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Archax selects Aquis Technologies to underpin institutional-grade crypto exchange

Archax, the institutional-grade crypto and security token exchange due to open in the first half of 2019, has selected Aquis Technologies for a complete suite of exchange operations services and tools to support its business. The suite includes the Aquis Matching Engine (AME) and Aquis Market Surveillance (AMS), as well as market operations and post-trade…

Thomson Reuters Provides Market Data for Trax SI Determination Service

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Post-trade specialist Trax has entered an agreement with Thomson Reuters to use the latter’s market and reference data to support its Systematic Internaliser (SI) determination service and MiFID II regulatory reporting. The deal is designed to help firms meet the regulatory obligations of the expanded SI regime that comes into…

Digital Asset Names Former Thomson Reuters Exec James Powell to CTO

Digital Asset, a New York-based distributed ledger technology solutions provider, has appointed former Thomson Reuters executive James Powell as its new CIO and CTO of engineering. Powell is charged with guiding development of the company’s distributed ledger platform and smart contract modelling language, DAML. He joins the firm after a stint at Warburg Pincus as…

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…

Post-trade ETD – where all the sticking plaster got used!

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,…