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Upcoming Webinar: Market data in the cloud

Date: 8 December 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Over the past several years, the topic of market data in the cloud has been hotly debated – latency has been an issue, which data to put in the cloud has been discussed, and lines have been drawn. But…

Upcoming Webinar: The challenges and potential of data marketplaces

Date: 13 October 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Data is the lifeblood of capital markets. It is also a valuable commodity providing financial institutions with additional insight when gathered in an internal data marketplace, or packaged and sold externally to other institutions. While the theory is sound,…

Upcoming Webinar: How AI can help trading venues ease the burden of post-Brexit MiFID II data continuity checks

Date: 6 October 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Brexit has brought a number of additional challenges to trading venues, not least a new layer of complexity when fulfilling Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) transparency requirements. This has been caused by ESMA increasing the data continuity…

Upcoming Webinar: New trends and technologies influencing post-trade digitalisation

Date: 27 September 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes While digital transformation of front-office functions at financial institutions is well underway, the back office is lagging, calling on firms to reassess and innovate post-trade processes. The need for change is highlighted by specific issues, including the move towards…

Upcoming Webinar: Adding cloud to your high performance trading infrastructure

Date: 13 September 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Adding cloud to high performance trading infrastructure offers the benefits of scalability, faster development, and lower capex costs – but can it meet required speeds of data delivery, does it limit the extent of available data, and how can…

Overbond Secures New Round of Funding from Fitch Ventures and Aims for International Expansion

Overbond, the API-based credit trading automation and execution service for the global capital markets, has secured funding from Fitch Ventures, the equity investment arm of Fitch Group, the financial information services provider. The capital will help Overbond grow its sales and marketing division as it plans to open an office in London and double its…

The Electronification of Credit Markets: What’s Fuelling the Uptake

By Tommaso Di Grazia, Head of Fixed Income Product Development at ION Markets. In recent years, the credit market has become increasingly complex and fragmented, making it harder for firms to find liquidity and offer customers fast and accurate services. However, simultaneously, the market has seen a growth in electronic trading; according to industry analysts…

Genesis Receives $20m in New Investments from Bank of America, BNY Mellon and Citi

Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, has followed its $200 million Series C funding announced in February with $20 million in new investments from Bank of America, BNY Mellon and Citi. In 2021, Genesis tripled its revenue and the size of its team. Financial services firms use Genesis across…

Accessing FX Liquidity in a Multi-Asset Environment

By Chris Jenkins, Managing Director at TORA Buy side firms wishing to access FX liquidity in today’s markets face a number of challenges. This is particularly true if they are managing a multi-asset fund, running strategies that include an FX component operating alongside other asset classes. The FX market is highly fragmented and comprises multiple…

Horizon Partners with Paris-Saclay University to Fund Financial Research

Horizon Software, the market making, agency trading and algo trading technology provider, funding a research project in partnership with the university of Paris-Saclay-Ecole Doctorale de Mathématiques Hadamard. The study will focus on optimal execution, measurement, and control of liquidity risk, aiming to find a way to beat algo execution benchmarks. The three-year research project will…