Equities

FlexTrade links SOR to Canada’s Alpha ATS

Trading systems provider Flextrade has connected the smart order routing function of its FlexTRADER execution management system (EMS) to Alpha ATS, the Canadian alternative trading platform that went live on 7 November.

KRX and Bank of Laos make progress on new exchange

The Korea Exchange (KRX) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Laos to create a joint venture that will establish a stock market and supervisory authority in Laos by October 2010.

AIM Italia takes a step closer to launch

The rule book for AIM Italia, Borsa Italiana’s answer to the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market for small- and mid-cap stocks, became effective today, bringing the new market closer to launch.

Turquoise fires next shot in MTF price war

Pan-European trading platform Turquoise has revealed a raft of plans designed to boost trading on the platform, including undercutting the taker fees charged by rivals Chi-X and BATS Europe.

Two MTFs could fail in 2009 – NET2S

There is not enough trading volume to sustain Europe’s new execution venues, according to Frederic Ponzo, managing director of financial technology consultancy NET2S.