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Chi-Match VWAP Cross Sets New Trading Record for January

Chi-Match VWAP Cross Sets New Trading Record for January

Makoto Nagahori COO, Chi-X JapanChi-X Japan Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of market operator Chi-X Global Holdings LLC, announced that its Chi-Match VWAP Cross set a new trading record of JPY 28 billion by value traded in January and JPY 2.5 billion average daily value. Mr. Nagahori, COO of >>

Liquidnet: ASIC’s Market Integrity Rules on Blocks and Price Improvement

Liquidnet: ASIC’s Market Integrity Rules on Blocks and Price Improvement

James Chatfield, Head of Liquidnet AustraliaASIC’s Market Integrity Rules covering block trades (Rule 4.2.1) and trades with price improvement (Rule 4.2.3) become effective 26 May 2013, marking a significant change to Australia’s larger and more electronic equity market. The rules tier >>

V Hariharan, CEO of SMX

SMX Proposes Introduction of Negotiated Trade Facility

V Hariharan, CEO of SMXThe Singapore Mercantile Exchange is consulting the public on its proposal to introduce the Negotiated Trade Facility (NTF). On the back of increasing trading interest on the Exchange, it plans to introduce this new facility in the latter part of this year, subject to >>

David Raper, ASX General Manager

ASX to Launch Centre Point Block

David Raper, ASX General ManagerASX is introducing a range of enhancements to Centre Point, its anonymous mid-spread matching solution. This will include the launch of Centre Point Block, a new service that supports users seeking larger block execution that allows them to nominate a minimum >>

Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Introduces Negotiated Large Trade Facility

Market participants can now transact large-sized orders on futures contracts listed on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives via the Negotiated Large Trade (NLT) facility. This newly introduced facility allows large trades to be transacted at a single price, thereby minimising slippage and execution >>

TOCOM Improves Block Trading by Including Commercials as Eligible Trading Parties

Tokyo Commodity Exchange Inc. (“TOCOM” or the “Exchange” hereafter) announced December 28 that the Exchange added Commercials as eligible trading parties of Block Trading after having received approval from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry on December 24, 2010. Block Trading, >>

Asia's Exchange Darkpools Lightup

Asia’s Exchange Darkpools Lightup

I am not talking about the widely publicized and anticipated Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Chi-X joint venture Chi-East but about the Korea Exchange (KRX) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Block trading is nothing new to these exchanges but offering a dark block facility is something >>

KRX Introduces New Auction-based Block Trading Service

On 21st July 2010, Korea Exchange’s proposal on new ‘Auction-based Block Trading Service (hereinafter “A-Blox”)’ for its Securities markets (KOSPI Market & KOSDAQ Market) has been approved by Financial Services Commission. Key functions of this new service will be anonymous liquidity pool >>

ASX VolumeMatch to go live on 28 June 2010

The Australian Securities Exchange’s (ASX) new large order execution service, VolumeMatch, will be available from next Monday, 28 June 2010. Twenty-three ASX Participants have satisfied the certification and authorisation requirements to use VolumeMatch and are ready to route orders into the new >>

HKEx Extends Price Range for Block Trades in its Derivatives Market

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) has amended its rules to extend the acceptable prices at which block trades can be executed in its derivatives market. From 24 May 2010, blocks trade must be executed at a fair and reasonable, based on certain new criteria (please see attachment >>