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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…

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….