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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Exchanges posted in July 2010
SBI Japannext PTS Joins Fidessa Global Network
News  |  7/29/2010  | 
Fidessa predicts that the launch of 'Arrowhead' by the Tokyo Stock Exchange will attract more liquidity from high frequency traders that like to trade on multiple venues.
Execution Quality:Electronic Order Books Dominate
Commentary  |  7/28/2010  | 
New reports from Celent on Execution Quality in NYSE and Nasdaq stocks found that electronic order books (EOBs) such as BATS, Nasdaq, NYSE Arca and Direct Edge's EDGA and EDGX, are leading performers when speed and price are taken into account, but the NYSE specialists/DMMs are the fastest, except for small orders.
NASDAQ OMX to Acquire Market Surveillance System Provider SMARTS
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
The acquisition is part of NASDAQ OMX's strategy to diversify its commercial technology business and enter the broker surveillance and compliance market, Nasdaq said.
Nasdaq OMX to Acquire Australia's SMARTS Group, Surveillance System Provider
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
Allows Nasdaq OMX to diversify commercial technology business and enter broker surveillance and compliance market.
DTCC Releases New ISO Messages To Help Automate Corporate Actions Processing
News  |  7/26/2010  | 
In 2009, DTCC processed more than $3 trillion in corporate actions, and the release of these draft messages is a key element in DTCC's plan to automate and streamline corporate actions processing, the company said in a release.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Rolls Out ETF Algorithm
News  |  7/26/2010  | 
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has rolled put ETF-aX, an exchange-traded fund algorithm which purports to identify the most efficient combination of ETF, stock, and futures and then automatically trade them to source liquidity and find the best prices.
Direct Edge Becomes Newest U.S. Equity Exchange
News  |  7/22/2010  | 
Electronic market operator Direct Edge Holdings LLC became the newest equity exchange in the U.S. this week, converting its alternative trading platforms EDGX and EDGA to formal exchanges.
Barclays Capital Took Colocation Step to Grow Liquidity of LX Dark Pool
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
Seeking to grow volume of LX dark pool, Barclays positions matching engine in colo facility to access liquidity of hedge funds, exchanges and broker dealers.
Dark Pool Analytics Provide a Light in the Darkness
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
Buy-side firms are beginning to tap more sophisticated transaction cost analysis tools to help them navigate dark pools' murky waters and better target their dark strategies.
NYSE Technologies Rolls Out Order Routing Direct Platform
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
NYSE Technologies said today that it launched Order Routing Direct, an order routing device that allows users to connect directly with their trading counterparties without requiring routing back to a centralized hub.
ISE Introduces Do Not Route (DNR) Order Type
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
Allows customers to cancel their options orders, rather than route to another exchange, if the ISE doesn't have the NBBO.
NYSE Euronext Unveils New London Securities Market
News  |  7/16/2010  | 
Exchange operator NYSE Euronext is taking aim at the London Stock Exchange with its launch of a new London-based securities market, NYSE Euronext London
SIX Telekurs Teams With Nasdaq OMX to Disseminate Index, ETF Data
News  |  7/15/2010  | 
SIX Telekurs said today that it’s collaborating with Nasdaq OMX Group to globally disseminate index and exchange-traded fund data as part of a bid to capitalize on growing demand for transparency.
Interxion Offers Low-Latency Access to BATS Europe
News  |  7/13/2010  | 
BATS Europe's system latency averages 350 microseconds, including matching engine latency of 250 microseconds and circuit latency of 100 microseconds.
Interxion Unveils Low-Latency Access To BATS Europe
News  |  7/12/2010  | 
Interxion, a European provider of carrier-neutral data center services, said today that it’s now offering low-latency access to the BATS Europe multilateral trading facility.
Warsaw Stock Exchange to Migrate to NYSE Technologies' Universal Trading Platform
News  |  7/12/2010  | 
Warsaw bourse to move cash and derivatives trading to NYSE Euronext platform, and open WSE products to NYSE SFTI connected community.
NYSE Technologies Rolls Out SFTI Internet VPN Service
News  |  7/9/2010  | 
Global market access to less latency sensitive applications via the Internet for users with lower bandwidth requirements.
Colocation and Liquidity Provisioning: An Uneven Playing Field
Commentary  |  7/7/2010  | 
Enhanced access to trade execution venues has attracted considerable attention from the industry, the media and regulators. Batterymarch’s Director of Trading Dragan Skoko discusses how colocation has tipped the balance between liquidity providers and users.
Is The SEC's Circuit Breaker Inviting Rogue Traders?
Commentary  |  7/7/2010  | 
The test run of a market-wide circuit breaker instituted last month by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been well-received across Wall Street, but could it open a Pandora’s Box of rogue behavior as currently constructed?
BIDS Trading Sets Record for Q2 Volume
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
The dark pool traded over 44 million shares per day in Q2 2010, an increase of 56 percent from Q1's 28 million shares.
SEC Circuit Breaker May Not Have Stopped May 6 Crash
News  |  7/1/2010  | 
Shares of Citigroup Inc. triggered alarm across Wall Street last week when an erroneous trade sent the banking giant’s stock down 17 percent, activating the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's two-week old circuit breaker.
NYSE Euronext Aims To Boost Transparency With Markit Venture
News  |  7/1/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext said today that its commercial technology arm NYSE Technologies will integrate data from Markit BOAT in a bid to boost transparency in the European over-the-counter equity markets.

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