Tag: market maker

May 08, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Market maker Virtu launching $500 million secondary share offering

Virtu Financial, Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT), a technology enabled global market maker, has announced the commencement of an underwritten secondary offering of 15,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock. At Tuesday's close of $33.35 per share, the offering size is aimed to be $500 million. The selling stockholders, Mr. Vincent Viola, Virtu's founder and Chairman Emeritus, TJMT Holdings LLC…

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August 09, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

EEX Emissions Market adds Belektron as a new Market Maker

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has announced that the Business to Business service company Belektron has been welcomed as a new Market Maker on the Derivatives Market for Emission Allowances. Since January 2015, Belektron has been active as a Market Maker on the EUA Spot Market and has provided buy and sell orders on the EUA Futures…

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November 25, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Basel Committee takes a look at market making, prop traders and liquidity provision

Global regulatory authorities have been busily engaged in ascertaining the most effective method of regulating various business-critical activities in electronic trading for approximately four years, ever since President Obama swore the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act into US law in 2010. This set a precedent among continental regulators for them to instigate a standardized method…

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November 14, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Global Trading Systems taps Credit Suisse Electronic Fixed-Income Chief

Katy Burne of the Wall Street Journal broke news today that Ryan Sheftel, the global head of fixed-income electronic trading at Credit Suisse Group AG , left the firm earlier this month to take up a new post at Global Trading Systems LLC, said people familiar with the matter. Global Trading Systems is a large computer-driven…

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July 01, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Interactive Brokers sees June DARTs slighty down, balances up - H1 '14 sees growth

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) the USA based automated global electronic broker and market maker, today reported its Electronic Brokerage monthly performance metrics for June. Highlights for the month included: 95K Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs), 7% lower than prior year and 4% lower than prior month. Ending customer equity of $53.9 billion, 44% higher…

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