Exchanges & Trading Venues

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).

Hillman to Consult After Leaving LSE

Jarod Hillman, former head of real-time data at the London Stock Exchange Group, who left his position over the summer, is setting up an independent data consultancy to provide market participants among trading venues, redistributors, and consumer firms…

BGC Partners Joins Cadre of SEF Applicants

The electronic and voice brokerage is the latest in a number of financial services firms to apply to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to become a swaps execution facility, or SEF.

ATG, Risk Office to Build Clearinghouse in Brazil

Americas Trading Group (ATG), a liquidity center and provider of exchange technologies in Latin American markets, says it has partnered with Brazil-based Risk Office to build out clearing functions ahead of its 2014 launch of ATS Brasil.

Icap Petitions for SEF Status

London-based electronic broker-dealer Icap has filed an application with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish a swap execution facility (SEF) subsidiary.

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