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Broadway Acquisition of Barracuda FX Expands Product Suite

Broadway Technology plans to deliver multi-asset solutions across more parts of the investment lifecycle and help clients automate additional workflows following its acquisition of Barracuda FX. The company, a provider of high-performance fixed income and foreign exchange solutions, has taken on the full Barracuda FX team and will operate the company independently under the auspices…

SEC Rule 606 Features Highly at FIX Americas Conference

The imminent adoption of amendments to SEC Rule 606 was high on the list of hot topics when electronic trading professionals met at the FIX Americas conference in New York this week. And while speakers, panellists and delegates acknowledged the initiative represents a significant challenge in terms of technology resource, most said they believed the…

TORA Implements Cloud OEMS at Buy-Side Firms Based in Zurich and New York

TORA has reported two implementations of its order and execution management system (OEMS) in as many weeks, taking both Zurich-based Systematic Investment Management AG (SIMAG) and New York-based Schonfeld Strategic Advisors’ Asian offices into the cloud with its unified OEMS. These implementations follow consolidation in the OEMS industry over recent years and demonstrate buy-side intent…

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…

Mizuho Bank Selects smartTrade LiquidityFX to Power Next-Generation FX Platform

Mizuho Bank Japan has selected smartTrade Technologies, a provider of multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions, to deliver its next-generation FX platform. The bank will use smartTrade’s LiquidityFX platform to centralise aggregation and optimise and internalise the management of its FX flows. This is expected to generate cost savings for Mizuho and create new opportunities for…

Glue42 Contends for the Desktop Application Interoperability Market

Glue42 is pushing into the desktop application interoperability market, contending with OpenFin, and to a lesser extent ChartIQ, and naming JPMorgan as its largest customer. The company started to build the Glue42 platform – Glue for interoperability and 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything – in 2012 and is now on its…

Itiviti Sets Product Direction and Commits to Managed Services Following Ullink Merger

Itiviti has set out its solutions and services offer following the merger of Itiviti and Ullink in 2018. The resulting unified portfolio covers the trade lifecycle across all asset classes and is split into two sections: Connect, which covers connectivity including the companies’ FIX products and tools, and the NYFIX order routing network; and Trade,…

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,…

BSO Innovation Award Recognises OpenFin’s Disruptive Approach to Desktop Apps

This year’s A-Team Group TradingTech Insight Europe Awards included a special innovation award sponsored by network, cloud and hosting provider BSO. The award was won by OpenFin, provider of an open source, standardised operating environment that allows interaction and interoperability between financial desktop apps. BSO sponsored the innovation award on the basis of its own…

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…