Licensed domestic financial markets operating in Australia

Listed below are the domestic financial markets that have been licensed to operate in Australia by the Minister in accordance with Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act.

See also: overseas financial markets that have been licensed to operate in Australia.


You can download a PDF version of the licence instrument for each facility listed.

We will add to this list when new licences are approved.

Financial markets assessment reports

LicenseeDescription of market
ASX Limited (ASX) Market in securities, derivatives and managed investments. Wholesale and retail participation. National Guarantee Fund and approved compensation arrangements available.
www.asx.com.au
ASX Futures Exchange Pty Limited (ASXF) This licence has been cancelled by the Minister at the request of ASX. All derivatives trading now occurs on the ASX market.
Australian Securities Exchange Limited (Formerly known as the Sydney Futures Exchange Limited) Market in derivatives.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
www.asx.com.au
Memorandum of Understanding with ASX
BGC Partners (Australia) Pty Limited Market in the classes of financial products described in clause 5 of the licence.
Wholesale participation.
www.bgcpartners.com
Bloomberg Tradebook Australia Pty Ltd Six markets trading in the classes of financial products described in clause 4 of the licence.
Wholesale participation.
For more information, go to www.bloombergtradebook.com
Chi-X Australia Pty Ltd (Chi-X) Market in securities and managed investments.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
www.chi-x.com/apac/au/
Memorandum of Understanding with Chi-X Australia
EBS Service Company Limited Market in foreign exchange contracts, foreign exchange derivatives and derivatives that are the exchange of gold, silver, platinum or palladium for currency.
Wholesale participation.
For more information, go to www.ebs.com
FEX Global Pty Ltd Market in commodity, energy and environmental derivatives.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
www.fex.com.au
Golden Circle Limited (GCL) This licence has been cancelled by the Minister at the request of Golden Circle. All trading in Golden Circle securities now occurs on the National Stock Exchange of Australia Limited market.
IMB Ltd Market in IMB Ltd ordinary shares restricted to members by guarantee of IMB Ltd. For more information, go to
www.imb.com.au
Imperium Markets Pty Limited A market in fixed income securities.
Wholesale participation.
For more information go to https://imperium.markets/

IR Plus Securities Exchange Ltd (formerly SIM Venture Securities Exchange Ltd (SIM VSE) and Bendigo Stock Exchange Limited)

 

Market in securities, managed investments.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
www.simvse.com.au

Mercari Pty Limited

Variation to licence 9 December 2010

Market in interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange derivatives, commodity derivatives, energy derivatives and environmental derivatives.
Wholesale participation.
For more information go to www.mercari.com.au
National Stock Exchange of Australia Limited Market in securities, managed investments.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
www.nsxa.com.au
SFE Corporation Limited This licence has been cancelled by the Minister at the request of SFE Corporation. All trading activity occurs on Sydney Futures Exchange.

Sydney Stock Exchange Limited (SSX) (formerly Asia Pacific Stock Exchange Limited (APX))

Market in securities and managed investment products.
Wholesale and retail participation.
Approved compensation arrangements available.
For more information go to www.ssx.sydney
Memorandum of Understanding with SSX (formerly APX)
Thomson Reuters Transaction Services Pte Limited Market in foreign exchange contracts and foreign exchange derivatives. Wholesale participation.
For more information go to https://financial.thomsonreuters.com
Yieldbroker Pty Limited The markets known as the 'Dealer & client market' and the 'Interdealer market', trading the class of financial products described in clause 5 of the licence.
Wholesale participation.
For more information go to www.yieldbroker.com

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