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PEGAS to enable trading of spot spread contracts from 22 September

PEGAS to enable trading of spot spread contracts from 22 September

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 15:32

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, is to enable 24/7 trading for its spot spread contracts as of 22 September 2016. »

GSX granted recognised stock exchange status by UK HMRC

GSX granted recognised stock exchange status by UK HMRC

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 13:24

The UK’s HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has designated the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) as a recognised stock exchange under the Income Tax Act 2007 (ITA). »

Object Trading first vendor to conform to ASX’s New Trading Platform

Object Trading first vendor to conform to ASX’s New Trading Platform

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 13:01

Object Trading, a provider of global, multi-asset trading infrastructure, is the first vendor providing market access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to have conformed to the upgraded ASX 24 (futures) New Trading Platform (NTP) from Cinnober, due to go live in early 2017.  »

MBI slashes transatlantic latency for Quincy Extreme Data service

MBI slashes transatlantic latency for Quincy Extreme Data service

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 08:01

McKay Brothers International (MBI) has reduced transatlantic latency on its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service to the lowest available for financial market data services. »

SimCorp provides full forex netting capabilities via FX Connect

SimCorp provides full forex netting capabilities via FX Connect

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 13:38

SimCorp, a provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, has enhanced its partnership with FX Connect to provide SimCorp Dimension users with full foreign exchange netting capabilities. »

Colt adds low-latency TOCOM market data feeds

Colt adds low-latency TOCOM market data feeds

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 13:29

Colt has become a market data provider for the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM), with the service set to launch alongside the scheduled migration of TOCOM’s derivatives trading to the J-GATE trading system operated by Japan Exchange Group. »

Buy-side firms prioritise liquidity and relationships in broker selection process

Buy-side firms prioritise liquidity and relationships in broker selection process

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:48

The regulatory challenges and cost pressures facing buy-side firms are putting further demands on the sell-side to prove their relationship value, according to a study by TABB Group. »

Saxo Bank launches digital bond trading solution

Saxo Bank launches digital bond trading solution

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 08:48

Saxo Bank has launched a digital trading solution for corporate and government bonds which gives its clients access to trading opportunities in over 5,000 investment grade and high yield corporate and government bonds from all over the world and in 20 different currencies. »

Wave 3 will define T2S success, says Casteleyn

Wave 3 will define T2S success, says Casteleyn

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 08:43

Wave 3 represents a tipping point which will enable the market to evaluate whether the T2S project justifies the investment companies have made in the platform, according to Tom Casteleyn, head of product management for custody, cash and FX at BNY Mellon. »

ICE integrates SFTI and 7ticks networks to expand global connectivity business

ICE integrates SFTI and 7ticks networks to expand global connectivity business

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 13:37

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has integrated its Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI) and 7ticks network and hosting businesses into a combined offering called Connectivity, a financial transaction network and foundation infrastructure for ICE Data Services businesses. »

Lime Brokerage and Vela Trading Technologies integrate products

Lime Brokerage and Vela Trading Technologies integrate products

Thu, 08/09/2016 - 08:57

Lime Brokerage and Vela Trading Technologies, a provider of trading and market data technology, have integrated Lime’s Strategy Studio, its software solution for streamlined strategy research and deployment, with Vela's low latency direct feed handlers. »

FlexTrade launches TradeGuide in FlexTrader

FlexTrade launches TradeGuide in FlexTrader

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 10:27

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi- asset execution management systems, has launched TradeGuide – a way of visualising and presenting trade data in the company’s FlexTrader multi-asset execution management system (EMS). »

ECC introduces direct clearing participant membership for spot markets

ECC introduces direct clearing participant membership for spot markets

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 07:52

European Commodity Clearing (ECC) has introduced a new membership model – the Direct Clearing Participant Model (DCPM). »

Avelacom launches PoP in Moscow’s DataSpace data centre

Avelacom launches PoP in Moscow’s DataSpace data centre

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:43

Avelacom has established a point of presence (PoP) in the new DataSpace data centre in close proximity to the Moscow Exchange (MoEx), allowing the firm to optimise customer access to the exchange’s electronic systems. »

McKay Brothers secures investment from trading firm IMC

McKay Brothers secures investment from trading firm IMC

Fri, 02/09/2016 - 09:54

McKay Brothers, a specialist in low latency networks, has secured an investment from trading firm IMC. »

Trading in EEX wind power futures to begin in early October

Trading in EEX wind power futures to begin in early October

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 14:17

From 4 October 2016, trading participants on the EEX Derivatives Market will be able to hedge against volume risks in the generation of wind power within the German/Austrian market area using EEX’s new Wind Power Futures product. »

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.   »

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