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Turquoise Plato Connects to OpenFin to Improve Buy-Side Workflow

Turquoise Plato, the London Stock Exchange’s non-displayed order book, has connected to OpenFin, the operating system for enterprise productivity, to deliver application interoperability and a more unified desktop experience for buy-side trading desks. With this collaboration, Turquoise on OpenFin will leverage OpenFin’s open architecture to deliver data directly into trader workflows to support liquidity discovery…

TBC Capital Selects Sweden’s Bricknode to Power Investment Suite

Georgian investment bank TBC Capital has chosen Bricknode’s SaaS-based brokerage software to power its suite of investment capabilities. By providing scalable operational infrastructure that integrates with the customer journey and existing processes, and by using automation and flexible APIs, Bricknode will enable TBC Capital to expand its brokerage capabilities while reducing operational costs, according to…

Giving Data a Voice: How NLP and AI are Unlocking a Massive Store of Bond Market Information

By Vuk Magdelinic, CEO of Overbond. The lack of a consolidated tape or any centralized, unified data source for the bond market creates trading inefficiencies and information asymmetries—and is one of the primary roadblocks to the full automation of fixed income trading. First steps are being taken to develop a consolidated tape for the European…

TradingTech Insight Q&A: The Post-Brexit Liquidity Landscape

With Gareth Exton, Head of Execution & Quantitative Services Distribution (EMEA) at Liquidnet. Just over six months after the UK left the EU, and with equivalence now officially off the table, the UK and EU do seem somewhat aligned on their overall objectives for financial markets, but are pursuing markedly different paths towards achieving those…

Chronicle FIX Engine Deployed at ‘Leading North American Stock Exchange’

Low-latency technology solutions vendor Chronicle Software has deployed its FIX engine at a leading North American stock exchange, to provide low-latency connectivity to the exchange’s clients. The unidentified exchange cited Chronicle’s superior engine performance, microsecond latency and differentiated commercial model as reasons for working with the vendor. As part of the deal, the exchange has…

Brexit: Equivalence is Dead. What Now?

Last week, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first speech at Mansion House, outlining his vision for the UK’s financial services industry. During the speech, while stating that the UK government’s ambition following Brexit had been to reach a comprehensive set of mutual decisions on financial services equivalence, he conceded that “this has not happened,”…

MEMX Selects Beeks for Latency Monitoring of New Exchange

Members Exchange (MEMX), an emerging US equities exchange, has selected Beeks, a UK-based trading connectivity and infrastructure specialist, for latency monitoring, following a competitive review of packet capture, latency and analytics solutions. As a new technology-driven stock exchange, MEMX had no legacy systems to integrate and no pre-conceived bias towards any particular solution. During the…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Innovation, Cloud, Digital Transformation and Trading Infrastructure at Upcoming Virtual Summit

In its first iteration since the global Covid-19 pandemic, next week’s A-Team TradingTech Summit Virtual has a sharp focus on how emerging technology and infrastructure are presenting capital markets organisations with the opportunity to digitally transform their businesses. With the work from home phenomenon and the explosion in data volumes pointing to the need for…

Straits Financial Joins TrueFX to Enhance Clients’ Access to FX Liquidity

Singapore-based brokerage house Straits Financial Services has joined TrueFX, a trading facility for spot FX, as a clearing member, to provide FX brokers and buy-side firms in the Asia Pacific region with direct market access to spot FX liquidity. TrueFX was launched last year by technology vendor Integral and investment bank Jefferies, in a move…

Infrastructure Monitoring: Mapping Technical Performance to Business Performance

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent, TradingTech Insight. High-performance infrastructure and connectivity technologies have become essential components of trading architectures in today’s electronically traded markets. And as trading systems become ever faster, increasingly interconnected, and process more and more data, there has never been a greater need for accurate and comprehensive monitoring of the infrastructure that…