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Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 14:10

Exchanges are recognising the changing futures commission merchant (FCM) landscape and are willing to look to new and innovative ways to serve their client base, according to a report by TABB Group. »

EEX publishes 2016 auction calendar for new EU common auction platform

EEX publishes 2016 auction calendar for new EU common auction platform

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 09:48

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has determined the auction calendar for the auctions of EU allowances (EUA) and EU aviation allowances (EUAA) to be held on the successor EU common auction platform (CAP2), in accordance with the EU Auctioning Regulation. »

Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s BSE

Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s BSE

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 10:48

BSE – formerly Bombay Stock Exchange – is now supported by Redline’s market data and order execution gateway solutions, enabling firms trading on the exchange to receive and act upon real-time price and order book information faster than before. »

trueEX launches execution of Brazilian Real swaps cleared at CME Group

trueEX launches execution of Brazilian Real swaps cleared at CME Group

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 09:01

Interest rate swap trading platform trueEX has built a solution to provide execution for Brazilian Real (BRL) interest rate swaps cleared at CME Group. »

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

ICDA and itarle to host best execution event in Switzerland

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 09:51

The International Commodities and Derivatives Association (ICDA) is hosting a Best Execution & Analytics event in Engelberg, near Zurich on 29 September. »

Mediatrix Capital and Alternative Asset Management launch algo-based currency trading platform

Mediatrix Capital and Alternative Asset Management launch algo-based currency trading platform

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:51

Managed accounts provider Mediatrix Capital and hedge fund manager Alternative Asset Management are creating an expanded platform offering investors access to a global currency trading system that uses artificial intelligence based algorithms. »

Belektron extends market making at EEX Emissions Market

Belektron extends market making at EEX Emissions Market

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 13:13

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed Belektron as a new market maker on the Derivatives Market for Emission Allowances. »

Tullett Prebon and GMEX to launch electronic trading platform

Tullett Prebon and GMEX to launch electronic trading platform

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 10:15

Inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon is teaming up with GMEX Group to develop a hybrid voice and electronic trading platform for FX options. »

World Gold Council, LME and key market participants to launch LMEprecious

World Gold Council, LME and key market participants to launch LMEprecious

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 09:59

The World Gold Council and the London Metal Exchange (LME), together with Goldman Sachs, ICBC Standard Bank, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, OSTC and Societe Generale, are to introduce a suite of exchange-traded and centrally-cleared precious metals products. »

SIngapore Stock Exchange

Avelacom expands co-location footprint by setting up in Singapore Exchange

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 08:58

A new partnership between Avelacom and SGX aims to improve accessibility of low latency applications that are in high demand among hedge funds, trading firms, investments banks both within and outside the APAC region.  »

Boris Komljenovic

FlexTrade opens new office in Frankfurt

Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:07

FlexTradeSystems, a specialist in multi-asset execution management systems, has recently opened an office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  »

Manw ith loud hailer

Listed options get a Brexit boost in Q2

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 16:23

Listed options volume climbed in June to its highest level in 10 months after a stock market swoon on the heels of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, accordoing to data released by TABB Group. »

Brandon Tepper

Nasdaq TotalView: Full market visibility to anticipate earnings volatility

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 12:39

The ability for traders to see the full depth of the order book on an exchange not only proffers greater insight and transparency on the supply and demand of individual stocks, it allows them to enhance their trading strategies, not to mention providing the ability to improve liquidity management.  »

Dan Marcus

LMRKTS and Tradition launch combined FX compression service offering

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 10:31

Compression provider LMRKTS has formed a strategic partnership with Tradition, a wholesale market broker in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products, which will initially handle execution and compression processing unique to FX Forwards.   »

Bryan Harkins, Bats

Bats to launch BAM options auctions

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 10:28

Bats Global Markets is to launch the Bats Auction Mechanism (BAM), new functionality that provides price improvement opportunities for orders sent to its EDGX Options Exchange. »

Emissions

EEX sees significant growth in power and emissions markets

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:20

In July 2016, the monthly volume on EEX’s power derivatives market amounted to 244.0 terawatt hours (TWh), increasing the volume traded in July 2015 (172.9 TWh) by 41 per cent. »

Colt and Koscom to provide ultra-low-latency connectivity between Korea and global markets

Colt and Koscom to provide ultra-low-latency connectivity between Korea and global markets

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 09:59

Colt and Korean financial IT provider Koscom are forming a global securities network partnership to provide ultra-low-latency connectivity between capital markets participants in Korea and the world’s major stock and derivatives exchanges. »

Marex Financial becomes ECC general clearing member

Marex Financial becomes ECC general clearing member

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 10:29

Marex Financial, part of the Marex Spectron Group, which offers financial and brokerage services for the commodity markets worldwide, has become a general clearing member (GCM) of European Commodity Clearing (ECC). »

Intellect launches OneMARKETS platform for securities trading and asset services

Intellect launches OneMARKETS platform for securities trading and asset services

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 07:12

Intellect Design Arena has launched Intellect OneMARKETS, an end-to-end platform encompassing the complete spectrum of securities trading and asset services. »

Integration of transaction cost analysis is fundamental for redefining best execution in fixed income markets, says TABB Group

Integration of transaction cost analysis is fundamental for redefining best execution in fixed income markets, says TABB Group

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 15:00

Banks are battling the rising cost of running their bond businesses by increasingly favouring a riskless-principal or order-driving trading model that leaves the responsibility to determine the best price for a bond increasingly shifting to pre-trade and real-time price modelling, according to TABB Group research on credit trading. »

Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities

Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 08:18

Tower Trading Group (TTG), a trading firm delivering bespoke commercial and technical solutions for professional traders, has selected Ancoa’s market surveillance platform to monitor its multi-asset trading activities across all exchanges and independent services providers (ISVs). »

Japan Exchange Group launches technology suite powered by Nasdaq

Japan Exchange Group launches technology suite powered by Nasdaq

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 09:27

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has gone live with a new Nasdaq-powered trading system for its subsidiary, Osaka Exchange. »

E-trading volumes increase among large institutions

E-trading volumes increase among large institutions

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 08:37

Large institutions are shifting trading volume to algorithmic avenues of execution as the overall commission pool remains flat, according to a study from Greenwich Associates. »

Bats unveils community policing programme for US equities

Bats unveils community policing programme for US equities

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:59

Bats Global Markets has created the Bats Community Policing Program for its US equities and options exchanges, an initiative designed to further enhance the company’s capabilities in monitoring markets. »

ALTX East Africa launches in Uganda

ALTX East Africa launches in Uganda

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:56

ALTX East Africa has gone goes live with its high tech exchange in Uganda. »

CBOE to list SPX Monday-expiring Weeklys options

CBOE to list SPX Monday-expiring Weeklys options

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 12:40

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to list S&P 500 Index (SPX) Monday-expiring Weeklys options, beginning 15 August 2016, pending regulatory approval.  »

Neptune forms Neptune Networks to run open standard bond market utility

Neptune forms Neptune Networks to run open standard bond market utility

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 12:54

Neptune, the open standards network for pre-trade indications in bond markets, has formed a new company, Neptune Networks Ltd, to run the utility.  »

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services launch EBS CNH Benchmark

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services launch EBS CNH Benchmark

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:41

EBS BrokerTec and ICAP Information Services (IIS) have launched the EBS CNH Benchmark, a fully electronic, trade-backed reference rate for the offshore Chinese renminbi (CNH) market. »

ITG launches enhanced US smart order router

ITG launches enhanced US smart order router

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 09:34

ITG has launched an enhanced version of its smart order router which, in early tests, has returned 35 per cent size improvement over the displayed quantity and USD0.0015 per share price improvement if routed to dark and lit venues. »

Buy-side continues to struggle with legacy and non-integrated technologies, says TABB survey

Buy-side continues to struggle with legacy and non-integrated technologies, says TABB survey

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 09:22

Almost a third (30 per cent) of asset managers outside of North America continue to maintain legacy platforms despite the technology’s role in trade delays and errors, according to a TABB Group survey. »

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