November 05, 2010

NYSE Technologies upgrades Risk Management Gateway

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology unit of exchange group NYSE Euronext, has upgraded its Risk Management Gateway service, which is now offered in NYSE Euronext's US data centre in New Jersey.

November 04, 2010

ASX won't face competition until 2011

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has launched a consultation prior to opening up the Australian capital markets to competition between trading venues.

November 04, 2010

SGX reports rising trade volumes in October

The Singapore Stock Exchange has reported a 17-month high in its securities average daily value in October, while the FTSE Xinhua A50 futures and Nikkei 225 index options experienced renewed investor interest, breaching records for monthly volume.

November 04, 2010

RTS to provide technology for MexDer-CME link

Mexican derivatives exchange MexDer has chosen trading technology firm RTS Realtime Systems Group to provide the technology solution for the venue's imminent 'south to north' order routing agreement with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

November 04, 2010

TMX sets sights on London

Canadian exchange group TMX is planning to open an office in London in early 2011, as part of a drive to build up its presence in the UK and European markets across financial services and exchanges in the equities, derivatives, data, energy and fixed-income markets.

November 04, 2010

UBS extends DMA offering to Mexico

UBS Investment Bank has launched direct market access capabilities for clients that want to trade on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, the domestic Mexican stock exchange.

SEC bans 'naked' accessNovember 04, 2010

SEC bans 'naked' access

US financial regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously on 3 November to adopt a new rule that requires brokers and dealers to have risk controls in place before providing their customers with access to the market.

Complex regulatory environment drives OMS adoptionNovember 03, 2010

Complex regulatory environment drives OMS adoption

Adoption rates of innovative order management systems in Asia are being accelerated in large part by the complexity of regulatory regimes in the region and the need of asset managers for operational efficiency, according to senior executives of technology company and agency broker ConvergEx Group.

Credit Suisse launches ultra-low-latency DMA in AustraliaNovember 03, 2010

Credit Suisse launches ultra-low-latency DMA in Australia

The launch of Credit Suisse's ultra-low-latency direct market access service in Australia marks an extension of the bank's efforts to cater for high-frequency traders in Asia-Pacific, a region where the hurdles of providing such services are as diverse as the opportunities they seek.

November 03, 2010

Standard Chartered joins Singapore securities market

Asian trading venue the Singapore Exchange has introduced Standard Chartered Securities, a unit of the emerging markets-focused banking group, to its securities market as a clearing and trading member.

End of the naked traderNovember 03, 2010

End of the naked trader

The US financial markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, is at last on the brink of voting through legislation that will effectively ban 'naked' or 'unfiltered' sponsored access.