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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in October 2010
Dow Jones Launches Venture Capital Index
News  |  10/29/2010  | 
Dow Jones announced the launch of a new index designed to track changes in the market value of companies that are backed by U.S. venture capital firms.
SEC Considers Rule to Ban “Naked” Access to Exchanges, ATSs
News  |  10/28/2010  | 
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said that on Nov. 3 it will consider a new rule that would ban broker-dealers from providing “naked” access to any exchange or alternative trading system.
Nasdaq Unveils “World’s Fastest” Trading Platform For Nordic Derivatives Market
News  |  10/25/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX announced the launch of Genium Inet, a trading system for the Nordic cash and fixed income derivatives markets, which boasts a sub-100 microseconds average latency.
ELX Futures Hit Open Interest Milestones in Eurodollar Futures
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
Open interest for Eurodollars futures exceeded 80,000 contracts, and OI doubled every month since product launch in June 2010.
LSE Boasts Turquoise Now World’s Fastest Trading Platform
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
The London Stock Exchange said the Turquoise is now the world’s fastest trading platform, with an average latency of 126 microseconds since it migrated to the MilleniumIT technology system.
Cinnober Unveils New Market Model
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
Adaptive Micro Auctions can level the playing field among market participants in terms of latency, contends Cinnober.
DTCC Expands GCA VS’ Coverage to Listed Equity Derivatives
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. announced its global corporate actions validation service will now cover listed equity derivatives from five main global exchanges for the sector, with an eye towards further expansion down the road.
NYSE Liffe Says Amsterdam, Brussels Derivatives Markets Now in Sync
News  |  10/19/2010  | 
NYSE Liffe, the European-based derivatives arm of NYSE Euronext, announced that the rules and trading procedures of the Amsterdam and Brussels derivatives markets have been harmonized in accordance with the latest regulations.
Markit To Acquire DTCC Loan/Serv Messaging Portal
News  |  10/18/2010  | 
The acquisition expands the ability of Markit's loan messaging hub, Markit WSOData, to accept and distribute Financial Products Markup Language (FpML) messages from agent banks.
Nasdaq OMX's Third Exchange: Are There Too Many?
Commentary  |  10/12/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX's EVP Transaction Services Eric Noll told CNBC that the innovation it brings is worth the risk of fragmentation.
Quote MTF Releases Internal Latency Measures for Matching Engine
News  |  10/12/2010  | 
At the median, Quote MTF's ThymeX matching engine could acknowledge new orders in 142.2 microseconds, and fill new orders within 199.6 microseconds, based on data from Oct. 4th.
Nasdaq Launches Third Equities Exchange to Lure Large Orders
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
This is first U.S. exchange to offer a price-size-priority model to attract large orders back to the displayed markets.
Atrium Network Unveils Global Connection to CBOE
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
Atrium Network announced its European customers are now able to access the Chicago Board Options Exchange through its platform, which is now available on a global basis.
TMX Aims to Launch New ATS in 2011
News  |  10/5/2010  | 
TMX Group announced it submitted regulatory filings in preparation of creating a new alternative trading system that will include expanded trading hours, continuous trading of board lots, and strict price-time priority for visible orders.
The Story of Canada Bill Jones: A Hustler Relevant to Today's Global Market Feeds
Commentary  |  10/1/2010  | 
Just as unsuspecting rubes were duped by a legendary Canadian card shark, Doug Clark of BMO Capital Markets contends Chi-X is still displaying internal order numbers on the public feed after it changed the practice.

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