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Direct Edge Expands Attributed Quote Program

BATS Global Markets' Direct Edge Exchange is expanding its attributed trading program to allow participating firms to show their order flow as being comprised...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 22 Apr 2014


Opening Cross: ‘Location, Location, Location’ Is Only Half the Battle

Wherever you feel at home, your location is ultimately only as good as the leverage it provides.

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 21 Feb 2014


BATS–Direct Edge to Equalize NY4, NY5 Latency, Post-2015 Equinix Move

BATS Global Markets will ensure that trading members of its BATS and Direct Edge exchanges will experience the same latency whether they co-locate in datacenter provider Equinix’s Secaucus, NJ NY4 or NY5 facilities when the US equities and options exchange...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 21 Feb 2014


BATS CIO Explains Datacenter Move

Among the integration questions that needed answering when BATS and Direct Edge agreed to merge regarded that of their respective datacenters. BATS had its exchanges situated at Savvis' NJ2 facility in Weehauken, New Jersey. Direct Edge's were located...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchange Data | 21 Feb 2014


BATS to Transition Primary Exchanges to NY5 Datacenter

BATS has selected Equinix as its primary data center provider for all of the BATS exchange platforms, including the Direct Edge exchanges EDGA and EDGX.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchange Data | 19 Feb 2014


BATS Taps Equinix as Primary Datacenter, Preps 2015 Move for BATS, Direct Edge Platforms

As part of its efforts to integrate the operations of its recent Direct Edge acquisition, US stock and options exchange operator BATS Global Markets will migrate both markets' trading technology to Equinix's new NY5 datacenter next year under a long-term...

Inside Market Data | News | Hosting & Co-location | 19 Feb 2014


Bats Completes Merger with Direct Edge

Bats Global Markets has announced the completion of its merger transaction with fellow US exchange group Direct Edge.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchanges | 04 Feb 2014


Bats, Direct Edge Receive SEC Merger Approval

Bats Global Markets and Direct Edge have announced that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the green light for their planned merger.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 31 Jan 2014


Merger MegaDeals Lead Exchanges to Mull Tech/Data Integrations

The IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) this week announced the successful completion of its $11 billion stock and cash acquisition of NYSE Euronext. But challenges still lie ahead for the two exchanges, which now face the prospect of a much greater organizational...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 18 Nov 2013


Will Consolidation or Fragmentation Follow NYSE–ICE, Bats–Direct Edge?

NYSE Euronext–IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and Bats–Direct Edge have cleared most regulatory hurdles—NYSE–ICE is days away from being cemented, according to reports, and Bats–Direct Edge just received approval from the US Justice Department....

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchanges | 08 Nov 2013

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