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IHS Markit

EBSI, ThinkFolio, Link Up

CME Group’s EBS has connected to IHS Markit’s ThinkFolio solution, to enable the latter’s clients to access liquidity from the EBS Institutional platform (EBSI). Additionally, mutual clients of IHS Markit and EBSI will benefit from ThinkFolio’s cash and currency management capabilities, analytics and liquidity. The integration of workflows across the two systems will enable portfolio […]

Two FX Specialists Leave IHS Markit?

Industry sources tell Profit & Loss that two FX specialists have left IHS Markit. FX market veteran and director in the customer solutions business, Sue Attwood, is believed to have left, as have David Mallinder, director, FX sales at the firm. Attwood’s departure ends an 11-year career at the firm which started when she joined […]

Cassini Systems, IHS Markit, Team Up for Automated Margining

Cassini Systems and IHS Markit have announced that they are partnering to automate the calculation of margin estimates within the latter’s ThinkFolio service. They claim that the collaboration will, for the first time, provide pre-trade analytics for OTC and exchange-traded derivatives directly within ThinkFolio. Global regulatory updates such as EMIR and Dodd-Frank have resulted in […]

Goldman Sachs Joins CLS, IHS Service

CLS and IHS Markit have announced that Goldman Sachs has joined their cross-currency swaps settlement service, bringing the number of settlement members to eight. The service is an extension of CLS’s payment-versus-payment (PvP) settlement service and uses the MarkitServ trade confirmation platform to allow CLS Settlement members to send their cross-currency swaps in for settlement. […]

Capitalab Connects to LCH SwapAgent for Margin Services

Capitalab, a division of BGC Brokers LP, today announced the execution and subsequent compression of its first swaption margin optimisation trades leveraging LCH SwapAgent, a service for the non-cleared derivatives market. As part of Capitalab’s Rates Initial Margin Optimisation service, swaption notional was created between Nomura and Deutsche Bank and processed by LCH SwapAgent. The […]

TraditionData Hires Three

TraditionData has unveiled three senior hires with Jeffrey Maron, New York-based, and Jim Swanson, London-based, joining the firm as global head of product and global vendor relations manager respectively, while Nobuyuki Ikeda has been appointed as a senior business development manager based in Tokyo. Maron joins the group from IHS Markit where he was managing […]

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 […]

TradingScreen and ThinkFolio Link Up

TradingScreen has announced a certified integration with ThinkFolio, IHS Markit’s investment management platform, ensuring that mutual clients benefit from a standardised and certified interface between the two platforms which will provide scalability and reduce costs, the firm says. The certification offers ThinkFolio clients access to TradingScreen’s EMS functionality that can be quickly adopted as a SaaS […]

Report Highlights Major Slowdowns in US Growth

In a recent report from IHS Markit, the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has revealed faltering US business activity and a slowdown in US private sector output growth in May. IHS Markit’s Flash US Composite PMI Output Index, which accounts for services and manufacturing data from IHS Markit’s PMI surveys, came in at 50.9 in May, […]

IHS Markit Teams Up with Cobalt for Post-Trade FX

IHS Markit is partnering with Cobalt through its MarkitSERV business to deliver and sell post-trade processing services for FX, and is also making a strategic investment in the firm.“In working together, MarkitSERV and Cobalt will offer a shared post-trade infrastructure designed to replace legacy technology and manual processes, bringing increased efficiency and reduced operational risk to the FX market,” says IHS Markit in a release issued today.The integration between the firms is already complete, with trade data flowing from customers and trading venues via MarkitSERV into the Cobalt platform.