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FlexTrade introduces fast back-testing framework for equities, FX and futures

FlexTrade has introduced a back-testing framework designed to gauge and adjust the performance of past trading strategies for real-time use in trading equities, FX and futures. The solution is available as an addition to the company’s FlexTRADER EMS and OMS platforms and is designed to allow traders to test an unlimited number of financial instruments…

Trading Tech Consolidation Continues with State Street’s $2.6bn Purchase of Charles River

State Street’s $2.6 billion acquisition of financial data firm Charles River Systems, Inc (Charles River Development) has been heralded in some quarters as game changing. But is it really, or is it perhaps just another step in ongoing consolidation in the trading tech space, and indeed in the logical development of the role of the…

FlexTrade Adopts SmartStream RDU’s SI Registry for MiFID II Compliance

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter FlexTrade has integrated SmartStream RDU’s Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry into the FlexTrader execution management system (EMS) to help FlexTrade customers comply with new MiFID II reporting regulations coming into force from September 2018. The development will allow FlexTrade clients to ascertain the SI status of counterparties before they decide to…

Dalzell Trading Chooses LiquidityBook to Support Outsourced Trading

Dalzell Trading, the outsourced trading firm opened this year by David Dalzell, has selected LiquidityBook’s Outsourced Trader portfolio, order and execution management system to support its provision of US equity and options trading to emerging and established hedge funds and investment managers. According to Dalzell, the firm selected the LiquidityBook web-based platform on the basis…

Intelligent Trading Summit Tracks Developments in Best Execution

Best execution, smart order routing and finding liquidity were under the spotlight during a panel session at A-Team Group’s recent Intelligent Trading Summit in New York City. So too, was the SEC’s ‘maker taker’ pilot designed to generate data that will provide the Commission and market participants with information to facilitate an informed, data driven discussion about…

A-Team Group Reveals Winners of 2018 Intelligent Trading Technology Awards

The winners of this year’s A-Team Group Intelligent Trading Technology (ITT) Awards have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best cloud-based trading environment to best trading analytics platform and best consolidated market data feed. Consultancy categories covered best specialist trading technology consultancy and best specialist market data consultancy. A…

ARQA Technologies Partners with QuantHouse for European Expansion

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Russian order management system (OMS) provider ARQA Technologies is leveraging QuantHouse’s data centre and market data infrastructure to launch its hosted trading solutions in Continental European financial markets. Under the initiative, which will be hosted at QuantHouse’s London data centre, ARQA will use an adaptor for QuantHouse’s QuantFEED global market…

BNP Paribas Offers Buy-Side Clients Fidessa-Based Derivatives Workstation By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter

Fidessa has signed a distribution partnership with BNP Paribas to make its GT platform available to the bank’s institutional clients. Under the agreement, BNP will distribute Fidessa’s futures and options order management system as part of as Cortex Listed institutional trading platform to buy-side clients across all regions. The partnership results from increasing demand from…

TORA Partners Trax to Support MiFID II Trade and Transaction Reporting

TORA has extended its provision of MiFID II solutions through a partnership with Trax, the European market data division of MarketAxess. The partnership will combine TORA’s order and execution management system (OEMS) with the Trax regulatory reporting engine to provide users with straight through processing for the trade and transaction reporting requirements of MiFID II….

SEB Selects Itiviti and ULLINK for Systematic Internaliser Solution

Nordic financial services group SEB has selected recently merged Itiviti and ULLINK to implement a solution for client quote management and systematic internalisation as required by Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). The solution allows a broker acting as a Systematic Internaliser (SI) to comply with MiFID II requirements addressing quote management, pre-trade…