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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in May 2013
Key Banks, Clearing and Trading Firms to Support NLX
News  |  5/30/2013  | 
The likes of BNP Paribas, Newedge, DRW Trading and Getco Europe said they plan to contribute liquidity and open interest to Nasdaq OMX's NLX platform to create a competitive market for short and long-term interest rate derivatives.
EU Dark Pools Regs Blast Buy Side
News  |  5/28/2013  | 
The proposed 5 percent cap on dark pool trading could have a sharp impact on asset managers who need the anonymity of unlit trading venues, say critics.
ConvergEx Reduces Latency of Millennium ATS By 75%
News  |  5/22/2013  | 
Sell-side firm revamped the infrastructure behind Millennium ATS to support the needs of low-latency and immediate or cancel (IOC) customers.
Barclays Commits to Reporting Volumes of Dark Pool
News  |  5/20/2013  | 
The investment bank confirms its plan to continue reporting volumes in its dark pool LX, on a monthly basis, following the decision by the No. 1 dark pool operator Credit Suisse to go dark.
The Rich Past and Uncertain Future of the NYSE
News  |  5/17/2013  | 
On the anniversary of its founding, the New York Stock Exchange shows signs of strength in an uncertain world.
Is it Time to Tweak, Keep or Scrap Reg NMS?
Commentary  |  5/16/2013  | 
The emphasis on speed, order protection, and technology that Regulation NMS brought to U.S. equities is analyzed in an indepth report by Tabb Group, which says it's time to debate the rule's effectiveness.
Financial Conduct Authority Selects Nasdaq OMX SMARTS Integrity for Market Surveillance
News  |  5/14/2013  | 
FCA will use market surveillance technology to monitor financial transactions across asset classes.
The SEC Just Brought The Hammer Down On The Stock Exchanges
News  |  5/13/2013  | 
While it’s been a long time coming, we are glad to finally see that the SEC has decided to get more involved in exchange regulation.
BATS Chi-Ex Europe Wins Recognized Investment Exchange Status in U.K.
News  |  5/9/2013  | 
The change in status will allow the pan-European MTF to compete directly with stock exchanges across Europe including the LSE and Deutsche Borse.
Nasdaq OMX Now Offers Packet Capture Trading Data Through QView Latency Optics
News  |  5/8/2013  | 
Users can now see minimum, maximum and average packet capture (PCAP) latency data for trade orders on Nasdaq OMX QView Latency Optics product.
Countering HFT Exclusives, CME-Nasdaq Launch Microwave Connectivity for Market Data
News  |  5/3/2013  | 
Citing customer demand, CME and Nasdaq are linking their Carteret and Aurora data centers to transmit market data over a microwave network in under 4.25 milliseconds, which is faster than fiber.
Dodd-Frank’s Third Anniversary: The IT Journey To Date
Commentary  |  5/3/2013  | 
The Dodd-Frank Act, which turns three in July, has created more questions for IT departments than it has answered.
Australia's Economy Hitting Turbulence
News  |  5/3/2013  | 
A real estate boom faces some headwinds as commodity prices fall and mining cuts back, but across the globe sunnier skies for Florida's economic forecast could help the Aussie economy.
How Dark Are The European Pools?
Commentary  |  5/2/2013  | 
Regulation of dark pool trading in Europe is still in progress, with equity investors closely watching actions by the European Commission, European Parliament and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The HFT Debate: Looking for Consensus
Commentary  |  5/2/2013  | 
Although supporters of HFT and its detractors will always clash, market participants agree that one thing has certainly changed: the role of technology in the equities markets.
HFT Debate: Two Experts Square Off On Market Structure
News  |  5/1/2013  | 
Professor Bernard Donefer of Baruch College and Sal Arnuk, Partner at Themis Trading went head-to-head on regulation, technology and politics surrounding the controversial practice of HFT.

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