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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…

MOEX Deploys Avelacom to Expand Connectivity in Asia, Middle East

Moscow Exchange (MOEX) has deployed Avelacom networking infrastructure technology at new points of presence (PoPs) in data centres in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai and Mumbai. MOEX’s PoPs feature FIX connections for trading transactions, access to MOEX’s market data, and sponsored access to MOEX’s equity, fixed-income, foreign exchange and derivatives markets. market. MOEX’s use of…

Cboe Launches FX Point for One-to-One FX Trading

Cboe has launched FX Point, a foreign exchange trading platform that allows institutional clients to trade directly with one or more of their preferred counterparties while benefiting from Cboe’s trading technology, credit and straight-through processing infrastructure. The platform offers low-cost support of one-to-one relationship-based trading, and features configurable routing, message rate and order review time…

smartTrade Teams with NTT Data to Build Precious Metals Trading Platform for Asahi Pretec

French trading systems specialist smartTrade Technologies has teamed up with Japanese systems integrator NTT Data to deliver a next-generation precious metals trading platform for Asahi Pretec, a precious metals recycling company based in Tokyo. The Asahi Pretec contract builds on smartTrade’s recent success at Mizuho Japan, which selected the company’s LiquidityFX platform as the basis…

SEC Rule 606 Features Highly at FIX Americas Conference

The imminent adoption of amendments to SEC Rule 606 was high on the list of hot topics when electronic trading professionals met at the FIX Americas conference in New York this week. And while speakers, panellists and delegates acknowledged the initiative represents a significant challenge in terms of technology resource, most said they believed the…

Archax Opts for ClearBank’s Banking-as-a-Service

Archax, a forthcoming institutional digital securities exchange based in London, has selected ClearBank’s banking-as-a-service solution to access a range of API-based services including real-time payments services across BACS and CHAPS and 24x7x365 Faster Payments. As a security measure for Archax clients, ClearBank will ensure the protection of funds, holding them at the Bank of England.

Redline Expands Support for Canadian Equities

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of order execution systems, is upgrading and building on its support for Canadian equities. Upgrade features include low-latency feed handlers for the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Canadian Securities Exchange, Omega Nasdaq CXC, Nasdaq CX2, and Aequitas. John Hanna, global head of sales and field engineering at Redline, says the company…

Vela Provides Colo Services for JPX Markets

Vela, a provider of market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, has made its Direct Market Access (DMA) platform available at the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) site in Tokyo. By colocating in cabinets with premier access to JPX markets, Vela can offer ultra-low latency order routing and market data to Osaka Exchange (OSE). A…

Deutsche Bank Builds US Single Dealer Platform on Nasdaq Infrastructure

Deutsche Bank is using Nasdaq’s market technology infrastructure to operate its US-based single dealer platform. As a fully hosted platform, Nasdaq will also manage the system’s operations, including portions of risk controls, venue surveillance, trade reporting and clearing facilitation. The single dealer platform extends Deutsche Bank’s investment in electronic execution and is designed to create…

Fulbright Securities Deploys Horizon’s Options Market Making Platform

Hong Kong-based Fulbright Securities has deployed Horizon Software’s platform for market making on listed options connected to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company was looking for a technology vendor to enable delivery of complete trading solutions in options, from volatility management to market making, and selected Horizon on the basis of its business coverage,…