Equities

AboveNet supports high-speed connectivity for BATS Europe

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.

Neonet moves to clarify Deutsche Börse takeover rumours

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.

UK shorting ban weakened stocks’ liquidity – LSE study

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).

FSA to lift shorting ban, extend disclosure regime

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 revises onward routing service, fees

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.