on reporting obligations under Articles 3 and 24(1),(2) and (4) of the AIFMD (ESMA/2014/869).|
|UK Official holdings of international reserves: July 2014|
|July 5, 2014--In summary, this month's release shows that in July 2014:
No intervention operations were undertaken.
|Almost 90% of UK active managers beat the stock market|
|August 3, 2014--Almost 90 per cent of UK active equity fund managers beat the UK stock market last year, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.|