October 26, 2023

Miami International Holdings Participates in World Investor Week’s Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy 2023 Ceremony

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PRINCETON, N.J.October 26, 2023 — Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), owner of Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX®), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl®), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald®), MIAX Sapphire, LLC (MIAX Sapphire™), Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX™), LedgerX LLC (LedgerX), The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX), and Dorman Trading, LLC (Dorman Trading), today participated  in the World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) ‘Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy 2023’ ceremony by ringing the opening bell at its Princeton, N.J. headquarters as part of IOSCO World Investor Week (WIW) 2023.

“Financial literacy provides an important foundation for a new generation of global investors and we are pleased to support the IOSCO WIW 2023 campaign to help promote investor education around the world,” said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of MIH. “MIH employees actively participate in various financial literacy training programs within our community, including partnering with local schools to provide students with a fundamental understanding of financial information that can help them prepare for their future financial success.” 

The 'Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy' Campaign supports WIW 2023, a global campaign to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. This marks the fourth consecutive year that IOSCO and the WFE are working in partnership on the ‘Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy’ initiative. 

Mr. Gallagher added, “MIH is also expanding its financial literacy efforts in U.S. futures markets through our exclusive sponsorship of the new Futures Discovery video series created by John Lothian News. The video series provides a unique way for young investors to learn more about futures markets since it is being taught by students from Roosevelt University in Chicago.” 

Additional details and information on the IOSCO WIW 2023 campaign is available at the WIW website www.investor.gov/additional-resources/spotlight/world-investor-week-2023. Information on the WFE’s Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy 2023 campaign is available at www.world-exchanges.org/membership-events/ring-bell-financial-literacy-2023.

About MIAX
MIAX’s parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX®), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl®), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald®), MIAX Sapphire, LLC (MIAX Sapphire™), Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX™), LedgerX LLC (LedgerX), The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) and Dorman Trading, LLC (Dorman Trading). 

MIAX, MIAX Pearl and MIAX Emerald are national securities exchanges registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission that are enabled by MIAX’s in-house built, proprietary technology. MIAX offers trading of options on all three exchanges as well as cash equities through MIAX Pearl Equities™. The MIAX trading platform was built to meet the high-performance quoting demands of the U.S. options trading industry and is differentiated by throughput, latency, reliability and wire-order determinism. MIAX also serves as the exclusive exchange venue for cash-settled options on the SPIKES® Volatility Index (Ticker: SPIKE), a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF (SPY). 

MGEX is a registered exchange with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and offers trading in a variety of products including Hard Red Spring Wheat Futures and also serves as the exclusive market for SPIKES Futures. MGEX is a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO) under the CFTC, providing DCM and DCO services in an array of asset classes. 

LedgerX is a CFTC regulated exchange and clearinghouse and is registered as a Designated Contract Market (DCM), Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO) and Swap Execution Facility (SEF) with the CFTC.

BSX is a fully electronic, vertically integrated international securities market headquartered in Bermuda and organized in 1971. BSX specializes in the listing and trading of capital market instruments such as equities, debt issues, funds, hedge funds, derivative warrants, and insurance linked securities. 

Dorman Trading is a full-service Futures Commission Merchant registered with the CFTC. 

MIAX’s executive offices and National Operations Center are located in Princeton, N.J., with additional U.S. offices located in Miami, FL. MGEX offices are located in Minneapolis, MN. LedgerX offices are located in Princeton, N.J. BSX offices are located in Hamilton, Bermuda. Dorman Trading offices are located in Chicago, IL.

To learn more about MIAX visit www.miaxglobal.com
To learn more about MGEX visit www.mgex.com
To learn more about LedgerX visit www.ledgerx.com.
To learn more about BSX visit www.bsx.com
To learn more about Dorman Trading visit www.dormantrading.com.

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