JPX is due to begin introducing smaller tick sizes this week, while proprietary trading systems are making technology upgrades. But do retail investors really care?
While many welcome the planned reduction in tick sizes by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, SBI Japannext warns such a move could lead to a "tick-size war".
Chi-X Australia’s incoming CEO accuses the incumbent bourse of imitation and says he is ready to provide what he sees as much-needed competition.
Contrary to comments by the ASX chief, industry players say dark pool trading has not grown at the expense of lit-market volume, nor does it distort prices.
Australian regulator Asic is proposing to tighten controls over algo trading, but some say this will make HFT unviable and hurt the entire market.
A proposed exemption on users of proprietary trading systems (PTS) from a mandatory takeover rule is expected to drive market fragmentation.
Singapore Exchange may be improving its technology to increase trading speeds and liquidity, but it is aware that clearing and settlement remains an issue.
As Chi-X goes live in Japan, the alternative trading platform's Asia-Pacific chief speaks about competition, regulatory development and high-frequency trading.
The bank's securities and fund services division adds more intellectual depth to the Hong Kong team.
Posit Marketplace could make a big dent in local trading costs for the buy side if it follows the example in the US.
The crossing network intends to launch simultaneously for cash equities in four regional markets.
Liquidnet boss Seth Merrin is in Asia to garner support for the trading platform provider as competition for electronic trading venues emerges.