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Charlie Beach, Lendingblock

Lendingblock partners with Vo1t to offer digital asset custody

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:47

Lendingblock, a securities lending exchange for digital assets, has partnered with digital assets custodian Vo1t to provide a cold storage capability for clients. »

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Mint Exchange now live for institutional trading of cryptocurrencies

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:43

Cryptocurrency clearinghouse Mint Exchange is now live providing access to all major exchanges, brokers and market makers through a single account.   »

Anthony Amicangioli, HPR

HPR launches Omnibot network switch for electronic trading

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:35

HPR (Hyannis Port Research), a provider of capital markets infrastructure (CMI) technologies, has launched Omnibot, a new networking device that integrates market access, risk management, data and latency capture functionality into a multi-application switch. »

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BTIG launches commercial mortgage-backed securities trading

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:52

BTIG’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities division has added a Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities desk led by Weston Friedman. »

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Active client trading starts on OTCXN block trading venue

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:38

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company, has launched its OTC Block Trading venue for Crypto trading. This is the first of several trading venues that will be launched for institutional-only digital asset trading. »

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MAS and SGX successfully leverage blockchain technology for settlement of tokenised assets

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:14

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have successfully developed Delivery versus Payment (DVP) capabilities for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms. »

Daniel Carpenter, Meritsoft

Time for asset managers to get serious about settlement

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:14

By Daniel Carpenter, Head of Regulation at Meritsoft – “Not my problem gov” has long been the response from the major investment managers when it comes to settling transactions. In fairness, why should a BlackRock or Fidelity really care? After all, most of the time their brokers are responsible for telling a custodian bank about the specific settlement date. »

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Linear Investments expands FX product offering by deploying Integral BankFX

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 10:36

Linear Investments, a Prime Broker based in London’s West End, has partnered with Integral to provide its client base with the same level of service and functionality for FX that it already offers for equities, derivatives, and fixed income services. »

Egbert Laege, EEX

PEGAS launches PEG contracts

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 20:01

Powernext has introduced new PEG Spot contracts on its trading platform PEGAS to accompany the merger of the PEG Nord and TRS hubs, which completed on 1 November 2018. »

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INTL FCStone Precious Metals implements Integral BankFX

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 09:48

INTL FCStone Ltd Precious Metals (INTL) integration of Integral BankFX has enable the firm to access new liquidity sources and double trading volumes over the past year and a half. »


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