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BTON Financial Taps Schwieger and Walker as Non-Execs

BTON Financial, a startup that is offering outsourced smart broker routing targeting mid-tier asset managers, has appointed the London Stock Exchange’s Brian Schwieger and Merrill Lynch’s Tony Walker as non-executive directors. Schwieger and Walker have joined as advisors, helping BTON to promote its vision of offering SaaS-based, broker-neutral routing of buy-side orders to sell-side trading…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

Barclays’ Equities Asset Class Prepares for BARX One

Barclays is planning the release of BARX One, a next-generation cross-asset trading platform that unifies for the first time its algorithmic trading and execution services offerings in fixed income, foreign exchange, listed derivatives and now equities. The BARX One initiative aims to optimise execution performance by accessing pools of liquidity through Barclays’ various trading technology…

Delivering Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

The global shift toward unbundling of research services from execution is forcing sell-side institutions to focus on differentiating their service offerings as they vie for buy-side liquidity in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With soft-commissioned research and high-speed connectivity to trading venues no longer potent as differentiators, the sell side is acknowledging that the quality and…

The Race is on – Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics Offer Competitive Advantage

Trade execution analytics are taking a leap forward with the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to machine-time data. Ultimate results could include the ability to understand, evidentially, the relationship between trading systems performance and trade outcomes. Corvil has been working for about two years to develop machine learning algos that can identify…

Finnish Asset Manager Evli Goes Live on IHS Markit thinkFolio

Evli, a Finnish investment and asset management specialist, has gone live on thinkFolio, IHS Markit’s order management and portfolio modelling system. The multi-asset class support provided by thinkFolio was the driving factor in Evli’s decision to implement the solution. The asset manager is using thinkFolio’s full front office functionality across order management, portfolio modelling, cash…

McKay and Quincy Offer Low Latency Market Data Across New Jersey Equity Triangle

McKay Brothers and Quincy Data have connected the exchanges in the New Jersey Equity Triangle with what they say is the lowest latency in the market. The companies’ services link equity exchanges in Mahwah, Carteret and Secaucus, with the McKay network currently offering two-way market data and private bandwidth services between Mahwah and Carteret as…

big xyt Extends Analytics Platform to Include TCA Functionality

Following consultation with clients, independent data analytics provider big xyt has added Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) to its platform. The company’s aim is to apply analytics to create a consolidated view of a fully automated trading environment that traders can access to assess trends. big xyt solutions specialise in normalising and storing trade data. Using…

Liquidnet Adds Ecosystem Pro Multi-Order Execution Solution

Liquidnet has expanded its Execution Ecosystem with the release of Ecosystem Pro, an intelligent workflow and blotter management tool designed to help buy-side traders analyse, monitor and automate execution strategies across multiple symbols simultaneously in the Execution Ecosystem. The ecosystem complements Liquidnet’s institutional liquidity pool by providing customisable trader intelligence tools to manage and course…

Imandra Gains Seed Funding for AI Platform Designed to Make Algos Safe

Imandra, creator of a cloud-native automated reasoning engine designed to make algorithms safe, has completed a $5 million round of seed funding led by UK and US investors AlbionVC, IQ Capital and LiveOak Venture Partners. The capital will be used to support application of the company’s Reasoning as a Service platform in financial services and…