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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…

Post-Trade for ETDs: The Final Frontier for Buy-Side Operational Efficiency?

The fund management industry’s shift to passive funds and embrace of smart-beta funds over the past decade or so has shaved margins to the extreme. In this environment, operational efficiency becomes an existential issue. Across a broad swathe of asset classes, front-office technologies have kept pace with massive changes in market structure driven by regulation…

J.P. Morgan and Citadel Adopt truePTS Post-Trade Derivatives Processing Solution

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter truePTS is addressing the challenges of post-trade derivatives processing with its ‘no touch’ automated solution. Early adopters J.P. Morgan and Citadel are using the cloud-based platform as a lower-cost, digital alternative to legacy confirmation providers. The solution offers real-time synchronised connectivity between all participants in the post-trade environment through an…

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…

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….

GMEX and Digital Asset Group JV Bridges Traditional And Emerging Technologies

GMEX Group and Digital Asset Group (DAG) have created a joint venture designed to bring together the practices of regulated banking, finance and exchanges with emerging technologies including blockchain, distributed ledger and artificial intelligence. The collaboration between DAG, provider of a crypto platform, and GMEX, provider of multi-asset exchange trading and post-trade solutions and technology,…

Improving Operational Efficiency in the Data Management Process

By: Hugo Boer, Senior Product Manager, Asset Control As the financial services industry starts to harness a raft of new data sources for fast, effective and usable insights, the bottleneck for financial institutions becomes how well they really understand their data management processes. How many firms, for example, can answer the following questions: Do we…

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…

TORA Introduces AlgoWheel to Help Firms Create Systematic Best Ex Processes

TORA has introduced an AI-powered AlgoWheel designed to help firms create scalable and systematic best execution processes in line with the requirements of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). The TORA AlgoWheel is a quantitative execution strategy optimiser that uses AI technology to automate low-touch order execution or provide real-time market intelligence for…

Estates and Infrastructure Exchange Selects Aquis Technologies Solutions

The Estates and Infrastructure Exchange (EIE) has selected Aquis Technologies, a division of Aquis Exchange, to supply solutions and services including a trading front end, the Aquis matching engine (AME), the Aquis market surveillance (AMS) solution, including a first-line surveillance service, as well as market operations and post-trade tools and services. The matching engine and…