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Upcoming Webinar: Embedding AI & Machine Learning into your trading operations

Date: 15 September 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET It’s no secret that AI and Machine Learning are changing the landscape of the trading industry. As these tools and techniques become more mainstream, their availability to even the smallest of financial firms is becoming a more viable proposition.  From speech recognition…

Barclays Looks to the Future with OpenFin Trading Desk Transformation

Barclays had a problem. It wanted to revamp its BARX single-dealer, cross-asset electronic trading platform to incorporate integrated analytics: avoiding the complexity of an additional standalone application but still adapting to the rapidly changing user needs of the current, complex trading environment. The answer? An innovative collaboration with OpenFin, an industry-wide operating system in which…

Boosted.ai Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding

Boosted.ai, a distributed machine learning platform for investment managers, has closed an $8 million USD Series A financing round, led by Portag3 Ventures. Dunamu & Partners and Polar Equity Partners also participated in the round. Inclusive of seed capital, Boosted.ai’s total funding now stands at $11 million. Boosted.ai will use the funding to enhance Boosted…

QuantHouse Automates Global Operations with Cloud-Based Robot Agents

QuantHouse, a provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions including market data services, algo trading platform and infrastructure products, has completed the first phase of its infrastructure process automation programme using cloud-based robot agents. It remains crucial during times of uncertainty and volatility that infrastructures operate reliably, efficiently and have the necessary scale to meet ever-growing…

Genesis Names Oliveira to Head Sales and Marketing

Low-code development enabler Genesis has named Felipe Oliveira as global head of sales and marketing. Genesis’ platform supports the development of microservices in capital markets. Oliveira previously held senior roles at Amber Capital Management, a risk arbitrage hedge fund, and Agora Senior Securities, acquired since by Banco Bradesco. More recently, he has held commercial strategy…

IOSCO Calls for Parity on Crypto-Asset Trading Platform Scrutiny

Crypto-asset trading platforms (CTPs) such should be subject to the same kinds of standards that other types of trading platforms are, according to a new report from the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). The report –  Issues, Risks and Regulatory Considerations Relating to Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms – suggests that regulators look at: access to…

Deutsche Bank Partners Xceptor at Indonesian Corporate Bank

Deutsche Bank’s corporate bank and Xceptor have partnered to automate the bank’s core processes in Indonesia as part of a broader optimisation and digitisation strategy. Xceptor provides AI-enabled data centric automation software to drive productivity and operational efficiency. As part of this partnership, Xceptor will help to automate reconciliations with multiple external parties for the…

SteelEye Outlines International Expansion and Product Development Plans Following Series A funding of $10 Million

SteelEye will extend its presence in Europe, evolve its regulatory compliance and data analytics products, and expand its team after raising $10 million of Series A funding in a round led by Eight Roads, the proprietary investment firm backed by Fidelity, and including its existing investor Illuminate Financial. Looking two years out, the company is…

What’s to Come in 2020: Advanced Trading Technology Opens Door to Highly Individualized and Agile Strategy

By Chris Hollands, Head of European and North American Sales, TradingScreen Farewell to the 2010s, the decade of pure speed. The period when automated trading shot up the curve, ascending from a tool of the early adopters to a cross-asset industry norm. We embraced algorithms as our trump card, so much so that they now…