MANAGEMENT BRIEFS

MANAGEMENT BRIEFS

• Thomson Financial's Globaltopic unit announced an agreement with Deutsche Bourse to be an infrastructure provider to Xetra. Globaltopic, as an operator of the Multi-Member-Miss installation, will provide clients access to trading on Xetra via the existing Thomson Financial network. Previously, each member firm could gain access to the exchange via a direct link from its own site only. This agreement reduces the cost of gaining access to Xetra for trading purposes, since all necessary infr