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  1. September 16, 2014

    Financial regulators probe dark pools

    Dark pools are squarely in the spotlight. Following the publication of Flash Boys, which claims that the US equity market is...

  2. September 4, 2014

    ITG eyes dark pool for US corporate bonds

    Investment Technology Group, a brokerage that runs an off-exchange trading venue for equities, plans to launch a dark pool...

  1. July 29, 2014

    Three European banks drawn into ‘dark pool’ probes

    UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have been drawn into a deepening probe of banks’ anonymous “dark pool” trading venues,...

  2. July 28, 2014

    Greifeld warns on ‘perverted’ dark pools

    In his strongest statements on the need for overhauling the equity markets, Nasdaq OMX chief executive Bob Greifeld said on...

  3. July 24, 2014

    Barclays launches defence against ‘dark pool’ fraud allegations

    Barclays has hit out against a US lawsuit alleging the bank misled clients about the level of high-frequency trading...

  4. July 21, 2014

    Barclays ‘dark pool’ trades dry up after high-frequency suit in US

    Clients are fleeing Barclays’ “dark pool” in the wake of a US lawsuit alleging the UK bank misled them about high frequency...

  5. July 20, 2014

    Asset managers tight-lipped on dark pools

    Dark pools have seemingly lived up to their name as murky trading venues after an increase in regulatory action against them...

  6. July 14, 2014

    ‘Dark pool’ trading drops at Barclays

    Trading in Barclays’ “dark pool” fell more than a third in the wake of the lawsuit brought by the New York State Attorney...

  7. July 8, 2014

    Exchanges urge overhaul of trading rules

    Market rules that have fuelled the need for speed in trading should be overhauled to restore investor confidence, stock...

  8. July 8, 2014

    IEX bumps up planned fundraising to $75m

    IEX Group, the US equity trading venue that aims to level the playing field between high-frequency traders and traditional...

  9. July 1, 2014

    Goldman Sachs fined in dark pool debacle

    US regulators have fined Goldman Sachs $800,000 for failing to ensure that trades executed in the bank’s own trading venue...

  10. June 27, 2014

    Dark pool spotlight falls on Tradebot

    When the New York attorney-general sued Barclays this week, for allegedly misleading investors who use its anonymous “dark...

  11. June 27, 2014

    Share trades: Murky pools

    Inside Barclays’ US headquarters in Times Square, it was known as “The Franchise”. Starting in 2011, the goal of making The...

  12. June 27, 2014

    New York law chief turns spotlight on dark pools

    The US financial regulatory system can be described as a bowl of spaghetti. Multiple watchdogs with overlapping...

  13. June 26, 2014

    Dredging Wall Street’s dark pools

    High-frequency traders are capable of executing stock market transactions in mere milliseconds. It has taken regulators...

  14. June 26, 2014

    Momentum builds for dark pool reform

    Momentum is building for major reform of the way Wall Street brokers run their private equity exchanges, known as dark...

  15. June 26, 2014

    Shine a light on the sharks that lurk in dark pools

    When the Great Financial Crisis erupted six years ago, “transparency” became a buzz word. No wonder. As banks imploded,...

  16. June 26, 2014

    Dark times for opaque trading platforms

    Whoever dreamt up the label “dark pool” to describe a particular kind of stock market trading, they must be wishing they had...

  17. June 26, 2014

    Q&A: What are dark pools?

    New York’s top securities regulator has filed a lawsuit against Barclays alleging that the UK bank favoured high-speed...

  18. June 26, 2014

    Lawsuit alleges Barclays misled dark pool clients

    The lawsuit filed by New York’s top securities regulator against Barclays, alleges that it favoured high-speed traders using...

  19. June 26, 2014

    Barclays: dark behaviour

    Dark pools. The clue is in the name. Big investors trade in them because they are untransparent – that is, dark. So while it...

  20. June 6, 2014

    SEC exercises its muscle over ‘dark pools’

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has taken action against an operator of a “dark pool” trading venue and a...

  21. May 6, 2014

    Banks back launch of US corporate bond dark pool

    US corporate bond dealers will start trading securities in off-exchange venues to improve the operation of a market that has...

  22. February 27, 2014

    HK plans retail investor dark pool ban

    Hong Kong is proposing banning retail investors from “dark pools”, seeking to tighten its oversight of the controversial...

  23. November 21, 2013

    Europe deal will cap ‘dark pools’ trading

    European policy makers have reached an agreement in principle to cap trading in controversial off-exchange venues known as...

  24. November 6, 2013

    Fierce battle erupts over ‘dark pools’

    A fierce battle has erupted between European policy makers, exchanges and banks over the future of “dark pools”,...

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