February 10, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

ESMA releases double volume cap numbers for 2019

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) updated last week the double volume cap (DVC) register on its website under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). The DVC report includes the DVC data for 2019 and updates on already published periods. The agency reports 66 new DVC breaches – 55 equities for the…

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ESMA bond liquidity data
August 02, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

ESMA makes new liquidity data for bonds subject to the pre- and post-trade requirements of MiFID II

The EU securities markets’ regulator ESMA has just informed the public that it has started to make available new data for bonds available for trading on EU trading venues. The following announcement has been made for bonds, subject to the pre-trade and post-trade requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation…

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ESMA ceases renewal of product intervention CFDs measures
March 14, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Does your liquidity provider really cover your liability with negative balance protection under ESMA?

This article was written by Shobin Mathew Simon, Institutional Sales Associate at Advanced Markets Group. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has implemented a range of measures intended to protect retail clients who are trading leveraged products, such as CFDs. The product intervention measures mandated by ESMA, under Article 40 of the Markets in…

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Activity on Refinitiv's FX platforms in Asia reaches record highs
November 19, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Refinitiv launches an aggregate bond service

Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI), has announced that it has launched an aggregate bond service to help clients access fixed income trade data that is available as a result of MiFID II in a single, simple aggregated data feed. The trade data from approved publication arrangements (APAs) and multilateral trading…

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PrimeXM establishes Equinix LD6 presence, introduces MiFID II Compliant Time Synchronisation
October 23, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

PrimeXM establishes Equinix LD6 presence, introduces MiFID II Compliant Time Synchronisation

Technology provider PrimeXM has just announced that it has established a new presence in London’s Equinix LD6 data centre, to accommodate growing demand. LD6 is physically positioned across from LD4 and the two data centers are interconnected by multiple path redundant dark fiber connections ensuring stable and reliable connectivity. PrimeXM CEO Cristian Vlasceanu said: We have…

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Volante Technologies Inc. expands executives team
September 18, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

TORA expands its support for transaction and trade reporting

TORA, provider of the industry’s most advanced cloud-based order and execution management system (OEMS), has announced today that it has expanded its support for MiFID II transaction and trade reporting by integrating its trading system with NEX Regulatory Reporting. In a bid to improve transparency, MiFID II requires asset managers to submit transaction reports, including…

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Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR)
September 10, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Broadridge launches new MiFID II solution

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global fintech leader and recent addition to the S&P 500 Index, has just announced that it has launched a new solution to support investment firms with their MiFID II ex-post reporting obligations outlined under Article 50 of the Delegated Regulation. This latest solution is part of a suite of…

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