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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in August 2009
Forex Trading Provider Gain Capital Overhauls IT
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
Gain Capital has had to buy new networks, servers and software -- for the best of reasons: to accommodate a 50 to 60 percent increases in trade volume and spikes in the currency markets.
Boston Options Exchange Eliminates Make or Take Pricing
News  |  8/28/2009  | 
The Boston Options Exchange ("BOX") will eliminate Make or Take pricing on all Penny Pilot Classes effective September 1, pending regulatory approval.
Chi-X Europe Allows Participants the Opportunity to Trade at No Cost
News  |  8/28/2009  | 
New pricing tariff reduction across all markets enhances the economic benefits available to Chi-X Europe trading participants by increasing opportunities to take advantage of Chi-X Europe’s proven pan-European liquidity and benefit from potential price improvement, now at an even lower tariff, Chi-X says.
NYSE Euronext to Acquire Nyfix
News  |  8/27/2009  | 
Acquisition will give the exchange new high-speed trading technology to offer members, including trading workstations, trade messaging software and the recently upgraded Millenium dark pools.
NYSE Euronext to Acquire NYFIX for $144 million
News  |  8/27/2009  | 
NYSE Technologies will integrate the FIX software business and NYFIX Marketplace, but explore alternatives for Millennium dark pool.
Patsystems Upgrades to New ASP Facility in Tokyo
News  |  8/26/2009  | 
Low-latency facility will support Patsystems' customer base in Japan, with XLink network connecting to its London data center and other exchanges.
Liffe to Waive Options-Trading Fees
News  |  8/21/2009  | 
BM&F Bovespa Approves Cedro Market & Finances as DMA Provider
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
Permits investors to access the exchange's electronic trading platform without transmitting data through the broker's network.
Seth Merrin Examines the Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
High frequency trading adds a lot of liquidity, but institutions need to opt-in to that, says Liquidnet's Seth Merrin.
BATS Europe Targets Market Share of London Stock Exchange
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
Offers pricing special in September, wih 0.40 basis point rebate for adding liquidity, and a free liquidity removal incentive in UK stocks.
Nasdaq OMX Unveils Top of PHLX Options with Lower Latencies
News  |  8/12/2009  | 
PHLX offers direct access to options data feed based on Nasdaq OMX's high-speed INET architecture.
Chi-X Global and SGX to Launch First Exchange-Backed Dark Pool in Asia-Pacific
News  |  8/12/2009  | 
Non-displayed trading platform will start trading in first half of 2010 and technology will be developed by Chi-Tech.
Ch-X Canada To Launch "ETF X Factor " Pricing Program
News  |  8/10/2009  | 
Chi-X Canada is offering a promotional pricing progam on Sept. 14 which reduces fees for takers of ETF liquidity and increases rebates for liquidity makers.
Inside the Obama Administration's Road Map for Financial Regulatory Reform
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
The Obama plan would turn the Fed into a systemic risk regulator, push derivatives onto electronic platforms and force hedge funds to register with the SEC.
Chi-X Europe Launches “Chi-Vision” Smart Liquidity Consolidation Service
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
Instinet Europe becomes the first client to be connected to Chi-X Europe’s new service which accesses the Chi-X MTF visible order book, Chi-Delta and external liquidity providers, including Citadel and Knight.
ISE and Weather Risk Announce Strategic Agreement
News  |  8/4/2009  | 
ISE will receive a minority interest in WRS in return for granting WRS the right to use ISE's proprietary Longitude technology.

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