Regions Archive

February 22, 2011

Borsa Italiana reopens following data feed failure

Borsa Italiana, the Italian stock exchange owned by the London Stock Exchange Group, suspended trading for almost six hours today, blaming technical issues. read more>

February 22, 2011

TSE reduces tick sizes for single stock options

The Tokyo Stock Exchange is to reduce the minimum tick size for single stock options in Q4 2011 from 0.5 to 0.1 yen. read more>

February 21, 2011

Nasdaq OMX offers Nordic routing facility

Nasdaq OMX offers Nordic routing facility

Nasdaq OMX Nordic, the operator of stock exchanges in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen, has announced a new onward routing service. read more>

February 21, 2011

Fidessa adds Indian broker to connectivity network

ICICI Securities, an India-based brokerage house, has joined technology vendor Fidessa's global connectivity network, allowing it to receive orders from foreign investors in Indian securities. read more>

February 21, 2011

US mulls market making obligations for internalisers

US broker-dealers that operate dark pools could be saddled with market making obligations following the publication of 14 recommendations to address market structure weaknesses exposed by last May's 'flash crash'. read more>

February 21, 2011

TSE reaches 100 ETF milestone

TSE reaches 100 ETF milestone

Japan's Tokyo Stock Exchange is to list its 100th exchange traded fund, the Listed Index Fund Nikkei China Related 50, on 10 March 2011. read more>

February 18, 2011

BATS completes Chi-X deal, confirms dual order book strategy

BATS completes Chi-X deal, confirms dual order book strategy

US market operator BATS Global Markets has reached a definitive agreement to buy pan-European multilateral trading facility Chi-X Europe. read more>

February 18, 2011

Singapore lunch break gets stay of execution

The Singapore Exchange is delaying the introduction of continuous all-day trading following “consultation with market participants”. read more>

February 17, 2011

LSE bid/ask data not reaching some traders

A number of market participants that source London Stock Exchange market data via third-party vendors are not receiving bid and ask quotes for some stocks. read more>

February 17, 2011

Jefferies expands European business with new hire

US investment bank Jefferies has appointed Zubin Ramdarshan as a managing director and head of European volatility trading in the firm's global equity derivatives group. Ramdarshan will be based in Jefferies' London office. read more>