March 09, 2015

Nasdaq fee pilot fails to take off

An experiment to test the effects of reduced fees and rebates conducted by Nasdaq has failed to gain additional market share, according to an analysis by agency broker ITG.

March 06, 2015

CME celebrates record February

US exchange group CME experienced its most active February of all-time last month, with an average of 15.8 million contracts trading per day.

February 26, 2015

Buy-side commission decline at an end - report

Buy-side commission budgets have begun to stabilise, but brokers cannot rest on their laurels and expect to maintain their market share, according to research from Woodbine Associates.

February 26, 2015

LSE Group & CBOE to launch new index options

The London Stock Exchange and Chicago Board Options Exchange have announced they are to work together on a set of new index options products as part of a wider partnership deal.

February 23, 2015

HSBC puts aside £358m for potential fines

HSBC has set aside £358 million (US $550 million) for financial penalties from global regulators relating to ongoing foreign exchange rate investigations.

February 16, 2015

DTCC nears filing for tri-party repo CCP

Within the next few weeks, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s subsidiary Fixed Income Clearing Corporation intends to officially file a rule with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and Federal Reserve to provide central clearing for the institutional tri-party repo market.

February 06, 2015

CME sees product growth across the board

CME has capped off a hectic week by reporting strong financial results from 2014 and rising trading volumes in January, with its CEO attributing the success to a rise across the group’s entire range of products.