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The Australian Securities Exchange trading centre (ASX), originally the Australian Stock Exchange, is one of the top 10 global securities exchanges by value with a total market capitalisation of around $2 trillion. Based in Sydney, it was the first major financial market open every day.What is the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange)?
The ASX (Australian Stock Exchange Limited) was formed in 1987 by legislation of the Australian Parliament which enabled the amalgamation of six independent stock exchanges that formerly operated in the state capital cities. After demutualisation the ASX was the first exchange in the world to have its shares quoted on its own market.What is the Australian Securities&Investments Commission?
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has responsibility for the supervision of real-time trading on Australia's domestic licensed financial markets and the supervision of the conduct by participants (including the relationship between participants and their clients) on those markets.Which ASX equity securities are traded on screen?
All ASX equity securities are traded on screen on ASX Trade. ASX Trade is a NASDAQ OMX ultra-low latency trading platform based on NASDAQ OMX's Genium INET system, which is used by many exchanges around the world. It is one of the fastest and most functional multi-asset trading platforms in the world, delivering latency down to ~250 microseconds.