ESMA launches bond liquidity system under MiFID II

  • 02/05/2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today its first liquidity assessment for bonds subject to the pre- and post-trade requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). 

The SmartStream RDU and leading APAs launch a centralised Systematic Internaliser Registry

  • 11/04/2018

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) in collaboration with a group of Approved Publication Arrangements (APAs), including Bloomberg, Deutsche Boerse, NEX Regulatory Reporting, TRADEcho, Tradeweb and Trax today launch a detailed Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry. The service enables SIs to register the financial instruments for which they are providing SI services in a centralised database through their APA.

SI regime on Market Participants

  • 05/04/2018

One of the aims of MiFID II is to bring more transparency to the European financial markets in order to ensure market integrity and best execution, and enable investors to make more informed investment decisions. The regulation strives to achieve this through the implementation of new policies, with a large focus on ensuring previously opaque markets are made more transparent. A core component of this is the extension of the Systematic Internaliser (SI) regime to non-equity, but how has this impacted market participants?

TRADEcho Nominated for Financial News Trading & Technology Awards 2018

  • 27/03/2018

We are pleased to announce that TRADEcho has been shortlisted for the Financial News Trading & Technology Awards 2018 in the Post-Trade Initiative of The Year category. This is testament to the hard work and commitment invested in TRADEcho, to bring transparency to the market and help firms meet their pre and post-trade reporting obligations in a cost effective and simplified way.


  • 07/12/2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published the MiFID II/MiFIR transitional transparency calculations (TTC) for equity and bond instruments. The publication means that TTC for all asset classes, applicable from 3 January 2018, are now available to market participants, infrastructures and authorities as required under the new regulatory framework.

50 days until MiFID II

  • 13/11/2017

If you have not yet selected your APA and are worried about not being ready by the 3rd of January 2018, don’t worry, we can help! At TRADEcho we have a large team of technical experts who can help you on-board quickly, so you can ensure regulatory compliance.