Regions Archive

February 15, 2011

BATS targets BM&F Bovespa monopoly

BATS Global Markets, a stock exchange operator, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Claritas, a Brazilian asset management firm, for the potential creation of a new stock exchange in Brazil. read more>

February 15, 2011

ASX/SGX review merger proposal in response to national interest concerns

The Australian Securities Exchange and Singapore Exchange have bolstered the governance arrangements and service commitments made in their merger proposal, following a series of meetings with stakeholders. read more>

February 15, 2011

LCH Clearnet names Axe chief executive

Clearing house LCH Clearnet Group has appointed Ian Axe as chief executive of both the group and its UK-based subsidiary, LCH Clearnet. read more>

February 14, 2011

Brokers unclear on EU incentives for central clearing of derivatives

The extent to which capital requirements will be used to encourage central clearing of European derivatives contracts remains unclear following European Commission proposals issued last week, according to brokerage industry body. read more>

February 14, 2011

Osaka introduces high-speed derivatives trading

The Osaka Securities Exchange has launched a new low-latency derivatives trading system using technology provided by exchange group Nasdaq OMX. read more>

February 14, 2011

Liquidnet sees Asia up 25% in new year

Liquidnet sees Asia up 25% in new year

Liquidnet, the buy-side focused block trading venue, has reported record volumes in Asian equities during January 2011, as alternative sources of liquidity continue to gain traction in the region. read more>

February 11, 2011

BATS and Chi-X extend merger discussions

US-based trading venue operator BATS Global Markets and pan-European multilateral trading facility Chi-X Europe have issued a statement confirming that exclusive negotiations regarding the potential merger have been extended. read more>

February 10, 2011

Alpha Group plots 'reworked' dark pool for Canada

Canadian alternative trading system provider Alpha Group aims to launch a redesigned dark pool in Q2 2011, following alterations prompted by a regulatory review. read more>

February 10, 2011

RTS-MICEX merger will streamline foreign access to Russia

The political will behind the proposed merger of Russian exchanges RTS and MICEX should mean the deal results in improved access for the international investor to Moscow, and accelerated development of capital market infrastructure. read more>

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>