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genesis Plans Further Development of Low-code Application Platform with Second Funding Round

genesis, provider of a low-code application platform built for capital markets, has closed a second funding round of $1.8 million. The funding will be invested in further development of the platform’s core technology, sales and marketing, with the aim of positioning genesis as a leading low-code platform for capital markets software development. The company has…

Goldman Sachs Throws Weight Behind Open Source with Contribution of PURE and Alloy to FINOS

Goldman Sachs has thrown its weight behind the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) with a major open source contribution of a logical modelling language, internally named PURE, and a platform and visual modelling tool that generates PURE-based models, known within Goldman as Alloy. The contribution is designed to encourage banks to further adopt open source,…

genesis offers Platform-as-a-Service for Low Code Application Development

genesis has expanded its microservices-based infrastructure with business components and a set of tools to deliver genesis platform, a low code application development platform designed for capital markets and able to produce robust, secure products and solutions at unprecedented speed by radically reducing coding. The genesis platform is designed to helps clients address highly complex…

SS&C Expands Risk Analytics with Agreement to Buy Algorithmics’ Assets from IBM

SS&C Technologies has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics’ and related assets from IBM. The addition of Algorithmics, a provider of risk analytics products and capital management solutions, will extend SS&C’s risk analytics and regulatory offering by adding over 200 clients, 350 employees and offices in 25 countries. Client types include banks, broker…

New and Established Firms Take Opposing Views on ESMA Market Data Consultation

Newer financial markets firms and FinTech companies have come out strongly in favour of regulatory action on market data within the EU. In contrast, some more established players are taking the view that little or no action is needed, and any issues are the fault of the regulator in the first place. These, and other…

genesis Adds Post-Trade Products, Plans Platform-as-a-Service Solution

genesis has brought its microservices framework, business component library and development acceleration tools to post-trade operations with a view to helping both sell-side and buy-side firms automate workflows and improve operational efficiency. The post-trade portfolio adds to other trading products built by genesis with anchor clients and then made available to the market, and will…

Neueda Unveils Open Source Connectivity Solution for European Equities

Trading technology consultants Neueda has launched an open-source version of its markets connectivity software. The move seeks to address firms’ growing appetite for trading system components they can build around, rather than build high-performance infrastructures from scratch. The company’s Front Office SDK – available free of charge via GitHub at https://github.com/blu-corner/fosdk  – allows trading firms…

Chronicle Software Releases Market Data, Stripped Back Messaging Microservices

Chronicle Software, which provides Java-based microservices for the capital markets space, has expanded its line of native C++ libraries and microservices to include a market data distributor and a stripped-back version of its Chronicle Queue persisted messaging solution. The two new capabilities – one at the application level and the other at the framework level…

Bloomberg Puts Stead in App Portal as Desktop Wars Heat Up

As the war for control over the trader desktop heats up, Bloomberg has been steadily diversifying the third-party applications available via its Bloomberg App Portal, an AppStore-like facility that allows users to access third-party data and applications through the Bloomberg Terminal. The Bloomberg App Portal isn’t new, it was launched with much fanfare (and some…

Genesis Accelerates Product Development by Adding Creative Studio to Microservices Framework

Genesis has added Creative Studio to its microservices framework with a view to accelerating development and deployment of scalable and interoperable products over the web, without the need to write code. The solution delivers web applications in hours, rather than weeks and months, expediting time to market. It does this by producing single-page web applications as…