Infrastructure

Exscudo adds trading robots support on exchange

Exscudo is happy to announce a release of an open API for trading terminals that will allow utilizing trading robots on the Exscudo exchange.  Read more »

BT Brings Fintech Innovation To Global Foreign Exchange Markets With Cobalt

BT is making it easy for large financial institutions to benefit from the latest fintech innovations Global financial institutions’ foreign exchange (FX) post-trade systems are aging, becoming increasingly inefficient, risk-laden and costly. Many are struggling to cope with the demands of accurate data capture during the life cycle of trades. This is creating operational risk and could undermine regulatory compliance. But institutions can now... more Read more »

IHS Markit Provides Critical Infrastructure to Replace LIBOR in Derivatives Markets

MarkitSERV powers first wave of SOFR swaps trades IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that MarkitSERV, its trade processing service for OTC derivatives, is at the forefront of the use of new reference rates replacing LIBOR in derivatives markets. Read more »

CLS and IBM announce collaboration

 Managed platform to provide access to DLT-based services for financial processes on a single, secured network Barclays and Citi among the nine financial institutions participating in the initiative Read more »

CLOUDTRADE CLOSES FIRST INVESTMENT ROUND, RAISING £2 MILLION

CloudTrade, the leading provider of cloud-based e-invoicing, e-order and complex data capture services,has today announced the completion of its first investment round, securing a £2million injection from Calculus Capital. Read more »

PIMFA announces Fintech Competition Winners

PIMFA – the UK’s leading wealth management and financial advice association – have announced the four winners of their Fintech Competition, who will be presenting their solutions at the PIMFA Fintech Conference in September. Global in nature and one of the only competitions of its kind, this initiative supports our commitment to enable digital business transformation, one of the six pillars of our Members’ Manifesto. Read more »

ITRS Group partners with Velocimetrics

ITRS Group (“ITRS”) the leading provider of real-time monitoring, has announced a partnership with Velocimetrics, a leader in real-time business insight to the global financial community. This will enable ITRS Geneos customers to independently track and analyse the real-time performance of every trade or payment traversing business critical processes and improve operational resilience. Read more »

Databarracks:Organisations should follow the FCA and BoE’s thinking to strengthen their operational resilience

New data reveals the maturity of the financial sector in business continuity and operational resilience Organisations – regardless of sector – should use the FCA & BoE’s recommendations to improve operational resilience. This is according to Peter Groucutt, managing director of Databarracks.  Read more »

KESTRA FINANCIAL RECRUITS MERRICK FINANCIAL GROUP

Industry-leading independent advisor platform, Kestra Financial, Inc. (Kestra Financial), today announced the addition of Merrick Financial Group. Read more »

WillScot Announces Launch of Common Stock Offering

WillScot Corporation (Nasdaq:WSC) ("WillScot"), a specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that it has launched an underwritten public offering (the "Offering") of 7,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 ("Common Stock"). In connection with the Offering, WillScot intends to grant the underwriters an option for 30 days to... more Read more »

BoE’s warning on digital transformation disruption is misleading, says TmaxSoft

Regulators’ statement on the risks of upgrading computer systems should not deter financial institutions from upgrading their IT systems, says software innovator TmaxSoft  Read more »

EuroCCP signs agreement with Deutsche Börse to provide CCP services for Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Deutsche Börse AG and European Central Counterparty NV (EuroCCP) have signed an agreement, which will govern the project for EuroCCP to gain access to the Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB), the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This solution provides self-clearing exchange members and clearing agents with a choice of CCP for cash equities traded on FWB. FWB will introduce EuroCCP as an additional CCP for cash equity and ETF trades executed on XETRA©, on... more Read more »

Avaloq Named a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking

Avaloq, the leading global provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions to banks and wealth managers, has been recognised as an industry Leader by Gartner in its June 2018 Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking report.  Read more »

CFH Clearing Integrates New Technology to Strengthen Liquidity Offering

CFH Clearing (‘CFH’), TradeTech Group’s multi award-winning liquidity provider, today announces that it has integrated PrimeXM’s XCore technology in London (LD4) and Tokyo (TY3). This development gives CFH the market-leading ability to provide local liquidity to brokers and clients in both data centres.  Read more »

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (U.S.A.) Adopts DTCC Alert GC Direct To Efficiently Manage Settlement Process

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (U.S.A.) Limited (SuMi TRUST USA) has become the first Japanese global custodian to go live on the ALERT Global Custodian Direct (GC Direct) workflow. Read more »

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