Regions Archive

February 25, 2011

Deutsche Bank hit with six-month ban in Korea

Korean regulator the Financial Services Commission has banned Deutsche Bank's Korean broker-dealer business from operating for six months, following allegations of market manipulation in KOPSI 200 options. read more>

February 25, 2011

Outage hits LSE main market

The London Stock Exchange has suspended continuous trading and is investigating an issue on its new Millennium Exchange platform that has affected its opening auction this morning. read more>

February 24, 2011

Turquoise sets out derivatives platform strategy

Turquoise, the multilateral trading facility owned by the London Stock Exchange, has confirmed the details of its derivatives trading strategy, which will be based on the exchange group's existing EDX London derivatives market. read more>

February 24, 2011

ICB and NYSE Technologies to offer DMA to Mexico

Mexican broker Interacciones Casa de Bolsa has joined the Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure network operated by NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, to offer DMA for buy-side firms. read more>

February 24, 2011

Instinet Access adds new research provider to US programme

The US arm of agency broker Instinet has added Favus Institutional Research, an independent research provider that focuses on the healthcare industry, to its Instinet Access programme. read more>

February 23, 2011

HKEx: Still splendid in its isolation?

HKEx: Still splendid in its isolation?

With almost every other major exchange announcing some form of merger or cooperation agreement, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing might look a little isolated to some, but Clare Rowsell, head of client relationship management, Asia-Pacific, ITG, believes it has time on its side. read more>

February 23, 2011

Expanding BTIG predicts agency brokerage to grow in Asia

Expanding BTIG predicts agency brokerage to grow in Asia

Execution-focused broker-dealer BTIG Hong Kong has made a number of senior appointments as part of its efforts to grow the firm's share of institutional business in Asia. read more>

February 23, 2011

CQG partners with HSBC for Asian futures trading

HSBC Futures Singapore has signed a software licensing agreement with CQG, a supplier of trade execution and analytics, to allow the broker to supply CQG trading front-ends to clients and internal trading desks. read more>

February 23, 2011

Lam reappointed as Wheatley's No. 2 at HK regulator

Lam reappointed as Wheatley's No. 2 at HK regulator

Alexa Lam has been reaffirmed deputy chief executive officer of Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission, by the financial secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. read more>

February 23, 2011

Flash crash may push through US trade-at rule

Flash crash may push through US trade-at rule

The US securities market is braced for conflict over the 'trade-at' rule, proposed as one of a number of recommendations made by a committee established by US regulators to report on the 6 May flash crash. read more>