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Kapil Rathi, Bats

Bats Auction Mechanism launches on EDGX Options Exchange

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 08:38

Bats Global Markets has launched the Bats Auction Mechanism (BAM), providing price improvement opportunities for customer orders. »

Richard Katz, Powernext

PEGAS to launch time spread products on futures markets

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 13:21

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, is to introduce time spread contracts on its futures markets on 24 January. »

Jonathan Bloch, Exchange Data International

Exchange Data International launches Worldwide Cost Basis service

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:36

Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, reference data and end-of-day pricing, has launched a Worldwide Cost Basis service (WCB). »

Christopher M Kearns, BNY Mellon

Covestro selects BNY Mellon for ADR programme

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 13:41

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Covestro as depositary bank for its sponsored American depositary receipt (ADR) programme, replacing previously unsponsored facilities. »

Chris Childs, DTCC

DTCC selects IBM, Axoni and R3 to develop distributed ledger solution

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 14:50

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has selected IBM, in partnership with Axoni and R3, to provide a distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework to drive further improvements in derivatives post-trade lifecycle events. »

Bill Sherman, Ipreo

Ipreo implements Investor Access for electronic order submission

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 10:20

Ipreo, a provider of market intelligence and productivity solutions to financial services and corporate professionals, has implemented Investor Access, which allows investors to electronically submit orders directly to the sell-side syndicate banks on fixed-income new issues. »

Dark pool

DKG Group signs with EGS to formally launch European Dark Pool Trading Platform

Mon, 02/01/2017 - 11:58

Eurex Global Securities (EGS) has signed an exclusive agreement with DKG Group for trading on its new advanced and streamlined dark pool trading platform, the European Global Trading Platform (ETGP). »

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect creates new opportunities for Luxembourg funds

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect creates new opportunities for Luxembourg funds

Thu, 22/12/2016 - 09:01

The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect provides international investors with another direct link to access China’s domestic A-shares market and especially the stocks on the tech-heavy Shenzhen market. It also provides Luxembourg investment funds with access to a new asset class. »

Tom Casteleyn, BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon connects directly to Monte Titoli on T2S

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 12:38

BNY Mellon has migrated its clients’ assets to direct accounts with Monte Titoli, using its connection to TARGET2-Securities (T2S). »

Michael Redanz, EWE Trading

EEX Exchange Council reaffirms opposition to ACER decision

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 09:20

The EEX Exchange Council remains convinced that a split of the German-Austrian bidding zone, following recent announcements by the German Federal Network Agency and ACER, would be a step backwards for the market, as it would negatively affect liquidity in Europe’s power derivatives market. »

4th Story launches matching engine for liquidity-challenged markets

4th Story launches matching engine for liquidity-challenged markets

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 08:54

4th Story has completed the general release of its customisable matching engine, 4S. Arches. »

Jos Schmitt, NEO Exchange

Scotia iTrade enables online trading of NEO-listed securities

Fri, 09/12/2016 - 08:58

Scotia iTrade is offering real-time quotes and direct online trading access to NEO-listed securities. »

Lynn Martin, ICE Data Services

BlackRock Solutions integrates ICE Data Services’ CEP tool

Tue, 06/12/2016 - 09:04

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Data Services’ Continuous Evaluated Pricing (CEP) has been integrated into BlackRock Solutions’ Aladdin risk and enterprise investment system. »

PEGAS registers strong spot volumes in November

PEGAS registers strong spot volumes in November

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:30

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 144.6 TWh in November 2016 which represents an increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year (129.3 TWh), supported by a strong spot market. »

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:05

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has announced the results of the ICE Endex gas storage auction held on 30 November 2016, on behalf of GasTerra. »

Julie Winkler, CME

The Royal Mint and CME to build digital gold product on blockchain tech

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:45

The Royal Mint, a 1,000-year-old institution owned by HM Treasury, has teamed up with derivatives marketplace CME Group to launch a digitised gold offering called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), heralding a new way for traders and investors to trade, execute and settle gold. »

Carsten Kengeter, Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Boerse launch blockchain prototype

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 08:42

The Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have jointly launched a functional prototype for the blockchain technology-based settlement of securities. »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX registers first trade in EUA options

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 14:26

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has registered its first trade in EUA options. »

EEX publishes 2017 Auction Calendar for Emission Allowances

EEX publishes 2017 Auction Calendar for Emission Allowances

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 08:12

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has published the calendar for the auctioning of EU emission allowances (EUA) for 2017 in coordination with the European Commission and the participating member states as well as with the competent German authorities. »

Egbert Laege, Powernext

PEGAS launches Danish ETF contracts

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 14:08

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has launched new spot and futures contracts on the Danish ETF (Exchange Transfer Facility). »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

UniCredit Bank structured certificates return to Warsaw Stock exchange

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:45

After several years of absence, new structured certificates issued by UniCredit Bank have been reintroduced to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. »

Taiwan Stock Exchange outlines corporate governance improvements to Hong Kong investors

Taiwan Stock Exchange outlines corporate governance improvements to Hong Kong investors

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:23

Senior representatives from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) travelled to Hong Kong this week to update institutional investors about recent improvements to the Taiwan capital market, including the impact of its ongoing corporate governance reforms, as well as the advantages of trading the Taiwan market. »

Hugh Daly, Message Automation

Societe Generale opts for global rollout of Message Automation

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:40

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has signed a deal with Message Automation (MA) to support the collection and harmonisation of SG CIB’s group wide CCP, exchange and broker data. »

Philip Brown, Clearstream Banking

Clearstream launches cross-border settlement solution

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:26

Clearstream has developed a solution that supports domestic settlement of DekaBank’s cleared trading activity on Euronext, tpREPO and BrokerTec across Belgium, France and the Netherlands. »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

GBP futures launched on GPW main market

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 08:40

The Warsaw Stock Exchange has launched GBP futures on the main market of the exchange (GPW). »

Marisol Collazo, DTCC

DTCC adds Canadian trade reporting capabilities

Mon, 21/11/2016 - 14:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has added trade repository services for Newfoundland and Labrador Global Trade Repository (GTR). »

Joe Mecane, Barclays

Barclays Capital releases enhanced liquidity-seeking algorithm in the US

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 10:02

Barclays Capital has released an enhanced version of Hydra, its liquidity-seeking algorithm for equities, in the US. »

David Brown, IPC

IPC expands financial markets network in Russia

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 13:36

IPC, a provider of communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, has enhanced its network capabilities in Russia. »

Kim Fournais, Saxo Bank

EFG Hermes and Saxo Bank form multi-asset trading partnership

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:10

EFG Hermes and Saxo Bank have formed a partnership which will enable full integration of Saxo Bank’s SaxoTraderGO platform with EFG Hermes’ new online trading platform, EFG Hermes One. »

SGX-NUS Law roundtable to discuss dual-class shares structure in Singapore

SGX-NUS Law roundtable to discuss dual-class shares structure in Singapore

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 09:29

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is organising a roundtable with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law to discuss the feasibility of introducing the dual-class shares structure in the local market. »

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