ASX explores further potential of DLT amid CHESS replacement

17.08.2019

The Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) is looking to build on its adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) by creating a new team dedicated to finding more use cases. The new DLT Solutions team has been created to look at other ways the ASX can help its user identify ways it can benefit from the technology. […]

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Credit Suisse Asset Management invests in fixed income price transparency firm

16.08.2019

Credit Suisse Asset Management has made an investment in a New York-based data aggregation specialist that aims to improve transparency on pre-trade pricing in fixed income markets. Solve Advisors received investment from Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT investors, who target minority growth opportunities in private technology and financial services companies globally. Credit Suisse Asset Management […]

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Refinitiv turns to AWS to deliver financial data to APAC clients

16.08.2019

Refinitiv is now delivering its financial data via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform to clients in the Asia-Pacific region. Real-time data from Refinitiv’s Elektron platform will be made available to users in a move to simplify access to real-time price information and reducing the need for investment in on-premise infrastructures, while also accelerating […]

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Bloomberg brings early alerts to corporate credit with machine learning

16.08.2019

Bloomberg has rolled out early alerts using machine learning technology to provide clients with predictive insights for fixed income trading.   The data-driven early alerts use Bloomberg’s proprietary library of fixed income data alongside machine learning models for predictive intelligence that could offer users an edge in trading corporate credit markets. By analysing more than […]

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​How to trade seasonal patterns in Precious Metals, today: Gold

15.08.2019

Today, we want to look at one of the most interesting markets after the Fed rate decision on the July 31, and the next wave of escalation in the trade war between the US and China. After US president Trump imposed 10% additional tariffs on Chinese goods from September onwards, China allowed the Yuan Renminbi […]

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R3 to launch new office in Dublin following expansion plans

15.08.2019

Blockchain technology specialist R3 is planning to open a new office in Dublin, its latest expansive move after announcing it would double staff in London. Dublin will be R3’s second European office and is set to open in 2020 as part of the vendor’s rapid expansion plans. The office will serve as another technology hub, […]

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Bloomberg acquires RegTek.Solutions to expand reporting hub

15.08.2019

Bloomberg has acquired RegTek.Solutions as part of its strategy to expand its suite of regulatory reporting and data management services. The deal will see RegTek.Solutions, which provides software for firms to meet reporting requirements, integrated with Bloomberg’s regulatory reporting hub (RHUB) and its data and trading systems. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Bloomberg […]

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Will Trump’s attack on the Fed send the US dollar crashing lower?

14.08.2019

Since 1990, the United States has always stated that having a strong dollar is in the country’s best interest. This policy continues to cement the US dollar as the world’s reserve currency, as agreed upon in 1944 by 44 countries in Bretton Wood, New Hampshire. While Russia and China try to move the world away […]

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FlexTrade adds trade surveillance to EMS with ACA Technology

14.08.2019

FlexTrade has teamed up with regulatory technology provider ACA Technology to add trade surveillance capabilities to its execution management system (EMS), FlexNOW. As part of the agreement, FlexTrade has integrated ACA Technology’s trade surveillance platform, known as Decrpytex, with its EMS to provide mutual clients a way to manage surveillance and compliance requirements. “Integrating Decryptex […]

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Capitolis promotes COO and former Credit Suisse MD to president

14.08.2019

Trading technology provider Capitolis has promoted its chief operating officer and former Credit Suisse managing director, Justin Klug, to president of the company. Klug has served on the Capitolis leadership team as COO for two years, having joined the firm from Credit Suisse, where he formerly led the US rates structuring team. He was responsible […]

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