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Meet The Michael Jordan of Algorithmic Cryptocurrency Trading

Digital assets like bitcoin have exponentially outperformed competing asset classes such as the s&p500, nasdaq, gold & oil. The value of bitcoin has been rapidly increasing year after year due to a fixed supply (only 21M BTC will ever exist) and growing demand factor. Read more »

PanXchange Launches Industry’s First Institutional-Grade Industrial Hemp Exchange

PanXchange, a physical commodities OTC market structure solutions provider, today announced the launch of the industry’s first institutional-grade industrial hemp exchange. The marketplace will allow producers, processors, trade houses and end-users to participate in a transparent and efficient cash market for industrial hemp products and will ultimately pave the way for the creation of hemp derivatives contracts. Read more »

FinEx ETF Limited finalizes Index Switches for seven ETFs to Solactive Indices

Solactive is pleased to announce that asset manager and ETF provider FinEx ETF Limited completed its index switches in favor of Solactive for six country benchmarks as well as a US Large & Mid Cap technology index. The adoption of these seven Solactive indices marks yet another milestone for the trend of index users switching to high-quality benchmarks at lower costs. With eight out of twelve indices, Solactive now provides the lion’s share... more Read more »

Itiviti appoints Gavin Welsh as Head of Customer Success, strengthening customer focus

Itiviti, a leading technology and service provider to financial institutions worldwide, today announced the appointment of Gavin Welsh as EVP, Head of Customer Success, Itiviti Group. Gavin brings more than 25 years’ experience of Fintech customer support and relations to Itiviti, most recently as Global Head of Client Coverage at TradingScreen. Reporting to CEO Rob Mackay, Gavin will define and drive Itiviti’s customer strategy. Read more »

Solactive gains first client for new Emerging Market Government Bond Index Series with Mackenzie Investments

Solactive is pleased to announce the expansion of its sovereign bonds product series. With the release of the company’s new Solactive Emerging Markets Bond Index Series, the company now effectively covers both Developed and Emerging Government bond markets, and adds to its offering a broad and customizable exposure to emerging markets, optionally bearing the possibility to include ESG and or strategy overlays. As an authorized index provider... more Read more »

JHC announces Neon partnership with Optiva Securities

Wealth management fintech firm, JHC Systems (JHC) has today announced that Optiva Securities is implementing JHC Neon (Neon) in a drive to increase control and transparency. The deal follows JHC’s recently announced partnership which makes Neon available for clients of Jarvis Investment Management (Jarvis).    Read more »

SquareBook receives FCA approval, brings innovation to IPO process

Following participation in the FCA’s Sandbox initiative in 2018/2019,  SquareBook has received regulatory authorisation under Article 25 (2) of the Regulated Activities Order to ‘make arrangements with a view to transactions in investments’. Read more »

Standard Chartered Goes Live with Digital Vega

Digital Vega, the leading FX Options e-trading platform and provider of FX Options trading solutions, today announced that Standard Chartered Bank has become a Liquidity Provider (LP) on its Medusa trading platform.  Standard Chartered has a unique global footprint, actively trading over 100 currencies and pricing an unparalleled range of emerging markets and G10 currencies. The addition of Standard Chartered adds broader liquidity to the Medusa... more Read more »

Caplin Adds Crypto to Multi-Asset Trading Platform

Caplin, the specialist provider of desktop and mobile e-trading technology, today announced the addition of cryptocurrencies to its range of technology components for multi-asset trading.  Read more »

TriOptima Announces Completion of First Cleared Inflation Swap Compression Run in LCH SwapClear

TriOptima, a leading infrastructure service that lowers costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, today announced that it has completed the first cleared inflation swap compression run at LCH SwapClear. The compression run was completed on July 19 with Euro cleared inflation swaps being compressed through the triReduce service. TriOptima will go live with Sterling and US Dollar cleared inflation swaps compression in LCH SwapClear... more Read more »

Avelacom Adds Gemini to Provide Enhanced Connectivity for Growing Crypto Markets

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has added Gemini Trust Company, LLC, a digital asset exchange and custodian, to its list of cryptocurrency exchange tech vendors in Equinix’s NY5 data center. The partnership will support both firms’ clients by providing increased connectivity options to Gemini. Read more »

Caplin Hires 3 Business Development Executives

Caplin Systems, the specialist provider of desktop and mobile e-trading technology, today announced three senior appointments to support its continued growth in EMEA, Scandinavia and Asia. Read more »

TriOptima Record Compression Shrinks Notional in Eurex Clearing

TriOptima, a leading infrastructure service that lowers costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, today announced that it has reduced notional outstanding at Eurex Clearing by 26% following a record compression run on June 26, 2019. Read more »

Traiana to Modernize Equity Swaps Market With Automated Post Trade Lifecycle Management Service

Traiana, the leading infrastructure service for trade lifecycle and risk management solutions, today announced that it has launched a new service to fully automate the post trade lifecycle management of the multi-trillion dollar equity swaps market. Traiana’s Equity Swaps Lifecycle Management service will transform the market’s previously manual, labour intensive and inefficient post trade affirmation processes for clients globally.   Read more »

Horizon Software Announced the Release Volatility Algorithm to Automate Volatility Spreading Strategies, and more Generally Dispersion Trading

Horizon Software (Horizon), the world’s leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, has announced the release of a new volatility algorithm to automate volatility spreading strategies, and more generally dispersion trading strategies. This algorithm will be known as Hedged Vol Spreader (HVS). Read more »

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