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ECN

(1) (Electronic Communications Network) A computerized, private financial trading system. Terra Nova Trading (www.lightspeed.com) and Instinet (www.instinet.com) are examples.

(2) (Engineering Change Notice) A document that identifies a change to a product. It includes the description of the change, reason behind it, departments affected, approval and time schedule.
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The relevant Lloyds' ECNs are dated subordinated debt containing a conversion trigger to ordinary shares in whole (and not in
As illustrated in Figure 1, different market centers such as the NYSE, market makers, and ECNs compete for order flows.
Archipelago thinks the days of the US ECN electronic communications network market are numbered and is filing with the SEC to become a full-fledged self-regulating, for-profit stock exchange.
If you look at what will be the key goal for ECNs in the next year or two, it will be delving into NYSE types of stocks.
As the number of ECNs grows, Hegarty says, institutional investors and other market participants are asking, "Can they benefit our firm and our shareholders and, if so, how?
NEW YORK -- Stealthy New Algo Aggregates Both ECN and "Dark" Liquidity, Including Liquidnet H20, NYFIX Millennium(R) and Pipeline, Thereby Minimizing Market Impact and Helping to Achieve Best Execution
Ian Domowitz of Penn State University demonstrates that the cost of trading on ECNs is dramatically less than the cost of using a more traditional exchange floor.
announced added support for foreign exchange ECNs via its AthenaTrader order execution system for global equities, futures, options and FX.
ECNs are not operating in a vacuum, but against a backdrop of market structure, practices and customs that have grown and evolved over centuries.
Exchange Simulator allows developers, QA engineers and production support departments to verify trading systems against simulations of popular exchanges and ECNs, including NYSE, NASDAQ, ARCA, INET, LAVA, CME, CBOE and ISE.