Regions Archive

February 10, 2011

SGX looks to further derivatives growth with new hire

The Singapore Exchange has hired Michael Syn in an effort to continue the development and expansion of its derivatives market. read more>

February 09, 2011

Australian market participants clash on key consultation issues

Australian market participants clash on key consultation issues

Responses to the market structure consultation paper issued by Australia's national regulator, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, have thrown up a number of disagreements between market participants, notably on dark pools, maker-taker pricing and the consolidated tape. read more>

February 09, 2011

LSEG-TMX targets emerging markets, derivatives opportunities

The proposed merger between the London Stock Exchange Group and TMX, the Canadian exchange operator, will be driven by the prospect of increased revenues from emerging markets in the short to medium term, analysts were told this morning. read more>

February 09, 2011

Buy-side costs may rise under MiFID II - Liquidnet

Buy-side costs may rise under MiFID II - Liquidnet

Liquidnet, the non-displayed multilateral trading facility for equity block trades, has stated that a trio of proposals in the MiFID review could significantly raise trading costs for its institutional investor clients. read more>

February 09, 2011

Japanese broker targets high-frequency traders

Nissan Century Securities, a Japanese securities and derivatives broker, has selected technology vendor KVH as the service provider for its new low-latency connectivity offering, specifically designed to target high-frequency trading firms. read more>

February 09, 2011

MiFID II could lead to BCN extinction

MiFID II could lead to BCN extinction

Proposals by the European Commission to curb trading activity in broker crossing networks could put the future of such platforms in jeopardy. read more>

February 08, 2011

Vienna-led group plans pan-CEE clearing for 2012

Vienna-led group plans pan-CEE clearing for 2012

The Central and Eastern European Stock Exchange Group is working on a common central counterparty for its four markets in Vienna, Budapest, Prague and Ljubljana. read more>

February 08, 2011

ASEAN Trading Link moves to tender process

Plans to connect stock exchanges in southeast Asia to reduce the cost of cross-border equities trading have moved forward with an agreement on the link's design and the announcement of a tender. read more>

February 08, 2011

China and India power derivatives growth at SGX

The Singapore Exchange has reported significant growth in derivatives and exchange-trade fund trading, driven largely by the success of Chinese and Indian index futures. read more>

February 07, 2011

Direct Edge connects to BATS via new routing strategies

US stock exchange Direct Edge has announced plans to enhance both its EDGA and EDGX platforms with the introduction of new order types and routing strategies. read more>