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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in May 2010
CME Taps Mohan for Co-Location, Data Center Business
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The CME has appointed Craig Mohan to oversee its new co-location and data center business aimed at the high-frequency trading market.
Hudson Fibre Opens Low-Latency Connections to Exchanges in U.S., Canada
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Hudson Fibre Network said today that it activated two low-latency fiber routes connecting clients to financial exchanges in New Jersey, Chicago, and Toronto.
Six Firms to Publish European Crossing Volumes
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Six firms have launched an initiative to improve transparency in post-trade over-the-counter equity markets by reporting the volumes of cash equity trades crossed in their automated crossing systems through a service provided by Markit.
Latin American Broker Selects FIX Flyer and Daytona for Monitoring
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Firm will deploy the high performance FIX engine and monitoring platform to manage client's order flow and for routing to Bolsa Mexicana.
Pipeline Announces Liquidity Builder
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
The new service aggregates liquidity across multiple cash equity and options markets into single blocks.
NYSE Technologies Tabs Knight Capital as SFTI Destination
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology arm of NYSE Euronext, tabbed Knight Capital Group to be a destination on its secure financial transaction infrastructure network.
Bosa De Valores de Columbia Taps Greenline for FIX Testing
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
Columbian exchange will use Greenline's VeriFIX to test multiple counterparties, and to support a variety of FIX testing needs to strengthen its trading infrastructure.
SEC Announces Proposed Circuit Breaker Rules
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
In response to the May 6 “flash crash,” the SEC is publishing proposed circuit breaker rules to pause trading in certain stocks if the price moves 10 percent or more in a five minute period.
Clearstream Rolls Out Securities Depository
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
Clearstream teamed with Luxembourg’s central bank to create a securities depository service with an eye on reducing risk by allowing investors to settle securities deals in central bank money.
Burgundy Applies for Exchange Status
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
Burgundy has applied for authorization from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to operate a regulated market as an exchange for listing and trading warrants, certificates, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and structured products.
Nasdaq OMX Teams With SunGard to Provide Risk Analytics
News  |  5/17/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX is aiming to help investment firms manage risk more effectively through a new set of analytics available through SunGard's APT.
Fidessa Connects with Santiago Stock Exchange
News  |  5/17/2010  | 
Fidessa is certified to provide member firms with access to the Santiago Stock Exchange, in preparation for major matching engine upgrade.
Trade Volume in Latin America Surges as Brazil Leads Way
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
Trading volumes on Latin American exchanges are soaring, with Brazil leading the charge on the strength of a commodities-based economy that emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, according to a report by Tabb Group.
Barnes Named CEO of UBS MTF
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
Robert Barnes has been named chief executive offices of UBS’ new multilateral trading facility (MTF) – UBS MTF.
Tradeweb to Offer Access to Asian Dark Pool BlocSec
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
Tradeweb, a global provider of online markets, is now offering traders access to the Asian dark pool BlocSec through the global financial information exchange Autex Trade Route.
Breaking Down the Market Meltdown
Commentary  |  5/7/2010  | 
In a letter to customers, BATS CEO Joe Ratterman commented on how the NYSE's slower mode may hurt the broader market and how order handling differences must be addressed.
Investigations Underway into Wall Street Selloff
News  |  5/7/2010  | 
The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a joint statement saying they were working closely with other financial regulators and exchanges to review, “the unusual trading activity “ that took place on May 6, 2010.
Tabb: HFT, Fat Fingers and Market Insanity
News  |  5/7/2010  | 
May 6, 2010 saw a complete meltdown of liquidity in a five-minute period of time and whether it was caused by high frequency trading or the lack thereof or it was an algos-gone-wild moment or was caused by a trader fat-fingering an order, we need to get to the bottom of this - and fast.
Nomura to Roll Out Dark Pool in Hong Kong
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
Nomura will launch its NomuraCross (NX) dark pool in Hong Kong at the end of May after recently receiving approval for an ATS license by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).
NYSE's Trading Floor of the Future
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
The complete renovation of the New York Stock Exchange’s trading floor is under way as the market aims to reposition itself and offer traders space and tools to access all markets.
Have Dark Pools Lost Their Innovative Touch?
Commentary  |  5/5/2010  | 
Dark pools have evolved to meet changing industry needs. But have they become the very thing they sought to change?
NYSE Euronext Opens European Liquidity Data Center
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext has opened its European liquidity data center, which the exchange operator says will house all of the company’s European markets.
NYSE Euronext Opens New European Data Center
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
New data center offers low latency collocation services and market connectivity
CME Group to Tap Xignite's On Demand Platform for Delivery of OTC Derivatives Data
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
CME plans to deliver new OTC data services, initially focusing on credit default swaps and energy products, via the on-demand platform.

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