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ION Launches Fixed Income Execution Management System

ION, the trading, analytics, treasury, and risk management solutions vendor, has launched FI EMS, a new fixed income execution management system for both buy and sell-side fixed income traders. The new product, which expands ION’s market-making solution, is designed to ease challenges around selecting counterparties and sourcing liquidity in fixed income, by digitalising the entire…

A-Team Group Releases the Third Edition of its Trading Regulations Handbook

A-Team Group is delighted to announce the publication of its Trading Regulations Handbook 2022, the third edition of its guide to financial markets regulations for trading technologists. With trading regulations constantly being updated, unforeseen risks continually emerging, social and environmental movements transforming the market, and digital technologies evolving rapidly, it is more essential than ever…

Trading Regulations Handbook 2022

Welcome to the third edition of A-Team Group’s Trading Regulations Handbook, a publication designed to help you gain a full understanding of regulations that have an impact on your trading operations, data and technology. The handbook provides details of each regulation and its requirements, as well as ‘at-a-glance’ summaries, regulatory timelines and compliance deadlines, and…

SmartStream Launches New Eligibility API for Collateral Management Optimisation

Financial transaction management solutions provider SmartStream Technologies has launched a new Eligibility API for Collateral Management Optimisation, which aims to offer a faster and more efficient way to contain eligibility information within collateral agreements, for both pre- and post-trade collateral optimisation. The Eligibility API will enable SmartStream’s clients to source eligibility information from OTC and…

FTX.COM Selects Eventus for Global Trade Surveillance and Risk Monitoring

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX.COM has contracted with Eventus, provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, to deploy the firm’s Validus platform for trade surveillance and risk monitoring on all FTX markets globally. The move represents a substantial expansion of the relationship established late last year, when FTX US chose to deploy Validus for…

Eventus Hires Nick Wallis as Managing Director, EMEA

Trade surveillance and market risk solutions vendor Eventus has appointed Nick Wallis as as Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Wallis has extensive experience in financial markets, energy derivatives and technology, including 12 years at Nasdaq, where he ran its surveillance sales and account management in EMEA, having moved into…

APG Asset Management to Deploy IHS Markit’s ThinkFolio on AWS for Global Multi-Asset Portfolio

Dutch pension provider APG Asset Management, the largest pension provider in the Netherlands with €633 billion in assets under management, plans to transform front-office operations for its multi-asset portfolio globally using IHS Markit’s thinkFolio investment management and trading system. Under the arrangement, IHS Markit will deploy and manage the infrastructure, as well as the thinkFolio…

Video: Adaptive CEO’s View on what’s to Come in Trading Technology

Matt Barrett, CEO & Co-Founder of Adaptive Financial Consulting discusses what’s to come in trading technology, how the pandemic has “created a once in a generation rapid acceleration of change in the way people interact in capital markets”, and why he’s looking forward to speaking at TradingTech Summit London on 22 February. If you’d like…

Peel Hunt Renews with ION Fidessa as Long-Term Partner to Grow its Equity Market Business

ION Markets, the global provider of trading, analytics, and risk management solutions for capital markets, has announced that broker and market maker Peel Hunt has selected ION as a long-term partner to grow its equity market making business in European markets, using ION’s Fidessa Trading Platform. Peel Hunt provides execution services across global markets, and…

Trading Technologies Invests $6.35 Million in KRM22, as Todd Takes the Reins

Trading Technologies, the trading software, infrastructure and data solutions company recently acquired by 7RIDGE, has confirmed that it has invested $6.35 million in risk management technology company KRM22, and entered into a distribution agreement to market and distribute KRM22 risk management products. The investment and distribution agreement represent the first stage of cooperation between TT…