Tag: exchanges

Electronic Trading Makes Frontier Markets More Attractive

The global frontier markets are mature enough to give the emerging markets a run for their money, according to Aite Group’s Danielle Tierney and Gabriel Wang. The industry analyst firm recently published a research note, Frontier Markets: Emerging World: Exploring the New Frontier,  in which the authors examine the macroeconomic and fundamentals of 65 frontier…

Bats Global Markets & Direct Edge: A Brazilian Love Story?

It has been a couple of crazy weeks. I am not referring to geo-political issues, but the markets. Goldman Sachs wrested the title of “Most Embarrassing Algo Screw Up” away from Knight Capital and an exchange-connectivity issues halted Nasdaq-listed trading for close to three hours. Either incident could keep a financial-technology writer busy for a while. However, when…

BATS New Data Fees Published in Federal Register

In filings dated July 3, but posted in today’s Federal Register, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published the new fees that the BATS Exchange charges for its major market data feeds and logical port connections, which went into effect on July 1. Officials from exchange operator announced in April that it would begin charging…

Will Kill Switches Drive T+0?

The US cash equities market might reach same-day trade guarantees if the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) follows suggestions of the industry working group formed to address to exchange-based kill switches. The working group, which consists of the major self-regulatory organizations (SROs) , leading market makers, The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Depository…