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Horizon Goes Live with H3 Trading Platform

Horizon Software, the trading technology vendor, has launched its Horizon H3 Trading Platform, with clients now live in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Earlier this year, Sagard NewGen acquired a majority stake in the company, alongside a management buy-out, to support expansion into new markets and strategic capabilities. At the time of the…

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

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 T+1 settlement and increasing regulatory scrutiny of post-trade processes, as well as broader challenges of legacy…

TS Imagine Chosen by Varenne Capital to Support its Trading Activities

Varenne Capital, a Paris-based global investment manager, has selected TradeSmart OEMS from TS Imagine to support its trading activities. TradeSmart OEMS will automate Varenne’s execution process, support its portfolio management system, modernize and reduce time-consuming workflows and increase functionality across the firm’s trading operations, according to the company. The announcement follows TS Imagine’s strong growth…

LeapXpert Partners with OpenFin to Increase Productivity Around Messaging Apps

LeapXpert, the enterprise-grade business communication platform, has announced a strategic partnership with OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of enterprise productivity. Under the partnership, LeapXpert’s Federated Messaging Orchestration Platform will be integrated into OpenFin OS, enabling traders and other enterprise employees to retrieve critical information sent through messaging applications without leaving their primary workspace or interrupting…

The Rise and Rise of Financial Technology Expert Consulting

By Martin Thompson, Head of Platform at Adaptive Financial Consulting. Consultants have become integral to how complex modern businesses operate. Whether tapping into specialist legal or management advice, firms need expertise that is not immediately available to them to differentiate and compete. The same is true in financial technology – larger firms will typically have…

Metalor Chooses smartTrade for Enhanced Precious Metals Trading Services

Metalor, an independent company specialising in precious metals refining, advanced coatings and electrotechnics activities, has selected Liquidity FX from electronic trading solutions provider smartTrade Technologies, to offer enhanced precious metals trading services to its global client base. A commitment from smartTrade to fast implementation whilst tailoring the platform to Metalor’s specific needs was key to…

Liquidnet Joins Sustainable Trading

Liquidnet, the technology-driven agency execution specialist, has become a member of Sustainable Trading, the non-profit membership network launched earlier this year, dedicated to transforming environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices within the financial markets trading industry. Sustainable Trading brings firms together to devise practical and sustainable solutions to industry-specific ESG issues, as well as providing…

Broadway Technology Partners with MarketAxess to Build US Treasury RFQ Workflow

Front office solutions vendor and fixed income specialists Broadway Technology has partnered with MarketAxess, the fixed income electronic trading platform operator and post-trade service provider, to build and support a Request for Quote (RFQ) workflow feature for the MarketAxess US Treasuries marketplace. Broadway’s fixed income business was spun off by ION in January 2021 and…

Recorded Webinar: Adding cloud to your high performance trading infrastructure

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 low-latency data be sourced in the cloud? Still more, is it feasible to run a complete…

SIX and TP ICAP Partner to Allow Clearing of TP ICAP MTF Trades on SIX x-clear

Clearing services provider SIX has partnered with market infrastructure provider TP ICAP, to allow participants of TP ICAP’s markets to clear their UK and EU MTF trades on SIX x-clear. The partnership with SIX introduces CCP clearing to TP ICAP’s trading venues for the first time. SIX already offers clearing services to 19 different trading…