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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Market Integrity Update

19 May 2017

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Former managing director sentenced to 18 months' jail for insider trading

28 April 2017

Former Managing Director Steven Robert Noske has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment and fined $20,000 after being found guilty of insider trading by a WA Supreme Court jury.

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ASIC signs fintech agreement with Indonesia

21 April 2017

ASIC and Indonesia's Otoritas Jasa Keuangan have entered a cooperation agreement to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets.

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Last updated: 23/08/2013 12:00