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SmartStream Partners with Acadia to Automate Collateral Interest Payments

Financial transaction solutions vendor SmartStream has partnered with risk management services provider Acadia to automate the processing and calculation of interest statements for SmartStream’s customers and their counterparties. Acadia’s Margin Manager platform will work alongside SmartStream’s TLM Collateral Management solution, to dispatch interest statements, reconcile, and resolve issues with counterparties in a standardised messaging format,…

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…

Glue42 and Deephaven Collaborate to Deliver Pre-Trade Risk Management at Top 10 Hedge Fund

Desktop integration specialist Glue42 has partnered with Deephaven Data Labs, a next-generation data platform, to build a unified portfolio management platform for a top 10 global hedge fund, delivering a pre-trade risk and regulatory compliance module as an initial use case. The hedge fund had four specific goals in mind, says Reena Raichura, Head of…

FlexTrade Integrates BMLL Data Feed and Analytics into FlexTrader EMS

OEMS vendor FlexTrade Systems has integrated data and analytics from BMLL Technologies into its FlexTrader EMS, giving clients the ability to access data and enriched pre- and post-trade analytics from within the FlexTrader EMS blotter. The BMLL Data Feed, which is pre-computed from granular, Level 3 order book data, is designed to provide market participants…

BNP Paribas Implements ipushpull’s PPQ to Digitise Pre-Trade Client Workflows

BNP Paribas has implemented PPQ (Pushpull Quotes) from London-based workflow and automation specialist ipushpull, to streamline workflows around non-standard, complex trades for asset manager clients. PPQ is a pre-trade workflow tool that standardises and automates the negotiation process between buy and sell side through a set of integrated data sharing and data-driven tools, using financial…

Why the Future of FX is in the Cloud

By Vikas Srivastava, Chief Revenue Officer, Integral. The momentum behind cloud in financial services is building, and quickly. With big names such as IBM moving into the space, it signals that this is the future of financial markets infrastructure. Looking specifically at FX, there are many reasons to believe that firms are shifting towards this…

Xilinx Seeks to Democratise FPGA in Trading with Accelerated Algo Framework

FPGA pioneer Xilinx has launched what it reckons is the industry’s first hardware-based algorithm trading solution stack in a bid to make FPGAs more accessible to the marketplace. Xilinx Accelerated Algorithmic Trading, a new algorithmic trading reference design, will provide traders, market data providers and algorithmic trading platforms with a modular and open-source solution, to…

Trading & Electronic Communications Surveillance in a Changing World

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent. The ongoing necessity for many trading professionals to work from home has placed an additional burden on compliance teams struggling to ensure their firms play by the rules while staff operate away from designed-for-purpose trading floors. The situation has been a catalyst for change in how surveillance against financial crime…

Electronification in Fixed Income – Where is it Headed?

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent. As we approach the third anniversary of its implementation date, the impact of the EU’s MiFID II continues to be felt around the world as global players adopt key measures as a form of best practice. Part of its wide remit to recast the mould for European institutional financial markets…