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Sustainable Trading Secures Eleven Additional Member Firms

Sustainable Trading, the non-profit organisation dedicated to transforming environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices in the trading industry, founded by industry veteran Duncan Higgins earlier this year, has announced an additional 11 firms have joined its membership network. This brings the total number of members of 41 financial services organisations. As well as working with…

ESG Data Handbook 2022

The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data…

A-Team’s TradingTech Summit Returns with Focus on Trading Infrastructure, Digital Assets and ESG

A-Team Group’s TradingTech Summit London saw a welcome return to the physical world this week, following last year’s break due to the Covid-induced lockdown. The event was well-attended, with representatives from across the industry gathering to discuss the latest trends and developments in trading technology, with specific emphasis on infrastructure and institutional participation in digital…

Sustainable Trading Launches Membership Network to Drive Transformative ESG Practices in Financial Markets

Sustainable Trading has today launched a non-profit membership network to drive positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) change in financial markets, by developing industry best practices, benchmarking and transparency. ESG has become an increasingly hot topic in the financial markets sector, with firms increasingly seeking ways to embed sustainable practices within their organisations. Led by…

Video: Duncan Higgins on how to Become a Leader in Sustainable Trading

Duncan Higgins, founder of Sustainable Trading, explains why ESG is the hottest topic in trading technology today, how to become a leader in this emerging market, and why he’s looking forward to taking part in a keynote fireside chat at next week’s A-Team Group TradingTech Summit London. Higgins will be talking to Irina Sonich Bright,…

APG Asset Management to Deploy IHS Markit’s ThinkFolio on AWS for Global Multi-Asset Portfolio

Dutch pension provider APG Asset Management, the largest pension provider in the Netherlands with €633 billion in assets under management, plans to transform front-office operations for its multi-asset portfolio globally using IHS Markit’s thinkFolio investment management and trading system. Under the arrangement, IHS Markit will deploy and manage the infrastructure, as well as the thinkFolio…

Video: Adaptive CEO’s View on what’s to Come in Trading Technology

Matt Barrett, CEO & Co-Founder of Adaptive Financial Consulting discusses what’s to come in trading technology, how the pandemic has “created a once in a generation rapid acceleration of change in the way people interact in capital markets”, and why he’s looking forward to speaking at TradingTech Summit London on 22 February. If you’d like…

Institutional Trading of Digital Assets to Lead the Hot Topics at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit London

Following a hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, A-Team’s TradingTech Summit is back in London this February for the 11th time, and will bring together trading technology professionals from across the industry, to discuss how firms are innovating in today’s cloud and digital based environment to create flexible and scalable trading platforms. A wide range…

B2B Data Marketplaces and Beyond

Financial institutions and corporations often generate huge quantities of data as a by product of their core activities. This data – details of historical transactions, customer interactions and metadata for referring to instruments, counterparties or entities – can provide valuable insights for industry participants, and form the basis of a meaningful data sales business. But…

ION Commodities’ Openlink Replaces 30+ Legacy Systems at Constellation

ION Commodities, a global provider of commodities trading and risk management solutions, has implemented its Openlink CTRM solution at Constellation, a US provider of clean energy solutions. Openlink will manage Constellation’s end-to-end wholesale energy operations, replacing over 30 legacy systems, and will serve as a single source of truth and system of record. The ‘Wholesale…