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Sourcing liquidity takes centre stage as confidence in equity inflows returns

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 08:18

Sourcing sufficient liquidity to get large trades done is the top concern of institutional traders globally, according to a survey conducted by Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network.  »

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CME Group's Duffy to appear before US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 20:00

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy will appear before the US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, Wednesday, 25 March, to discuss reauthorising the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

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IndexIQ adds two new hedge fund ETFs

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:14

IndexIQ has expanded its family of liquid alternative exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the launch of the IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF (QLS) and the IQ Hedge Event-Driven Tracker ETF (QED).  »

NYSE

GFI Group delists from NYSE

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 19:00

GFI Group, a provider of trading technologies and support services to the global over-the-counter (OTC) and listed markets, is to voluntarily delist and deregister its common stock from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). »

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Asia Pacific Stock Exchange goes live with new Nasdaq trading technology

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 16:00

Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX) has gone live with its new trading platform powered by Nasdaq's X-stream Trading technology, as well as Genium FIX to power its APeX trading platform.  »

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Orc expands Nasdaq connectivity to include new energy futures exchange

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 09:00

Orc is to expand coverage of Nasdaq markets to include Nasdaq Futures Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on its first day of trading. »

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FME begins live trading on Object Trading DMA Service Platform

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:00

Financial Market Engineering (FME) has begun live trading on Object Trading’s Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform.   »

Paul Chou, LedgerX

LedgerX selects Ancoa to deliver first real-time market surveillance capability for bitcoin options trading

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 08:00

Ancoa has been selected to provide the first real-time market and trade surveillance platform for monitoring bitcoin options trading on LedgerX.  »

London stock exchange

Gabelli launches Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust on LSE

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 06:00

Gabelli Funds has completed the offering of a London Stock Exchange listed closed-end fund, The Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust (GVP), the firm’s first direct entry to the UK investment community. »

data

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services to serve as exclusive licensor of PEGAS real-time market data

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 14:45

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services is the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for spot, derivatives and spread products traded on PEGAS, as of 1 January 2015.  »

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CFTC issues Order of Registration for Tokyo Commodity Exchange

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 10:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an Order of Registration to the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Tokyo, Japan.   »

Singapore Stock Exchange

SGX’s next-generation derivatives trading and clearing platform to use Nasdaq technology

Fri, 02/01/2015 - 14:00

Singapore Exchange will upgrade its derivatives trading and clearing platforms to further strengthen Singapore’s market infrastructure and to support the strong volume growth in SGX’s derivatives business. »

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SunGard launches TCA solution for FX trading

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:00

SunGard has launched an independent, real-time transaction cost analysis (TCA) solution for foreign exchange (FX) trading to help traders, corporate treasurers and portfolio managers understand the quality of their executions.  »

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Eurex waives fees for EURIBOR futures

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:00

Eurex Exchange has launched a new initiative – including a four-month fee holiday for EURIBOR futures – designed to further enhance the appeal of its short-term interest rate derivatives suite. »

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Eurex and GMEX cooperate in swap futures trading and clearing

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:00

Eurex is to license Global Markets Exchange Group’s (GMEX) Euro-denominated Constant Maturity Future (CMF) for trading via Eurex’s Multilateral Trade Registration (MTR) service and clearing on Eurex Clearing. »

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Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services team up for TARGET2-Securities

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 11:00

Eight months after announcing their plans to develop a new asset servicing model for TARGET2-Securities (T2S), Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services have signed a partnership agreement.  »

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Neonet joins REDI’s broker network

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:45

Neonet Securities has joined REDI’s broker network, providing mutual clients seamless access to Neonet’s suite of execution tools using the REDIPlus trade management platform. »

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Deutsche Bank and BayernLB execute first OTC trades on Bloomberg to clear at Eurex Clearing

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00

Deutsche Bank and BayernLB have executed the first trades on Bloomberg to be cleared via EurexOTC Clear for IRS.  »

S&P Capital IQ Special Report

Can credit signals be a canary in the coalmine for equity investors?

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:01

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ »

Singapore

SGX to launch bond trading platform

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 15:35

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is to launch a bond trading platform by mid-2015. It will initially trade Asian corporate bonds in G3 currencies, with Asian local currencies to follow.  »

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RARE Global Infrastructure Funds available on Calastone’s network

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:45

RARE, the Australian Infrastructure Investment Manager, has chosen Calastone to automate their global funds transactions. »

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Commission pool for European equities remains challenged while electronic trading continues to grow

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:45

Brokers facing the challenges of reduced trading revenues in European equities and new regulatory initiatives are also under pressure from the continued migration of trading business to lower-margin electronic execution. »

Merger

FIX Trading Community focuses on high performance

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:15

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, standards body at the heart of global financial trading, has combined all initiatives for the support of FIX for high performance trading and market data into a single working group. »

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Parabellum Markets chooses FlexTrade for white label FX and liquidity aggregation

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 15:30

Parabellum Markets has deployed FlexTrade Systems MaxxTrader as its full STP and white label FX trading system to aggregate liquidity and process Spot currencies, Forwards, NDFs, Swaps and Precious Metals. »

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Convergex introduces first new ADR depositary in nearly 20 years

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 06:00

Convergex has become the first financial institution to establish a new ADR Depositary for the marketplace in almost 20 years.  »

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REDI adds Evercore ISI to multi-broker network

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:30

REDI Holdings has added Evercore ISI Institutional Equities’ (Evercore ISI) electronic execution platform to the REDI multi-broker network. »

Simon Broch, AlphaDealing

The future of trading desks

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 13:54

By Simon Broch, AlphaDealing – Arguably, the Trading Desk is at the heart of the investment manager.  Why then do so many new start-ups not invest in a dedicated trading desk? »

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Calastone appoints Cristóbal Conde as chairman

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 06:00

Global funds transaction network Calastone has appointed Cris Conde as the firm’s new Chairman of the Board. »

Singapore

Deutsche Börse to be exclusive global licensor of Cleartrade Exchange’s market data products

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 13:02

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services will now disseminate and be the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for key commodity derivatives products traded on Cleartrade Exchange. »

Traders

US futures exchange volumes increased sharply in September, says TABB

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 06:00

US futures exchange volumes increased sharply in September 2014, bringing year-to-date volume to 2.3 billion contracts, according to TABB Group. »

features
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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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