Euronext and Algomi to launch new MTF for corporate bond trading

Pan-European exchange Euronext will use Algomi’s fixed income technology for its new multilateral trading facility (MTF) in a ten-year partnership. With their joint venture (JV), capitalised by Euronext for $2.3 million, dealers will be able to access the trading interface either directly through their existing Algomi technology or through their stand-alone systems. The platform will […]

New multilateral trading facility, Elixium, to launch in May

Tradition, the interdealer brooking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition, is poised to launch a new EU-regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) for collateral and secured deposits. Dubbed Elixium, it will open for business in May this year. “Elixium has been developed to address the growing need for a transparent, open to all, peer-to-peer, regulated marketplace,” says Tradition. […]

MiFID II may cause pain in the dark

New EU regulations on market making and dark pools could be damaging investor choice and forcing participants to make decisions that are not in their best interests.

Competitors blast lack of competition among exchanges

Senior market participants have expressed outrage that exchanges continue to charge high fees for market data, while MTFs still lack the means to compete on auctions and are not represented on international indices.