Foreign Exchange

Questrade Adopts Broadridge's End-to-end Foreign Exchange and Liquidity Solution

Broadridge announced that Questrade, an online retail brokerage based in Canada, has adopted Broadridge's end-to-end foreign exchange and liquidity solution, Broadridge FX and Liquidity (FXL). Read more »

Horizon Helps First Chinese Brokerage House to Issue Warrants Products

Horizon Software  announced that Haitong International  Securities Group Limited  has gone live with Horizon for its warrants trading desk. Read more »

HUB24 Joins Itiviti’s Catalys FIX Engine Client Base

Itiviti’s client connectivity solution provides HUB24 with a rich suite of product functionality based on the Catalys FIX Engine. It ensures highly available quality connectivity and an integrated dashboard for real-time monitoring and system configuration management. Itiviti’s Services team has also developed a custom technology adaptor for integration with HUB24’s investment and superannuation platform. Read more »

Nxchange Unveils a Next Generation Stock Exchange

The arrival of Nxchange makes it possible to place and trade securities on a regulated platform without the intervention of a bank or broker being required. Companies can activate their network and communities to raise capital both on the central trading platform of Nxchange and using an integrated module on their own websites. A traditional IPO is usually an expensive and complex matter. Nxchange has identified a need for an alternative that... more Read more »

New Online Brokerage 'Tradovate' Goes Live

Tradovate, LLC, a new online brokerage firm for active, self-directed futures traders, announced today that the firm is now launched and accepting business.  Tradovate is the first futures brokerage firm to offer flat-rate membership fees, dispensing with the industry-standard commission structure. Its cloud-based platform is accessible from any device, operating system or browser. Read more »

Deutsche Börse Unveils unscheduled Updates to MDAX

Deutsche Börse announced unscheduled changes to MDAX. As a result of the expected acquisition of Wincor Nixdorf AG by the acquirer Diebold, Incorporated, the tendered share line of Wincor Nixdorf AG (ISIN DE000A169QN2) will be deleted and replaced with the prior Wincor Nixdorf AG share line (ISIN DE000A0CAYB2). This change is due to the end of the final tender period of the acquisition from 15 April 2016. This process ensures that the relevant... more Read more »

Markit Welcomes Moscow Exchange to FX Trading Connectivity Network

Markit announced that Markit’s FX pricing distribution hub service added MOEX to its network of trading venues, providing FX market participants worldwide cost effective trading access to one of the world’s fastest growing exchanges.  MOEX’s FX ruble market volumes increased 37% in 2015 and FX derivatives volumes increased 112%, driven by both on-shore and quickly rising offshore customer flows. Read more »

EBA CLEARING Enhances Information Service on its Platform STEP2

Enhanced extended remittance information service successfully activated in the pan-European retail payment system EBA CLEARING announced the activation of an enhanced extended remittance information service on its pan-European automated clearing house platform STEP2. The new service, which took up operations yesterday, supports the inclusion of up to 999 structured invoice and credit note references in a single SEPA Credit Transfer. Read more »

Pragma Unveils SmartFix to Enhance FX Trading Performance

Pragma Securities, a leading provider of high performance algorithmic trading tools, has launched Pragma SmartFix, a new execution algorithm designed to improve average execution performance against the daily 4pm WM/Reuters foreign exchange benchmark fixing.  Read more »

Euronext Appoints Maria João Borges Carioca Rodrigues as CEO of Euronext Lisbon

Euronext announces that the Supervisory Board has approved unanimously the appointment of Maria João Borges Carioca Rodrigues as CEO of Euronext Lisbon, CEO of Interbolsa and member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V., pending all relevant shareholder and regulatory approvals. Read more »

ADX Provides Cash Dividends to Union National

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has distributed the first cash dividends on behalf of one of its listed companies through distributing the dividends of  the shareholders of the Union National Bank on the Bank’s behalf. Thus, the Union National Bank became the first listed company in the United Arab Emirates to distribute the cash dividends through Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. Read more »

Moscow Exchange Benchmarks Becomes IOSCO Compliant

Moscow Exchange's (MOEX) benchmarks for the currency, equity, bond and money market segments have been recognised as compliant with the principles of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), confirming the Exchange's commitment to good global practices in financial benchmarking. Read more »

Singapore Exchange to Welcome Anchor Resources to Catalist

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomed Anchor Resources Limited (Anchor Resources) to Catalist under the stock code “43E”.   Headquartered in Malaysia, Anchor Resources is engaged in the business of exploration, mining and production of gold for sale in Malaysia. It holds concession rights to two key gold mining areas - Lubuk Mandi Mine and Bukit Panji Property in Terengganu, on the eastern gold belt of Peninsular Malaysia. Read more »

Straits Financial to be Listed on Nasdaq

Nasdaq announced today that Straits Financial is now an approved Futures Commission Merchants (FCM) for trading on Nasdaq’s U.S.-based designated contract market (DCM), which offers futures and options on key energy benchmarks, including oil, natural gas and U.S. power. Read more »

NetEase to List on NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that NetEase, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTES), will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) and the NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index (Nasdaq:NDXT) prior to market open on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  NetEase, Inc. will replace SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK). Read more »


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