Direct market access

'Mini-QFII' offers new route to ChinaSeptember 09, 2010

'Mini-QFII' offers new route to China

The possible emergence of new ways to access mainland Chinese equity markets could drastically change the trading environment of Hong Kong, says Oliver Ng, head of financial institutions partnerships for broker Bank of China Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of China International, of the People's Republic of China.

August 26, 2010

Hong Kong gets direct access to NYSE Liffe

Derivatives trading platform NYSE Liffe, a subsidiary of global exchange group NYSE Euronext, has received permission from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to provide automated trading services in Hong Kong.

August 23, 2010

The irresistible versus the immovable

India's appeal to foreign investors has soared in line with its GDP growth rates over the past decade, but the slow pace of regulatory change has left some institutional investors frustrated at the cost and effort of trading stakes in local firms.

August 09, 2010

Mining for equity

As the largest South American economy, Brazil has long been seen as a source of investment opportunity and commodities. By rolling out new matching and connectivity technology, local firms are now opening a direct route to the equities market for overseas players.

July 13, 2010

Otkritie offers DMA to Russia from UK

Otkritie Securities London the UK-based subsidiary of Russian broker Otkritie, has launched direct market access for foreign buy-side firms wishing to invest in Russian stocks via the MICEX exchange.

July 06, 2010

Finamex launches low latency DMA in Mexico

Finamex, a Mexico-based broker-dealer, has implemented proximity direct market access (DMA) services for trading on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), the domestic Mexican stock exchange.

June 08, 2010

Orc supplies low-latency access to ASX

Trading and connectivity provider Orc Software has signed a deal with Australian financial services group BBY to supply low-latency, high-throughput connectivity to the Australian Securities Exchange.

May 27, 2010

Goldman Sachs offers DMA and algorithmic trading in Brazil

Electronic trading solutions and platform provider Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading can now route equity orders electronically to Brazil’s BM&F Bovespa stock exchange via its local subsidiary, Goldman Sachs do Brasil CTVM.