Martin Wheatley, CEO at Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission, told participants at an industry conference that equity trading in Asia is at a tipping point. Brokers, some traders and technology vendors are striving to bolster electronic trading along with increased volume and more liquidity. However, in the wake of last week's market plunge in New York, Asia could decide that a structure that protects the status quo is more desirable, Wheatley said.

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