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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Exchanges posted in September 2011
CBSX Buys National Stock Exchange
News  |  9/29/2011  | 
Exchanges Must Choose Between Domination or Irrelevance
Commentary  |  9/27/2011  | 
Exchanges face a stark choice: world domination or isolation. Meanwhile, local regulators must decide whether to allow their markets to play in a risky world.
State Street to Acquire Pulse Trading
News  |  9/21/2011  | 
Financial services giant snatches up Pulse's block trading and blotter sweeping technology, thereby expanding the number of execution venues open to its institutional clients.
NASDAQ Traders Get First Nanosecond Market Data Service
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
The service provides a deterministic data feed processing time of 600 nanoseconds, ten times faster than hardware accelerated approaches.
Goldman Sachs Taps Redline Trading's Inrush Ticker Plant
News  |  9/19/2011  | 
GSET will use Redline's ticker plant for delivering the NBBO data source for matching trades in its dark pool Sigma X.
BM&FBovespa Will Use Nasdaq OMX's Surveillance Program
News  |  9/15/2011  | 
Brazil's largest exchanges and its SRO plan to use Nasdaq OMX's SMARTS Integrity market surveillance program to monitor trading across their equities and commodities platforms.
BOX and ISE Resolve Patent Dispute
News  |  9/13/2011  | 
Each options exchange will license the other's technology, according to a settlement agreement.
Fidessa Passes Certification Test for Chi-X Australia
News  |  9/13/2011  | 
Fidessa is also providing the software and technology infrastructure for ASX Best, a multi-market trading application that allows smart order routing between venues.
Direct Access Partners
Trading Floors  |  9/8/2011  | 
Direct Access Partners operates an institutional agency brokerage business from its downtown Manhattan trading floor, focusing on multi-asset class executions in equities, fixed income, options and futures both domestic and international.
ConvergEx Algo Hunts Dark Liquidity in Europe, Asia
News  |  9/7/2011  | 
ConvergEx Group announced it beefed up its liquidity-seeking algorithm Darkest to enable traders to simultaneously access most of the dark liquidity spread throughout Europe and Asia in a single order.
RTS Chooses Equinix For New Data Center in Germany
News  |  9/7/2011  | 
Enables clients to obtain low latency to Deutsche Borse's Eurex derivatives and Xetra equities markets, which are colocated and hosted at Equinix's Frankfurt data center.
Options Trading Volumes Doubled in August
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
Institutions and retail traders turned to equity options as volatiity and uncertainty about the global economy surged.
SEC Approves CBOE to Trade SPXpm on C2 Electronic Platform
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
The new SPXpm is identical to CBOE's flagship SPX index options contract, except it has a "P.M." settlement.
SEC Charges Chicago-Area Quant Fund Manager With Fraud
News  |  9/1/2011  | 
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged a Chicago-area quantitative hedge with fraud for lying to investors about its performance track record and misleading them on who its clients were.
NYSE Euronext Completes Acquisition of Metabit
News  |  9/1/2011  | 
Metabit's low-latency market access products will become part of NYSE Technologies' portfolio, and is expected to accelerate its strategy in Asia Pacific.

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