Application software and services firm, Misys, has released the latest version of its buy-side tool, Sophis Value v5. The new version provides greater transparency for traditional and alternative asset managers from pre-trade activities to portfolio, risk management and back-office processes, says the firm. New features include a new interface, risk management capabilities, support for compliance with derivatives requirements in Dodd-Frank and EMIR, expansion of cross-asset and alternative investment coverage and a new investment accounting module.
MT4i and Tradable have partnered and launched Tradable’s B2B ‘Certified App Developer Programme,’ designed to offer brokers and service providers access to app developers for its trading platform. To coincide, MT4i has developed a Tradable version, in 12 languages, of its suite of trading tools. Tradable allows traders to create a customised online trading platform using third-party apps to create their trading experience.
FX liquidity from Sucden Financial is now available via the open trading platform, Tradable. Sucden offers access to spot foreign exchange, spot bullion, futures, equities and CFDs, on an STP basis through the system. tradable is an open-source front-end trading platform which allows traders to create a customised online platform using third party-developed apps.
Czech Republic-based derivatives trader, RSJ, has taken on KX Systems’ kdb+ tool to support its algorithmic trading interests. RSJ collects data on a number of instruments and needs to process this at high speeds. The firm says that it has already seen significant reductions in processing times.
FX brokerage services provider, IBFX Australia has launched South African rand (ZAR) currency pair trading on its trading platform, TradeStation, driven by growing interest in FX in the region. IBFX now offers 42 currency pairs for trading, as well as trading in gold and silver, and contracts-for-difference in oil and related products.
Trading services provider, Broadway Technology, has partnered with Westpac Institutional Bank, to implement a high-performance trading platform across Westpac’s global franchise. Broadway’s trading platform gives Westpac access to deeper liquidity and tighter pricing, in order to provide more efficient execution of trades for clients.