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BATS Europe

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Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Exchange Technologies | 30 Mar 2012

Man in a datacentre

BATS Moves to Equinix Backup Datacenter

Pan-European multilateral trading facility BATS Europe will this week go live in a secondary datacenter in Equinix’s Park Royal LD3 facility in London—where recent acquisition Chi-X Europe already maintains its backup facility—which will provide...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 12 Mar 2012

Bats Chi-X Europe Executive Committee Unveiled

Bats Global Markets has made executive committee appointments for Bats Chi-X Europe, the new entity that will emerge as a result of Bats' acquisition of Chi-X Europe. In addition to CEO Mark Hemsley, the Bats Chi-X Europe executive committee will include...

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 14 Dec 2011

BATS Halt Forces Trade Data

BATS Europe resumed normal trading Wednesday, Dec. 7 after a third-party hardware component failed early the previous day, prompting the market to close all day to ensure integrity of trade data and an orderly market. The exchange advised participants...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 12 Dec 2011


Hardware Failure Halts Bats Europe Trading

A third-party hardware failure at 9:36 a.m. local time halted trading on pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF) Bats Europe this morning. Following the advice of the hardware vendor, the undisclosed faulty component was replaced, rectifying...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchanges | 06 Dec 2011


BATS Global Markets Completes Acquisition of Chi-X Europe

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has completed its acquisition of Chi-X Europe. BATS intends to combine the BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe multi-lateral trading facilities (MTFs), which will be known as BATS Chi-X Europe and will account for approximately 25...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchanges | 01 Dec 2011


BATS Receives UK Approval for Chi-X Europe Deal

BATS Global Markets has received the assent of the UK Competition Commission for its proposed acquisition of Chi-X Europe. BATS entered into a definitive agreement in February 2011 to acquire the venue, which is the largest in Europe by market share...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchanges | 24 Nov 2011

NYSE Tech Adds to SuperFeed

NYSE Technologies has added new direct feed sources to its SuperFeed consolidated datafeed product, including NYSE Global Indexes, Nasdaq’s BX and PSX markets, BATS Global Markets, and the Athens, Cyprus and Johannesburg stock exchanges, reducing the...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 15 Aug 2011

Big Ben and Houses of Parliament London England at night

Banks Give EuroCCP Preferred Status for MTFs

London-based EuroCCP, the central counterparty and the European clearing subsidiary of the DTCC, has announced that it has become interoperable on BATS Europe and UBS MTF, with a number of global banks selecting it as their preferred central clearing...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Clearing & Settlement | 03 Aug 2011


BATS Preps Equinix Move

Multilateral trading facility BATS Europe will move its trading engine and London datacenter from Savvis’ Docklands facility to Equinix’s Slough LD4 datacenter in October, as part of preparations to merge its business with Chi-X Europe, which is also...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 18 Jul 2011

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