The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

Horizon Opens Gateways to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Horizon Software has extended its trading platform to provide users with the option of trading Bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies such as Ether, Ripple and Litecoin. The company offers native gateways for connecting to the main cryptocurrency exchanges, including Kraken, Bitstamp, Bitfinex and GDAX, and will be adding access to other exchanges in the future.

The gateways are developed within Horizon’s connectivity framework, offering over 20 value-added trading services such as pre-trade risk management, trade reporting and Drop Copy – Drop Copy 4.0 is a risk management service designed to facilitate real-time monitoring of trading activity on the CME Globex platform.

Sylvain Thieullent, Horizon CEO, says: “Our clients are engaging with Horizon for cryptocurrency trading. Although cryptocurrencies have been around for a while, the successful launch in December of BTC Futures on CBOE and CME represents a strong signal of institutional recognition from market participants. The cryptocurrency market capitalisation will reach $1 trillion in 2018, which shows that this is a very exciting market for us.”

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Trade surveillance: Deploying monitoring and surveillance capabilities for today’s new normal

Let’s face it: The old ways aren’t coming back. A plethora of challenges brought on by the covid-19 pandemic, coupled with unrelenting market volatility and uncertainty, have pushed financial service firms to look for rigorous monitoring and surveillance solutions to meet the demands of the emerging trading landscape. Working from home (WFH) has increased the...

BLOG

IPSX Creates Integrated Technology Framework Ahead of First Admission

UK-based IPSX, which describes itself as the world’s first regulated stock exchange dedicated to real estate assets, has pulled together an integrated technology environment and a set of standardised data workflows ahead of its first ‘Intention to Float’ (ITF) on its IPSX Wholesale market, scheduled for next month. IPSX has been working with a plethora...

EVENT

RegTech Summit APAC Virtual

RegTech Summit APAC will explore the current regulatory environment in Asia Pacific, the impact of COVID on the RegTech industry and the extent to which the pandemic has acted a catalyst for RegTech adoption in financial markets.

GUIDE

Trading Regulations Handbook 2021

In these unprecedented times, a carefully crafted trading infrastructure is crucial for capital markets participants. Yet, the impact of trading regulations on infrastructure can be difficult to manage. The Trading Regulations Handbook 2021 can help. It provides all the essentials you need to know about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team Group’s Trading...