Foreign Exchange

Bats Europe to Reveal Real-Time Benchmark Indices

Bats Europe, the region’s largest stock exchange operator, today announced the launch of a UK-focused benchmark index series. Bats will launch 18 different indices covering large to small cap securities and 12 industry sectors. The indices were developed in consultation with investors and index users, to offer a robust and trustworthy alternative to incumbent providers. Key features include: Read more »

Fidessa Provides Cross-Asset Execution services to AAC

 Fidessa group  announced that it has signed a contract to provide cross-asset execution services to ABN AMRO Clearing (AAC). This allows AAC to offer its clients low-latency access to more than 110 futures, options, equities and FX markets worldwide via a globally consistent interface, delivered out of 11 key locations around the world. Read more »

Object Trading DMA Platform Available at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange Access

Object Trading, a provider of a multi-asset trading infrastructure, expands its Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform by announcing today that fully managed services are now available at TMX Group’s co-location centre for access to the Montréal Exchange (MX). This expansion provides flexibility for the buy-side and sell-side, in response to the sell-side experiencing mass retrenchment while exchange volumes increase. Read more »

HKEX and Thomson Reuters Team Up for the Creation of New Index Series

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) and Thomson Reuters signed an agreement for the creation of a new series of Renminbi (RMB) indices. The new index series will give the world benchmarks that reflect the development of the RMB's effective exchange rate against other major currencies and are designed to be transparent, tradeable and compliant with the International Organisation of Securities Commission's principles for financial... more Read more »

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 »


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