Trading Systems

Kraken Acquires Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform and Index Provider, Crypto Facilities, in Nine-figure Deal

Kraken, consistently rated the most secure digital asset exchange1 and leader in euro volume since 2013, today announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities, a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider. The combination creates a global leader in cryptocurrency spot and futures trading.  Read more »

EquiLend Partners With Stonewain to Offer Fully Integrated Securities Finance Platform

EquiLend has partnered with Stonewain to offer securities finance market participants around the globe the ability to manage their book of business on a single, comprehensive and integrated platform. The solution—offered by EquiLend and leveraging Stonewain’s Spire system—will tie in seamlessly with EquiLend’s suite of trading, post-trade and market data services, including NGT, the leading* trading platform in the securities finance industry.  Read more »

xtZero Joins Dinosaur for launch of digital trading

Dinosaur Financial Group, LLC (Dinosaur), a New York-based institutional brokerage firm, today announced its partnership with tZERO Group, Inc., a global leader in blockchain innovations for the capital markets.  Dinosaur is the broker-dealer to provide brokerage accounts for investors seeking to trade tZERO’s digital security tokens, which is one of the first offerings on a decentralized network intending to be fully-compliant with the U.S.... more Read more »

CRYPTOCURRENCY LIQUIDITY PROVIDER B2C2 OTC RECEIVES FCA AUTHORISATION

B2C2, one of the largest cryptocurrency liquidity providers and the leader in electronic OTC trading, today announced that its UK subsidiary, B2C2 OTC Ltd, is now authorised and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to arrange and deal in Contracts for Difference (CFDs) with eligible counterparties and professional clients. The FCA authorisation will allow these clients of B2C2 OTC Ltd to gain exposure to cryptocurrency markets via... more Read more »

Luminex Announces Platform Upgrade with Launch of “Luminex 2.0” Interface

Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, a buy side-owned trading venue delivering efficient, low-cost block executions, today announced the launch and rollout of “Luminex 2.0”, a new user interface for its unique buy side-only trading venue. The enhancements represent a significant upgrade to the platform and were developed in consultation with clients to simplify workflows and create a more intuitive overall experience. The more flexible user... more Read more »

BCS Americas Announces Global Equity Trading Platform

BCS Americas (BCSA) a division of BCS Global Markets (BCS GM), has announced the launch of a new trading platform that will provide global equity execution and settlement capabilities to institutional investors with access to a suite of algorithmic trading tools accessible 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. BCS GM first unlocked Russian markets for US investors with the launch of BCS Americas in 2016. BCS Americas trading desk is run by experienced... more Read more »

Vayana Network bags the Innovation of the year - Fintech award at the 5th Inflection Summit and Awards

Vayana Network, India’s largest third-party platform for short-term trade finance,  today announced that it won the “Innovation of the Year – Fintech” award at the 5th Inflection Summit & Awards on Digital Transformation and Supply Chain organized by NASSCOM and Alden Global in Bengaluru. It is one of the most prestigious awards that honours leaders, their organizations and teams for breakthrough innovations and excellence in the technology... more Read more »

Japanese Fintech giant demonstrates confidence in post-Brexit Britain, injecting £2m in accessible trading platform

Finatext, one of Japan’s leading trading brokerages, has invested £2 million to support the launch and development of a new and educational FCA-regulated platform, designed to make trading more accessible to a new generation of users. One of Asia’s leading fintech companies has invested £2 million into the development of a UK-based trading platform, demonstrating confidence in a post-Brexit Britain. Read more »

LiquidityBook welcomes Alexander Ponyrko as principal software engineer

LiquidityBook, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based provider of buy- and sell-side trading solutions, today announced the addition of Alexander Ponyrko as Principal Software Engineer.  Read more »

DriveWealth Expands Partnership with Stake to Bring Commission-Free Trading in U.S. Equities to South America

DriveWealth, LLC, a leader in global digital trading technology, today announced the expansion of its partnership with Stake, the first non-U.S. company to offer commission-free trading in U.S. stocks, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs). The DriveWealth platform is fueling the new offering, giving South American users their first zero-commission digital access to the U.S. equity markets, beginning in Brazil in... more Read more »

Treasury Management International recognizes ION community member Tesco for excellence in risk management

ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, is proud to announce that its client, the British multinational retailer Tesco has been awarded the 2018 Corporate Recognition award for Risk Management Technology.  With over 6,800 locations around the world serving millions of customers every week, Tesco is a world leader in grocery and general merchandise sales... more Read more »

Bolsa de Valores de Panamá goes live with Nasdaq trading system

Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Bolsa de Valores de Panamá (BVP) have announced that BVP has successfully gone-live with its new trading system. The system is operating on Nasdaq matching engine technology, allowing BVP to meet their strategic growth plans and leverage the modular functionality to offer additional services to their members and clients. Read more »

B2C2 LAUNCHES STREAMING OTC PRICING WITH POINT-AND-CLICK EXECUTION

B2C2, one of the largest cryptocurrency liquidity providers and the leader in electronic OTC trading, today announced the launch of streaming pricing with point-and-click execution on its OTC platform.  For the first time, B2C2’s clients will be able to view and execute trades on a real-time two-way market, via the firm’s secure web interface. The new functionality allows market participants to easily monitor live pricing in user-defined... more Read more »

Horizon appoints Philippe Thomas as a new Advisory Board Member

Horizon Software (Horizon), the world’s leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, has announced the appointment of Philippe Thomas as the newest member of its Advisory Board. The move is a key part of the company’s expansion strategy following a successful MBO in June 2018. Read more »

LiquidityBook Completes Banner Year with Continued Surge in Client Wins, Platform Growth

LiquidityBook, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based provider of buy- and sell-side trading solutions, today announced that 2018 was a record year across multiple sales and client growth metrics tracked by the firm. This rapid growth was fueled by a continued rise in demand for its industry-leading POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) platform, which provides significant cost, management and functionality benefits... more Read more »

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