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OpenFin Offers Low-cost OS to Start-ups and Initiates Services Framework

OpenFin continues to build out its interoperable financial desktop with the offer of its Enterprise Edition OpenFin operating system at a ‘dramatically’ reduced rate for early stage fintechs and start-ups. The initiative is designed to allow emerging businesses to build applications on the OpenFin OS alongside larger players, accelerating innovation and collaboration, and delivering additional…

Refinitiv Banks on Silver Lining as Cloud Delivery Features High on Trading Product Agenda

As it comes to terms with its new ownership under Blackstone Group, Refinitiv is continuing apace with its long-stated aim of incorporating cloud into its delivery options for the trading environment. Acknowledging that not all trading-related data and activities are appropriate for cloud, the company is deep into its programme to offer cloud delivery where…

Addressing the Challenges and Realising the Benefits of a ‘Cloud First’ Policy

By Andy Mather, European Financial Services Industry Specialist, Telstra. The move to a ‘cloud first’ policy by financial firms is a tantalising idea. After all, which chief technology officer wouldn’t want to seriously reduce their company’s on-premise compute and storage costs, while at the same time boosting agility and ability to profit from new, innovative,…

HPR Reaches Goal of Delivering a Consolidated View of Real-Time Global Trading Risk with CRM-X

HPR – aka Hyannis Port Research – has reached the goal of a consolidated view of global trading risk across equities markets with CRM-X, the latest version of its Central Risk Manager (CRM), which supports a regional view of trading risk. CRM-X acts as a manager of managers and can be positioned anywhere to parent…

Glue42 Adds Apps to Desktop Interoperability Ecosystem

Glue42 has expanded its desktop interoperability ecosystem with the addition of independent software vendors Adaptable Tools and BCC Group, and service provider Norman & Sons. The providers are offering their services via the Glue42 platform that uses the FINOS FDC3 open standard to provide a seamless user interface and data integration between desktop apps. Adaptable…

Refinitiv Redistributes MarketAxess Fixed Income Market Data Through Elektron

Refinitiv and MarketAxess have agreed to redistribute MarketAxess fixed income market data to Refinitiv’s customers via the Elektron Data Platform. The data made available through Refinitiv as a part of the agreement includes MarketAxess’ Composite+ and Axess All pricing tools. Composite+ is an algorithmic pricing engine for corporate bonds that leverages a range of proprietary…

Torstone Acquisition of Percentile Delivers More than the Sum of its Parts

Torstone Technology’s recent agreement to acquire Percentile will add risk management and compliance technology to the company’s post-trade securities and derivatives processes, making its Inferno platform a full-service, cross-asset, global post-trade solution. The deal will also add a compliance solution for Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation to Torstone’s portfolio. The acquisition will…

Arab Bank Builds Mobile Trading App on Integral platform

Arab Bank (Switzerland) has deployed a trading app built on the Integral platform to expand its mobile trading services targeted at institutional and corporate customers. The bank aims to provide an end-to-end FX solution, having worked with Integral and its BankFX cloud-based platform since 2014 to provide a single dealer platform for clients.

Numerix Adds ISDA SIMM Margin Module to Oneview Derivatives Pricing and Risk System

Numerix, a provider of risk technology, has added an initial margin module using ISDA’s Standard Initial Margin Model (ISDA SIMM) methodology to its derivatives pricing and risk system, Numerix Oneview. Built on cutting-edge derivative models and a high-performance compute engine, Oneview provides a holistic view of the entire derivatives business across the front and middle…

TORA Implements Cloud OEMS at Buy-Side Firms Based in Zurich and New York

TORA has reported two implementations of its order and execution management system (OEMS) in as many weeks, taking both Zurich-based Systematic Investment Management AG (SIMAG) and New York-based Schonfeld Strategic Advisors’ Asian offices into the cloud with its unified OEMS. These implementations follow consolidation in the OEMS industry over recent years and demonstrate buy-side intent…