Trading &amp; Execution http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/63/0 en TOM MTF welcomes Wolverine Trading as a new member http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/24/240924/tom-mtf-welcomes-wolverine-trading-new-member <p><strong><em>Wolverine Trading UK Ltd (Wolverine&rsquo; has become a Member on TOM MTF as of 23 June 2016 and will start quoting as Market Maker in options.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/24/240924/tom-mtf-welcomes-wolverine-trading-new-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:23:28 +0000 leahrenee09 240924 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Fallout from FX ‘fixing scandal’ fuels increase in algo trading http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/14/240522/fallout-fx-%E2%80%98fixing-scandal%E2%80%99-fuels-increase-algo-trading <p><em><strong>Algorithmic trading is taking hold in foreign exchange &ndash; in part due to fallout from the 2013 FX &ldquo;fixing scandal.&rdquo;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/14/240522/fallout-fx-%E2%80%98fixing-scandal%E2%80%99-fuels-increase-algo-trading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Trading & Execution Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:35:57 +0000 leahrenee09 240522 at http://www.hedgeweek.com LME Steel Scrap contract sees first voice-brokered trade http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239352/lme-steel-scrap-contract-sees-first-voice-brokered-trade <p><strong><em>The London Metal Exchange (LME) has executed the first voice-brokered trade of its LME Steel Scrap contract. The trade was executed on 4 May 2016 by INTL FCStone Ltd on behalf of Stemcor.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239352/lme-steel-scrap-contract-sees-first-voice-brokered-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 10 May 2016 15:25:15 +0000 239352 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Markit adds Moscow Exchange to FX trading connectivity network http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/13/238419/markit-adds-moscow-exchange-fx-trading-connectivity-network <p><strong><em>Markit&rsquo;s FX pricing distribution hub service has added the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) to its network of trading venues, providing FX market participants worldwide cost effective trading access to one of the world&rsquo;s fastest growing exchanges. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/13/238419/markit-adds-moscow-exchange-fx-trading-connectivity-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:43:26 +0000 238419 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Pragma launches SmartFix algorithm to improve FX trading performance against WM/R 4pm  http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/11/238308/pragma-launches-smartfix-algorithm-improve-fx-trading-performance-against-wmr-4pm%C2%A0 <p><em><strong>Pragma Securities, a provider of algorithmic trading tools, has launched Pragma SmartFix, a new execution algorithm designed to improve average execution performance against the daily 4pm WM/Reuters foreign exchange benchmark fixing.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/11/238308/pragma-launches-smartfix-algorithm-improve-fx-trading-performance-against-wmr-4pm%C2%A0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:52:47 +0000 mkitchen 238308 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Quaesta Capital AG - Best Discretionary CTA http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238132/quaesta-capital-ag-best-discretionary-cta <p><em><strong>Quaesta Capital AG is an independent Swiss financial services provider with a primary focus on currency management. Based in Pfaeffikon, Switzerland, Quaesta Capital AG was founded in 2005 and currently manages approximately USD3bn in currency&nbsp;volatility and global macro strategies and bespoke currency overlay mandates.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238132/quaesta-capital-ag-best-discretionary-cta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources Trading & Execution Tue, 05 Apr 2016 11:31:07 +0000 mkitchen 238132 at http://www.hedgeweek.com FIX Trading Community sponsors ISO Study Group http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/21/237625/fix-trading-community-sponsors-iso-study-group <p><strong><em>FIX Trading Community is sponsoring the ISO Study Group to determine the rules for the allocation of the ISIN standard to derivative instruments.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/21/237625/fix-trading-community-sponsors-iso-study-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:17:17 +0000 237625 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Deutsche Börse and Vienna Stock Exchange extend trading technology agreement http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/23/236794/deutsche-b%C3%B6rse-and-vienna-stock-exchange-extend-trading-technology-agreement <p><em><strong>Vienna Stock Exchange is to continue to use Deutsche B&ouml;rse&rsquo;s trading technology. Both exchanges extended their contract by a further six years, at least until 2021. The co-operation partners of Vienna Stock Exchange will also use Deutsche B&ouml;rse&rsquo;s trading infrastructure.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/23/236794/deutsche-b%C3%B6rse-and-vienna-stock-exchange-extend-trading-technology-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 23 Feb 2016 10:08:19 +0000 236794 at http://www.hedgeweek.com London Metal Exchange unveils new Ring http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/19/236692/london-metal-exchange-unveils-new-ring <p><strong><em>The London Metal Exchange (LME) has unveiled the newly built Ring (pictured), the Exchange&rsquo;s open-outcry trading floor, followings its successful relocation to 10 Finsbury Square in London on 1 February 2016.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/19/236692/london-metal-exchange-unveils-new-ring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:13:58 +0000 236692 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC allows designated Korea Exchange members to deal directly with US customers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/09/236321/cftc-allows-designated-korea-exchange-members-deal-directly-us-customers <p><strong><em>The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an Order to the Korea Exchange (KRX) permitting certain KRX Members to solicit and accept orders and in connection therewith, accept funds directly from U.S. customers for trading on KRX without having to register with the CFTC as futures commission merchants (FCMs).</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/09/236321/cftc-allows-designated-korea-exchange-members-deal-directly-us-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:44:32 +0000 236321 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Verras is latest CISE member http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/01/236077/verras-latest-cise-member <p><strong><em>Verras Professional Services Limited has been approved as a Listings Member of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE).</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/01/236077/verras-latest-cise-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:20:06 +0000 236077 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Gibraltar Stock Exchange expands services to include debt securities and closed ended funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/07/235246/gibraltar-stock-exchange-expands-services-include-debt-securities-and-closed-ended <p><strong><em>GSX, the Gibraltar Stock Exchange has expanded its services to include the listing of Debt Securities and Closed-ended Funds, having received approval from its regulator, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/07/235246/gibraltar-stock-exchange-expands-services-include-debt-securities-and-closed-ended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:28:10 +0000 235246 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CBOE consolidated trading volumes totalled 1.1 billion contracts in 2015 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/05/235182/cboe-consolidated-trading-volumes-totalled-11-billion-contracts-2015 <p><strong><em>Consolidated trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), totalled 1.2 billion contracts in 2015, a decrease of 11 per cent from the record 1.3 billion contracts in 2014.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/05/235182/cboe-consolidated-trading-volumes-totalled-11-billion-contracts-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:12:51 +0000 235182 at http://www.hedgeweek.com EZTD now trading on OTCQX http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/04/235149/eztd-now-trading-otcqx <p><em><strong>EZTD, an operator of online trading platforms for binary options and FOREX, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market in the US.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/01/04/235149/eztd-now-trading-otcqx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:58:56 +0000 235149 at http://www.hedgeweek.com MarketAxess launches electronic Asian local currency bond trading http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/12/09/234614/marketaxess-launches-electronic-asian-local-currency-bond-trading <p><strong><em>MarketAxess Holdings has added the ability to trade local currency Asian bonds to its electronic trading platform.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/12/09/234614/marketaxess-launches-electronic-asian-local-currency-bond-trading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:56:33 +0000 234614 at http://www.hedgeweek.com