The Tokyo Stock Exchange is to launch its 'Next Tdex+ System' for futures and options trading, together with a third-generation system for the trading of stock and corporate bonds.
UK-based financial services company GH Financials is joining the Singapore Exchange derivatives market as a trading member, bringing total membership to 37.
The Singapore Exchange has introduced a set of measures intended to improve its securities market opening and closing routines through improved transparency and trading safeguards.
Bloomberg Fixed Income Trading has launched ALLQ Derivatives as the first commingled trading platform for over-the-counter swap trading.
Last week's announcement of the demise of alternative venue pioneer Kabu.com surprised few in the Tokyo market, though the official explanation given by the company for why it will cease operations at the end of next month did raise a few eyebrows.
Brazilian exchange BM&F Bovespa and Brazilian self-regulatory organisation Bovespa Market Supervision are to use Nasdaq OMX's SMARTS Integrity market surveillance platform to monitor trading across their equities and commodities platforms.
Fidessa has established connectivity to Chi-X Australia and will offer market participants access to the venue when it launches at the end of next month.
Bonds.com has entered an exclusive agreement under which Red Kite Americas will market the firm's trading system to qualified Latin American institutional investors.
Danske Bank has joined the European bond market MTS, owned by the London Stock Exchange, as a market maker on its BondVision market.
Trading volumes in Europe picked up slightly in July, primarily driven by an increase in activity on multilateral trading facilities, which grew by over €24 billion month-on-month.