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Francesco Lo Conte, Esprow

Esprow launches ETP GEMS

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:30

Esprow has launched ETP GEMS, a global exchanges and markets simulation platform, to enable market participants to test trading algorithms’ design and functionality, as well as venue connectivity, and to comply with the latest MiFID II requirements.   »

Remko van der Erf, Kempen

Kempen launches Structured Credit Pool

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 09:14

Kempen Capital Management has launched a solution that enables professional investors to access the structured credit market in a cost-efficient manner. »

Stephane Leroy, QuantHouse

Metori automates trading portfolio with QuantFACTORY

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 09:58

Metori Capital Management has selected QunatHouse’s QuantFACTORY to automate its trading portfolio. »

Andy Mahoney, FlexTrade

FlexTrade launches augmented realty trading via FlexTRADER EMS

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:14

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems, has launched FlexAR – an augmented reality trading application offering a new way of visualising and presenting trading via the company’s FlexTRADER EMS. »

Barry Canham, INTL FCStone

INTL FCStone becomes direct participant to LBMA Gold Auction

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:11

INTL FCStone's Precious Metals division is now a direct participant to the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Gold Auction. »

Lynn Martin, ICE Data Services

ICE Data Services launches reference data solution for exchange traded derivatives

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 14:43

Intercontinental Exchange’s ICE Data Services’ has launched a reference data solution for ICE’s futures exchanges. »

SGX and SPDB to enhance capital market ties between Singapore and China

SGX and SPDB to enhance capital market ties between Singapore and China

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 09:34

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen capital market ties between Singapore and Shanghai. »

Richard Leung, HKEX

Nasdaq signs market technology deal with HKEX

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:36

Nasdaq has signed an agreement with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to upgrade the technological infrastructure of Hong Kong's main derivatives market, including trading, clearing and real-time risk management technologies. »

Peter Reitz, EEX

EEX to launch power futures for Germany

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:34

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will launch financially settled power futures for Germany against the background of a possible split of the German-Austrian price zone. »

Pradeep Menon, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters launches QA Point powered by Elsen

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:04

Thomson Reuters has launched QA Point, a cloud-based application that enables asset managers to use quantitative approaches in making investing decisions designed to increase productivity and create better results and accelerated internal collaboration. »

Michael Lehman, ACA

ACA deploys new algorithms for Decryptex trade surveillance product

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 08:39

ACA Technology Solutions has enhanced its trade surveillance product, Decryptex, to assist global clients in meeting the EU’s current Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) requirements and the EU’s upcoming revision to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). »

Matthew York, FlexTrade

Neptune connects to FlexTrade’s buy-side EMS platform

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 09:18

Neptune Networks, a fixed income market network for pre-trade indications in bonds, has completed connectivity to FlexTrade’s buy-side EMS platform, FlexTRADER, to distribute pre-trade data to assist investors with liquidity and price discovery within existing workflows. »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon adds Enchilada corporate event data to IB Trader Workstation

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 08:30

Wall Street Horizon’s Enchilada corporate event dataset is now available through Interactive Brokers’ IB Trader Workstation (TWS) platform. »

Egbert Laege, Powernext

CEGH hub is the reference market in Central Eastern Europe, says PEGAS

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 08:24

The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH), located in Vienna, is already the reference market in Central Eastern Europe (CEE), according to a paper from Powernext, operator of the pan-European gas trading platform PEGAS. »

PEGAS CEGH VTP reaches monthly volume record in March

PEGAS CEGH VTP reaches monthly volume record in March

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 09:01

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 166.6 TWh in March 2017, confirming the increasing trend on the futures segment and another strong month for the time spread instruments. »

EEX sees 42 per cent volume increase on German-Austrian power derivatives market

EEX sees 42 per cent volume increase on German-Austrian power derivatives market

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:31

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) reached a volume of 311.2 TWh on its power derivatives markets in March, representing a year-on-year increase of 22 per cent (March 2016: 255.8 TWh). »

Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext

Euronext and Intercontinental Exchange sign agreement for derivatives clearing

Mon, 03/04/2017 - 09:39

Euronext has signed a binding heads of terms with ICE Clear Netherlands, a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, for the provision of clearing services for its financial derivatives and commodities markets. »

EPEX SPOT and ECC launch 30-minute continuous intraday trading

EPEX SPOT and ECC launch 30-minute continuous intraday trading

Fri, 31/03/2017 - 07:34

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT and the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC) have introduced 30-minute continuous trading of power spot contracts in the intraday markets in France, Germany and Switzerland. »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX Exchange Council confirms PXE product migration

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 13:28

The Exchange Council of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has discussed the extension of EEX’s power derivatives product range with contracts currently listed on Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE). »

Avelacom launches low latency route from Interxion London to emerging markets

Avelacom launches low latency route from Interxion London to emerging markets

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 13:04

Avelacom has extended its low latency network and launched a new point of presence (PoP) to connect Interxion’s London data centre and Borsa Istanbul, making it easier for London’s capital markets players to enter emerging markets and exploit cross-venue arbitrage opportunities. »

Kevin McPartland, Greenwich Associates

Bloomberg launches standardised Total Return Swaps on Bloomberg Barclays Indices

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 10:11

Bloomberg has launched standardised Total Return Swap contracts on the Bloomberg Barclays Indices, providing predefined synthetic exposure to cash bonds for the most widely-used fixed income benchmarks. »

Paula Arthus, DTCC

DTCC’s Omgeo ALERT completes SSI enhancements

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 08:41

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Omgeo ALERT solution, a global repository for storing standing settlement instruction (SSI) data, has completed enhancements to become the industry’s single and centralised SSI Utility. »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

RWE extends EEX market making agreement to Spanish, French and Italian power

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 12:29

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed RWE Supply & Trading as a market maker for the Spanish, French and Italian power futures markets. »

Anthony J Perrotta Jr, TABB Group

IPC launches Global Exchange Reach solution

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 10:39

IPC has launched Global Exchange Reach, a solution that enables exchanges, alternative trading systems (ATSs), multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and other liquidity venues located in one part of the world to attract order flow and distribute market data in new geographies. »

Ron Jordan, DTCC

DTCC’s GMEI utility ready for MiFID II implementation

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:49

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) subsidiary operating the Global Markets Entity Identifier (GMEI) utility continues to operate as the largest legal entity identifier (LEI) issuer, by share of the total LEIs issued worldwide, in the run-up to MiFID II implementation. »

Nauman Anees, ThinkMarkets

ThinkMarkets cuts latency on ThinkTrader mobile app

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:39

ThinkMarkets, a provider of forex, CFDs and financial spread betting, has enhanced its ThinkTrader mobile trading app through the implementation of Neumob’s SDK, an app acceleration framework, to reduce latency for global forex and CFD traders. »

Mike Sobel, Trumid

Trumid to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 12:44

Trumid, a financial technology company that improves trading efficiency and market intelligence in the corporate bond market, is to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie. »

Hartmut Graf, Deutche Borse

Market data feed to provide insight into entire Xetra order book

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 10:08

Deutsche Börse will be offering a new market data feed, CEF ultra+ Xetra Order by Order. »

Murray Pozmanter, DTCC

DTCC commends SEC on final rule to facilitate shorter settlement cycle in the US

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 07:58

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), ICI and SIFMA, on behalf of the T+2 Industry Steering Committee (T+2 ISC), has commended the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for finalising rule changes that facilitate the industry’s transformational effort to achieve a two-day settlement cycle (T+2). »

Armando Gonzalez, RavenPack

RavenPack launches big-data analytics and visualisation platform

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:58

RavenPack, a big data analytics provider for financial services, has launched a self-service data and visualisation platform that enables financial professionals to analyse unstructured data for investing and trading and to support risk management and compliance. »



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