Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has leveraged the latest technology from Fujitsu to overhaul its ‘arrowhead’ trading platform for the first time in four years. The revised platform is in operation and includes new features that prevent sudden fluctuations in stock prices, improve the opportunity to conclude contracts based on closing prices, and stabilise system performance. Next, TSE and Fujitsu will turn their attention to further development of cash markets.
A-Team Insight Briefs
The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) consultation on the future of the three consolidated tapes that are produced for equity trading could lead to a radical shake up of the consolidated tape system – or the disappearance of the consolidated tape completely. The industry debate may become intense, as the outcome may have ramifications...
Now in its 4th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Hundreds of thousands of pre-Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) have been issued by pre-Local Operating Units (LOUs) in the Global LEI System (GLEIS), and the standard entity identifier has been mandated for use by regulators in both the US and Europe. As more pre-LEIs are issued ahead of the establishment of the global systems’ Central Operating...