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Simudyne Closes $6M Series A Funding Round with Plans to Expand

Simulation technology specialist Simudyne has closed a $6 million Series A fundraising led by Barclays. The new funds will help Simudyne to continue to interact with the financial services sector while expanding the applications of its enterprise-ready software beyond bank stress testing, financial risk and contagion management. Simudyne’s solutions assist organisations to harness the power…

Refinitiv Outlines Development of Machine Learning and Data Science

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are finding key use cases in risk management, performance analysis and trade idea generation, suggesting the technologies have moved beyond the experimental stage to become core components of business strategy and investment. Development is being driven by growing numbers of data scientists employed by financial organisations. The barriers to…

TradeStation Crypto Prepares Next-Gen Trading Platform Powered by Deltix CryptoCortex

TradeStation Group subsidiary TradeStation Crypto will use Deltix’s CryptoCortex solution in its next crypto platform, which is designed to target traders seeking improved price discovery and deeper liquidity. TradeStation Crypto plans to leverage Deltix’s CryptoCortex solution for its crypto brokerage business and aims to deliver better execution prices for traders’ cryptocurrency orders. CryptoCortex will allow…

FINOS Releases Version 1.0 of the Financial Desktop Connectivity and Collaboration Consortium Standard

The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a non-profit organisation promoting open innovation in financial services, has released version 1.0 of the Financial Desktop Connectivity and Collaboration Consortium (FDC3) standard. Founded and contributed to by OpenFin, the initiative brings connectivity and standards to the financial industry’s desktop applications. Gabriele Columbro, executive director of FINOS, says: “The…

Archax Partners Quod Financial for Trading Functionality

Archax, the institutional digital securities exchange set to launch in 2019, has partnered Quod Financial, a trading platform provider to the buy-side and sell-side, to integrate exchange access with elements of the Quod platform including connectivity, order management, smart order routing and trade automation. Graham Rodford, CEO at Archax, says the company wanted to integrate…

Algorithmic Trading and Smart Order Routing Post-MiFID II

A-Team Group’s London TradingTech Summit on February 27, 2019 hosted a lively discussion on Post-MiFID II use of algorithms and smart order routers (SORs). Gavin Williamson, former managing director, global head of product development and regulatory change at HSBC, moderated the debate that ranged from total cost analysis (TCA) and pre- and post-trade analytics to…

London Stock Exchange Invests in Cryptocurrency Startup Nivaura

Nivaura, a regulated fintech company that has developed a platform to automate primary issuance and administration of financial assets through a blockchain infrastructure, has closed a $20 million funding round from prominent partners including the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The funding will allow Nivaura to expand, complete product development more quickly and meet clients’ increasingly…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

The Race Is On – Catch Up with Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics at TradingTech Summit

Trade execution analytics are taking a leap forward with the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to machine-time data. Ultimate results could include the ability to understand, evidentially, the relationship between trading systems performance and trade outcomes. Corvil has been working for about two years to develop machine learning algos that can identify…