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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in November 2010
Eurex Clearing Introduces New Pre-Trade Risk Limit Functionality
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
The new service enables clearing members and non-clearing members to control their trading and operational risks by setting pre-trade limits on aggregate risk metrics such as the total margin requirement.
CME Group Names New Head of Global FX Products
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
CME Group, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, announced that it appointed Roger Rutherford as managing director of its global FX products segment.
BATS Rolls Out Two Smart Order Routing Strategies for U.S., Europe
News  |  11/24/2010  | 
BATS Global Markets unveiled two smart order routing strategies for exchanges in the U.S. and Europe, which aim to allow traders to simultaneously access multiple market venues.
SGX Launches Central Clearing Service via Calypso for Interest Rate Swaps
News  |  11/24/2010  | 
his is the first OTC financial derivatives central counterparty clearing service in Asia.
Deutsche Borse Launches Algo News Feed In Tokyo Data Center
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
“AlphaFlash” is now available in two proximity hosting sites in the Asia-Pacific region.
Deutsche Borse Launches AlphaFlash
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
The algo news feed is now available in a Tokyo data center
Eurex Enhances Trading, Clearing And Risk Management Functions
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
Eurex Release 13 provides members with more flexible clearing solutions, new risk management functionalities and comprehensive enhancements in the trading layer.
FX Traders Feeling Uneasy About New Regulations – Survey
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
The FX trading community is uneasy about how the new regulatory landscape will impact the world’s largest and most liquid securities trading market, according to a Bloomberg Foreign Exchange survey.
Is the SEC’s ‘Naked’ Access Ban Anti-Small Business?
Commentary  |  11/17/2010  | 
Although it was a necessary step, particularly in the aftermath of the May 6 "Flash Crash," there is growing chatter within the trading community that the new regulation is likely to hurt smaller high-frequency trading operations.
Number of Swaps Dealers Seen Soaring Due to Dodd-Frank Bill
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
The number of swaps dealers is projected to surge over the next year due to a regulatory environment that’s likely to drive more participants into the market, according to a report by TABB Group.
Direct Edge Launches Connectivity To Other Equity Markets
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
The fourth largest US exchange operator is jumping into the connectivity business with Connect Edge as a way to lower telco costs for sell side customers.
Direct Edge Launches Suite Of Connectivity Services
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
Connect Edge and EdgeLink will provide customers will cost-effective market data feeds and market access via Direct Edge's high-speed, low latency network.
HFTs Fear SEC's 'Naked' Access Ban May Squeeze Profits
News  |  11/11/2010  | 
Although the move by U.S. regulators to ban "naked" access to public markets has been lauded as a necessary risk curb, a portion of the high-frequency trading community is awash in concern the new rules will damage time-sensitive strategies.
Instinet and ITG Ink Reciprocal Liquidity Agreement in Asia
News  |  11/11/2010  | 
Allows institutional customers to seamlessly access each other's dark pools in Asia.
Chi-East Dark Pool Goes Live in Asia
News  |  11/11/2010  | 
Asia's first dark liquidity aggregator offers participants the ability to trade anonymously on a low-latency basis.
Searching for Liquidity in Fragmented FX Pools
News  |  11/10/2010  | 
As FX ECNs and bank desks compete for buy-side order flow in an increasingly fragmented foreign exchange marketplace, asset managers are using algorithms as well as voice brokers to fill orders.
Are There Too Many Exchanges?
News  |  11/10/2010  | 
The stock exchanges continue to roll out new equity trading platforms, arguing that competition drives innovation. But some traders, fearing increased fragmentation, are calling for a moratorium on new exchanges.
Brazil's BOVESPA Exchange Launches iPad App For Investors
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
Users have access to indices in real time; share quotations; personalized lists of quotations; and interactive graphs of indices, among other things.
Inside a Mini Flash Crash
Commentary  |  11/9/2010  | 
Wall Street is looking to learn from its big, Earth-shaking mistakes but it has plenty to learn from the smaller ones.
The SEC Agenda: Hurry Up And Wait
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
Throughout the financial crisis, the SEC has identified a host of equity market structure issues that are critical to ensuring safe and fair trading. But, already burdened by enacting the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, the regulator isn't likely to enact any new rules too quickly.
SunGard Launches Ultra Low Latency DMA for Europe
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
SunGard's Valdi Execution Services caters to high-velocity traders executing across Pan European equity markets, providing a broker-managed solution that includes clearance and settlement.
Richard Sandor Named to Board of The Volatility Exchange
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
CME will begin offering FX VolContracts under a licensing agreement with VolX.
CBOE to Deploy Correlix’s Latency Measurement Service
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
The Chicago Board Board Options Exchange announced it will use Correlix’s latency measurement service as part of a plan to allow traders to react more quickly to shifting market conditions and better manage latency performance.
Hiring Is Back on the Agenda for 2011
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
Sagging trading volumes and disappointing revenues have dampened expectations on Wall Street for a quick recovery. But industry insiders are cautiously optimistic about the hiring outlook for trading desks next year.
IPC Systems Adds BATS Europe to its Global Markets Network
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
IPC Systems, a maker of trading communications tools, announced the extension of their global financial markets network to BATS Europe, the second-largest European multilateral trading facility.
NSX Partners with Sidera Networks
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
NSX and Sidera announce Exchange in a Box, a new fiber-option-based network solution, allowing customers to connect with NSX in the New York Metro region at a reduced cost, in microseconds.
Patsystems Taps Interactive 7Ticks to Launch XConnect Hub
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Interactive 7Ticks will provides low-latency connectivity to derivatives exchanges out of Chicago-based data center.

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