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AllianceBernstein Adopts Glue42 to Boost Trader Productivity

AllianceBernstein has turned to desktop integration specialist Glue42 to improve its trader interface with the aim of improving the user experience and boosting productivity. AB engaged Glue42 to support and organise its trader interface into a collection of micro applications that form a cohesive workflow. This approach will enable AB’s engineers build a framework that…

LSEG Signs Agreement to Acquire MayStreet

In a further sign of intent to grow its Enterprise Data Solutions business following last year’s acquisition of Refinitiv, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has signed an agreement to acquire MayStreet, a US-based market data solutions vendor, for an undisclosed sum, understood to be in the region of £400 million. MayStreet provides low-latency technology and…

Northern Trust to Offer PMS, OEMS Through Enfusion Tie-In

Northern Trust will offer portfolio management, order and execution management system (OEMS), and analytics capabilities to clients through a new arrangement with Enfusion Inc., a provider of cloud-native investment management software and services. Through the collaboration, the two companies will offer buy-side clients a fully integrated, end-to-end solution that aims to streamline workflows. The partnership…

Tower Research Selects Torstone for Global Cross-Asset Post-Trade Services

Electronic market-maker Tower Research Capital is deploying Torstone Technology’s Torstone Platform globally for post-trade processing across all asset classes. The firm will use the SaaS-delivered Torstone Platform to manage trade capture, accounting, reconciliations and corporate actions requirements for all of Tower Research Capital’s global entities. Tower cited the platform’s flexibility and scalability as key factors…

Exegy Acquires FPGA Specialist Enyx

Front-office trading solutions vendor Exegy has added to its product portfolio by acquiring Paris-based Enyx, a leading developer of FPGA-based, high-performance trading solutions. Operating as Exegy Inc., the combined company will now offer a product suite that leverages low-latency field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology at all stages of the trading lifecycle. This builds on Exegy’s…

LedgerEdge Launches Corporate Bond Trading Platform Built on R3’s Corda DLT

Financial technology vendor LedgerEdge has launched a what it believes is the first regulated corporate bond trading platform built using distributed ledger technology (DLT), the technology that underpins blockchain ecosystems and digital markets. By building an ecosystem using DLT, LedgerEdge aims to modernize institutional-grade trading services and protocols in the $41 trillion global corporate bond…

Toward a Modern Data Fabric for Capital Markets

By Gary West, General Manager, EMEA, Yellowbrick. Every financial institution I talk to is re-considering some aspect of their data infrastructure. Renewal is of course an ever-present feature of the financial technology landscape with firms racing to compete. However, current conversations feel different. When it comes to data, the subject turns quickly away from discrete…

Aquis Exchange Teams with BMLL to Provide Liquidity Analytics to Members

Pan-European equity trading exchange operator Aquis Exchange is collaborating with BMLL, a provider of historical Level 3 data and analytics, to deliver liquidity analytics that will provide its members with insights into market structure dynamics. Using BMLL’s granular Level 3 data and analytics, Aquis can now provide its members with third-party, independent verification on the…

The Current and Future Landscape of Real-Time Enterprise Market Data Distribution

Distributing real-time market data across the enterprise is a complex proposition, with many moving parts. Banks and other financial institutions spend vast sums to ensure that the correct market data, the lifeblood of their trading activities, is sourced, normalised, controlled and distributed out to end users and applications in the timeliest manner, with minimal downtime….

StoneX Chooses Chronicle FIX Solution for Equities Trading

StoneX Financial – formerly known as INTL FCStone – has selected Chronicle Software, the low-latency microservices and technology solutions provider, to enhance its equities trading performance. In a competitive process to replace its incumbent trading technology, the firm cited speed, flexibility and reliability as the key factors behind the decision to select Chronicle. StoneX provides…