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May 26

Christopher Keith


Christopher Keith, a former New York Stock Exchange CTO and pioneer in financial technology, passed away Sunday at the age of 86. View page

May 25

Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements, a Switzerland-based consortium of central banks, released the final version of the code of conduct for the global foreign-exchange market.  The code was designed to improve transparency and fairness in ethics, governance, execution, information sharing, compliance and trade settlement in FX trading in response to investigations into fraud committed by FX traders at a number of major banks. View page

May 22


Euronext has entered the foreign exchange market by acquiring 90 percent of FastMatch, an ECN for forex trading, for $153 million.  FastMatch is the fastest growing ECN in the industry, having posted $5.8 million of revenue in the first quarter of 2017. View page

May 17

Carsten Kengeter

Carsten Kengeter, the CEO of Deutsche Börse, came under fire from investors at the exchange's annual meeting on Wednesday for the failed merger with the London Stock Exchange Group.  Deutsche Börse tried three times in 17 years to merge with the LSE, the most recent attempt collapsing earlier this year after doubts it could take place given the UK vote to withdraw from the EU.    View page

May 17

New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange received SEC approval to introduce a “speed bump” on one of its trading venues, challenging rival IEX, which pioneered the "speed bump."  NYSE's bump will allow a delay of 350 micrseconds on NYSE MKT, which will be renamed "NYSE American". View page

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