Fisher Appointed NED at First Derivatives

Former eBay and Apple executive Steve Fisher has been named a non-executive director of First Derivatives Group (FD), effective 15 September. Fisher brings an extensive array of product development experience in technology and software ranging from telecoms to enterprise software and online transaction platforms. He was formerly chief technology officer of eBay, where he led […]
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Deutsche Borse Buys Stake in Quantitative Brokers

Deutsche Börse is acquiring a majority interest in Quantitative Brokers, an independent provider of advanced execution algorithms and data-driven analytics for futures, options and interest rate markets. The fintech company has operations in New York, London, Sydney and Chennai. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and the founders of QB are retaining “significant portions” […]
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Single Dealer Platforms – Coming Full Circle

Following the launch last week of FX Inside 7.0, in this supported article Colin Lambert talks to Vikas Srivastava, chief revenue officer of Integral, about why the single dealer platform is suddenly getting more attention and why FX Inside is different. Colin Lambert: FX Inside is very much aimed at the banking and broking community […]
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BNP Paribas, Digital Asset, Roll Out DLT Apps

BNP Paribas Securities Services has announced a new partnership with Digital Asset to design a number of real-time trade and settlement apps using DAML smart contracts. The new apps will provide market participants in Asia Pacific with real-time access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX)’s anticipated DLT -based trading and […]
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VolatilityFX to Offer Free Options Analytics

FX options technology provider VolatilityFX says it is offering free FX options analytics to independent traders. The service will offer implied volatility surfaces, expected value surfaces and strike matrices, the firm says. The service overlays a subscription-based service that offers a full options pricer, 3D risk matrices and what the firm calls a systematic trade […]
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Virtu Launches Prism Frontier TCA for Traders

Virtu Financial, which provides trading technology and liquidity, announced the continued expansion of its execution services offering with the launch of Prism Frontier, a post-trade analytics tool designed to provide transparency and forensics around client executions. Last month, Virtu released a TCA product for FX algo execution. In order to perform meaningful analysis of execution […]
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Refinitiv, Microsoft, Partner on Market Data

Refinitiv and Microsoft are partnering to deliver connectivity, market data and insight to financial markets participants – under the agreement, Refinitiv says it will creating new products and go to market services on Microsoft Azure, while expanding its use of Microsoft 365 and Teams, to help the financial community connect, collaborate and communicate. Refinitiv says […]
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In the FICC of It

There’s a slightly different feel to this week’s podcast as Colin Lambert is, not for the first time, given an education in the workings of Profit & Loss! With Forex Network Chicago nearly upon us, Michelle Hemstedt, commercial director at P&L, joins Lambert to explain how our virtual event is going to work, including an […]
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Citi, JPM, State Street Make Strategic Investment in Capitolis

Capitolis, an SaaS platform that provides financial resource optimisation for capital markets, today announces the completion of a strategic investment from Citi, JP Morgan and State Street. The transaction represents a collaborative effort by the three leading global financial institutions to drive further adoption of Capitolis’ proprietary technology platform, which helps financial institutions free up […]
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Goldman Sachs Launches FX Swaps Axe UI

Goldman Sachs has launched a new Axe UI on its Marquee single dealer platform that allows clients to access dynamic axes streamed by the bank in FX swaps. With the launch, the bank is aiming to disrupt the traditional voice driven delivery of axes and create a more efficient trading infrastructure for FX swaps. The […]
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