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Singapore Firm Adds Ullink Post-Trade System

Singapore-based asset management company Village Capital, which invests mainly in Japanese equities, recently began using Xtrain, a Ullink system which addresses post-trade functions including trade reconciliation, reporting and performance data management. Village Capital chose Xtrain, after already using Ullink’s Xilix execution management system, to stop performing post-trade functions completely manually, as it had been. Taking...

Blockchain Could Shorten Settlement Time, Paxos Exec Says

Another frontier for application of blockchain distributed ledger technology could be shortening the settlement cycle for trades, says an executive at Paxos, the blockchain technology company that completed a pilot program with Euroclear in December for gold transaction settlement. Paxos is planning to roll out its gold transaction settlement capabilities more widely in 2017, building...

Buy-Side Waking Up To MiFID II Impact On Research Fees, Says Fidessa Executive

In recent weeks, the understanding of how to implement the rules for commission payments set in Europe’s MiFID II regulation has changed, according to David Pearson, head of post-trade strategy at trading platform provider Fidessa. “The understanding now is that a broker must be paid for services they provide to clients, whatever those services are,”...