AboveNet Communications, a fibre optic connectivity solutions provider, has installed a private managed Ethernet network for BATS Europe, the London-based pan-European multilateral trading facility.
Alpha Trading Systems, a Canadian alternative trading system launched late last year, has established a connection to Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) extranet.
Oppenheimer & Co, a US broker-dealer, has implemented SunGard’s Brass Liquidity Services algorithmic suite to help improve trading performance for its clients.
Order routing provider Nunami Services is supplying Reg NMS outbound order routing services for a portion of the NYSE Euronext’s NYSE and Alternext equity trading floors.
Thomson Reuters has added two Brazilian and two Mexican brokers to its order routing network.
Neonet, a Swedish-based agency brokerage and technology provider, has confirmed it is in exploratory discussions with a “counterpart”, widely tipped to be German exchange operator Deutsche Börse.
Global trading solutions provider QuantHouse has launched a low-latency Euronext UTP data feed to deliver real-time NYSE Euronext market data to clients.
The short-selling ban on 34 UK financial stocks, imposed by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on 18 September last year, resulted in a “statistically significant deterioration in liquidity” in the 15 FTSE 100 shares affected by the restrictions, according to a study commissioned by the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
The UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) has confirmed its plans to lift a ban on the short-selling of UK financial stocks on 16 January – the expiry date originally given when restrictions were imposed on 18 September last year.
Nasdaq OMX Europe, a pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF), has modified its onward routing fee structure for the third time since its launch last September and has added new trading venues to the service.