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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 […]

Refinitiv Expands FX Post-Trade, Compliance Services

Refinitiv has launched Refinitiv Compliance Archive (RCA), a unified compliance archive for unstructured message and trade data from more than 50 sources, which is designed to help compliance teams reconstruct, oversee and efficiently analyse activity. The archive and supervision system is the latest initiative in the 13-year strategic technology collaboration between Refinitiv Messenger Compliance and […]

FIA Tech Selects Baton for Futures Payments

FIA Tech, which provides fintech solutions for the futures industry, has selected post-trade service provider Baton Systems, to accelerate brokerage payments and shorten the settlement cycle for its customers. Historically, futures brokers have been burdened by long collection periods, increased costs and write-offs with disparate and error-prone processes across the global network of futures exchanges, […]

StanChart Signs with Cobalt

The foreign exchange post-trade infrastructure provider Cobalt, has announced that Standard Chartered is the latest client to sign, adding that as an emerging market bank, this move will allow more market participants to experience the benefits and cost savings that Cobalt’s infrastructure provides. “As a global FX participant we realise the need for market standardisation,” […]

ChartIQ Introduces Post-Trade Visualization

ChartIQ, a fintech company that specialises in data and charting software, today introduced Post-Trade Visualization, a software solution that it says provides order transparency. Post-Trade Visualization enables financial firms to meet regulatory compliance requirements like Dodd-Frank and MiFID II by organising the relevant data related to an order and visually mapping an order’s lifecycle in one place, […]

Knight Joins Baton Systems

Baton Systems, a provider of distributed ledger-based post-trade solutions for capital markets, has appointed Alex Knight as head of EMEA, based in London. Knight spent the last 18 years at Citi, where he held various senior positions in the UK, Asia and Australia, and worked in the bank’s FX prime brokerage business, where he held […]

The 20 for 20 Countdown – Part One

It’s been a busy 20 years since Profit & Loss launched. Colin Lambert and Galen Stops have picked out 20 key events or trends during that time and asked senior industry figures for their perspective on them – here’s numbers 20-16. 20. A New Currency for a New Era While the big event of 1999 […]

2019 Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards

More than 3,000 votes were cast in this year’s Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards, which created strong competition throughout the categories. For the first time categories for cryptocurrency markets were introduced and proved to be very popular, alongside the more traditional categories. Here then, are this year’s winners: Best Market Maker (Major Currencies) JP […]

Credit Pricing Under the Spotlight at P&L New York

In recent years there has been a significant re-pricing of credit, but are there more adjustments to come?This will be one of the key themes addressed by speakers at the upcoming Profit & Loss conference on March 27.Senior figures at Eaton Vance, Citi and JP Morgan will discuss some of the key factors impacting how credit is priced in the FX market, and discuss the major trends shaping post-trade decisions amongst trading firms.Talking points for the event will include:How are the structures of FXPB businesses changing in response to client demands?

P&L Talk Series With: Kate Lowe

Kate Lowe, global head of trade services at State Street, talks to Profit & Loss about how new margin requirements could shape buy side behaviour in the FX market, and why 2019 is likely to be a “staging” year for many of these firms.Profit & Loss: As you’ve been talking to clients at the start of 2019, what’s been the major areas of focus for them?Kate Lowe: Well one of the big talking points at the moment is the impact that the uncleared margin rules (UMR) are going to have on the industry. In September this year, the threshold for firms that have to post initial margin for u