Category Archives: International Trade

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DHL Group and ICC to Unveil GoTrade Summit Insights at WTO Ministerial Conference

(IN BRIEF) DHL Group and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are collaborating to host a side event during the 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi. The event aims to share key insights from the GoTrade … Read the full press release

Coordinated Operation Across Four Countries Targets Online Trading Fraud Network Defrauding Millions

(IN BRIEF) Judicial and law enforcement authorities from Germany, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Sweden collaborated in a coordinated action against an organized crime group suspected of online trading fraud. The criminal network operated fraudulent online trading platforms from call centers and … Read the full press release

Eurex Expands ESG Derivatives Offering with Socially Responsible Investing Futures

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, Europe’s leading derivatives exchange, is set to introduce futures on Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) indices, broadening its ESG-linked product range in collaboration with index providers STOXX and MSCI. These new derivatives contracts, starting trading on January 22, … Read the full press release

SIC5 Launches as Swiss Payment System’s Next Generation, Paving the Way for Instant Payments

(IN BRIEF) SIX and the Swiss National Bank have unveiled SIC5, the new generation of the Swiss payment system, which sets the stage for instant payments, enabling electronic customer payments to be processed 24/7 in a matter of seconds. Over … Read the full press release

Maersk Partners with Tamil Nadu Government to Boost Trade and Logistics Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu during the Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet 2024 to explore strategic investment opportunities in land development for logistics hubs, warehousing … Read the full press release

Wiener Börse Akademie Offers 15% New Year’s Discount to Boost Financial Knowledge

(IN BRIEF) The Wiener Börse Akademie, in collaboration with the WIFI Management Forum and Wiener Börse AG, presents an opportunity for individuals to kickstart their financial resolutions by enhancing their financial knowledge. With a wide range of courses covering 30 … Read the full press release

Xetra-Gold’s Gold Holdings Decrease by 31.5 Tonnes in 2023, Remains a Long-term Investment Choice

(IN BRIEF) The gold holdings of Xetra-Gold, Europe’s largest physically backed gold security, decreased to 198.7 tonnes by the end of 2023, marking a 31.5-tonne reduction over the year. Despite short-term yield opportunities and a record-high gold price in euros, … Read the full press release

Vienna Stock Exchange in 2023: Resilience Amid Economic Challenges and Record Bond Listings

(IN BRIEF) The Vienna Stock Exchange faced a challenging year in 2023, marked by high interest rates, persistent inflation, and geopolitical tensions that impacted European stock markets. Despite these unfavorable conditions affecting trading activity, the exchange achieved a record year … Read the full press release

SIX Launches ETF QOD Europe, Expanding Access to European ETF Markets

(IN BRIEF) SIX Swiss Exchange has introduced a new service extension to its Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) franchise called “Quote-on-Demand Europe” (QOD Europe). This innovative trading service allows clients to trade ETFs listed on primary exchanges like the London Stock … Read the full press release

Эксперт по торговле акциями Сергей Левин запускает онлайн-мастер-класс по торговле сырьевыми товарами и хеджированию

УЧАСТНИКИ МАСТЕР-КЛАССА ПОЛУЧАТ СЦЕННЫЕ ЗНАНИЯ О МИРЕ ТОРГОВЛИ СЫРЬЕВЫМИ ТОВАРАМИ И ХЕДЖИРОВАНИЯ ЧЕРЕЗ ИМЕРСИВНЫЙ ОНЛАЙН-КУРС, ОСНОВАННЫЙ НА СТРАТЕГИИ ЭКСПЕРТА ПО ТОРГОВЛЕ ЗОЛОТОМ МИХАИЛА ПЕЛЕГА. (ВКРАТЦЕ) Независимый эксперт по акционной торговле Сергей Левин запускает эксклюзивный четырехнедельный онлайн-курс под названием “Мастер-класс по … Read the full press release

Barclays Bank Ireland Joins Vienna Stock Exchange as New International Trading Member

(IN BRIEF) The Vienna Stock Exchange has announced the addition of a new international trading member, Barclays Bank Ireland PLC, effective from November 15, 2023. Barclays’ participation in the exchange is seen as a strategic move to provide comprehensive and … Read the full press release

Will Semiconductor Lists GDRs on SIX Swiss Exchange, Raising Nearly $445 Million

(IN BRIEF) Will Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a Chinese company, has successfully listed its Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The offering involved 31,000,000 GDRs at an offer price of USD 14.35 per GDR, with each GDR representing … Read the full press release

Eurojust Coordinates Crackdown on International Online Fraud Network

(IN BRIEF) Eurojust, at the request of Swiss authorities, has organized a series of actions against an online fraud network operating in multiple EU Member States, Georgia, and Ukraine. The investigation into this investment scam began in October 2019, revealing … Read the full press release

Swiss Financial Institutions Launch Groundbreaking Pilot for Tokenized Central Bank Money

(IN BRIEF) SIX, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), and six commercial banks are embarking on a pioneering pilot project called Helvetia Phase III, aimed at exploring the use of tokenized central bank money (wCBDC) for financial institutions. This initiative marks … Read the full press release

FTSE Russell and Tradeweb Forge Strategic Alliance to Elevate Fixed Income Index Pricing and Trading

(IN BRIEF) FTSE Russell, an LSEG business, and Tradeweb have formed a strategic partnership aimed at advancing fixed income index pricing and index trading products. The collaboration will expand benchmark pricing, widen index inclusion, and enhance trading functionality for fixed … Read the full press release

Eurex Expands Cryptocurrency Offerings with Options on FTSE Bitcoin Index Futures

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, the leading European exchange, has marked another significant step in its mission to provide secure access to cryptocurrencies within a regulated market environment. Following the successful launch of Bitcoin index futures in April 2023, Eurex has now … Read the full press release

Zalando Unveils ZEOS: The Operating System for Multi-Channel Fashion Retail in Europe

(IN BRIEF) Zalando, a fashion e-commerce giant, has introduced ZEOS (Zalando E-commerce Operating System), a comprehensive platform designed to revolutionize multi-channel fashion and lifestyle retail in Europe. ZEOS aims to empower fashion brands and retailers to efficiently manage their multi-channel … Read the full press release

WACKER Unveils Innovative Silicone Rubber Solutions at Fakuma 2023: Non Post-Cure Grades and Laser Marking Pastes

(IN BRIEF) At the Fakuma 2023 international trade fair for plastics processing, Wacker Chemie AG has introduced new silicone rubber grades that eliminate the need for post-curing, offering cost and energy savings. ELASTOSIL® LR 5003 liquid silicone rubber is designed … Read the full press release

SIX Expands Data Services Access via Leading Cloud Providers with Megaport Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) SIX, a global financial information provider, has partnered with Network as a Service provider Megaport to offer customers seamless private access to its data services through major public cloud providers. This service, known as SIX Connect, enables clients … Read the full press release

EnBW Offers Financing Solution for bmp greengas GmbH’s Insolvency Plan

(IN BRIEF) EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has submitted a binding offer to finance the insolvency plan for biomethane trader bmp greengas GmbH ahead of a creditors’ meeting on October 12, 2023. bmp greengas has been under insolvency proceedings since August … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole S.A. Group and UNI Global Union Strengthen Global Agreement on Employee Rights and Workplace Standards

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole S.A. Group and UNI Global Union have signed a new four-year global agreement that reinforces the group’s commitments to human rights, labor rights, trade union rights, and the development of social dialogue and collective bargaining. This … Read the full press release

Danmarks Nationalbank Joins Eurex’s Cleared Repo Markets

(IN BRIEF) Danmarks Nationalbank, the central bank of Denmark, has become the second central bank outside the euro area to actively trade and centrally clear repo transactions at Eurex. Eurex’s cleared repo markets, which currently have over 160 registered participants, … Read the full press release

SIX Appoints Bjørn Sibbern as Global Head of Exchanges and Executive Board Member

(IN BRIEF) Bjørn Sibbern, currently the Executive Vice President and President of European Markets at Nasdaq, has been appointed as the Global Head of Exchanges and a Member of the Executive Board of SIX. He will assume this position on … Read the full press release

Jos Dijsselhof, CEO of SIX, Elected as Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)

(IN BRIEF) Jos Dijsselhof, the CEO of SIX, has been unanimously elected as the new Vice Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) during its Annual Meeting. He will serve a two-year term in this role. Previously, Dijsselhof held … Read the full press release

Eurex’s STIR Partnership Program Attracts 18 Global Participants for Euro STIR Derivatives Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, a leading derivatives exchange, has garnered significant interest in its Short-Term Interest Rate (STIR) Partnership Program extension. As of now, 18 participants from the U.S., U.K., and Continental Europe have registered for the program. This expansion aims … Read the full press release

Goldman Sachs Joins Eurex’s Listed FX Futures Business to Boost European Liquidity Hub

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, the prominent European derivatives exchange under Deutsche Börse Group, welcomes Goldman Sachs as a new member in its listed FX Futures business. Goldman Sachs, a major player in global FX markets, will serve as both a trading … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests €15 Million in PHH Group to Boost E-commerce Expansion in the Baltic States

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing €15 million in PHH Group, a leading e-commerce platform in the Baltic states. This investment aims to support the expansion of PHH Group’s logistical capacity and cross-border fulfillment … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s DB1 Ventures Leads Funding Round for Block Trading Platform OptimX Markets

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Börse’s Corporate Venture Capital arm, DB1 Ventures, has led a Seed funding round in OptimX Markets, a block trading platform based in New York. OptimX provides a venue-neutral solution for sharing and processing institutional block orders in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse Group to Acquire FundsDLT, Boosting Fund Distribution with Blockchain Technology

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Börse Group, a global market infrastructure provider, is set to acquire the remaining shares of FundsDLT, a Luxembourg-based decentralized platform based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) for fund distribution and processing. The acquisition, expected to be completed … Read the full press release

Bi-Regional Cooperation: H.M. King Felipe VI Welcomes the 15th meeting of the EuroLat Assembly in Madrid from 24th to 27th July, 2023

(IN BRIEF) The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat) is set to hold its fifteenth meeting in Madrid from 24th to 27th July. The gathering will bring together 75 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and 75 representatives from Latin American … Read the full press release

Acre Impact Capital’s Export Finance Fund Receives $40 Million Backing from EIB for Climate Investment in Africa

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed up to $40 million to Acre Impact Capital’s Export Finance Fund I, which aims to accelerate climate infrastructure investment in Africa. The fund focuses on investing in the commercial debt tranches … Read the full press release

Parliamentarians Call for Trade Improvement and Debt Restructuring at EU-CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) Summit

Parliamentarians Call for Trade Improvement and Debt Restructuring at EU-CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) Summit

(IN BRIEF) The EU and CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) have come together to emphasize the importance of multilateralism based on rules in order to ensure peace, human rights, and international security. President Roberta Metsola will represent … Read the full press release

LSEG Partners with IndusInd Bank to Drive Digital Transformation in Banking

(IN BRIEF) LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) has entered into a long-term agreement with IndusInd Bank, one of India’s largest private sector banks, to support its digital transformation strategy. The partnership will provide IndusInd Bank with access to LSEG’s data … Read the full press release

Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Lists GDRs on SIX Swiss Exchange, Raises Over $580 Million

(IN BRIEF) Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd., a Chinese company operating in the lithium-ion battery material industry, has listed its Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The company placed 50 million GDRs at an offer price of … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Partners with Coface to Support International Expansion of Corporate Clients

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole has signed a distribution agreement with Coface to offer credit insurance products to its corporate clients engaged in international trade. The economic slowdown and inflation of the past year have impacted payment behavior, particularly affecting small … Read the full press release

iGulu F1: Brewing Evolution Unleashed

iGulu Smart Capsule Homebrew Appliance F1

The Future of Homebrewing Has Arrived (IN BRIEF) The iGulu F1 Smart Capsule Homebrew Fermenter is a highly anticipated product that aims to revolutionize homebrewing. It combines tradition and technology to offer enthusiasts an unparalleled brewing experience. The F1 delivers … Read the full press release

European Parliament Approves Draft Law to Empower Consumers and Promote Sustainable Products

(IN BRIEF) MEPs approve draft legislation to improve product labelling and durability, and combat misleading claims. The proposal aims to empower consumers in making environmentally friendly choices and encourage companies to offer more sustainable products. The legislation includes banning misleading … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Chongwa Financial Asset Exchange extend collaboration with new agreement

(IN BRIEF) The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and Chongwa (Macao) Financial Asset Exchange Co. (MOX) have signed a new Cooperation Agreement during the official visit of the Macao Special Administrative Region to Luxembourg. The agreement extends the scope of the … Read the full press release

Turquoise Europe™ introduces Turquoise Retail Max™ for best execution of pan-European securities

(IN BRIEF) LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) has launched a new trading service, Turquoise Retail Max™, to support European retail brokers in meeting their best execution obligations and deliver price improvement for end retail investors when trading pan-European securities. Turquoise … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Global Trade Finance portal offers free access to import-export solutions and information from over 170 countries

(IN BRIEF) BBVA has launched the Global Trade Finance portal to help import export companies streamline their operations and access information to support their international transactions. The free platform provides users with information on BBVA’s trade finance solutions, as well … Read the full press release