Navesis-ETF multilateral trading facility (MTF) extends trading hours

Jul 11th, 2012 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

Following the successful launch of Navesis-ETF, a multilateral trading facility for ETFs, Tradition and Nomura have announced the extension of the platform’s trading hours from a half-day currently to a full-day. [See Tradition and Nomura launch Navesis-ETF trading platform for ETFs].

Navesis-ETF platform extends trading hours

Tradition and Nomura have announced an extension to the trading hours of Navesis-ETF, a multilateral trading facility.

Navesis-ETF will now be operational from 09.00 – 15.15 (GMT), with a dark auction to take place from 15.15 – 15.30 (GMT).  This enhancement to the platform is in direct response to feedback received from Navesis-ETF members.  The extension of trading hours will enhance trading efficiency, allowing customers to manage their inventory throughout the day, increasing their flexibility and time management.

Commenting on the announcement, Rupert Hodges, Managing Director of TFS Derivatives, part of Tradition, said: “We are very pleased with the progress of Navesis-ETF since its launch in the spring. We have 23 members live, including some of the biggest names in the industry, and trading momentum has exceeded our expectations.” [See Amundi ETF makes 48 products available on Navesis-ETF].

Hodges continued: “This evolution in the platform should allow Navesis-ETF to offer even more competitive pricing, better trading, broader access and efficient execution for all our members. We are conscious that the ETF market continues to evolve and we aim to continue to be at the forefront, addressing our member’s needs.”

Lee Burrows, Head of Delta One, EMEA at Nomura added: “This extension is another step forward in the development of Navesis-ETF, which continues to attract significant interest. All ETFs listed on Navesis-ETF will benefit from these extended trading hours, making the platform more attractive for all. Since launch, Navesis-ETF has been listening carefully to its participants, and this enhancement illustrates our commitment to delivering an innovative, cost-efficient and accessible ETF platform for our members”.

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