JSE sets out plan to merge derivatives and equity trading platform

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By Daniel O'Leary
16 Jul 2014

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is planning to merge its listed derivatives market with its equities platform within six-to-eight weeks in a bid to attract greater participation from international brokers in its markets.

Officials from the bourse told GlobalCapital trading services firm Millennium IT will be leading the integration. Swedish firm Cinnober will handle clearing and post trade services. The merger will allow brokers to use existing codes and accounts to access equities to trade in the bourse’s derivatives markets.

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