11.12.2008 - RTS and Almaty launch the "Eurasian Trading System" commodity exchange
From Mondovisione.com: The Regional Financial Centre of Almaty City (RFCA) and OJSC "Russian Trading System" Stock Exchange have set up a commodity exchange, JSC "Eurasian Trading System" headquartered in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The new exchange is 60% owned by RTS and 40% by RFCA, with the total authorized capital of $533,000. Trading on ETS is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2009. The new commodity exchange is a trading floor for spot and derivatives trading in commodities. Initially, futures contracts on wheat and fuels will be launched..... Full Article: Source