Foreign Exchange

Spanish Stock Exchange Volumes Up by 9.5%

The trading volume in August in the Spanish Stock Market came in at €33.6 billion, up 9.5% from a year earlier. The trading volume for the first eight months of the year totalled €450.7 billion, down 4.2% from the same period in 2016. The number of equity trades on the Spanish Stock Market markets in August reached 3.3 million, up 6.4% year-on-year. The number of equity trades to the end of August totalled €34.8 million, 7.7% down year-on-year. Read more »

IMC Joins Swiss Stock Exchange

IMC, a leading global market maker, today joins the Swiss stock exchange as a trading participant. IMC will match its cutting-edge trading technology with that of SIX Swiss Exchange, as it trades on the highly liquid and efficient marketplace for Swiss and international securities. Read more »

Nigerian Stock Exchange Launches Data Centre

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce that it has launched a state-of-the art Data Centre on August 28, 2017. The Data Center which was commissioned by the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has been built to Uptime Institute’s TIER III design standards. Read more »

Nasdaq Launches Original Series -- Cultural Capital -- on Facebook's Watch

Today, Nasdaq announced its first in a series of original shows on Watch, Facebook's new platform for shows. Read more »

Imperial FX Brings Its Money Transfer Service to Poland

UK-based money transfer brand, Imperial FX, have announced that they are now transferring funds into the Polish market, and can beat the rates of many other money transfer firms. The announcement comes after they have proven themselves to be a preferred provider for individuals transferring money to Brazil, Portugal and the Middle East, due to the competitive rates that their money corridors enable them to offer. They cemented their position in... more Read more »

OpenMarkets Boosts Back-office Capacity with Australian-first NRI Equities Processing Technology Implementation

 Australia’s fastest-growing online stockbroker, OpenMarkets, today announced the successful upgrade of its back office technology to NRI Financial Solutions for Broker Dealers provided by the Nomura Research Institute (NRI), a leading global provider of system solutions and consulting services. The transition sees OpenMarkets become the first Australian broker to use NRI’s state-of-the-art and robust back-office solution for processing equity... more Read more »

Nasdaq Offers Proprietary U.S. Equity Data Feeds from Equinix Data Center in London

Nasdaq, Inc. has announced the availability of proprietary U.S. equity feeds from Equinix's London International Business Exchange(TM) (IBX®) data center - LD4 - located in Slough, U.K. As part of Nasdaq's efforts to bring U.S proprietary equities data to a larger audience, Nasdaq now offers Nasdaq TotalView and Nasdaq Basic from LD4. Nasdaq Basic combines Nasdaq Best Bid and Offer (QBBO), with either Nasdaq Last Sale (NLS), or Nasdaq Last Sale... more Read more »

Nasdaq Expands Boardvantage Board Portal into Canada

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), announced plans for the expansion of its Boardvantage board portal and leadership collaboration software into Canada through access to two data centers in Ontario.  Read more »

Nasdaq Welcomes I-AM Capital Acquisition Company to The Nasdaq Stock Market

 I-AM Capital Acquisition Company (Nasdaq:IAMXU), a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, celebrated its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.  I-AM Capital's founders, Chief Executive Officer F. Jacob Cherian and Chief Financial Officer Suhel Kanuga, have been... more Read more »

Qatar Stock Exchange Names Aisha Al Mahmoud IT Director

Ms. Aisha Abdul Rahman Al Mahmoud has been appointed as Director of Information Technology Department in QSE in a step emphasizing the keenness to appoint outstanding Qatari competencies and supporting the important role played by Qatari women in the development of the State of Qatar. Read more »

IIROC Extends Contract with Nasdaq SMARTS, Bolsters Surveillance Technology

 The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) have signed an agreement which extends the surveillance technology relationship between IIROC and Nasdaq's SMARTS. Read more »

Azerbaijan Adopts Bloomberg Auction Platform for FX

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has chosen to conduct its auctions for foreign exchange (FX) instruments and deposits through Bloomberg’s auction platform, officials announced today. Designed to help central banks and finance ministries manage primary market operations, the platform has been recently extended to include FX instruments (spot and outright) and deposits, in addition to its pre-existing suite of fixed income and repo products. Read more »

Itiviti Delivers Multi-protocol Automated Testing for CSE System

Itiviti, a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry, and the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), the modern and efficient alternative for companies looking to access the Canadian public capital markets, have partnered to deliver a state-of-the-art automated testing solution to enable continuous integration testing and defect reporting in the CSE's multi-protocol trading environment. Read more »

iSignthis Cross Lists on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed iSignthis Ltd is pleased to announce that it has today cross listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) under the code "TA8". Investors may purchase iSignthis securities directly on either the ASX or FSE. Read more »

Nasdaq Reveals Auction on Demand in the Nordics

Today Nasdaq is launching an innovative new market feature, Auction on Demand – designed to fulfill MiFID II transparency requirements. Since the announcement in December 2016, several Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) have signed up for the service and are ready to support trading from start. These include FIS Front Arena, Itiviti, Fidessa and Vitec Aloc. During the spring, the service has been extensively tested and the reception among... more Read more »

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