Markit has launched an electronic affirmation service within Markit Trade Processing (MTP). The first dealers to sign up are Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. The new service, which builds on Markit’s existing affirmation model, provides trade date affirmation and trade confirmation through industry utilities such as the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), and electronically matches trades between counterparties prior to confirmation.
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… While Bear, Goldman and Lehman Sign Up to Markit OTC Affirmation Service
This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. This webinar focuses on synchronizing ultra precise time (i.e. sub microsecond) across distributed (Linux) applications deployed in high frequency and algorithmic trading. The challenges are twofold: First, how to very precisely synchronize the time between computers in a trading system. The second, is how...
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