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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Exchanges posted in July 2009
The Misconceptions Around Flash Orders
Commentary  |  7/30/2009  | 
BATS CEO Joe Ratterman points out that some of the recently hyped allegations surrounding flashed orders are unfounded, and allude to seemingly scandalous behavior.
Savvis Expands NYC-Area Colocation Facility for Proximity Hosting
News  |  7/30/2009  | 
Hosting provider adds 105,00 square feet to respond to growing demand for proximity hosting and internet infrastructure services, along with low latency connectivity to major financial exchanges.
CME CEO Cautions CFTC on Position Limits for Energy Futures Trading
News  |  7/28/2009  | 
CME CEO Cautions CFTC On Position Limits for Energy Futures Trading
Eurex Clearing Partners With Calypso For OTC Derivatives Central Clearing
News  |  7/27/2009  | 
Eurex's new OTC derivatives clearing service aims to improve market stability by enhancing transparency and regulatory reporting as well as reducing systemic risk.
Currensee Appoints David Lemont as CEO
News  |  7/27/2009  | 
CEO tapped to lead growth of forex trading social network.
ICE Lays Out Plans for Buy-Side Clearing of Credit Default Swaps
News  |  7/23/2009  | 
Solution will permit buy-side participation in ICE credit default swap clearing facility and provide segregation of customer funds and positions.
Algo Trading Surge Drives 2009 Equity Trading Volumes, Reports Greenwich Associates Study
News  |  7/21/2009  | 
Institutions returned to algorithmic trading after a chaotic period when strategies performed performly.
Deutsche Bank's autobahn Equity Business Announced Sponsored Access to Chi-X
News  |  7/20/2009  | 
Direct technical connection provides latency-sensitive clients with fastest possible access to highly liquid execution venue.
Is Carbon Trading the Next Big Thing?
News  |  7/17/2009  | 
The U.S. carbon credit trading business could take off if recent climate change legislation becomes law. Environmental market players including Citi, the CME, the Chicago Climate Exchange and BlueNext are poised to capitalize on the surge.
CBOE Chairman William Brodsky Tells Congress Consolidation of Regulatory Agencies Is Necessary
News  |  7/17/2009  | 
Warns that split jurisdiction of SEC and CFTC introduces unnecessary complications into regulation of products, including OTC derivatives.
A New Theory on Market Structure
Commentary  |  7/16/2009  | 
What happens when economic market theory collides with the fractured, high-speed, low-latency, dark pool insanity that we call the U.S. equity market?
BATS Europe Dark Pool Launch Set
News  |  7/16/2009  | 
New Trading Desks at a Glance
News  |  7/15/2009  | 
With all the M&A activity on Wall Street in the past year, it can be difficult to know which broker-dealers offer the best execution services. To help you keep up-to-date with all the moves on the bulge-bracket trading desks, Advanced Trading has compiled an at-a-glance summary of the newly integrated trading operations at Barclays, Nomura, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan. Below you will find details on the executives leading the new bulge-bracket trading desks, the technology behi
Direct Edge Inks Agreement with Quadriserv for Securities Lending
News  |  7/15/2009  | 
Agreement calls for tighter integration between cash equity market for trading and related market for stock loan.
Nomura Strengthens International Trading Through Lehman Buy
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Nomura nabbed former Lehman execs to help build out its US trading operation.
J.P. Morgan, Bear Choose Best of Breed
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
J.P. Morgan, Bear roll out new best of breed trading platform as part of integration strategy.
Merrill and BofA Work to Integrate Trading Operations
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Heritage Merrill trading management, technology and algos lead the unified operation.
Barclays Benefits from Lehman’s Trading Leadership
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Barclays chose to use most of Lehman's technology, algos and talent to boost its U.S. trading group.
Instinet Reports 42 Percent Increase in CBX Dark Pool Volume for Q2
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Instinet's U.S. subsidiary sees volume spike in algorihmic strategies, but 2.8 percent decline overall.
Credit Suisse AES Launches Block Crossing in Australia
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Crossfinder now allows clients to match orders worth a minimum of A$1m on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
SmartPool Signs Up 14 Brokers As Members of Dark Pool
News  |  7/13/2009  | 
New members of NYSE Euronext-led dark pool include: Credit Suisse, Exane, Instinet Europe, Investment Technology, among others.
SunGard Launches Gateway to Tokyo Commodity Exchange
News  |  7/9/2009  | 
SunGard Launches Gateway to Tokyo Commodity Exchange
Citi Makes Global Electronic Trading Push
News  |  7/8/2009  | 
Now that it has knit the Lava, ATD and Options Market Maker platforms together with its dark pool, Citi is taking its electronic trading platform to Europe, Asia and beyond.
BATS Targets First Quarter 2010 US Options Launch
News  |  7/8/2009  | 
BATS Targets First Quarter 2010 US Options Launch
Central Clearinghouse-Standard is Nice, Suitable is Better
Commentary  |  7/8/2009  | 
Not all bilateral derivatives contracts are suited for central clearing and/or electronic trading.
Nasdaq OMX PHLX Launches Options Trading on China Index
News  |  7/8/2009  | 
Susquehanna Securities is the specialist for the index, which is comprised of 30 Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges.
Nasdaq OMX Names Eric Noll EVP of Transaction Services
News  |  7/7/2009  | 
Noll joins from Susquehanna International Group; he succeeds Chris Concannon who left Nasdaq OMX in April.
A Look Inside the NYSE/DTCC Derivatives Clearing Venture
News  |  7/2/2009  | 
NYSE Euronext has joined forces with the DTCC to launch a joint venture for clearing U.S. fixed income derivatives.
NYSE Reduces Order Execution Time to Five Milliseconds, From 105 Milliseconds
News  |  7/2/2009  | 
Replaces SuperDOT with NYSE Super Display Book to drive latency into the single digits.
CME Revs Up for Surge in Carbon Credit Trading
News  |  7/1/2009  | 
The exchange is preparing to launch a Green Exchange for environmental contracts and has high hopes for carbon credit trading.
BOLTs, Flashes and Market Structure
Commentary  |  7/1/2009  | 

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