Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.
Do you expect more SEC investigations into order routing or handling?
Exchanges and ECNs Channel
TMX Group Ltd., the operator of Canadas largest stock exchange, announced a plan to slow down high-frequency traders and simplify the nations equity markets.
McKay Brothers International plans to activate a microwave data link covering 370 miles - enabling two major financial centers to trade at nearly the speed of light.
BATS added a new exchange-traded fund provider to its clientele, Alpha Architect, which listed its first ETF on the bourse today.
The two biggest exchange rivals are joining forces to push through a rule designed to curb trading that occurs off-board away from the public eye, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
OTC Markets is now providing REDI Technologies with real-time Level 1 and Level 2 NBBO trading data for distribution to the latter's buyside and sellside clients.
Canada's Omega ATS has opened its second trading venue in the Great White North -Lynx ATS. After receiving final approval and making all the tweaks and getting its trading technology in order, the new venue is officially open for business.
Nasdaq is on the precipice of changing the way some of its biggest customers trade on the bourse.
It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.
IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.