SEC says “no” to Winklevoss Bitcoin exchange-traded fund

No Bitcoin traded here

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has dashed the hopes of internet entrepreneurs and venture capitalists Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who were hoping to create an exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the virtual currency Bitcoin.

BATS Chi-X sets sights on Swiss ETFs through BX deal

Switzerland's SIX Financial Information is now providing FATCA tax information to the IRS

Europe’s largest alternative trading venue BATS Chi-X Europe is set to target the Swiss equities market, following a deal with BX Swiss, an independent exchange. The deal focuses on cross-listings for exchange-traded funds, and trade reporting services – and is a direct threat to the incumbent SIX Swiss Exchange.

Euronext launches foreign open-ended funds in Paris

Euronext is to begin trading open-ended European funds in Paris

European exchange group Euronext is planning to begin trading active open-end funds on its Paris market following a legislative decree in France allowing the funds to be traded on exchanges or MTFs.

Euronext and Markit target ETF opportunities


January has been a good month for ETFs, with the launch of two new products aimed at making it safer and cheaper to trade – and easier to get the information needed to make trading decisions.

BATS Chi-X Europe launches European listings business

BATS Chi-X Europe says it can help bring down the cost of ETF trading in Europe

BATS Chi-X Europe has begun its pan-European listings business with the start of trading in two exchange-traded funds. The firm’s strategy is to focus on ETFs, where it believes it has found an opportunity to cut away at costs.

BATS Chi-X Europe will bring down the cost of European ETFs says Mark Hemsley

Hemsley: there is a better way to trade ETFs

BATS Chi-X Europe’s upcoming move into the European listings space will help bring a much-needed reduction in costs that could help to make the European ETFs market stronger, according to Mark Hemsley, chief executive at BATS Chi-X Europe.

BlackRock and Euroclear Bank set out to grow European ETF market

Nicora: simplifying Europe's post-trade infrastructure for ETFs will unlock growth

Asset management firm BlackRock and Euroclear Bank aim to unlock the potential of the European exchange-traded fund market by making settlement for ETFs cheaper and more efficient.