Chi-X latency measured to be 10 milliseconds by TransactTools

Instinet Chi-X, the first pan-European equity alternative trading system (ATS), or multi-lateral trading facility (MTF), as it will be known once MiFID goes into effect in November, yesterday announced that its roundtrip latency has been measured at 10 milliseconds - or 1/100th of a second — after a series of latency and throughput tests performed by TransactTools.

OMX May Acquire Ljubljana Stock Exchange In Slovenia

The Nordic stock exchange group OMX says the owners of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange have invited the company to join discussions on how OMX can help enhance the "efficiency, liquidity and visibility of the Slovenian capital market."

Spanish stock exchange triples capacity of trading platform

Spanish stock exchange group Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) has tripled its electronic trading system's capacity. In 2006 its SIBE platform handled over 200 million transactions. The SIBE electronic system aims to guarantee that any investor, whether they are from Spain or elsewhere, receives the best price on the market at any time and the maximum liquidity and speed in the execution of their orders.