About a-team Marketing Services

TradingTech Insight Digital Assets, DLT & Blockchain The latest content from across the platform

Upcoming Webinar: New trends and technologies influencing post-trade digitalisation

Date: 27 September 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes While digital transformation of front-office functions at financial institutions is well underway, the back office is lagging, calling on firms to reassess and innovate post-trade processes. The need for change is highlighted by specific issues, including the move towards…

Back to Basics – The Fundamental Approach for Digitising Capital Markets

By Scott Eaton, CEO, Nivaura. News cycles in capital markets are fixated on the automation of the fixed-income market. The focus is almost exclusively focused on the secondary market as major market participants are both evolving their own offering while simultaneously swatting off the competitors that are kicking the evolution into high-gear. AI, machine-learning, smart-data,…

ING Spins Out Pyctor Digital Assets Post-Trade Technology to GMEX Group

European banking group ING has spun out Pyctor, its institutional-grade custody solution for the digital asset ecosystem, to GMEX Group (‘GMEX’), the digital business and technology solutions provider for exchanges and post-trade market infrastructure. The Pyctor solution, incubated in ING Neo’s Amsterdam innovation lab, provides secure digital custody and transactional network services for a range…

Britain’s Innovative Aim to be a Leader in Digital Securities, Not Just Crypto

Charlie Berman, Co Founder and CEO of agora. The British government announced last month the UK’s intention to become a global hub for cryptocurrency by seizing on what it sees as a historic opportunity. A senior civil servant said it means an intention to ‘learn quickly’ and ‘harness the potential of blockchain’. As John Glenn,…

BT Radianz Cloud & Kaiko Partner for Crypto Market Data and Analytics

Kaiko, the cryptocurrency market data vendor, has partnered with BT Radianz to redistribute Kaiko’s digital assets market data and analytics via BT Radianz Cloud. Kaiko generates cryptocurrency market data from hundreds of sources globally, producing a market data feed that can be used by participants across the full cryptocurrency cycle. Radianz solutions provide cryptocurrency market…

Northern Trust Forms New Digital Assets and Financial Markets Group

Northern Trust has announced the formation of its Digital Assets and Financial Markets Group, combining the teams responsible for supporting the fast-growing digital asset markets and those dedicated to providing market access and insights across the traditional securities services markets. The new group, formed in response to the growth of digital markets alongside the continued…

Educating Retail: Lessons from the Terra-Luna Collapse

By Joe Jowett, CEO, StrikeX. The collapse of Terra has been one of the most significant events in the digital assets marketplace this year. The gains in the sector during the pandemic are now well-documented – Coinbase’s user base more than doubled between late 2019 and 2021 and Bitcoin saw a 300% increase in valuation…

Bloomberg Expands Crypto Data Coverage to Top 50 Crypto Assets

Bloomberg has expanded its coverage of cryptocurrency data on the Bloomberg Terminal to include the top 50 crypto assets, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Binance Coin, XRP, Solana and others. Clients can now monitor intraday pricing for an expanded set of cryptocurrencies, indices and futures contracts in real-time. Bloomberg started providing Bitcoin prices on the Bloomberg Terminal…

A-Team Group Releases the Third Edition of its Trading Regulations Handbook

A-Team Group is delighted to announce the publication of its Trading Regulations Handbook 2022, the third edition of its guide to financial markets regulations for trading technologists. With trading regulations constantly being updated, unforeseen risks continually emerging, social and environmental movements transforming the market, and digital technologies evolving rapidly, it is more essential than ever…

Trading Regulations Handbook 2022

Welcome to the third edition of A-Team Group’s Trading Regulations Handbook, a publication designed to help you gain a full understanding of regulations that have an impact on your trading operations, data and technology. The handbook provides details of each regulation and its requirements, as well as ‘at-a-glance’ summaries, regulatory timelines and compliance deadlines, and…