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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in August 2010
Thomson Reuters Brings Elektron Hosting Platform to India
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Thomson Reuters announced the launch in India of Elektron, its real-time network and hosting platform, as part of a bid to meet soaring demand for fast and cost-effective access to one of the world’s fastest growing markets.
Thomson Reuters Launches Elektron In India
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Working in collaboration with Netmagic Solutions Pvt., the new facility at the Bombay Stock Exchange will provide co-location hosting with a managed application environment, low latency connectivity to local market data and access to the Elektron global real-time network.
Bloomberg Tradebook Forges Dark Pool Transparency Agreements
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
Tradebook also launched its B-Dark algorithm, which contains the first analytic to deliver real-time venue transparency in dark pools, allowing traders to execute dark liquidity orders with more control and visibility.
Bats Europe to Roll Out Depository Receipt Trading
News  |  8/27/2010  | 
Bats Europe announced plans to launch trading of depository receipts on its integrated book and dark book pending regulatory approval.
NYSE Euronext Completes Migration of NYSE and NYSE Amex to U.S. Data Center
News  |  8/27/2010  | 
With the NYSE and NYSE Amex equities primary matching engines now inside the new data center, NYSE Euronext will begin the migration of its other markets as well as NYSE Technologies' diverse product portfolio that includes co-location services, direct data feeds, and trading infrastructure on-demand.
Nasdaq OMX Unveils Volatility Target Index
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX Group announced that it will launch a new volatility index in conjunction with Deutsche Bank’s global asset management segment, a system it said is designed to limit risk for investors dealing on the Nasdaq-100 Index.
CBSX Daily Volume Exceeded 100 Million Shares
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
Equity exchange surpassed 100 million shares in daily volume for the first time since it was launched in 2007.
Nasdaq Teams Up With Tivo
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Tivo to improve the visual experience and interactive nature of NasdaqMarketSite.
TradeStation Integrates Futures Trading on Eurex
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
TradeStation Securities announced real-time trading in Eurex futures has been integrated into its platform, a move the firm said was driven by growing demand from traders seeking the ability to deal in a wider range of global futures markets.
Themis Trading Calls for Moratorium on New U.S. Equity Exchange Approvals
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
Cites the unknown causes of the May 6th 'flash crash' and the complexity of fragmented trading venues as reasons.
ISE Urges SEC to Investigate Fee Discrimination at U.S. Options Exchanges
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
The International Securities Exchange said it submitted a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recommending the regulator investigate discriminatory fee practices at the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and the Nasdaq OMX PHLX.
BATS' Second US Equities Exchange To Go Live in October
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
BATS received SEC approval to operate a second US equities exchange last Friday, putting it on a level playing field with NYSE and Nasdaq.
Atrium Network Upgrades Connection Between New York, Toronto
News  |  8/16/2010  | 
Atrium Network announced it upgraded the exchange ring connecting New York to Toronto to 10 gigabits per second as the firm looks to improve its existing latency performance.
SocGen Adds Block Cross Liquidity Finder to E-Trading Platform
News  |  8/13/2010  | 
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking announced it added Block Cross, a liquidity-seeking feature to the electronic trading platform Quantitative Electronic Services, as it looks to offer clients access to European MTF dark pools like Chi-Delta and Turquoise Dark.
EuroCCP Nabs J.P. Morgan as General Clearing Participant
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
EuroCCP, a provider of clearing and settlement services for a range of European markets, announced that J.P. Morgan has agreed to become one of its general clearing participants.
Electronic Trading Reaches Maturity in Brazil, Says Exchange
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
CEP platforms are increasingly connecting to Brazil's BM&FBovespa, which is now the sixth largest derivatives market in the world with growth of 67% in the first quarter of 2010.
Has High-Speed Trading Cost Buy and Hold Institutional Investors Control of Their Orders?
Commentary  |  8/10/2010  | 
We argue that the equity market goal of raising capital for corporations has been lost. Now a modern casino mentality and microsecond holding periods are undermining investor confidence and severely eroding the purpose of markets.
Mexico’s GBM Deploys FIX Flyer’s Software for FIX Messaging
News  |  8/10/2010  | 
Electronic trading software provider FIX Flyer announced that Mexico-based broker Grupo Bursatil Mexicano using both the Flyer Engine and Daytona Monitoring for their FIX messaging.
StreamBase Links CEP To Brazil's BM&FBovespa
News  |  8/9/2010  | 
StreamBase Systems announced that it connected its complex event processing platform to Brazil’s BM&FBovespa, a move it said will give users low latency access to derivatives and equities listed on the exchange.
DTCC Launches Equity Derivatives Reporting Repository
News  |  8/5/2010  | 
The building of the EDRR repository follows a competitive request for proposal process led by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) last year.
Instinet Debuts Dark Pool for Options Trading
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Agency broker Instinet Inc. announced today that it launched a dark liquidity pool for U.S.-listed options, a platform it says is targeted to clients trading all order sizes and not just large blocks.
CQG Provides Low Latency Routing to Turkish Derivatives Exchange
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
CQG's hosted trading gateways enable traders to route orders to TurkDEX and manage both inter-and intra-exchange spread strategies.
SmartPool Eyes Mid-Cap Securities as Dark Trading Grows in Europe
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
SmartPool's focus has been on Europeans blue chip securities, but now it's moving into European mid-caps, where liquidity is scarce and completing larger trades is more complex.
FXall's Acquisition of LavaFX Consolidates FX ECNs
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
Kicking off 2010 with consolidation, FXall, an online foreign exchange marketplace, said it would purchase LavaFX from Citigroup to become the multi-bank destination for the active trader market.

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