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A-Team Webinar to Examine Trade Surveillance in Today’s New Normal

A panel of trading surveillance experts will discuss lessons learned and best practices for ensuring compliance in work from home (WFH) environments on A-Team Group’s April 8 webinar: Trade surveillance: Deploying monitoring and surveillance capabilities for today’s new normal. The webinar – sponsored by OneMarketData and ACA Compliance – will discuss the trade surveillance and…

A-Team Group Names 2021 TradingTech Insight Europe Award Winners

A-Team Group today announced the winners of its TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in trading solutions and services for capital markets and focus on vendors providing exceptional trading infrastructure, trading technology, and data solutions. This year’s awards included two special editor’s awards. The Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Trading Technology Practitioner…

Refinitiv Teams with MarketPsych to Launch ESG Analytics

Continuing its focus on adding capabilities with an ESG theme, Refinitiv has teamed up with Los Angeles-based MarketPsych to launch Refinitiv MarketPsych ESG Analytics to monitor perceptions of sustainability and ESG risk. The analytical tool draws upon news and social media monitoring to offer analysts and portfolio managers numerical insights into companies and countries of…

Pico Closes $135 Million Series C with Eye on Strategic Acquisitions

Pico’s addition of Intel Capital as a new investor – announced last week – completes the trading infrastructure specialist’s $135 million Series C investment round, setting in place the foundation for its next phase of growth. Encouraged by the success of its 2018 purchase of Corvil, Pico intends spending at least some of that cash…

A-Team Group Introduces 2021 Innovation Awards

Here at A-Team Group we have been working hard on plans to celebrate innovative projects and teams with the launch of our A-Team Innovation Awards. The awards are designed to reward teams that have found innovative ways to make use of new and emerging technologies to solve challenges at financial institutions in capital markets. The…

Recorded Webinar: Embedding AI & Machine Learning into your trading operations

It’s no secret that AI and Machine Learning are changing the landscape of the trading industry. As these tools and techniques become more mainstream, their availability to even the smallest of financial firms is becoming a more viable proposition.  From speech recognition and natural language processing (NLP) to deep learning algorithms and predictive analytics, these…

Talking TradingTech with Andrew Delaney: What’s the Real Deal on AI & Ml for Trading?

My first brush with artificial intelligence was in 1988, when the publication I was working on – the now-legendary Trading Systems Technology (I only recently broke the mug…) – ran an item on how some big Japanese bank in New York had built an ‘intelligent’ buy/sell signal engine based on neural networks. Fast forward to…

Equiduct Commits to Exactpro in Long-Term Software Testing Deal

Pan-European trading platform Equiduct has extended its master services agreement with Exactpro following a successful proof of concept (POC). Under the arrangement, Exactpro will provide functional testing of Equiduct’s trading software, including its Apex best execution solution for retail brokers. Established as one of the first multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) under the original MiFID regulation,…

The Results Are In… Trading Tech Insight Awards USA 2020

The A-Team Group Trading Tech Insight Awards USA winners were announced this week in the second year of the North American edition, and while we were sad not to be able to hold our usual glittering reception to celebrate the winners, their achievement is no less redoubtable. US market practitioners and suppliers are facing unique…

Recorded Webinar: Financial Services Infrastructure in the Post-Covid Environment

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early…