The SIP regulation which went into effect on July 11 further draws more attention to the centrality of time synchronization for data integrity in financial markets.
Are you trading more foreign exchange now than two years ago?
- Yes - a little bit
- Yes - a lot more
- So much that I should sit on the FX desk
Holdings in the worlds biggest exchange- traded product backed by gold tumbled to the lowest since 2008.
FTSE Russell is launching a new index designed to help the buyside better align its trading strategies and alpha targets to large- and mid-cap companies in the U.S.
In a bid to grab more market share in equities and hopefully, profits, Convergex is about to make another splash in the electronic exchange traded fund (ETF) arena.
For years, exchange-traded fund trading volume surged. Now, its slumping too. Nasdaq, NYSE and BATS are now slugging it out with incentives, new order types and a new ETF-focused exchange to resuscitate trading.
The major exchange operators are in pitched battle to win market share and build up volume of trading in exchanged-traded funds.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to decide by Dec. 8 whether to approve proposals by the Nasdaq Stock Market and NYSE Arca to permit sponsors of exchange-traded funds to pay broker-dealers for making a market in their securities.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch plans to expand the number of exchange-traded funds traded by its ETF-specific algo. Known as ETF-aXe, the two-year-old algo currently trades 300 ETFs. The new editions could include funds that go beyond just U.S. stocks.
With the current volatility of the equities markets, investors know they need to have exposure to bonds, but they often desire the ease and liquidity of equities, which can be provided by exchange-traded funds. Customers want fixed-income safety and stock convenience, which has driven PIMCO-the don of bonds-into the world of ETFs.