TNS Expands MTF Access, Low-Latency Services

John Owens, TNS' vice president of exchanges and ECNs, says there has been a recent spike in requests for connectivity to the growing number of new trading venues in Europe. "MTFs are driving the highest number of new connections.... It's the area that is generating the highest degree of interest," he says.

TNS has offered connectivity to Chi-X, Turquoise, BATS Europe and Nasdaq OMX Europe since the MTFs launched, and is now following the progress of other venues, such as Börse Berlin subsidiary