Market structure

Equity markets are undergoing considerable change. They are now overwhelmingly electronic and automated. Technology has increased the speed, capacity, automation and sophistication of trading for market operators and market participants. It has also opened the door for new types of market participants with innovative trading strategies.

These pages provide information on past and current consultations that we have undertaken in order to balance our objective of ensuring financial markets are fair and efficient with market innovations.

Market structure reforms

Market competition

Commonwealth government securities

Dark liquidity and high-frequency trading

Crossing systems

Equity market data

Block trade tiers

We also provide additional guidance in the Market structure - frequently asked questions and additional information.

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Bellamy's pays continuous disclosure penalty

11 October 2017

Bellamy's has paid a $66,000 infringement notice penalty for an alleged continuous disclosure breach.

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ASX BBSW Trade and Trade Reporting Guidelines

10 October 2017

ASIC and the RBA have welcomed the publication of the ASX BBSW Trade and Trade Reporting Guidelines.

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ASIC's client money rules finalised

10 October 2017

ASIC has released the final ASIC Client Money Reporting Rules 2017.

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The market entity compliance system (MECS) provides market entities with tools and information to assist with compliance.

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Last updated: 23/08/2013 12:00