Foreign Exchange

CLS launches its first data product for FX forward market

CLS, a market infrastructure group delivering settlement, processing and data solutions, is releasing an FX Forward Volume dataset as part of its comprehensive suite of executed trade data products. FX Forward Volume data focuses on outright forwards and swaps which provide an aggregated view of the forward market, therefore confirming pricing models for forwards and swaps. This is CLS’s first data product for the FX forward market as CLS’s... more Read more »

BNP Paribas partners with Kantox

BNP Paribas today announces its strategic partnership with Kantox, a leading fintech specialising in FX risk management solutions. The agreement enables BNP Paribas and Kantox to jointly offer Kantox’s Dynamic Hedging solution to BNP Paribas’ clients across EMEA. Dynamic Hedging is an innovative software solution developed by Kantox, which allows corporate treasurers to fully automate and streamline FX workflows. The solution will complement the... more Read more »

SWIFT Pushes for Greater Automation in FX

SWIFT is leading industry efforts to increase automation levels in the global FX market through better standards to help remove barriers that hinder the exchange of information and to enable straight through processing. The global FX market which trades in 180 currencies and in large volumes, cannot operate without high levels of automation, but obstacles remain that prevent it operating in the most efficient manner. With millions of... more Read more »

UK Fintech Kantox Closes €5 million Venture Debt Financing Agreement with Silicon Valley Bank

Kantox, a leader in FX management solutions for businesses, has just closed its second venture debt financing deal with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative businesses, enterprises and their investors. The €5 million loan package is the second deal agreed between Kantox and SVB, with the first announced in December 2017. The new financing agreement underscores the appeal of Kantox’s growth story and SVB’s track... more Read more »

Daniel Clayden joins BEQUANT as Head of Product Development

BEQUANT, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, announced today that it has hired Daniel Clayden as its new Head of Product Development. With 25 years’ experience in Capital Markets and Financial Services Technology, Daniel’s appointment will strengthen the company’s growing roster of products in the cryptocurrency market. Daniel has previously held roles at a number of Tier 1 Investment Banks, including J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse. Before... more Read more »

CoinEx plans to build a public chain for its decentralized exchange

CoinEx is about to build a public chain CoinEx Chain for decentralized trading. The website was launched on March 22 and a CoinEx Chain-based decentralized trading platform CoinEx DEX will be online expected in Q4 this year. Read more »

Cobalt strengthens team as it moves ahead to re-engineer the FX market

Cobalt, the foreign exchange (FX) infrastructure based on shared ledger and high performance technology, has hired five experienced professionals to lead its drive to re-engineer the FX market. Post-trade FX is currently riddled with complex legacy systems and manual processes, creating unnecessary cost and risk across the market. The new hires bring a wealth of FX experience to the company and will play an important role in the rollout of... more Read more »

One Step Closer to Making Global Payments Frictionless With ONPEX’ Automated FX Capabilities

Building on its successful multi-currency IBAN account offering, ONPEX will be launching its new automated foreign exchange (FX) capability in March 2019. With the release of this solution, ONPEX’ unique IBAN offering will support seamless FX for more efficient currency management and for sending and receiving money internationally.  Read more »

RSRCHXchange announces Partner Provider Programme 2018 intake

RSRCHXchange, the research marketplace and aggregator, today announced the launch of its Partner Provider Programme including the first intake of sell side firms. Over the past few months, RSRCHXchange has witnessed a growing demand for a research marketplace from banks, brokers and independent research providers. The new Partner Provider Programme represents those firms who opt into the RSRCHX marketplace to sell their research services,... more Read more »

Nasdaq Welcomes iQIYI, Inc. (Nasdaq: IQ) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

iQIYI, Inc. (Nasdaq:IQ), the market-leading Chinese online entertainment service and video platform, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. Read more »

WeSwap Launches Across All Global Currencies

Peer-to-peer currency exchange platform WeSwap can now be used in ANY currency, anywhere in the world – marking the latest launch in a series of 2018 rollouts that help travellers get the most out of their holiday money.  Today's announcement comes at a time where the nation is planning to spend - on average - £821 per person on their trips abroad in 2018, up from £726 per person in 2017 (WeSwap’s nationally representative 2018 Travel Index). Read more »

Nasdaq and OPCOM Sign New Market Technology Agreement

Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Operatorul Pietei de Energie Electrica si Gaze Naturale (OPCOM) have signed a new market technology agreement for Nasdaq to deliver new matching engine and clearing technology via the Nasdaq Financial Framework architecture to Romania's market operator for gas and electricity. Read more »

Nasdaq and Palestine Exchange Sign New Market Technology Agreement

Nasdaq Inc.  and Palestine Exchange (PEX) have signed a new market technology agreement for Nasdaq to deliver new matching engine technology via the Nasdaq Financial Framework architecture to Palestine's stock exchange. Read more »

Nasdaq to Deliver Market Technology to Bolsa de Valores de Panamá

Nasdaq Inc. and Bolsa de Valores de Panamá (BVP) have signed an agreement for Nasdaq to deliver matching engine technology via the Nasdaq Financial Framework architecture to Panama's national stock exchange. Read more »

Nasdaq Launches passiveIQ(TM) for Investor Relations Professionals

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc., today announced the launch of passiveIQ(TM), a new analytics tool designed to provide investor relations (IR) professionals with comprehensive and actionable insights into passive index investment data from mutual funds and ETFs. passiveIQ is available as a supplementary service to Nasdaq IR Insight®. Read more »

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