Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

JSE Moves to Final T+3 Phase

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced the completion of phase two in its three-part plan to shift the South African securities market to T+3.

Leila Fourie Appointed to JSE Board

Leila Fourie, director of post-trade and information services at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, was this week appointed to the bourse’s board as an executive director.

JSE Reports Data Revenue Rise

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has reported first-half data revenues of 95.4 million South African rand, a 16 percent increase over the same period last year, on overall group operating revenue of R869 million, itself a 9 percent increase over the…

Barclays Africa Goes Live on EquiLend

Johannesburg-based Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa, has become South Africa’s first domestic bank to execute a securities finance trade on the EquiLend trading platform. The move marks a progression toward the automation of Absa’s trading and…

JSE Begins FISD Certification Rollout to Data Staff

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange had its first market data staff take industry association FISD's Financial Information Associate (FIA) professional certification this month, and plans to make the program a prerequisite for its senior and client-facing…

JSE Maps Out Derivatives Data Migration

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) plans to start delivering derivatives market data to London-based trading firms via its point-of-presence at Equinix's LD4 datacenter in Slough within the next two to three years, as part of its ongoing migration to…

Google Finance Publishes JSE Delayed Data

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is now making 15-minute-delayed equity prices available via Google Finance to enable local and global clients and investors to track price movements on JSE, alongside market updates from 35 stock exchanges globally.

JSE Preps Co-Lo Center

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will open a co-location center on its premises in May, to reduce network latency for clients from 2,400 microseconds at present to about 100 microseconds, officials say.

Pulling Weeds: Sell Side Confronts Technology Stack Upgrades

Despite the current era in the capital markets as one of tight budgets, firms across the sell side are waking up to the fact that radical changes are needed to their technology stacks. From banks, to brokers and exchanges, questions remain around how…

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