Derivatives and OTC Derivatives

NRI and Mizuho Bank Complete Research Addressing Applications of AI in Eliminating Tedious Derivative Contract Procedures

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, in collaboration with Mizuho Bank, Ltd., today announced the completion of a proof-of-concept (PoC) project developed to examine the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for derivative contract operation. Read more »

Trax Transforms Integration of CME Global Repository Services Into Insight Platform

Trax, a leader in providing of regulatory reporting, trade matching and capital market data services, has bolstered its strategic alliance with the CME by integrating the workflow of the CME Global Repository Services (GRS) into the Trax Insight™ platform to facilitate regulatory reporting of derivatives. Read more »

MainFirst Completed Migration To Torstone Inferno Platform

Today Torstone Technology, the leading provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, unveils that MainFirst, the independent German headquartered European financial services firm, specialising in equity brokerage, capital markets and asset management, has completed the migration to Torstone’s middle and back office platform, Inferno. Read more »

ThinkMarkets Growths Globally With Greek-Language Offer

ThinkMarkets, a London-based financial derivatives broker has extended its European reach through the launch of its Greek-language offering. The global provider of forex and CFD trading will support the needs of Greek-speaking traders through its dedicated, round-the-clock online services. The firm announced the launch of its full-scale Greek-language website today which enables traders from Greece and Cyprus to trade with the award-winning... more Read more »

Leading European bank selects CTC for greater financial and risk control

Gresham, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic win in the European banking sector. Read more »

AcadiaSoft Hub Named “OTC Infrastructure Service of the Year” by Risk

AcadiaSoft, Inc. has received Risk’s 2017 “OTC Infrastructure Service of the Year” Award for its AcadiaSoft Hub. The annual awards are the longest-running awards program for firms in the derivatives and risk management industry. The awards presentation was hosted in London on January 25. Read more »

Fenergo Enhances Margin Requirements Software

Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management solutions for investment, corporate and private banks, has today announced significant enhancements to its module for Margin Requirements for Non-Centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives. Fenergo Margin Requirements is an advanced, rules-based compliance solution designed to help financial institutions meet the varying degrees of regulatory demands of Margin Requirements across the world. The... more Read more »

Leading Eastern European bank extends contract with Lombard Risk

Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE: LRM), a leading provider of integrated collateral management and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial services industry, has extended its partnership with one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe, for a further five years. Read more »

IHS Markit Enhances Derivatives Netting Synchronization Service with CME Clearing

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it has added CME Clearing to its netting synchronization service from MarkitSERV, the trade processing platform for OTC derivatives.  The service provides a single source of electronic messages from multiple clearinghouses to help banks and asset managers update risk management systems when trades are netted or compressed at the... more Read more »

Market Moves to Adopt TriOptima's triResolve Margin Service

TriOptima, a leading provider of OTC derivatives post-trade risk management services and infrastructure, announces today that an increasing number of financial institutions are joining the triResolve Margin service in anticipation of the new variation margin rules for non-cleared OTC derivatives effective 1 March 2017. These institutions include a variety of dealers, buy-side and corporates such as B & P Fund Services AB, BRED Banque... more Read more »

BNP Paribas Taps Fidessa's Derivatives Trading Platform

Fidessa group plc has today announced that BNP Paribas has selected its derivatives trading platform to underpin the bank's futures and options agency trading business. Fidessa’s platform will support the complex workflow requirements of BNP Paribas' listed derivatives trading operations across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. Read more »

Numerix Enriches Software Integration with MATLAB™

 Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, today announces new details of its expanded software integration with MATLAB™. Through this integration, financial engineers, risk managers and analysts can now leverage the Numerix calculations to create fully customized, robust financial applications for pricing, modeling, risk managing and analyzing complex financial instruments. Read more »

Santander Bank to Use Black Knight Financial Services' LoanSphere Empower Loan Origination System

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced that Santander Bank, N.A. has signed a contract to implement Black Knight's LoanSphere Empower loan origination system to support originations of first and second mortgages. Santander Bank is consolidating the origination technologies for its retail, wholesale and home equity channels onto... more Read more »

Moscow Exchange To Boost Derivatives Market Liquidity Support Programme

Moscow Exchange is making changes to the liquidity support programme for its Derivatives Market from 1 September 2016 by adding options on Brent crude futures. This year has seen record levels of trading activity in commodity derivatives. Average daily trading in options on Brent crude futures has soared 58-fold year-on-year to 13 thousand contracts, with the number of active clients increasing ten times over. Read more »

Horizon Software Linked to Athens Exchange for Cash Equities and Derivatives

Horizon Software announced native connectivity to the Athens Exchange (ATHEX) for cash equities and derivatives. Horizon now provides more than 80 native gateways to exchanges and trading venues around the world. Read more »


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