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Dec 10, 2014
Dec 10, 2014

CBOE to offer options on MSCI indexes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – CBOE Holdings Inc (CBOE.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), which runs the largest U.S. stock-options market, said on Wednesday it has entered a licensing deal with stock market indexes provider MSCI Inc (MSCI.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) which would allow the CBOE to offer options on six MSCI indexes.

Under the agreement, the CBOE plans to offer options trading in the MSCI EAFE Index .dMIEA00000PUS, and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index .dMIEF00000PUS, in the first quarter of 2015, subject to regulatory approval, it said in a statement.

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Cubist options unusually active before Merck deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc options had one of their most active weeks this year last week ahead of Monday’s announcement that Merck & Co will buy Cubist for a hefty premium.

One series of trades on Thursday appears to have generated at least a 10-fold windfall profit on paper.

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      "Saqib Ahmed is an options correspondent working with the Markets team in New York. He previously led the Reuters Broker Research team in Bangalore. He joined Reuters in 2009 after graduating from the Asian College of Journalism."
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