Capital markets should get back to basics say securities experts

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The securities industry is suffering from “innovatism”, a serious disease that if untreated could result in significant damage by detracting attention away from genuine business growth. At the same time, commercial pressures could force radical change in several areas of the capital markets, according to panellists at a debate hosted by Mondo Visione this week.

Top frontier markets lure investors with promising returns reports Aite

Kuwait is among the top frontier markets identified by Aite

A sustained rally in frontier markets is leading an expansion of size and liquidity as investors seek opportunities that are not available in the developed or emerging markets, according to a new report by research house Aite.

Bahrain Bourse goes live with Nasdaq OMX trading engine

Bahrain Bourse has installed the new Nasdaq OMX engine at Manama's Financial Harbour

The Bahrain Bourse has replaced its trading platform with a new one provided by Nasdaq OMX, as part of a new drive to become a trading hub in the Persian Gulf region. The Bahrain Bourse was established in 2010 to replace the country’s previous stock market, the Bahrain Stock Exchange. Although the market was already […]

European trading venues: the next generation


A new generation of trading venues is competing their way into the European securities markets with plans to make trading more efficient. But will they bring benefit to banks and investors?

Nasdaq OMX pursues data and technology revolution


Shifting settlement cycles, the rise of big data, global regulation and increasing demand for post-trade services are creating both challenges and opportunities that global exchanges would do well to face wisely, according to Lars Ottersgard, head of market technology and Eva Saidac, head of business development market technology at Nasdaq OMX.

Nasdaq OMX launches MiQ business intelligence

Nasdaq OMX's Eva Saidec: aggregating the data can provide insights

Nasdaq OMX has launched a new business intelligence service called MiQ, which it says will help its regional exchange, clearinghouse and CSD customers to better understand liquidity, market movements, performance and business opportunities.

Abu Dhabi Securites Exchange gets X-stream trading engine

Abu Dhabi's ADX says it will use the technology to expand into new asset classes

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has gone live on a new trading engine provided by US exchange group Nasdaq OMX. The upgrade project provides the Middle Eastern exchange a trading platform that will allow it to trade new asset classes and further its rivalry against Dubai and other regional exchanges.

Bangladesh stock market gets X-stream with Nasdaq OMX

Dhaka Stock Exchange will use Nasdaq OMX technology to increase its profile

Bangladesh’s Dhaka Stock Exchange is to install a new trading engine from Nasdaq OMX, which it says will help to realise its plans for regional and global expansion.

Nasdaq OMX Treasuries dark pool will revitalise bond trading

Chuang: fixed income is the least regulated asset class in capital markets today

Electronic fixed income trading, one of the last major asset classes traded by humans, could take a big step forward when a new Nasdaq OMX dark pool trading venue goes live next year.

Global exchanges get together to address cyber threat

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The World Federation of Exchanges has set up a Cyber Security Working Group with a “mission to aid in the protection of the global capital markets” in the wake of a number of attacks on international exchanges over the past few years.