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David Lattimore-Gay, Eikos

Eikos Partners commercialises JavaScript toolkit for sell and buy side

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 09:53

Eikos Partners, fintech consultants who help capital market participants solve some of their most complex technology and operational challenges, is commercialising JSCatalyst, a JavaScript toolkit designed to accelerate application development and allow designers to build user interfaces that function across all types of devices and browsers.  »

Ron Klipstein, Northern Trust

Algorithms help FX managers drive efficiency gains

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 21:42

One of the key roles that technology plays in global FX and OTC markets, which by their nature are highly fragmented, is the price discovery process; something that is set to become even more critical for MiFID entities in Europe when MiFID II regulation comes into effect on 3 January. Part of this complex regulation will be the need for buy-side firms to demonstrate that they are getting best execution on their trades. »

Digitec launches D3 successor

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 20:15

German-based technology provider DIGITEC has released a successor product for its D3 platform, which provides pricing solutions for FX and MM trading businesses. »


How workflow can improve a hedge fund

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 13:06

By George Ralph, RFA - I’ve written before about the ways in which hedge funds can gain much needed competitive edge in order to stand out in this crowded marketplace, and there are a few key areas where firms can excel and nudge ahead of the competition. Developing solutions to automate workflows is a key area for many firms, as bespoke, slick workflows can optimise operations at every stage of a trade. »

Leif O'Leary, Intralinks

Intralinks and Toppan Vintage form global strategic alliance

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:01

Toppan Vintage, an international financial printing, communications and technology company, has formed a global partnership with virtual data room (VDR) provider Intralinks. »

Francesco Lo Conte, Esprow

Esprow upgrades ETP Studio for FIX

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 09:39

Esprow, a provider of enterprise testing technology for the financial markets, has released version 3.0 of ETP Studio for FIX. »

Alex Walker, TNS

TNS adds new cloud connectivity solutions to portfolio

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 19:15

Financial organisations wanting to include cloud services within their trading infrastructure can now benefit from a new connectivity solution from Transaction Network Services (TNS) which addresses the mission-critical requirements of the global financial markets. »

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HFR launches PortfolioScope

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:33

Hedge Fund Research (HFR) has launched PortfolioScope, a comprehensive and customisable software solution designed to help managers and investors make more informed investment decisions. »

Oliver South, Hedgd

Hedgd joins UnaVista partner programme

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:15

Hedgd, a provider of software and services aimed at giving firms full visibility over transactions throughout the trade lifecycle, has joined UnaVista’s Partner Programme. »


Technology checklist for start-up hedge funds

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 08:30

By George Ralph, RFA – Start-up hedge funds have a lot to think about; from the crucial raising of initial capital and building up a client base, to finding the right team of people and ensuring that everything you are doing is fully compliant with every regulatory requirement.  »


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