Appital, the Equity Capital Marketplace, has built and deployed their desktop application on OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of finance. Appital brings transparency and automation to Equity Capital Markets (ECM). The Appital platform allows buy side firms to gain greater exposure to deal flow opportunities they have not been able to access before, helping portfolio managers and heads of trading build a comprehensive picture of liquidity,... more
BestX, State Street’s foreign exchange and fixed income best execution analytics platform, announced today that it has expanded its award-winning execution analytics software and launched a post-trade transaction cost analysis (“TCA”) module for equity markets. Covering global stock markets, the new functionality provides clients with benefits of the unique BestX web interface alongside flexible data analysis, report configuration and generation... more
FinecoBank today announces the launch of zero-commission trading, with no added spreads, on thousands of equity CFDs. With the new business model, the European-headquartered bank is offering commission-free trading at a premium level in the UK market, reaching beyond existing platforms to cater for professional and serious traders. The offering will provide customers trading at the same price as the stock exchange, with no spread, commission or... more
After a slow climb in January, the covid-19 pandemic flushed all profits down the drain in a matter of weeks. This was mostly personified by Tesla’s Q1 rollercoaster, going from a short squeeze which sparked a 50% increase in the stock price to being hit by the covid-19 lockdown, which made it drop back to where the year started. Following a fantastic year in 2019, the market took a tumble in the first months of 2020. This resulted in a 24% drop... more
TONIK Financial Pte Ltd (“TONIK”) announced today that it closed a $6M round of equity funding. The round was led by regional VC investors Insignia Ventures Partners and Credence Partners, with a significant participation from regional family offices and angel investors. TONIK will use the funding to launch its digital bank in the Philippines, targeting the start of commercial operations in Q3 2020.
FIX Trading Community Introduces Improvements to the FIX Protocol According MiFID II and MiFIR Requirements
FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced the publication of a document detailing extensions to the FIX Protocol to meet the requirements of MiFID II and MiFIR. The FIX Global Technical Committee has approved these changes and these are now available to use within the industry.
Itiviti, a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry, today announced that Eurobank Equities Investment Firm SA, the brokerage arm of Eurobank, one of the largest Greek banks, has selected the next generation FIX Engine Catalys by Itiviti to support transactional needs and VeriFIX by Itiviti for automated testing, including implementation by Itiviti Professional Services.
- 09.05.2016 03:15 pm
- Trading Systems, Buy-Side Back and Middle Office, Buy-Side Front Office, Commodity Trading Solutions, Derivatives and OTC Derivatives, Equities Trading, OMS and EMS
Tokai Tokyo Securities (Asia) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, Inc., has gone live in Hong Kong with Asian trading platform from Fidessa group plc as a fully outsourced service.
- 22.04.2016 08:30 am
- Trading Systems, Algo and HFT, Commodity Trading Solutions, Derivatives and OTC Derivatives, Equities Trading, Data, Messaging, Market and Reference Data
TickSmith’s TickVault Platform was recently implemented for use by National Bank of Canada. Based on Hadoop technology, TickVault accumulates and rebuilds all Canadian stock trading activity and is used for post-trade analysis and back testing.