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Financial Stability Board Publishes 2019 G-SIB List

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published the 2019 list of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) using end-2018 data and an assessment methodology designed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). One bank, Toronto Dominion, has been added to the list of G-SIBs that were identified in 2018, increasing the overall number from 29…

Velocimetrics Adds Context Navigation Panel to VMX EndToEnd Monitoring and Analytics

Velocimetrics, a provider of business flow tracking and real-time, in-stream performance analytics, has made enhancements to its VMX EndToEnd product. The company released VMX v9.0 earlier this year, with the new v9.2 building on this offering and making powerful data lineage more accessible and easier to use. Among additions to v9.2 is a Context Navigation…

In the Fragmented World of Fixed Income, the Buy-build Debate Heats Up

By Ollie Cadman, Chief Product Officer, Vela. Whether firms like it or not, there is no escaping the prospect that electronic trading in the fixed income market is here to stay. For some participants it may require more adjustment than for others, but the simple fact is, e-trading rules. This has some major implications for…

Itiviti Partners Capital Market Solutions for Reporting to the CAT

Itiviti has partnered Capital Market Solutions (CMS), a consultancy and solutions developer, to provide a regulatory reporting solution for the SEC Rule 613 Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). The solution is based on CMS’s Regulatory Surveillance & Monitoring System (RSMS) and is timely in following SEC issuance, after several delays, of a schedule for CAT implementation…

Virtu Financial Offers Outsourced Trading Solution with Execution Concierge Service

Virtu Financial, a provider of liquidity, execution services, data, analytics and connectivity, has extended its capabilities to meet growing market interest in outsourcing elements of trading. The resulting Execution Concierge Service (ECS) is initially available in the US. The service builds on the company’s acquisition of ITG in March 2019, which added agency solutions and…

FlexTrade Integrates MSCI Risk and Factor Analysis

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems, and Woodline Partners, a San Francisco-based investment firm, have integrated MSCI’s Barra real-time portfolio risk and factor analysis solutions into the FlexONE OEMS. The integration allows portfolio managers using FlexONE to model orders more efficiently and better understand pro forma risk before staging the…

Trade Surveillance Under MAD/MAR, MiFID II and Other Global Regulations

By Peter Lawrey, CEO at Chronicle Software. Regulations like MiFID II and the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) in Europe, and Dodd Frank in the US, have raised the bar with respect to trade surveillance as regulators seek to boost transparency and investor protections across the board. This has created the need for financial institutions to…

Pico Refits Jersey Network with Optical Dark Fibre, Adds Corvil Performance Monitoring

Pico is pushing on with its global expansion plan and taking advantage of its acquisition of Corvil with a refit of its Jersey network and the deployment of Corvil network performance monitoring and analytics on top of the network. The new network, the company’s latest investment in its PicoNet proprietary global financial markets network, is…

big xyt Addresses Gap in Market After Closure of Fidessa Fragulator with XYT View

Reflecting the ever increasing problem of fragmented market data, big xyt, a provider of market data analytics, has released XYT View, an aggregated view of data that firms can use to ensure they are achieving the best possible outcomes for themselves and their clients. XYT View is a web-based tool that allows the trading community…

FSB publishes UPI governance arrangements

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a report on governance arrangements for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). The UPI will uniquely identify the product involved in OTC derivatives transactions reported to trade repositories. This will help authorities aggregate data on OTC derivatives transactions by product, allowing the effective use of OTC derivatives trade reporting…