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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Exchanges posted in April 2011
Survival Of The Fastest in Tomorrow's Electronic Trading Markets
Commentary  |  4/29/2011  | 
The SEC's new Market Access Rule "15c3-5" will require big investments in new ultra-low-latency technology, but only those who get it right will be on the winning side of the street, contends Tibco's Rourke McNamara, Sr.
Q&A with BATS Founder, Tradebot Chairman Dave Cummings
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
Six years ago, as many Wall Street players fretted about fewer trading options and reduced competition after Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange each swallowed Island Instinet and Archipelago, BATS Global Markets founder Dave Cummings saw an opportunity.
Market Data Glitch Pushes Nasdaq To Address Losses
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
A trading outage on Monday affected more than 80 securities and the now the market maker is dealing with angry clients.
Deutsche Bank To Report SuperX ATS Data
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Plans to supply average volumes and trade sizes to independent research firms Rosenblatt Securities and TABB Group.
Why NYSE Shareholders Will Probably Spurn Nasdaq
Commentary  |  4/21/2011  | 
Much to the chagrin of those who are loathe to see the New York Stock Exchange fall into foreign ownership, NYSE Euronext shareholders are more likely to accept Deutsche Borse's offer rather than Nasdaq OMX and InterContinental Exchange's rival bid.
Buy, Sell or Hold With Twitter?
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
As a U.K. hedge fund taps the social network to predict market moves, industry participants argue that Twitter may be ineffective - or even dangerous - as a sole forecaster.
Nasdaq OMX-ICE Deal Has Merits
Commentary  |  4/18/2011  | 
The Nasdaq combination wtih NYSE would create the largest U.S. equity trading venue, reduce technology costs for traders and diversify ICE's derivatives business.
SEFs Will Improve Global Swaps Market: Survey
News  |  4/18/2011  | 
A wide range of market participants believe swap execution facilities will improve the derivatives trading market, according to research conducted by Tabb Group.
Nasdaq OMX Names New CFO
News  |  4/15/2011  | 
Nasdaq OMX Group, which is embroiled in a bid to buy NYSE Euronext, announced the hiring of Lee Shavel as its chief financial officer and executive vice president of corporate strategy.
Nasdaq Appoints Ex-Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Exec As New CFO
News  |  4/15/2011  | 
Lee Shavel is an 18-year veteran of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
J.P. Morgan Worldwide to Clear Knight Capital's Trades on UBS MTF
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
Providing clearing and settlement services on UBS MTF continues JPM's strategy to offer access to multiple exchanges and trading platforms.
Chi-X Australia Picks Equinix for Primary Data Center
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
Preparing to launch its alternative trading venue in Q4, Chi-X Australia will leverage Equinix's infrastructure to offer proximity hosting and network connectivity needs.
Hemsley Named CEO of BATS Chi-X Europe
News  |  4/12/2011  | 
Direct Edge Hires Anthony Barchetto From Liquidnet
News  |  4/12/2011  | 
Taps Liquidnet's former head of corporate strategy to drive Direct's Edge's strategic growth initiatives.
Executive Changes at Nasdaq OMX
News  |  4/8/2011  | 
Bryan Hyndman is leaving his post as SVP Transaction Services U.S. to assume run sales for Global Data Products, while David LaValle was hired to run Nasdaq OMX's ETF business.
The Exchange Merger Arms Race
News  |  4/7/2011  | 
Fidessa Launches Mexican Trading Platform
News  |  4/6/2011  | 
The multi-asset trading platform is compliant with new regulations in Mexico introduced to drive more automated trading solutions.
QuoteMTF Completes Go-Live With Passive Liqudiity Providers
News  |  4/5/2011  | 
Initial participants in the Pan-European trading venue's equity participation program, are starting to trade across more than 1,400 single stocks and ETF securities.
Gain Capital Opens Singapore Office
News  |  4/5/2011  | 
Gain is looking to expand business development efforts in Asia for GainGTX, an institutional electronic communications network launched in March.
First New York Securities
Trading Floors  |  4/5/2011  | 
First New York Securities operates a proprietary trading business from its midtown Manhattan trading floor, which houses teams that execute across multiple asset classes, including U.S. Equities, international equities, commodities, foreign exchange, Treasuries, futures and options, and macro rates.
LMAX Launches Smart Phone Trading Apps for Mobile Exchange
News  |  4/4/2011  | 
The retail FX and contracts for difference trading venue, announced the first mobile exchange with LMAX Trader for iPhone and BlackBerry devices.
All Roads Lead to the Smart Router
News  |  4/4/2011  | 
Merger Wars: Nasdaq/ICE Bid for NYSE Would Close One Mega Data Center
News  |  4/1/2011  | 
Nasdaq and ICE unveiled on Friday their bid to buy NYSE Euronext for about $11.3 billion in cash and stock. The merger would combine the two largest U.S. stock exchanges.

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