Trading Venues

Japan lures HFT firms with Tdex+ futures trading

Japan’s Tokyo Stock Exchange has launched futures trading on its Tdex+ System for trading derivatives, as part of a plan to increase volumes and draw in more market participants, including high-frequency traders.

ASEAN exchange link timetable announced

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) exchanges will be linked together by a new ASEAN trading link as early as June 2012.

Turquoise clears interoperability hurdle

Market participants now have a choice of clearer when accessing Turquoise, the pan-European multilateral trading facility owned by the London Stock Exchange, as clearing house LCH.Clearnet has launched interoperable clearing across 17 countries for the venue.

TMX Group completes second stage of platform upgrade

The Toronto Stock Exchange has completed the second phase of its equity enterprise expansion project, which aims to provide customers with improved trading technology and performance across the exchange's trading engine, TSX Quantum.

New HKEx platform launches on 5 December

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will go live with its new AMS/3.8 trading platform on 5 December, following the successful completion of testing by the bourse’s trading participants.

Futures and options boom at HKEx

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has reported a strong increase in the volume of futures and options contracts traded on the exchange.

Auerbach Grayson hook up with UK independent Panmure Gordon

New York-based brokerage firm Auerbach Grayson has partnered with London-based independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank Panmure Gordon, providing Auerbach Grayson with more access to UK-based companies.

Chi-X Australia ramps up stock coverage

Chi-X Australia, the alternative trading venue owned by Chi-X Global, will increase the stocks offered on its platform after successfully completing its soft launch period.