Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd., the world’s third-biggest bourse operator, will post its biggest quarterly profit growth in almost six years after new listings in the city surged, according to analysts.
Deutsche Boerse AG plans to set up a clearinghouse in Singapore to compete with Singapore Exchange Ltd. and IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. as the owner of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the Eurex futures market seeks to benefit from new financial regulations.
Singapore may introduce a minimum price for mainboard shares and impose rules on collateral for some trades after a slump in the stocks of three companies erased $6.9 billion in market value over three days in October.
Singapore Exchange Ltd., Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse, will add circuit breakers next month that protect investors from excessive stock swings after a plunge in three commodity companies erased $6.9 billion in market value.
Singapore Exchange Ltd.’s profit probably fell last quarter as a penny-stock rout that curbed equity trading volume on Southeast Asia’s biggest bourse overshadowed an increase in derivative transactions.