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Regulation Should Leave Market Microstructure Alone, Says Philippe Guillot, Financial Markets Chief

(February 14, 2013, New York)According to Waters Technology’s Steve Dew-Jones, Regulators are giving Mifid I—which increased competition—a vote of confidence, but are also highlighting the increased complexity and unintended consequences that followed the legislation. In this regard, Philippe Guillot, executive … Continue reading

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HFT Coming Under Fire From All Angles in Europe

It appears that the high-frequency trading debate in Europe has temporarily moved from Brussels to certain countries in Europe, as nation-specific rules are beginning to pop up that could seriously disrupt the practice. A harmonized approach to regulation across capital … Continue reading

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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Urge Stricter Exchange Controls at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

Mr. Hirander Misra, Chairman of Forum Trading Solutions, will call for stricter exchange controls in the wake of “flash crash” events at Golden Networking‘s upcoming High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London. Mr. Hirander is the Chairman of trading technology provider Forum … Continue reading

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European Union Plans on HFT Regulation with Philippe Guillot, AMF, at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

European regulators are now taking a shot at promoting transparency. Last year, the European Commission put forth a proposal for an update to its Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID, which was passed in November 2007 to create a more … Continue reading

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Key Mifid (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) II vote delayed by European Parliament’s Committee

Based on Tim Cave and Michelle Price from Financial News, A key vote due to take place next week on Mifid II, one of Europe’s most far-reaching pieces of securities reform to date, has been postponed until at least September, … Continue reading

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BNY ConvergEx Launches Algo Suites For Mexico and Brazil

By Cristina McEachern Gibbs – March 5, 2009 (Advanced Trading) – BNY ConvergEx has launched a suite of algorithms for both the Brazilian and Mexican markets. “It’s an interesting place to trade from an emerging markets perspective and from a … Continue reading

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UBS Launches Algorithmic Trading Into Mexico

High Frequency Traders – February 1, 2012 UBS today announced the launch of algorithmic trading for international clients trading equities on Bolsa Mexicana de Valores in Mexico. The addition of algorithmic trading strategies enhances clients’ ability to access this major … Continue reading

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Future of Mexican Derivatives Market Shows High-Frequency Trading

August 5, 2011 (FINCAD) – The Wall Street Journal reports on the potential for high-frequency trading of the dollars futures contract on the Mexico derivatives market, MexDer, in the next months. Foreign investors, in particular, will bring this trading to … Continue reading

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Mexico Takes Huge Steps To Boost Its Position In High-Speed Trading Market

By Melanie Rodier – November 18, 2011 (Wall Street & Technology) – While Brazil continues to be the hottest emerging market in Latin America for high-frequency trading, the Mexican Exchange (BMV Group), is taking huge steps to boost its growth … Continue reading

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Greenline Partners with Casa de Bolsa Finamex to Deliver VeriFIX®

High Frequency Traders – May 8, 2012 Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of electronic trading marketplace solutions, today announced that Casa de Bolsa Finamex, Mexico’s premier brokerage firm for multi-asset execution services, has selected Greenline’s VeriFIX for automated … Continue reading

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