Australia Still Waiting on Trading Venue Competition

November 2008
Securities Industry News;11/3/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the possible reasons for the Australian Securities and Investment Commissions' delay in allowing the entry of alternative trading systems in Australia's financial market, which was set to be approved during the early part of 2008. While some market insiders attribute the delay to lobbying by the Australian Securities Exchange, others point out that certain issues such market fragmentation needed to be addressed first, aside from the 2008 economic downturn that diverted the government's attention.


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