TradingScreen, Seed, Partner for Crypto Access

TradingScreen (TS) has announced a partnership and product integration between its order and execution management system (OEMS) Markts and digital asset exchange Seed Digital Commodities Market. The agreement will provide traders with access to new digital asset classes and currencies through a centralised network for institutional market participants. Additionally, TS says Markts will look to further […]
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Integral’s TrueFX Records First Trades

Integral says that its TrueFX network has executed the first set of disclosed trades between FXCM, AxiCorp, Velocity Trade and electronic market makers. The platform has been designed, Integral says,  to provide all market participants with direct access to FX liquidity through a single point of credit intermediation and technology integration. Delivered in a cloud […]
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BestX Unveils Fill Position Metrics

BestX has rolled out its Q1 technology release, included in which is a new fill position metric for FX traders, a product that the firm believes adds another valuable dimension to analysing the performance of algos. To compute the metric, BestX takes tick data during the execution window and then compares that to the prices […]
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JPM Launches FX Pricing Engine in Singapore

JP Morgan has become the latest FX player to establish an e-FX trading and pricing engine in Singapore as it seeks to speed up execution for clients in the region. It joins a host of trading firms and platforms to set up a presence in the city state as part of a plan announced by […]
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Mainbloq, TradingScreen, Enter Crypto Partnership

Order and execution management system (OEMS) provider TradingScreen (TS), has signed a strategic partnersip with digital currency trading platform Mainbloq, to integrate former’s TradeSmart with the latter’s cryptocurrency trading technology. Driving the partnership, the firms say, is increasing demand among the buy-side to trade multi-asset classes via one centralised platform, enabling greater operational efficiencies and […]
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Firms Claim Industry First for Surveillance

Regtech firm Rimes and communication compliance solution provider Soteria say they have completed the first stage of their product integration project, thus providing integrated trade and communication monitoring to provide financial firms with comprehensive surveillance capabilities. The firms say that adhering to growing regulations and evolving regulatory surveillance capabilities is technically complex and both data- […]
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And Another Thing…

As I am making predictions this week, and for once it seems to have gone OK (still time, I know), let’s maintain the momentum. When the world comes out of this crisis, financial markets will look different, but very familiar to some. I was talking to a friend who runs a fintech business in our […]
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In the FICC of It

The podcast lives up to its name this week with an in-depth look at conditions in fixed income, credit and FX markets as volatility spikes continue in markets generally. After a few observations on bitcoin’s failure to live up to its hype as a hedge in times of turmoil and conditions in the FX market […]
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Desjardins Signs with SmartTrade

Canadian financial services company Desjardins has selected LiquidityFX, SmartTrade’s fully hosted and managed FX platform, to provide enhanced FX services to its clients. SmartTrade’s solution includes connectivity, aggregation, pricing, distribution, risk management, post-trade and a customisable HTML5 user interface. In addition, Desjardins will be able to provide its traders and retail customers with pricing on […]
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TransFICC, SoftSolutions to Provide Connectivity for IRS

TransFICC, a provider of low-latency connectivity and workflow services for fixed income and derivatives markets, and SoftSolutions, which develops platforms that integrate with electronic exchanges and venues, have announced a partnership for interest rate swaps. Using TransFICC’s ‘One API for eTrading’ platform, SoftSolutions will be able to offer its clients access to IRS e-trading, in […]
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