Regions Archive

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>

February 17, 2011

Asia's diverse markets no longer behind Europe

Asia's diverse markets no longer behind Europe

Buy-side firms that trade Asian equities from Europe should view the region's markets as different from, but no longer behind, the west, institutional investors were told at a one-day conference held in London. read more>

February 17, 2011

Korea's post crash reforms target long-term market resilience

Korea's post crash reforms target long-term market resilience

Korean regulatory reforms announced in response to the 11 November mini-crash are an important step toward the creation of a more resilient financial system, but will require adjustments by the institutional market in the short term, sources say. read more>

February 16, 2011

TSE nears ETF target, but looks for institutional growth

TSE nears ETF target, but looks for institutional growth

With 99 exchange-traded funds listed on its market, the Tokyo Stock Exchange is on the brink of achieving its goal of having 100 ETFs by 31 March 2011. Yet the Japanese ETF market remains largely retail-focused and the exchange is keen to increase institutional usage, says Yasuyuki Konuma, the TSE listing department's director of business development. read more>

February 16, 2011

SGX expands ADR offering with Citigroup

The Singapore Exchange has broadened the range of American depository receipts offered on its GlobalQuote platform, with Citigroup joining the service as a depository bank. read more>

February 16, 2011

Security Traders Association selects new president

The Security Traders Association, a US trade body for financial industry professionals, has appointed James Toes as its new president and CEO, effective 1 March 2011. read more>

February 15, 2011

Direct Edge poaches Nasdaq OMX director

US stock exchange Direct Edge has appointed former Nasdaq OMX director Bryan Christian as its new head of sales. read more>

February 15, 2011

IPC offers access to Korea Exchange

Trading technology provider IPC Systems has extended its worldwide financial markets network infrastructure with high-speed connectivity to the Korea Exchange. read more>

February 15, 2011

Credit Suisse Asset Management deal to ease foreign access to India

Credit Suisse Asset Management has signed a strategic agreement with India-based HDFC Asset Management Company, to facilitate access to India for international investors. read more>