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Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 14:10

Exchanges are recognising the changing futures commission merchant (FCM) landscape and are willing to look to new and innovative ways to serve their client base, according to a report by TABB Group. »

Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s BSE

Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s BSE

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 10:48

BSE – formerly Bombay Stock Exchange – is now supported by Redline’s market data and order execution gateway solutions, enabling firms trading on the exchange to receive and act upon real-time price and order book information faster than before. »

Helen Wong, HSBC

China approves Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 10:42

Helen Wong (pictured), Chief Executive, Greater China, HSBC, comments China’s approval of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect trading link… »

trueEX launches execution of Brazilian Real swaps cleared at CME Group

trueEX launches execution of Brazilian Real swaps cleared at CME Group

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 09:01

Interest rate swap trading platform trueEX has built a solution to provide execution for Brazilian Real (BRL) interest rate swaps cleared at CME Group. »

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:51

The International Commodities and Derivatives Association (ICDA) is hosting a Best Execution & Analytics event in Engelberg, near Zurich on 29 September. »

Mediatrix Capital and Alternative Asset Management launch algo-based currency trading platform

Mediatrix Capital and Alternative Asset Management launch algo-based currency trading platform

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:51

Managed accounts provider Mediatrix Capital and hedge fund manager Alternative Asset Management are creating an expanded platform offering investors access to a global currency trading system that uses artificial intelligence based algorithms. »

Belektron extends market making at EEX Emissions Market

Belektron extends market making at EEX Emissions Market

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 13:13

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed Belektron as a new market maker on the Derivatives Market for Emission Allowances. »

Tullett Prebon and GMEX to launch electronic trading platform

Tullett Prebon and GMEX to launch electronic trading platform

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 10:15

Inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon is teaming up with GMEX Group to develop a hybrid voice and electronic trading platform for FX options. »

SIngapore Stock Exchange

Avelacom expands co-location footprint by setting up in Singapore Exchange

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 08:58

A new partnership between Avelacom and SGX aims to improve accessibility of low latency applications that are in high demand among hedge funds, trading firms, investments banks both within and outside the APAC region.  »

Boris Komljenovic

FlexTrade opens new office in Frankfurt

Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:07

FlexTradeSystems, a specialist in multi-asset execution management systems, has recently opened an office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  »

Manw ith loud hailer

Listed options get a Brexit boost in Q2

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 16:23

Listed options volume climbed in June to its highest level in 10 months after a stock market swoon on the heels of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, accordoing to data released by TABB Group. »

Dan Marcus

LMRKTS and Tradition launch combined FX compression service offering

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 10:31

Compression provider LMRKTS has formed a strategic partnership with Tradition, a wholesale market broker in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products, which will initially handle execution and compression processing unique to FX Forwards.   »

Bryan Harkins, Bats

Bats to launch BAM options auctions

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 10:28

Bats Global Markets is to launch the Bats Auction Mechanism (BAM), new functionality that provides price improvement opportunities for orders sent to its EDGX Options Exchange. »

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia extends trading technology contract with Nasdaq

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia extends trading technology contract with Nasdaq

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 07:03

The Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) has extended its current Nasdaq trading technology contract for an additional seven years as part of its initiative to strengthen its position in both the regional and international exchange arena. »

Marex Financial becomes ECC general clearing member

Marex Financial becomes ECC general clearing member

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 10:29

Marex Financial, part of the Marex Spectron Group, which offers financial and brokerage services for the commodity markets worldwide, has become a general clearing member (GCM) of European Commodity Clearing (ECC). »

Intellect launches OneMARKETS platform for securities trading and asset services

Intellect launches OneMARKETS platform for securities trading and asset services

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 07:12

Intellect Design Arena has launched Intellect OneMARKETS, an end-to-end platform encompassing the complete spectrum of securities trading and asset services. »

Integration of transaction cost analysis is fundamental for redefining best execution in fixed income markets, says TABB Group

Integration of transaction cost analysis is fundamental for redefining best execution in fixed income markets, says TABB Group

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 15:00

Banks are battling the rising cost of running their bond businesses by increasingly favouring a riskless-principal or order-driving trading model that leaves the responsibility to determine the best price for a bond increasingly shifting to pre-trade and real-time price modelling, according to TABB Group research on credit trading. »

HSBC launches automated liquidity and investment solution

HSBC launches automated liquidity and investment solution

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 09:31

HSBC has launched a tool that will enable treasurers to automate the allocation and investment of excess cash. »

Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities

Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 08:18

Tower Trading Group (TTG), a trading firm delivering bespoke commercial and technical solutions for professional traders, has selected Ancoa’s market surveillance platform to monitor its multi-asset trading activities across all exchanges and independent services providers (ISVs). »

Japan Exchange Group launches technology suite powered by Nasdaq

Japan Exchange Group launches technology suite powered by Nasdaq

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 09:27

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has gone live with a new Nasdaq-powered trading system for its subsidiary, Osaka Exchange. »

TMX Insights enhances TMX Analytics product suite with global forex

TMX Insights enhances TMX Analytics product suite with global forex

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 08:40

TMX Insights has enhanced its TMX Analytics Product Suite with a full offering of tools and applications for the global foreign exchange (FX) market. »

Bats unveils community policing programme for US equities

Bats unveils community policing programme for US equities

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:59

Bats Global Markets has created the Bats Community Policing Program for its US equities and options exchanges, an initiative designed to further enhance the company’s capabilities in monitoring markets. »

ALTX East Africa launches in Uganda

ALTX East Africa launches in Uganda

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:56

ALTX East Africa has gone goes live with its high tech exchange in Uganda. »

Warsaw Stock Exchange amends ATS Rules

Warsaw Stock Exchange amends ATS Rules

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 07:27

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) has amended the Alternative Trading System (ATS) Rules of the NewConnect 2.0 project initiated on 25 May 2015, which aims to reinforce trust in the market and make it more attractive to different investor groups. »

Neptune forms Neptune Networks to run open standard bond market utility

Neptune forms Neptune Networks to run open standard bond market utility

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 12:54

Neptune, the open standards network for pre-trade indications in bond markets, has formed a new company, Neptune Networks Ltd, to run the utility.  »

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services launch EBS CNH Benchmark

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services launch EBS CNH Benchmark

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:41

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services (IIS) have launched the EBS CNH Benchmark, a fully electronic, trade-backed reference rate for the offshore Chinese renminbi (CNH) market. »

Morningstar launches Global Risk Model to help investors analyse stocks and equity portfolios

Morningstar launches Global Risk Model to help investors analyse stocks and equity portfolios

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 12:39

Morningstar has launched a Global Risk Model with 36 factors across style, sector, region and currency characteristics to help investors understand an investment’s factor exposures and forecast the future return distribution of individual stocks and equity portfolios. »

ITG launches enhanced US smart order router

ITG launches enhanced US smart order router

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 09:34

ITG has launched an enhanced version of its smart order router which, in early tests, has returned 35 per cent size improvement over the displayed quantity and USD0.0015 per share price improvement if routed to dark and lit venues. »

Buy-side continues to struggle with legacy and non-integrated technologies, says TABB survey

Buy-side continues to struggle with legacy and non-integrated technologies, says TABB survey

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 09:22

Almost a third (30 per cent) of asset managers outside of North America continue to maintain legacy platforms despite the technology’s role in trade delays and errors, according to a TABB Group survey. »

Colt PrizmNet doubles footprint in Hong Kong and Singapore

Colt PrizmNet doubles footprint in Hong Kong and Singapore

Tue, 05/07/2016 - 13:12

Colt PrizmNet, the financial extranet developed by Colt, has continued to grow its footprint in Asia by connecting to Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in Hong Kong (HK1) and Singapore (SG1). »

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