High speed trading rule passed in Japan
19 May 2017
A new law, which will come into force in Japan in early 2018, will require high frequency trading firms to register with Japan’s market regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) and provide evidence of proper risk management systems.
MiFID II rules requiring the time stamping of trades kick in on 3rd January next year (2018) but how do you time stamp trades when several hundred occur in a second, when a trade can be initiated, and either cancelled or confirmed, in nanoseconds? The answer is: the NPL’s atomic clock.
FINRA and major exchange companies are alleging that the broker-dealer facilitated the act of layering, a strategy used in high-frequency trading.
Are you ready for MiFID II?
15 March 2017
With the January 2018 deadline looming, what are some of things that you need to think about when it comes to being MiFID II ready?
Nasdaq and Borse Dubai have announced a new agreement to bolster the technological infrastructure of Dubai’s stock exchanges, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, and further improve post-trade practices.
Euronext prepares block trading MTF
20 February 2017
Euronext, the pan-European exchange, is creating a new block trading service for equities to launch later this year.
Derivatives industry challenges new trading rules
17 February 2017
Six trade bodies representing the derivatives industry want to delay the implementation of new trading rules due to come into force in March.
On dismantling Dodd-Frank
15 February 2017
President Trump has moved quickly on his promise to scale back Dodd-Frank. What are the two sides of such a controversial policy, and how will the Trump administration begin the task?
Dow passes 20,000
31 January 2017
The Dow Jones passed 20,000 on January 25th, meaning that the index has doubled in value in 17 years.
BATS introduces Minimum Acceptable Quantity
12 September 2016
BATS is updating its Periodic Auctions book with Minimum Acceptable Quantity for traders who deal in larger sizes.