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    Dark Pool Changes Already Have Begun

    Dark trading always has existed, relates TABB Group senior analyst Rebecca Healey, who says changes in market structure and the rise of automated trading moved traditional OTC transactions into dark pools. And ...
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    Rebalancing the Markets: The Problem with Market Making

    Most markets are based on price-time priority, which has fueled the race to zero on Wall Street and given rise to high-frequency trading as a market-making tool. But Aequitas Innovations is looking to mitigate the ...

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Press Releases

OCC Announces Cleared Contract Volume Increased 10% in July

1 August 2014

OCC announced today that total cleared contract volume reached 360,585,699 in July, a 10 percent increase from the July 2013 volume of 328,899,421 contracts. This represents the second highest July volume on record following the July 2008 volume of 366,783,829 contracts. OCC’s year-to-date cleared contract volume is up 0.26 percent from 2013 with 2,477,587,106 contracts.

The Options Industry Council Announces July Options Volume Increased 9 Percent

1 August 2014

The Options Industry Council (OIC) announced today that 355,432,350 total options contracts traded in July, up 9.48 percent compared to last July when 324,651,203 contracts exchanged hands. This marks the second busiest July on record behind July 2008.

ICE Benchmark Administration Launches Error Policy Market Consultation

1 August 2014

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced that ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) is today launching a paper for consultation on a policy to provide transparency in the event that an error is discovered in the publication of ICE LIBOR.

Nasdaq Global Index Family Now Available On Quandl

1 August 2014

Quandl, the leading open platform for financial and economic data on the internet, has joined the NASDAQ Elite Index Data Partner program, which will make the entire NASDAQ Global Index Family accessible world-wide on the Quandl platform. This makes NASDAQ OMX the first leading index provider to distribute its proprietary index level performance information on Quandl’s site, in a completely free, transparent and downloadable form.

Milestone Group appoints former BNP Paribas executive

1 August 2014

Milestone Group, the global provider of fund processing solutions, today announced the appointment of Enrique Gonzalez to bolster Product Management and head the function for the APAC region. Enrique will have overall responsibility for the alignment of Milestone’s expanding product line to key client segments, including repatriating globally developed solutions back into the Australian market and across the Asia Pacific region. The appointment reflects Milestone Group’s ongoing commitment to the APAC region with clients now utilising its flagship pControl platform in 14 countries globally.

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