NO 247 – SEPTEMBER 2013

WFE Focus

ASX and NYSE Technologies connect their global networks

ASX and NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology business of NYSE Euronext, have connected their respective global networks. The linking of ASX Net Global and NYSE Technologies’ Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure will initially provide customers of NYSE Technologies cost-effective access to ASX markets and market data services. The connection agreement supports the exchange of traffic between the two networks, and under this arrangement, ASX and NYSE Technologies will explore additional benefits that can be offered to the communities of customers connected to ASX Net Global and SFTI.

Deutsche Börse enhances its international network in Europe

From 17 September 2013, Deutsche Börse offers a new Access Point in Interxion’s Vienna data center campus. Interxion Holding is a major European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral co-location data center services, and its Vienna data center is recognized as a leading cloud and connectivity hub in Central and Eastern Europe. Users will benefit from an extensive community of market data, low-latency connectivity and managed services providers.

Moscow Exchange finishes consolidating trading platforms

Moscow Exchange has finished consolidating its securities, FX, and derivatives markets trading platforms within a single technological venue, namely the M1 data center in Moscow. The move was part of the Exchange’s technological infrastructure development strategy. The derivatives market’s trading and clearing system was moved to M1 on 19 August 2013, marking the final stage of the consolidation project. The securities and FX markets migrated to M1 in November last year. M1 has thus become Moscow Exchange’s only data center.

NASDAQ OMX Group to provide trading technology to Börse Stuttgart

The NASDAQ OMX Group announced that Börse Stuttgart has selected NASDAQ OMX’s Genium INET trading technology to power its market. The current Stuttgart market model will be fully supported by NASDAQ OMX market technology which will strengthen the bourse’s technological power of innovation. The go-live date is planned for 2015.

NYSE Technologies and KOSCOM sign global trading hub connectivity agreement

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, and KOSCOM, the technology firm created by Korea Exchange and the Korean Ministry of Finance, have signed a global trading hub connectivity agreement. In partnership with KOSCOM, NYSE Technologies has agreed to cross-connect its 1,300 member Marketplace trading community to KOSCOM’s STP Hub of 130 key Korean firms. This linkage provides customers of both KOSCOM and NYSE Technologies with cost-effective, streamlined FIX connectivity which facilitates cross-border trading and enhanced client access to available liquidity venues.