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EPEX SPOT and ECC chosen to foster Irish market integration

EPEX SPOT and ECC chosen to foster Irish market integration

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:29

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT and European Commodity Clearing (ECC) have been chosen by the Irish transmission system operators EirGrid and SONI as service providers for the Integrated Single Electricity Market in Ireland (I-SEM). »

Roy Niederhoffer, RG Niederhoffer Capital Management

Beware the unfettered machine

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:25

Roy Niederhoffer (pictured) graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with a degree in Computational Neuroscience in 1987 and has seen a lot of quantitative hedge funds come and go since 1993, when he established RG Niederhoffer Capital Management Inc, a quantitative trading advisor that employs a short-term contrarian investment strategy taking its inspiration from the field in which Niederhoffer studied.  »

Barry Canham, INTL FCStone

INTL FCStone launches web-based gold trading platform

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 09:28

INTL FCStone’s precious metals division has launched a physical gold trading platform, PMXecute+. »

Michael Bodson, DTCC

DTCC completes repo transactions using distributed ledger technology

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 09:08

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has completed a proof-of-concept to better manage the netting process for US Treasury and Agency repurchase agreement (repo) transactions leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT). »

Dan Marcus, Tradition

Interdealer broker Tradition extends trade compression to uncleared margin in FX

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 08:51

Interdealer broker Tradition has delivered an initial margin optimisation in FX, after extending its partnership with LMRKTS, a compression and analytics provider. »

Tobias Paulun, EEX

EEX and Belektron facilitate access to EUA and EUAA auctions

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 10:35

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and the independent carbon trading company Belektron have signed a cooperation agreement to further facilitate access to the primary market auctions at EEX. »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

CQG connects to Warsaw Stock Exchange for futures trading

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 08:59

CQG, a provider of trade routing, market data and technical analysis tools, is to launch connectivity to the Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) for futures trading. »

Kevin Carrai, Bats

Bats One Premium Market Data now available via FactSet

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 08:56

Bats Global Markets’ Bats One Premium market data product is now available for distribution across numerous FactSet products and platforms. »

Andre Monza, Seabury Global Markets

Seabury Global Markets and BYFX launch Spotex suite of electronic forex products

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:26

Seabury Global Markets (SGM), a subsidiary of Seabury Capital and a provider of FX liquidity management and trade execution solutions, has teamed with Spotex and SBI FX Co to launch a suite of electronic forex products. »

Jason Rand, Mirabaud Securities

Mirabaud develops MiFID II-proof electronic trading and outsourced dealing

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 10:04

Mirabaud Securities has enhanced its execution offering by launching a new electronic trading platform designed to provide efficient solutions compatible with advent of the new requirements imposed by MiFID II. »

Hakim Erhili, Orchestrade

Crédit Agricole CIB implements Orchestrade for trading and risk

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 13:13

Crédit Agricole CIB has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems, a capital markets technology platform for cross-asset trading and risk management, to overhaul its interest rate derivatives and FX Forwards trading operations. »

Sean Sullivan, LiquidityBook

Three West Coast hedge funds opt for LBX Buyside POEMS

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 12:57

LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buyside POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) has been selected by three West Coast hedge funds – Pier 88 Investment Partners, Zeo Capital Advisors and Solstein Capital. »

Hubertus von Roenne, BT

BT links up world’s five biggest forex markets

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 10:39

BT is linking up the world’s five main foreign exchange (FX) locations to help boost the competitiveness of its global financial industry customers.  »

Essa Kazim, Borse Dubai

Nasdaq and Borse Dubai sign market technology deal

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:53

Nasdaq and Borse Dubai have signed an agreement to bolster the technological infrastructure of Dubai’s stock exchanges, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, and improve post-trade practices. »

Ted Morgan, Abel Noser

Abel Noser Solutions launches compliance product

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:06

Abel Noser Solutions has launched a trade surveillance product for compliance officers of broker-dealers, investment advisers and exchanges. »

David Puth, CLS

CLS and TriOptima compress USD1 trillion in FX forwards and swaps

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 08:32

Counterparties have eliminated USD1 trillion in gross notional value from their outstanding FX forward and swap portfolios using CLS Group and TriOptima’s triReduce CLS FX Forward Compression Service. »

Dan Gleaves, EBS

Nasdaq to power EBS BrokerTec's market surveillance efforts

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 14:49

EBS BrokerTec, a NEX Group business that provides electronic trading technology and services to the fixed income and foreign exchange (FX) markets, is to implement Nasdaq’s SMARTS Market Surveillance technology.  »

Alain Vandenborre, SDiX

SDiX and MCX sign to launch diamond spot and derivatives contracts in India

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 14:42

The Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX) and the Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) have formed a strategic alliance to launch spot and derivatives contracts on diamonds in India, including using the SDiX-traded reference prices. »

Robin Mess, xyt

Big XYT and ACTIV Financial launch ACTIV X-ray Store

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:15

ACTIV Financial, a provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data solutions and big xyt, a provider of cloud-based data and analytics solutions across large datasets, are to launch the ACTIV X-ray Store, allowing customers to access delayed tick data from global trading venues with a unique data quality including master data, trades, quotes and market depth.  »

Richard Katz, Powernext

TIGF to extend schedule of balancing operations on PEGAS as of 15 February

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:05

TIGF, the French natural gas system and storage operator, is to extend the operating schedule of market-based balancing operations on the Trading Region South hub via the PEGAS platform as of 15 February 2017.  »

Lee Hodgkinson, Euronext

Euronext partners with AX Trading to launch pan-European block trading MTF

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:08

Euronext has formed a strategic partnership with AX Trading, a US-based FinTech company, to create a new block trading service for equities.  »

Joern Tobias, State street

Blockchain to become mainstream in financial post trade market within a few years

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:34

Blockchain will become adopted in the financial post-trade area in three to five years, according to almost half (48 per cent) of the membership base of the Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group.  »

Paula Arthus, DTCC

DTCC’s institutional STP suite processes one billion trades in 2016

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 09:58

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) full-service institutional straight-through-processing (STP) suite of products processed close to one billion trades for the first time in 2016, across equities, fixed income, equity swaps and repurchase agreements. »

Neptune adds Nomura and Jefferies

Neptune adds Nomura and Jefferies

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 08:47

Neptune Networks, an open-standard network for bond real-time AXE indications, has added Nomura and Jefferies to its network. »

Cameron Field, Charles River

Value Partners goes live on Charles River’s centralised post-trade solution

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:14

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group is supporting business expansion beyond Asia by automating its front-and middle-office activities with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Oleg Bagrii, B Trading

B Trading launches orders insurance service in London

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 13:18

B Trading has launched a systematic order insurance service exclusive to the financial services sector in London. »

Patrice Henault, Saxo

Nasdaq Commodities and Saxo Bank expand access to Nordic Power products

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 09:37

Nasdaq Commodities and Saxo Bank are teaming up to offer small and medium sized companies (SMEs) in the Nordic region direct access to Nordic Power futures on Saxo’s fully integrated trading and risk management platform. »

Seth Johnson, EBS BrokerTec

EBS Live Ultra to provide data at 5ms intervals

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 09:58

EBS BrokerTec, a NEX Group business which provides electronic trading technology and services, has enhanced its EBS Live Ultra data feed, providing spot foreign exchange (FX) data at 5 millisecond intervals. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone partners with Unavista to provide MiFIR reporting solution

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:50

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, is to connect to London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM). »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX opens 15th global office in Madrid

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 10:44

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is offering an improved service to its Iberian members with the opening of a new office in Madrid. »

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