Direct market access Archive

July 22, 2013

DMA broker may avoid fine as FCA hits HFT layering

The Financial Conduct Authority has metered out its first ever high-frequency trading fine for market manipulation, but the trader's direct market access provider may face no punitive action. read more>

November 27, 2012

RTS Realtime ups Asia presence with CEO relocation

Global trading technology provider RTS Realtime Systems has boosted its Asian operations, permanently relocating its CEO to Singapore and launching two data centres in the region. read more>

November 07, 2012

Morgan Stanley extends ASX offering

Morgan Stanley’s Australian arm will now offer direct market access connectivity to the Australian Stock Exchange’s Centre Point Block. read more>

November 06, 2012

ITG launches futures capabilities

Broker ITG will offer futures execution and routing as part of an expansion to meet a spike in futures trading. read more>

November 02, 2012

HFT crackdown is greatest risk to European liquidity – The TRADE Poll

HFT crackdown is greatest risk to European liquidity – The TRADE Poll

Equity market participants believe planned new rules restricting high-frequency trading are the biggest threat to liquidity across European markets, according to the latest poll results from showing traders' continued concern of impending regulation. read more>

June 13, 2012

Otkritie rebuilds DMA team

Otkritie Capital, a Russian investment bank, has made a series of new hires to strengthen its electronic trading teams in the UK and Russia. read more>

September 27, 2011

Neonet joins SunGard Global Network to support growth

Swedish agency broker Neonet, a subsidiary of Orc Group, has joined financial technology provider SunGard's global network to offer brokerage and order routing to its 2,300 connected brokers and asset managers. read more>

July 25, 2011

NYSE Liffe unveils direct London access for Brazilian firms

NYSE Liffe, the European derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, has received regulatory approval from the Comissão de Valores Mobiliários, the Brazilian securities regulator, to offer direct electronic access to its London market with immediate effect. read more>

July 14, 2011

ConvergEx adapts RealTick to new SEC access rules

ConvergEx Group, an agency broker and trading technology company, has added functionality to its execution management system to help clients comply with new rules governing market access that come into force today. read more>

June 28, 2011

Access to Moscow markets strengthened

Access to Russian equities by international investors has been boosted this week by a number of initiatives launched by technology providers and trading venues. read more>