Regions Archive

March 16, 2011

ASX's HFT platform to coincide with Chi-X Australia launch

The Australian Securities Exchange has confirmed that PureMatch, its dedicated trading platform for high-frequency trading, will launch during Q3 this year. read more>

March 16, 2011

HKEx connects to IPC Asian network

Trading communications company IPC Systems, has extended its pan-Asian financial optical network with connectivity to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, the holding company for The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Futures Exchange and Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company. read more>

March 16, 2011

ITG, Liquidnet reach agreement after patent dispute ends

Three months after a New York judge ruled on their five-year patent dispute, ITG and Liquidnet have decided to withdraw from further legal action and reach a compromise on the use of the 'blotter scraping' technology deployed in both firms' crossing networks. read more>

March 16, 2011

BSE plans to launch ISE derivatives in India

Bombay Stock Exchange has signed a licensing agreement with the International Securities Exchange to launch new derivative products in India. read more>

March 15, 2011

Omega ATS to offer US securities in Canadian dollars

Canadian alternative trading system Omega ATS is to offer subscribers trading in US securities, quoted in Canadian dollars, from 1 April 2011. read more>

March 15, 2011

Bank CCP charge would punish long-only funds, says IMA

Proposed European rules on banks' exposures to central counterparties have been criticised by the Investment Management Association, the UK buy-side trade body, as potentially punitive to long-only investors. read more>

March 14, 2011

Out of the shadows

Rising dark pool volumes in Europe suggesting growing comfort among buy-side firms, so are institutional investors happy with the current regulatory environment for off-exchange trading? read more>

March 14, 2011

Liquidnet Australia co-head departs

Liquidnet Australia co-head departs

Liquidnet Australia, the operator of a buy-side focused block-crossing platform, has confirmed the resignation of one of its co-heads. read more>

March 14, 2011

Nasdaq Dubai turns corner with retail growth

The value of equities traded on Middle Eastern trading venue Nasdaq Dubai reached US$71 million in February 2011, up 50% from US$47.1 million in January but down 46.77% year-on-year from US$133.4 million in February 2010. read more>

March 11, 2011

Japanese markets ride out earthquake

The Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange were both unaffected operationally on 11 March following an earthquake. read more>