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Do Proximity and Resilience Have to be a Trade-Off in Trading?

By Mark White, Manager – Financial Markets and Fintech, Telehouse. Are proximity and resilience a trade-off in trading? In the quest for speed and proximity, many banks have services hosted within an exchange. Whether this is as trading or matching engines; to support connectivity for global networks through a point of presence or an access…

BSO Partners with EllaLink to Develop Financial Markets Between Europe and Latin America

Infrastructure & connectivity provider BSO has partnered with EllaLink, the express optical platform between Europe and Latin America, to put in place the necessary ultra-low latency connectivity and infrastructure to enable trading firms from around the world to access B3 and other Latin American markets. To date, European and Asian firms wanting to trade the…

Appital Integrates Equities Book Building Platform with FlexTrade

Fintech startup Appital, the UK-based equity capital marketplace, has integrated its book building platform with FlexTrade, the multi-asset execution management system (EMS) vendor. The integration will enable Appital users to execute large orders in small and mid-cap stocks through the Turquoise MTF, via a single point of access and with seamless straight-through-processing (STP) to over…

SIX Digital Exchange Receives FINMA Regulatory Approval

Swiss exchange operator’s new SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), billed as the world’s first regulated digital market infrastructure, has received formal approval from FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, to operate a stock exchange and a central securities depository for digital assets in Switzerland. The FINMA authorisation will allow SDX to go live with a…

Liquidnet Launches Primary Markets for Electronic Trading of New Bond Issues

TP ICAP’s Liquidnet subsidiary has launched a platform to support electronic trading of new issues in fixed income markets. Liquidnet Primary Markets provides an electronic workflow for new issues in Debt Capital Markets (DCM), together with a new protocol for trading new issues. Integrated into the existing Liquidnet Fixed Income trading application, the solution provides…

CQG Connects to Brazilian Exchange B3 for Trading and Market Data

Trading solutions provider CQG has added Brazilian Exchange B3, one of the world’s largest financial market infrastructure companies, to its global network of exchanges, enabling clients to obtain trading and market data access to the Brazilian markets for their listed commodities, interest rates, treasury, and equities products. B3 futures contracts are now live on the…

SmartTrade Expands Partnership with Japan’s SBI as Demand for Crypto Solutions Grows

Multi-asset electronic trading solutions provider smartTrade Technologies is expanding its partnership with SBI Liquidity Market, a Japanese FX infrastructure solution and liquidity provider, to provide support for SBI FXTrade’s cryptocurrency derivative trading operations, which will complement the existing FX business of SBI Liquidity Market. SmartTrade is seeing increasing demand for its cryptocurrency & digital asset…

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…

Exberry Partners with Arcadier to Bring Exchange-Grade Technology to New Marketplaces

Exberry, an exchange technology provider, will provide infrastructure to enhance user capabilities and price discovery for Arcadier’s marketplace platform. The technology partnership aims to provide Arcadier’s marketplace operators with a unique trading experience, with all the robust features of an established exchange, offering sellers and buyers enhanced price discovery, creating a new, customer-focused, buying experience….

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…