NEX Data launches a series of U.S. Treasury benchmarks

London Stock Exchange: Bank of England governor Mark Carney said, "We are a bit mystified about the debate because we knew about the succession plan (before it was announced) and stayed close to the situation. We can’t envisage a situation where a CEO stays beyond the agreed period. But it’s in the interest of all parties involved that clarity is provided as soon as possible,” according to the Financial Times.

BYMA: BCBA sold 3.85 million BYMA shares (a 5% stake in the company) at AR$246 each.
DB1: Eurex Clearing will offer facilities for indirect clearing and a new gross omnibus segregated account for its direct clients, as it was approved by the CFTC, according to FOW.

MOEX partners with Fluent Trade Technologies to allow international forex customers simple and secure access to the MOEX UAT integration and testing environment.

ICEX launched 50 cents of diamond futures contracts and 1,760 lots were traded on the first day; according to The Economic Times.

REGIS-TR will collaborate with IHS Markit to provide an interoperable, full service reporting solution for Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR) requirements.
 
NEX Data launched a series of U.S. Treasury Benchmarks to provide enhanced transparency and pricing information to the U.S. Treasuries market. The new benchmarks will reflect actual transactions and orders during the 15-minute fixing window on NEX Market’s BrokerTec platform.
Itiviti will combine with ULLINK to build a full service technology and infrastructure provider with revenues of over $200 million, 1,000 employees and presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The combined product portfolio would support the complete order cycle across all asset classes.

European Union: a group of countries resists giving ESMA extra powers to oversee their clearing houses bypassing national regulators, according to the Financial Times.