US post-trade processing firm The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is to offer real-time trade guarantees for continuous net settlement-eligible trades and boost its processing capacity for equities clearing to 500 million transactions a day.
ITG, an agency broker and trading technology firm, will extend its product range to new European markets as part of its 2009 expansion plans.
BATS Exchange has become the world’s third largest stock exchange by value traded in its first full month of trading as a regulated US national securities exchange.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) have taken another step toward establishing their joint venture TOKYO AIM, a new market for growing companies in Japan and Asia.
Instinet, a global agency-brokerage owned by Nomura Holdings, has secured membership on the ASX Settlement and Transfer Corporation (ASTC), the settlement processing facility of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Smartpool, a European non-displayed trading venue operated by exchange group NYSE Euronext, has received approval from the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) to launch on 2 February as planned.
US agency brokerage Auerbach Grayson, a specialist in emerging markets research and trade execution services, has extended its network to enable institutional clients to take advantage of growing opportunities in Latin America’s smaller markets.
Chi-X, a pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF), will prolong its market hours for the Spanish markets by 30 minutes to close at 16.00 UK local time from 2 February.
Quadriserv, a North American provider of securities lending services, and Eurex Clearing, the post-trade division of European derivatives exchange Eurex, have joined forces to provide central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services for securities lending of European equities.
Collins Stewart, an independent UK investment bank, has gone live with the full suite of trading tools from Fidessa, a provider of trading, market data and global connectivity solutions.