The Andean Region: Catching Up Fast
With Brazil and Mexico stealing most of the headlines when it comes to Latin America, people could be forgiven for missing some of the recent developments to come out of other countries in the region. While Brazil and Mexico might be seen as the dominant players, the rise of financial centers in Peru, Colombia and Chile is seeing brokers increasingly demand a multi-location Latin American presence.
Jury Out On Whether Global HFT Regulations Will Work
Unlike the U.S. marketplace, the push to rein in high-frequency traders through regulations is underway in Europe and Canada, but it remains to be seen whether the new rules will work or bring unintended consequences.
SEC Pushes Market Technology Roundtable to Oct. 2
In the aftermath of several high-profile technological mishaps in the marketplace, the SEC's roundtable next month will seek ways to prevent costly trading mistakes, and come up with best practices for handling crises in real-time.
BlackRock to Lower Fees on Certain ETFs
BlackRock Inc is
planning to announce lower fees on some of its core iShares
exchange-traded funds in the fourth quarter, Chief Executive
Officer Laurence Fink said on Monday.