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genesis Plans Further Development of Low-code Application Platform with Second Funding Round

genesis, provider of a low-code application platform built for capital markets, has closed a second funding round of $1.8 million. The funding will be invested in further development of the platform’s core technology, sales and marketing, with the aim of positioning genesis as a leading low-code platform for capital markets software development. The company has…

Real-Time Market Data in the Cloud Moves Closer to Reality

This week’s report from the FSB warning of the perils of cloud deployment for financial institutions doubtless will give cause for serious consideration of whether and how to shift certain activities to commercial public cloud platforms. But the fact remains that practitioners will continue in their quest to push what they can off-premises and onto…

FINRA CAT Selects AWS to Support Consolidated Audit Trail Platform

The US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) has taken another step forward with FINRA CAT, the CAT plan processor, selecting Amazon Web Services (AWS) as cloud provider for the audit trail of order information for all US equity securities and listed options across US markets and trading venues. AWS storage, compute, database, analytics and security services…

QuantHouse Adds DVeX Cash Cryptocurrency Data to API Ecosystem

DVeX, the electronic digital asset exchange operated by DV Chain, is working with QuantHouse to make its real-time and historical data for cash cryptocurrency pairs available through QuantHouse’s API. QuantHouse clients will be able to access market data from DVeX via the QuantFEED API. Streaming data will be disseminated through QuantHouse’s global fibre optic network,…

Nomura Selects Pico to Accelerate Growth of Global FX and Rates Businesses

An interesting win for Pico, which has been selected by Nomura to build, host and manage a new platform supporting its latest innovation programmes in foreign exchange (FX) and rates trading businesses. The Nomura FX trading platform is colocated in data centres based in New Jersey (NY4), London (LD4) and Tokyo (TY3). With more efficient…

First New York Implements LiquidityBook’s SaaS Based POEM System

FNY Investment Advisers (First New York), a multi-strategy investment firm, has implemented LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its portfolio, order and execution management system (POEM). The firm previously used three providers for varying amounts of time, but they were unable to support the volume which First New York trades, the speed with which it…

Citi Cites Rapid Addition FIX Engine Deployment in FX e-Trading Growth

Citi has attributed its recent growth in market share in the electronic trading segment for foreign exchange in part to its deployment of Rapid Addition’s FIX engine and Hub platform. Citi implemented the Rapid Addition capabilities within the new pricing technology it uses in support of its spot FX business, allowing clients to connect via…

Goldman Sachs Throws Weight Behind Open Source with Contribution of PURE and Alloy to FINOS

Goldman Sachs has thrown its weight behind the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) with a major open source contribution of a logical modelling language, internally named PURE, and a platform and visual modelling tool that generates PURE-based models, known within Goldman as Alloy. The contribution is designed to encourage banks to further adopt open source,…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. Also known as digital rights management, contractual rights management refers to…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open…