Exchanges & Trading Venues

Warsaw Stock Exchange Bows New Indexes

The Warsaw Stock Exchange began publishing two new indexes today, Sept. 23─the WIG30 index, the value of which is based on trade prices, and the WIG30TR, a total return index based on trade prices and dividend income─each containing the 30 largest and…

Fixnetix Expands Data, Risk Connectivity

Managed market data, trading connectivity and risk technology vendor Fixnetix has added low-latency connectivity to three new marketplaces, becoming an extranet connectivity provider for pan-European equities multilateral trading facility Aquis Exchange,…

Update: OPRA Data Issue Halts Options Exchanges

The Options Price Reporting Authority was forced to cancel a software upgrade for its feed of consolidated US options quote and trade data on Monday Sept. 16, after the upgrade caused issues with calculation of the national best bid and offer price,…

OTC Markets Grows Disclosures News Service

New York-based over-the-counter equities marketplace OTC Markets is rolling out new features as part of its OTC Disclosure & News Service to make it easier for investors to research privately-held companies whose equity is traded on the exchange's OTCQX,…

BGC Gets Temporary SEF Approval

BGC Derivative Markets has received temporary registration approval from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to operate a swap execution facility (SEF).

Tech Questions Loom After Major Exchanges Tie the Knot

A period where no meaningful exchange M&A made it to the finish line has been followed by two announced megadeals that appear likely to be approved. Jake Thomases looks at what IT advantage is gained by such massive mergers, and whether these latest…

TeraExchange Granted SEF Status

The multi-asset class execution venue has been granted temporary swap execution facility (SEF) registration from the CFTC.

UTP Participants Propose Adding Odd-Lot Trades to Tape

The Securities and Exchange Commission is inviting comments on proposals by the exchange participants in the UTP (Unlisted Trading Privilege) consolidated tape of quote and trade data in Nasdaq-listed stocks to include odd-lot trades on the UTP last sale…

NYSE Tech, First Derivatives Ally for As-a-Service Offerings

NYSE Technologies, the data and technology arm of NYSE Euronext, is working with Northern Ireland-based data management software vendor First Derivatives to develop a suite of historical data-as-a-service solutions, dubbed Tick as a Service, that will…

CME Applies for SEF Status

CME Group has filed an application to be registered as a swap execution facility (SEF) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

NYSE Tech and First Derivatives Offer Tick-as-a-Service

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, will be working with First Derivatives, a provider of software and consulting services based in Northern Ireland, to create a new suite of historical data “as-a-service” solutions.

NYSE Tech Gets China Data Nod

The Chinese State Council Information Office has granted NYSE Technologies, the data and technology arm of exchange group NYSE Euronext, approval to distribute market datato market participants in mainland China.

OPRA Data Issue Halts Options Exchanges

Unidentified system issues at the Options Price Reporting Authority, which creates the OPRA consolidated feed of US options quote and trade data, forced options exchanges to halt trading this afternoon.

African Exchange Links Could Draw Investment, Liquidity

The alliances that stock exchanges strike between themselves often turn out to be game-changers for a region’s economy. Marina Daras looks at regional initiatives to link up exchanges in one of the fastest evolving regions of the world—Africa.

SEC Calls for Kill Switches Post-Nasdaq Outage

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Mary Jo White met with top industry executives today following the technology glitch on August 22 that saw the trading of Nasdaq-listed securities halted for three hours.

IMD Chicago: Exchange Data Fees, Policies Hindering New Entrants

The high cost of exchange market data─combined with unscheduled fee increases and a proliferation of new fees for previously free-of-charge data─continues to burden consumers, and is preventing newer firms from entering the market, according to a panel…

BME Preps Real-Time Volatility Indexes

Spanish exchange group Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles will begin calculating a new family of eight target volatility indexes on Sept. 24, dubbed the IBEX Volatilidad Objetivo or IBEX 35 Target Volatility, expanding the exchange's existing IBEX 35 index…

Aquis, Seeking Transformative Model, Lines Up Partners

London-based, pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF) Aquis Exchange is embarking on a new approach to its pricing model and capital formation as it awaits final approval from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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