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Upcoming Webinar: The future of the desktop – optimising the user experience

Date: 19 May 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Trader desktop solutions have advanced rapidly over the past few years, driven by new technology approaches, rising volumes and different types of data, interoperability, demand for ease of use, and the coronavirus pandemic that called for a desktop review…

Streamlining the Full Trade Lifecycle Through Modularity & Interoperability

For broker-dealers, collapsing technology silos across the front, middle and back office has become increasingly important in the relentless drive towards cost reduction and greater efficiency. As technology has advanced, forward-looking firms are taking an enlightened approach to technology development and investing in consolidation across the entire trade lifecycle. Not only does this present an…

The Modernisation Imperative

In today’s fast-paced financial markets, institutions face a number of challenges. As well as having to cope with shrinking margins and ever-increasing regulatory scrutiny, firms are having to process more data from more sources than ever before, all in an increasingly competitive landscape. With everything moving so fast and changing so often, financial institutions are…

Top 10 Cloud-Based Trading Environments in 2022

In a time when the drive to shift to cloud-based trading environments is at an all time high due to the covid-19 pandemic, it is useful to look at which firms offer the best solutions. A cloud-based trading environment offers flexibility and business continuity by allowing traders to work from anywhere. Gone are the days…

Riding the Retail Trading Technology Revolution

Retail trading in financial markets has enjoyed remarkable growth in recent years. Retail investors were estimated to account for between one-quarter and one-third of all trading in US equities in 2021. Among the enablers of this Retail Revolution has been the ubiquity of digital trading apps and zero-commission accounts. This has been aided by easier…

A-Team’s TradingTech Summit Returns with Focus on Trading Infrastructure, Digital Assets and ESG

A-Team Group’s TradingTech Summit London saw a welcome return to the physical world this week, following last year’s break due to the Covid-induced lockdown. The event was well-attended, with representatives from across the industry gathering to discuss the latest trends and developments in trading technology, with specific emphasis on infrastructure and institutional participation in digital…

Horizon Adds Gateway to Binance Crypto Trading Platform

Automated trading solutions and algorithmic technology vendor Horizon Software has added crypto exchange Binance to its list of its cryptocurrency gateways, providing connectivity for its clients to trade crypto spot and futures contracts on the exchange. Through its algo framework and principal trading features, Horizon now enables users to trade a range of crypto strategies…

Exberry Launches Cloud-Native Exchange Platform

Exchange and trading technology company Exberry has launched what it claims to be the first cloud-native exchange platform to support any asset. Nebula by Exberry provides a full exchange and marketplace solution, centred around a central limit order book (CLOB) and matching engine designed to support both traditional asset classes and digital securities. The asset-agnostic…

OpenFin and Edgewater Markets Partner to Extend FX Trading Desktop Capabilities

OpenFin has partnered with technology provider Edgewater Markets to provide extended native desktop capabilities for FX traders. The full suite of products by Edgewater Markets is now available on OpenFin and is being distributed to clients globally. By leveraging OpenFin’s OS, Edgewater Markets now offers enhanced UX/UI across the desktop, including window management for efficient…

19 Best Transaction Reporting Solutions in 2022

Transaction reporting is demanded of financial institutions by multiple regulatory regimes, with the goal of detecting suspected market abuse or money laundering. To comply, firms need to ensure their systems are able to deliver complete and accurate information about the financial instrument traded, the firm undertaking the trade, the buyer and seller, and the date…