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China Merchants Securities extends algorithmic trading to customers using Progress® Apama® platform

Chinese investment bank offers customizable, low latency trading strategies to retail clients Offering to expand to institutional buy-side clients Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a global software company that simplifies and enables the development and deployment of business applications, announced today … Continue reading

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Thai bourse moves to bolster clearing

Jeremy Grant of the Financial Times reports the Stock Exchange of Thailand has signed an agreement with the Korea Exchange (KRX) to upgrade its clearing and settlement system in the latest example of Asian exchanges moving to cope with increasing … Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters and GFI to Launch Chinese Money Broker

Farah Khalique of the Financial News writes that the international news and data provider Thomson Reuters and interdealer-broker GFI have teamed up with China’s State Development and Investment Corporation Trust to launch a voice and electronic brokerage for the country’s … Continue reading

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In the IPO Capital of the World, Western Banks Go Hungry

Elzio Barreto of Reuters reports that although it was a sleepy fishing village just three decades ago, the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen last year hosted more IPOs than New York, Hong Kong and London combined – averaging one each … Continue reading

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China’s Stocks Rise for First Time in 8 Days on Europe Optimism

Zhang Shidong of Bloomberg News reports that China’s stocks rose for the first time in eight days on speculation the European debt crisis that has slowed global growth is easing after the region’s leaders agreed to ease repayment conditions for … Continue reading

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LME CEO: China Links Gave Hong Kong Exchanges the Edge

Andrea Hotter of the Wall Street Journal writes that price wasn’t the reason why the London Metal Exchange picked Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing as its preferred buyer, the LME’s chief executive said on Tuesday. Martin Abbott said the LME … Continue reading

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Top Traders Lured to Growing Commodities Merchants

Reuters – June 22, 2012 LONDON – The landscape is changing for commodities merchants as global economic strength swings east, encouraging them to diversify into new products and increase scale while they also can skim the best traders off struggling … Continue reading

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Wash Trading by High-Frequency Firms Said to Face U.S. Scrutiny

Bloomberg News – By Joshua Gallu and Silla Brush – June 22, 2012 High-frequency trading firms are drawing scrutiny from U.S. regulators seeking evidence that they may be distorting market prices by conducting transactions with themselves, said two people with … Continue reading

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BlueMountain Said to Help Unwind JPMorgan’s Whale Trades

Bloomberg News – By Mary Childs, Stephanie Ruhle and Shannon D. Harrington – June 21, 2012 A hedge fund run by a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) executive who helped create the credit- derivatives market is aiding the lender … Continue reading

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Chinese Traders and Investors Gear up for Second High Frequency Trading Seminar in Shanghai

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, August 1 (June 21, 2012 New York) Mr. … Continue reading

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