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The Trade: Go with the flow

In the Press - December 8, 2017

Broker crossing networks will be banned and various new trading venues are entering the scene in 2018, so where the […]

Markets Media: Ten Years Post-MiFID

In the Press - December 7, 2017

By Shanny Basar Alasdair Haynes’ career leading two equities trading venues which were launched as a result of regulatory change […]

Light at the end of the tunnel

Blog - November 13, 2017

The clock is ticking very loudly as the 3 January 2018 MiFID II deadline approaches fast. Not surprisingly, buy and […]

Focus on costs, or else…

Blog - July 18, 2017

It was only a matter of time before Britain’s £7tn asset management industry came under scrutiny and the Financial Conduct […]

Out of the dark

Blog - June 15, 2017

There has been a lot of scare mongering about the impact of the double volume caps coming into effect under […]

Resisting the urge to merge

Blog - May 10, 2017

Bigger is not always better. Ask the European Commission which is in the habit of blocking mega mergers with the […]

Aquis Exchange adds Austrian blue-chips

Press Releases - April 24, 2017

Expansion brings number of markets covered to 14 Aquis Exchange, the pan-European equities exchange and software developer, is to begin […]

The Trade: The Big Interview: Alasdair Haynes

In the Press - August 19, 2016

Aquis chief executive officer, Alasdair Haynes, discusses the continuing shift following its controversial decision to ban aggressive proprietary trading, and […]

The Trade: Aquis to ban predatory HFTs

In the Press - February 3, 2016

Aquis Exchange – the trading venue founded by Alasdair Haynes – is to ban aggressive high frequency trading to protect […]

Aquis Exchange to add Spanish blue-chips

Press Releases - August 18, 2015

Aquis Exchange is to begin trading Spanish blue-chip stocks. The expansion of the Aquis Exchange trading universe brings the total […]

Best Execution: New Beginnings

In the Press - January 26, 2014

Alasdair Haynes is the founder and CEO of Aquis Exchange. He is the former CEO of Chi-X Europe and was […]

The Trade: Haynes hails smooth start for Aquis

In the Press - November 27, 2013

Aquis Exchange, the London-based multilateral trading platform (MTF) founded by former Chi-X Europe CEO Alasdair Haynes, executed its first equities […]

Financial News: Aquis poised for debut

In the Press - November 25, 2013

Aquis Exchange, Europe’s newest alternative equity market, is set to launch this week with 11 customers, in a bid to […]

Financial News: Aquis wins UK regulatory approval

In the Press - November 4, 2013

Aquis Exchange, the pan-European trading venue founded by industry veteran and former Chi-X Europe chief executive Alasdair Haynes, has secured approval from UK […]

The Trade: FCA approves Aquis MTF

In the Press - November 4, 2013

Aquis exchange has received regulatory approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as a multilateral trading facility […]

The Trade: Aquis Exchange ready for go-live

In the Press - October 21, 2013

Soon-to-be-launched trading venue Aquis has picked AlgoData to supply it with market data, as interest in the new European exchange […]

Global Trading: A new exchange model

In the Press - October 9, 2013

Alasdair Haynes of Aquis Exchange examines the characteristics of his new exchange, and what sets it apart from current business […]

The Trade: Aquis aims for November launch

In the Press - October 1, 2013

New pan-European trading platform Aquis Exchange has confirmed a new provisional launch date of November 14, subject to approval from […]

City AM: Aquis targets November launch date

In the Press - October 1, 2013

AQUIS Exchange, the trading platform which has attracted the attention former Barclays boss Bob Diamond, has told prospective clients it […]

The Trade: Warsaw buys into Aquis

In the Press - August 19, 2013

Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) has agreed to purchase a 30% stake in soon-to-be-launched multilateral trading facility Aquis Exchange, in a […]

The Trade: Aquis appoints Spanbroek as director

In the Press - April 15, 2013

European trading veteran Mark Spanbroek has been appointed non-executive director of new European equities trading venue Aquis Exchange. Spanbroek – […]