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Recorded Webinar: Integrating Intelligent Machine Readable News

Intelligent machine readable news is a powerful tool in the arsenals of trading and investment firms seeking competitive advantage. It turns unstructured data into actionable insight and can be used, for example, to uncover market trends, identify correlations and evaluate sentiment. In turn, it can inform quant strategies and predictive models. While machine readable news…

SmartTrade Adds to FX Capabilities with Purchase of TickTrade

French trading software company smartTrade has acquired Toronto-based TickTrade, a specialist in foreign exchange trading and payments technology. The transaction is aimed at positioning smartTrade to offer comprehensive solutions for the FX marketplace globally. SmartTrade already offers electronic trading and liquidity management solutions for firms trading in FX, fixed-income and other asset classes. TickTrade’s focus…

CME/Google Partnership Aims to Transform Derivatives Markets

CME will migrate all of its markets and technology infrastructure to Google Cloud over the next 10 years, starting with its data and clearing services in 2022, under a 10-year strategic partnership between the two organisations. The arrangement – which CME Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said “will transform derivatives markets through technology” –…

Trader Desktop Interoperability Comes of Age

Desktop interoperability – the ability to seamlessly integrate multiple applications across the desktop – has long been a holy grail for financial markets firms, particularly in the front office, where traders across both the buy side and sell side often have a number of applications open at any one time to perform a wide range…

Archax Completes First Fundraising Round for Subsidiary Montis Digital

Archax, the UK regulated and registered digital securities exchange, broker and custodian, working with DLA Piper, has completed the first fundraise on its Primary Issuance Platform, an oversubscribed round of $1.5 million for its recently announced Montis Digital subsidiary, which is building blockchain-based market infrastructure for the post-trade ecosystem. Participants in the raise were onboarded…

A-Team Webinar to Explore Machine Readable News Integration

Intelligent machine readable news, which turns unstructured news data into actionable insight, and can be used to uncover market trends, identify correlations, evaluate sentiment and inform quant strategies and predictive models, has become a powerful tool in the arsenals of trading and investment firms seeking a competitive edge. While machine readable news feeds typically provide…

SmartStream Adds Intelligent Exceptions Management Design to SmartStream Air

Financial solutions provider SmartStream Technologies has launched a new intelligent exceptions management design for its cloud-native AI-powered SmartStream Air solution. The enhancement, which follows the release of TLM Aurora Universal Data Control earlier this year, is designed to further simplify the typically complex and manual exceptions management process for data reconciliations. The new design aims…

Beyond Cryptocurrencies – Building a Market Infrastructure for Digital Assets

Mention digital assets, and most people will immediately think of cryptocurrencies. This is perhaps not surprising, as ownership of digital assets is currently dominated by the two leading cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum. The fast-evolving world of digital assets now goes way beyond the realm of cryptocurrencies, however, and has the potential to open up a…

Archax Launches Blockchain-Based Post-Trade Infrastructure Subsidiary Montis Digital, with Watkins as CEO, Lester as Chairman

Archax, the first FCA-regulated digital securities exchange, has created a new subsidiary, Montis Digital, to launch a blockchain-based post-trade infrastructure for tokenised assets, such as digital securities and security tokens. Montis will be led by CEO Martin Watkins, previously head of the exchanges and financial markets infrastructure practice at EY, and senior executive at AtosEuronext,…

Recorded Webinar: The evolution of market surveillance across sell-side and buy-side firms

Market surveillance is crucial, and in many cases a regulatory requirement, to ensuring orderly securities markets and sustaining confidence in trading. It can be breached and has become increasingly complex in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Brexit, and the emergence of new asset classes. This webinar will review the extent of market abuse in…