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CHX: Ownership Matters Blog,Commentary,Feature

Chicago Stock Exchange Seeks Transformation in New Owners and Trading Processes With over 50 venues in the U.S. to execute trading of shares of stock, the Chicago Stock Exchange (“CHX”) unfortunately only stands out for its being overlooked. Its management seeks to change that with an ownership overhaul, trading technology process innovations and a push back into listings that could attract Chinese companies, among others. Like a little brother who gets forgotten in a big family, CHX is fighting for attention with its plans. Many of its current owners have stakes in other trading venues that bring higher margins to…

You Gotta Have Wa: JPX Looks For Harmony And Expansion With New Trading Platform Commentary,Video

Just over three years ago, Japan’s equity and financial derivatives markets made a bold move to consolidate in an effort to leverage their strengths and create a cash equity and derivatives powerhouse through the merger of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Exchange. As the two exchanges moved ahead, cash equities were consolidated in Tokyo, while the Osaka Exchange took on financial derivatives. “We changed the perception of our market, as we integrated very strong cash equity market with the very agile derivatives business, and we are feeding off each other’s strengths,” said Hiromi Yamaji, president and CEO of the…

Vision Statement: Fidessa Looking At Realtime and Predictive Analytics and Cybersecurity Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

The financial technology space is always moving and aiming at moving targets. Justin Llewellyn-Jones COO and global head of derivatives for Fidessa, said firms now are facing broader and deeper technology challenges than ever, from real time order analytics to new cyber security needs. Speaking with John Lothian News at the FIA IDX conference in London, Llewellyn-Jones said Fidessa has been focused on expanding its execution algorithms, an initiative that was moving forward over a year ago. “We’ve been extending that set of algorithms in terms of the synthetic order types, the execution types we cover, the benchmark algorithms.” Now…