2010 Year in Review: Data Demand Aids Emerging Markets’ Maturation

Capital markets in Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and the Middle East are shedding their “emerging” status as interest in the regions grows, and are quickly graduating to mature marketplaces.

Brazil, in particular, graduated with honors as improvements to exchange group BM&F Bovespa’s trading and market data infrastructure continued to attract high-frequency trading interest from foreign and domestic firms alike—such as Brazilian bank and broker Banco Fator Corretora, which rolled o