Saxo Adds Five White Label Partner Banks

Saxo Bank has signed white label agreements with five banks through an integration with SDC, a data centre and IT infrastructure provider to more than 120 banks in the Nordics, to provide clients with industry-leading investment platforms and technology. Saxo Bank and the five Danish SDC member banks – Sparekassen Vendsyssel, Sparekassen Thy, Middelfart Sparekasse, […]
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BNY Mellon Latest to Connect to Singapore FX Hub

BNY Mellon has unveiled plans to build a high-performance FX pricing and trading engine in partnership with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the latest milestone as the bank continues to enhance its foreign exchange presence in the region. The bank will establish new low-latency electronic FX infrastructure in Singapore, helping to improve execution quality and price […]
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Refinitiv Launches New FX Swaps API Solution

Supporting the ongoing shift in the FX markets to trade more volume in FX swaps electronically, Refinitiv says it has launched the forwards Matching API solution, enabling automated access to the firm’s forwards Matching MTF venue, which currently trades well in excess of $300 billion daily. Noting the “strong market demand” to move to trade […]
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First Derivatives Names COO

First Derivatives has appointed David Humphries as chief operating officer reporting directly to Seamus Keating, First Derivatives’ CEO. Humphries will have global responsibility for the firm’s operations including its business systems, methodologies, processes and controls. In this role, First Derivatives says he will drive the company’s operational efficiency and effectiveness aligned to its strategy and […]
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The Times, They Are A-Changin’

‘Back to normal’ – three simple words, and a world of meaning. For those in the UK, Monday, 23rd March 2020 marked the point at which everyone’s life changed. Lockdown has had, amongst many other effects, a profound impact on how and where we work and the very nature of the job we do. The […]
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Velocity Trade Signs with Integral

Integral has been selected by broker dealer Velocity Trade to employ its workflow automation and trading technology across Velocity Trade’s e-FX and CFD trading network. Integral’s cloud technology offers full automation and customisation of the workflow, including pricing and risk management tools, alongside a trading platform and mobile trading app which supports Velocity Trade’s suite […]
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SocGen Joins FXSpotStream

Societe Generale has become the 15th liquidity provider to join FX SpotStream – it joins just months after Barclays was unveiled as LP number 14. “After announcing the addition of Barclays last quarter, we continue the momentum and are pleased to welcome Societe Generale as the 15th liquidity provider on our Service – we expect […]
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Beatty Joins FlexTrade

Paul Beatty has joined FlexTrade as director of business development – he will be based in New York and joins from Spotex, where he was a managing director having joined the firm in January 2019 after a short spell at TP Icap. Prior to the inter-dealer broking firm, Beatty spent more than 17 years at […]
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DTCC Unveils Projects to Increase Digitisation in Markets

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has unveiled plans to explore the benefits of digitalisation in the public and private markets and whether new technologies can strengthen post-trade processes and reduce risks and costs. The proposals are contained in two case studies that advance the organisation’s efforts to evaluate new ways to enhance post-trade […]
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IHS Markit Buys Catena Technologies

IHS Markit has acquired Singapore-based Catena Technologies, a regulatory trade reporting provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and IHS says the impact on its earnings will be “non-material”. Catena was founded by its chairman, Randall Duran, in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of trade reporting […]
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