Tag: Dark pools

ASIC reviews HFT, finds no need for new regulation

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will not introduce new regulation for high frequency trading and dark liquidity, finding that existing settings “are largely adequate and effective.”

Building blocks of the future

As traders prepare for the arrival of yet more regulatory standards, what market events are likely to shape the new world of block trading? Joe McGrath investigates...

Passing troubles unlikely to harm ATSes in the long run

The industry may question the integrity of alternative trading system (ATS) operators after a rash of press reports following New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman bringing suit against Barclays for alleged misrepresentation of its ATS, but industry watchers warn not to paint each operator with the same brush.

IEX eyes exchange status

Dark liquidity pool startup IEX is expected to file for exchange status with the US Securities and Exchange Commission later this summer, according to IEX officials.

Call for reduced large-in-scale threshold

Requirements for large-in-scale waivers for dark trading should be reduced to help counter the potential impact of dark pool caps on block trading, according to panelists at the FIX EMEA Conference in London.

IEX eyes Q2 lit market transition

A dark pool launched in November could become a lit market by July as it continues to gain market share, crossing its billionth share last week and setting a daily trading record.