Trading Systems

Optimising the Back Office Function in Energy and Commodity Trading will be taking place in Berlin, Germany

RPA is becoming a large talking point, as the industry has already started to acknowledge the opportunities it presents. Considering the back office in energy and commodity trading firms largely consists of repetitive and menial manual labour tasks, it is a function that lends itself to the implementation of RPA. This gives rise to operational efficiency, as it cost-effectively completes the manual labour work, in turn freeing up the time of... more Read more »

JB Prime Partners with CQG to Offer Multi-Asset Platform to Customers

CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance solutions for trading, market data, technical analysis, and risk and account management, announced today a new partnership with JB Prime, an Australian financial services company offering access to securities and derivatives for wholesale and retail customers.  Through the newly formed partnership, customers of JB Prime gain access to CQG’s multi-asset offering, including global equities,... more Read more »

QuantHouse on-boards Fenics USTreasuries

QuantHouse, the leading independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions including innovative market data services, algo trading platform and infrastructure solutions, today announced direct access to the Fenics USTreasuries (“Fenics UST”) platform through the FeedOS API and QuantLINK global network. Read more »

WiV brings the blockchain to fine wine trading

WiV, a trading platform for fine wines, has confirmed that it will be ready for launch in mid-2019. It is already offering pre-launch services to producers, merchants, distributors and investors across Europe and has ambitions to move into Asia early in 2019.  Read more »

Sterling Trading Tech and Eventus Systems Collaborate to Monitor Trade Activity and Risk

Sterling Trading Tech (STT), an innovative trading technology leader in the RaaS (Risk as a Service) space, and Eventus Systems, a leading global trade surveillance and market risk platform provider, announced today that Eventus has integrated the Sterling Cloud-Based Analytics Engine (SRE) into its Validus platform to benefit mutual customers. Read more »

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 »


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 »


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