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Lab49 and interop.io Form Strategic Partnership to Enhance Trading Desktop User Experience

Lab49, the specialist technology consultancy owned by ION Group, has partnered with interop.io, the interoperability provider formed when Glue42 and Finsemble merged last year, to provides buy and sell-side firms with comprehensive access to interop.io’s suite of solutions together with bespoke professional services from Lab49. Together, the two companies aim to modernise the trading desktop…

R3 Unveils R3 Digital Markets to Facilitate Digital Asset Adoption with Kate Karimson at the Helm

DLT technology and services company R3 has introduced R3 Digital Markets, a solution suite aimed at empowering firms to leverage digital assets and currencies. The new offering, underpinned by R3’s tokenisation platform, Corda, is designed to enhance efficiency and reduce costs within financial markets seamlessly integrate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) into fundamental business practices. To…

Cboe Digital Launches Margined Bitcoin and Ether Futures

Cboe Digital has launched margined futures for Bitcoin and Ether, becoming the first U.S. regulated crypto native exchange and clearinghouse to offer both spot and leveraged derivatives trading on a single platform. This development, supported by Blockfills, DV Trading LLC, Jump Trading Group, Marex, Toa Capital Partners and Wedbush, is seen as a major step…

Morgan Stanley and Former Executive Charged by SEC for Misuse of Confidential Information in Block Trade Deals

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and its former equity syndicate desk head, Pawan Passi, with engaging in fraudulent activities related to block trade transactions. The case involves the misuse of confidential information, with Morgan Stanley also facing charges for failing to enforce internal policies against such…

Four Key Trends Shaping Institutional Blockchain Adoption in 2024

By Gilbert Verdian, Founder and CEO at Quant. Last year it was more important than ever to distinguish crypto from the technology that powers it. Although 2023 was tumultuous for cryptocurrencies – with the heads of several high-profile exchanges facing criminal proceedings, and the UK government announcing its plans to regulate the industry – blockchain…

Delta Capita and Montis Group Enhance Partnership to Develop Advanced Digital Securities CSD Infrastructure

Delta Capita and Montis Group have announced the expansion of their commercial partnership, building on their initial success in developing the Montis Central Securities Depositary (CSD) system. This digitally-native CSD system, powered by Delta Capita’s MACH Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) platform, is designed to provide the market infrastructure needed for regulated tokenised assets, in the…

CoinAPI Introduces EMS Trading API

CoinAPI, the provider of cryptocurrency APIs, has added an execution management system (EMS) API to its suite, enabling clients to trade across markets, asset classes, and exchanges in one place, with the ability to carry out transactions directly on cryptocurrency exchanges in real time with sub-millisecond latency. The solution is geared towards algorithmic traders and…

Tech Trends in Trading: Industry Experts Review 2023 and Look Ahead to 2024

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s time to look back at some of the more interesting trends that have emerged in the trading technology space over the last twelve months, and to take a look ahead at what 2024 might have in store. With this in mind, TradingTech Insight reached out to a group…

DTCC Completes Acquisition of Securrency, Now Rebranded as DTCC Digital Assets

Following its announcement in October, agreeing to acquire Securrency Inc., a developer of institutional-grade digital asset infrastructure, DTCC today announced the completion of the transaction. The Securrency brand will now be retired and the business will operate as DTCC Digital Assets, headed by Lynn Bishop, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer. Frank La Salla, DTCC…

Recorded Webinar: The emerging structure of the institutional digital assets market

As interest in trading digital assets continues to increase among institutional investors, so too does the need to focus on market structure, regulation and trading solutions. For financial institutions that get it right the rewards will be significant, but it is not necessarily easy and the challenges are many. This webinar will consider how digital…