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Upcoming Webinar: Opportunities of new approaches to electronic trading

Date: 9 December 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Challenged by legacy systems, less than ideal workflows and high costs, front-office trading teams lack the ability to adapt to clients’ evolving needs around integration, speed and multi-asset capabilities. They are also challenged by a capital markets environment characterised…

A Stable Future: The Evolution of Trade Finance as a Digital Asset

By Christoph Gugelmann, CEO, Tradeteq. The emergence of digital assets such as cryptocurrencies as a means of achieving investment returns is gathering pace amongst bank and non-bank trading institutions. For example, State Street launched a dedicated cryptocurrency division while Standard Chartered announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform. Meanwhile, a survey of 100 hedge…

Do Proximity and Resilience Have to be a Trade-Off in Trading?

By Mark White, Manager – Financial Markets and Fintech, Telehouse. Are proximity and resilience a trade-off in trading? In the quest for speed and proximity, many banks have services hosted within an exchange. Whether this is as trading or matching engines; to support connectivity for global networks through a point of presence or an access…

Manco.Paris Partners with Jump Technology to Offer Managed Front-to-Back Platform for Investment Managers

Manco.Paris, a regulated French Management Company (ManCo) has partnered with Paris-based software vendor Jump Technology, to provide institutional investors with real-time access to their portfolios. The capability – based on Jump Technology’s web-based front-to-back solution – will be offered as part of Manco.Paris’s full range of services, including UCITS or AIFM fund hosting, operational management,…

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…

ION Acquires Clarus Financial Technology to Offer Margin and Risk Management for OTC Derivatives

Trading, analytics, and risk management solutions vendor ION Markets has acquired Clarus Financial Technology, a provider of SaaS analytics, data, and research for global derivatives markets, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will broaden ION’s XTP offering and complement ION’s JANUS pricing and valuation expertise with Clarus’s SaaS analytics products for real-time margin and risk…

SIX Digital Exchange Receives FINMA Regulatory Approval

Swiss exchange operator’s new SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), billed as the world’s first regulated digital market infrastructure, has received formal approval from FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, to operate a stock exchange and a central securities depository for digital assets in Switzerland. The FINMA authorisation will allow SDX to go live with a…

Liquidnet Launches Primary Markets for Electronic Trading of New Bond Issues

TP ICAP’s Liquidnet subsidiary has launched a platform to support electronic trading of new issues in fixed income markets. Liquidnet Primary Markets provides an electronic workflow for new issues in Debt Capital Markets (DCM), together with a new protocol for trading new issues. Integrated into the existing Liquidnet Fixed Income trading application, the solution provides…

TP ICAP’s Parameta Launches FX Evaluated Pricing Solution

Parameta Solutions, interdealer broker TP ICAP’s data and analytics business unit, has launched a new evaluated pricing solution that aims to deliver transparent and observable prices for foreign exchange derivatives securities globally, using a proprietary data model to give frequent and transparent indications. The FX Evaluated Pricing (FEP) service, which provides coverage for G10 and…

TradingTech Insight Q&A: The Post-Brexit Liquidity Landscape

With Gareth Exton, Head of Execution & Quantitative Services Distribution (EMEA) at Liquidnet. Just over six months after the UK left the EU, and with equivalence now officially off the table, the UK and EU do seem somewhat aligned on their overall objectives for financial markets, but are pursuing markedly different paths towards achieving those…