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DealVector launches InvestorLink

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 10:05

DealVector, a provider of a secure electronic communication network for the fixed income and structured credit space, has launched InvestorLink to streamline communication in the structured credit markets. »

Professor Michael Aitken, CMCRC chief executive

HFT improves market fairness, says CMCRC

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 11:45

The presence of high-frequency traders improves market fairness by reducing end-of-day price dislocation, according to research from the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC). »

Andreas Preuss, chief executive of Eurex

TAIFEX and Eurex to launch Eurex/TAIFEX link on 15 May 2014

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 16:02

TAIFEX, the Taiwan Futures Exchange, and Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives marketplace and part of Deutsche Börse Group, plan to launch the Eurex/TAIFEX Link on 15 May 2014. »

Trading screens

GMEX Technologies launches trade reporting service for derivatives with CoDiese

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 14:27

GMEX Technologies has launched Global Reporting Company Limited (GRC) in partnership with Paris based regulatory and market infrastructure advisory firm CoDiese. »

Trader at screen

BNY Mellon enhances AccessEdge collateral management portal

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 12:30

BNY Mellon is enhancing its AccessEdge portal via a new link with Bloomberg to help clients further optimise their collateral management. »

European flags

BXTR is market leader in first month of operation

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 10:02

BATS Global Markets’ pan-European trade reporting service, BXTR, became the industry leader in its first month of operation, while BATS Chi-X Europe remained Europe’s largest stock market in November. »

Traders

Average daily trading volume at CBOE Holdings up 6%

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 06:03

November trading volumes for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) totalled 91.90 million contracts. »

Singapore

Derivatives trading and clearing up, says SGX

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 16:38

Derivatives trading and clearing activities grew in November from a year earlier while securities trading declined, according to Singapore Exchange (SGX). »

Trader at screen

Eze Software Group releases latest version of Tradar PMS

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 16:00

Eze Software Group has launched a new version of the Tradar PMS, its portfolio management system for buy-side institutions. »

Trading screens

Object Trading adds NYSE Technologies’ OpenMAMA interface to global DMA platform

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 12:22

Object Trading, a provider of global direct market access (DMA), is adding support for NYSE Technologies’ Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (OpenMAMA) to its FrontRunner DMA suite. »

Trader

Eurex records ADV of 7.5 million contracts in November

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 10:33

The international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 7.4 million contracts in November 2013, compared with 7.5 million in November 2012. »

Cooperation

SGX and China Futures Association to collaborate

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 13:52

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the China Futures Association (CFA) are cooperating in the development of derivatives markets in China and Singapore. »

Anthony Masso, CEO, Succession Systems

Don’t be killed by your brokers’ market access kill switches

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 10:11

By Anthony Masso, CEO, Succession Systems – The SEC Enforcement Order against Knight Capital calls for Brokers to institute fully automated ‘lock downs’, prohibiting orders from entering the market if risk thresholds are reached.  Called ‘kill switches’, are you aware of the conditions that could trigger a lock down and how it would affect your orders and position? »

Electronic trading floor

ICE Trade Vault Europe approved by ESMA as trade repository

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 06:03

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has approved ICE Trade Vault Europe as a trade repository for the reporting of swaps and futures trade data to meet requirements of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

Hong Kong

Markit to deploy compliance solution for equity trading in Hong Kong

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 16:05

Financial information services company Markit has been selected by members of the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) to provide an online solution to facilitate compliance with Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission’s (SFC) new electronic trading rules. »

Traders

CME Group secures European TR approval

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 12:18

CME Group has received approval from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as a trade repository (TR) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

Electronic trading floor

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs join EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 10:05

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs have become clearing members of EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). »

Volatility

CBOE launches Mid-Term Volatility Index

Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:11

Chicago Board Options Exchange has created a new benchmark volatility index – the CBOE Mid-Term Volatility Index (VXMT). »

Trading screens

Traiana launches cross jurisdiction UTI management solution

Thu, 28/11/2013 - 06:02

Traiana, a provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, has launched a Unique Trade Identifier (UTI) management solution using the Harmony network. »

Aquis Exchange chief executive Alasdair Haynes

Aquis Exchange completes first day of live operations

Wed, 27/11/2013 - 13:54

Aquis Exchange, the pan-European equities trading exchange, has completed its first day of live operations, executing trades in all three of the markets available at launch. »

Volatility

CBOE to list options on CBOE Russell 2000 Volatility Index on 3 Dec

Wed, 27/11/2013 - 12:14

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is to list options on the CBOE Russell 2000 Volatility Index (RVX) beginning 3 December. »

Traders

DTCC Limit Monitoring to provide early warning system to identify unusual trading activity

Wed, 27/11/2013 - 06:38

The National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) has filed a proposed rule change with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide its members with a new tool designed to serve as an early warning system that alerts those firms to trading activity that is nearing defined trading limits. »

Electronic trading floor

Zürcher Kantonalbank joins EurexOTC Clear

Tue, 26/11/2013 - 12:50

Zürcher Kantonalbank has become a clearing member of EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS), raising the number of clearing participants on EurexOTC Clear to 19. »

Trader at screen

Four more UK TPAs select Calastone for auto re-registration

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 16:01

Four third party administrators (TPAs) have selected Calastone for automated re-registration. »

Connecting hands

LME Clear connects with DTCC to provide trade reporting service

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 16:03

LME Clear has selected The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), an approved trade repository, as its strategic partner for the new LME reporting service, LMEwire. »

Clock

CBOE, C2, CBSX and CFE set Thanksgiving trading schedule

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 06:09

CBOE Holdings has sets its trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) regular trading hours and VX futures extended trading hours in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. »

Index

Newedge Trend Indices outperform in October

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 14:37

Nine of the 11 Newedge Hedge Fund Indices saw gains in October, including the Newedge CTA, Trend, and Short-Term indices. »

Asia Pacific

Traiana Harmony’s CFD and equity swap network expands in Asia

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 16:01

Traiana’s Harmony network, the firm’s global product for equities swaps/CFD markets, is now live in the Asia Pacific region. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

eVestment separate account and hedge fund data coming to Morningstar Direct

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:42

Morningstar is to make eVestment separate account and hedge fund data available to users of Morningstar Direct, the company's investment analysis platform for institutional investors. »

Hourglass

CBOE Short-term VIX index values now disseminated every 15 seconds

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 10:43

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has expanded the frequency for disseminating values on its recently created CBOE Short-term Volatility Index (VXST index). »

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