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Recorded Webinar: The challenges and potential of data marketplaces

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, the practice of setting up a data marketplace can be challenging. Internally, vast amounts of data…

Capgemini Acquires Capital Markets Post-Trade Consultancy Quorsus

Capgemini has acquired Quorsus, a UK-based firm consultancy firm specialising in post-trade technologies, operations, regulatory solutions, and market infrastructure. The acquisition will allow Capgemini to further support its capital markets clients in addressing not only increasing regulatory requirements, but the need for strategic yet efficient operations across the trading lifecycle.

TORA Appoints Alex Findlay to Head US Sales

Multi-asset OEMS & PMS vendor TORA, acquired by London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) earlier this year, has appointed Alex Findlay as Director of Sales, located in New York. Findlay has more than 15 years of experience in financial products and sales, having previously worked as a sales and relationship manager for State Street’s FX Connect…

SIX Expands Data Offerings by Partnering with Tradeweb and CryptoCompare

Swiss-based infrastructure services and financial information company SIX has entered into two partnership agreements that will expand the company’s data offerings. By partnering with global electronic marketplace operator Tradeweb, SIX customers will have access to municipal bond prices generated by Tradeweb Municipal AI-Price. And through a partnership with CryptoCompare, the digital asset market data provider,…

Overbond Partners with MTS and Releases New AI-Driven Margin Optimisation Model

Overbond, the API-based credit trading automation and execution service, has entered into a data sharing and redistribution agreement with MTS BondsPro, the all-to-all fixed income trading platform. By partnering with MTS BondsPro, Overbond will enhance its AI-generated fixed income data feeds and automated trading solutions by integrating an additional 10 million price updates daily, across…

SS&C Partners with Coinbase to Offer Front-to-Back Crypto Management Solution

SS&C Eze has partnered with Coinbase to offer clients access to Coinbase Prime, an institutional platform for digital assets. Through the partnership, traders using Eze Investment Suite can manage their crypto trading processes in one place, from pre-trade compliance to custody. Coinbase Prime is an institutional platform providing secure custody, smart order routing, data &…

FlexTrade Integrates Glimpse Markets Pooled Trading Data for Fixed Income

FlexTrade, the multi-asset execution & order management systems vendor, has integrated trading data from Glimpse Markets, a buy-side data sharing platform for bond markets, into FlexFI, FlexTrade’s fixed income EMS. With the two-way integration, fixed income traders can incorporate and process Glimpse’s aggregated trade data into FlexFI’s Bond Widget. Using FlexFI’s visualisation tools, dynamic sorting…

Tradeweb & S&P Global Market Intelligence Collaborate to Link Up European Primary & Secondary Bond Markets

Tradeweb, the electronic marketplace operator, has collaborated with S&P Global Market Intelligence, the financial information services provider, to introduce electronic connectivity between primary and secondary markets for European credit, covered, sovereign, supranational and agency (SSA) bonds. With the integration of InvestorAccess, S&P Global Market Intelligence’s digital primary market platform, Tradeweb clients will now be able…

Eventus Deploys Validus at SpiderRock

Trade surveillance and market risk solutions vendor Eventus has deployed its Validus platform at SpiderRock Terchnology Services, an algo execution and risk management technology provider servicing institutional trading firms and agency broker-dealers. The platform is initially being used for the firm’s client activity in futures and options. SpiderRock cited Eventus’ ability to handle extraordinarily large…

Is There a Place for Non-Independent TCAs in the FX Market?

Amid the ongoing demand for transparency, Eric Huttman, CEO of MillTechFX asks if there is a place for non-independent TCA in today’s FX market. The foreign exchange (FX) market is notoriously opaque. Today, a large number of firms have no visibility on whether they are getting a good deal from their providers. As a result,…