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Exchanges Are Becoming Data Marketplaces

Exchanges and other trading venues have long derived revenue from sales of their data; in some cases they operate substantial businesses based around sales of their real-time quotes and other market data services. But few are well set up to deal with growing demand for other datasets they may generate from their core activities, such…

Murex Collaborates with Gulf Bank to Launch MX.3 Treasury Management System

Paris-based technology vendor Murex has launched the MX.3 treasury management platform with Gulf Bank of Kuwait, to allow the bank to develop and automate its treasury and capital markets systems, and to enable seamless workflow across front-to-back-to-risk management and processing. The platform will enable Gulf Bank’s Treasury Department to benefit from synergies in connected functions,…

Trading Regulations Handbook 2021

In these unprecedented times, a carefully crafted trading infrastructure is crucial for capital markets participants. Yet, the impact of trading regulations on infrastructure can be difficult to manage. The Trading Regulations Handbook 2021 can help. It provides all the essentials you need to know about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team Group’s Trading…

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,”…

Santander Bank Polska Deploys Horizon for Market Making on Warsaw Stock Exchange

Santander Bank Polska, one of the largest financial institutions in Poland, has deployed Horizon Software for its market-making activities on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE). The partnership gives Santander the tools and technology for both quoting and hedging, and covers a range of asset classes, including equities, equity futures and index futures on the WSE….

Indosuez Wealth Management Automates ETF Trading with Bloomberg Rule Builder

Indosuez Wealth Management, the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole Group, has become the first bank to adopt Bloomberg’s Rule Builder for automated ETF trading, following a pilot testing period. Rule Builder is a trade automation solution that covers fixed income, FX, equities, futures, and now ETFs. The system is designed to help traders…

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…

GroupAma Successfully Executes First Trade on Wave Lab’s eLISA OEMS

Credit execution solution startup Wave Labs has successfully executed the first live trade on eLISA, its Electronic Liquidity Seeking Application, with Groupama Asset Management, in coordination with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. eLiSA is a fixed income order and execution management system (OEMS) that aims to empower true holders of fixed income…

Gedik Investment Selects Horizon as Algo Trading in MENA Region Grows

Gedik Investment, a leading brokerage house in Turkey, has chosen Horizon Software as its platform for algorithmic execution of equities on the Borsa Istanbul exchange. Gedik has implemented both the TWAP and POV trading strategies offered by Horizon, allowing the Gedik team to time trades efficiently and instantly benefit from significant changes in price. “The…

UOB Deploys Chronicle EFX for Electronic FX Pricing and Trading

Asian bank United Overseas Bank (UOB) has deployed Chronicle Software’s EFX solution in Singapore to power its FX pricing and trading engine. By deploying EFX and taking advantage of reduced latency via colocation connectivity, UOB aims to improve price discovery to provide customers in the ASEAN region and across its global network with access to…