FlexTrade, a global provider of cross-asset execution and order management systems, has extended the integration of FlexTRADER, its broker-neutral execution management system, with IHS Markit’s cross-asset investment management platform, thinkFolio. The combination of execution and order management system space expertise will provide improved global cross-asset trading capabilities across the trading lifecycle. “A certified interface between thinkFolio and FlexTRADER creates the best of both worlds for us at Barings, by giving us the ability to trade in a seamless manner,” said Louisa Paul, Head of Equity Dealing at Baring Asset Management.
A-Team Insight Briefs
Migration of financial apps and data to the cloud is well underway as financial institutions take the opportunity to cut the cost of running systems on premise, scale as and when required, and spin up test environments quickly and inexpensively. Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud is a different and more difficult proposition....
By Iosif Itkin, CEO and co-founder, Exactpro, and Daria Degtyarenko, Researcher, Exactpro. With regulatory requirements and business pressures putting an ever-tightening squeeze on financial services, firms tend to look for the most efficient ways of ensuring the quality and stability of their platforms, with some turning to quality assurance outsourcing. However, outsourcing might not always...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Just over a year since the Financial Stability Board handed over leadership and direction of the interim Global Legal Entity Identifier System – or GLEIS – to the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the LEI the entity identifier is being used for reporting under European Market Infrastructure Regulation. This report discusses recent developments in the...