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What does ATS stand for?

ATS stands for Alternative Trading System

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LONDON -- Instinet Chi-X Limited, the first pan-European equity alternative trading system (ATS), or multi-lateral trading facility (MTF) as it will be known once MiFID goes into effect in November, today announced that its roundtrip latency has been measured at 10 milliseconds--or 1/100th of a second--after a series of latency and throughput tests performed by TransactTools.
a global agency broker, today announced its intention to launch ICX (Instinet Canada Cross), an Alternative Trading System (ATS) that will operate as a continuous, electronic auction market for the trading of Canadian exchange-listed securities.
Instinet Chi-X Limited, an independent subsidiary of Instinet Europe Limited which will launch later this year in conjunction with a consortium of financial firms as an institutional trading venue, is an FSA authorised securities firm operating as an Alternative Trading System (ATS) and MTF (Multi-Lateral Trading Facility under MIFID).