Investment Technology Group (ITG), an agency brokerage and trading service provider, has launched its commission sharing arrangement (CSA) programme in Asia-Pacific, to help buy-side firms embrace best execution in the region.
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.
Global investment bank UBS has launched direct market access on Malaysia’s national stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia.
Transaction Network Services (TNS), a market data and connectivity provider, has added Turquoise, the pan-European trading platform, to its expanding portfolio of trading venues and established a market data connection to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
The new CEO of Chi-X Asia-Pacific, Joe Marchal, hopes to establish trading platforms in four new markets in the region before the end of next year.