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AQUIS EXCHANGE APPOINTS COLLINSON AS NED 

PRESS RELEASES - January 8, 2019

LONDON – 08 January 2019 – Aquis Exchange PLC (AQX.L), the exchange services group, which operates the pan-European cash equities trading

AGREEMENT WITH ARCHAX

PRESS RELEASES - September 6, 2018

AQUIS TECHNOLOGIES PARTNERS WITH ARCHAX ON INSTITUTIONAL CRYPTO EXCHANGE

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 […]

VIDEO: AQUIS EXCHANGE

VIDEOS - February 15, 2017

Aquis Exchange Ltd. has doubled its share of public European stock trading since Feb. 8, when it banned what it […]

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 […]

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 – […]

FTSE GLOBAL MARKETS: NEW LOOK EXCHANGE BUSINESS

IN THE PRESS - January 24, 2013

We kick off our annual nominations for the 20 market makers to watch in 2014 with a look at Europe’s new Aquis Exchange, which aims to “revolutionise” the exchanges space.