Object Trading’s direct market access suite FrontRunner is now live with clients connected to the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, and is available to provide direct market data and risk-managed trade execution.
ABG Sundal Collier, a Nordic institutional brokerage firm, has chosen SunGard’s Front Arena to replace its former multi-vendor infrastructure for trade execution, order management, and proprietary trading. Front Arena will provide ABGSC with a hosted platform and managed services to help support trading activities from the firm’s offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London and New York. The hosted solution will provide ABGSC’s brokerage and proprietary trading business with premium latency, high bandwidth and access to electronic trading venues to support its global operations and growth goals. ABGSC will also use Front Arena for a consolidated view of open positions, P&L, market exposure, and risk.
Trading Technologies International has connected to Eris Exchange’s SwapBook electronic trading platform. The Eris standard contracts are now accessible to all users of TT’s X_Trader software and related products. In addition, clients may use the Autospreader spread trading tool to trade cross-exchange spreads through TT’s proximity-based Strategy Engine execution servers.
Malaysia’s AmBank Group has gone live with the latest version of Murex’s MX.3 Market Risk Solution. The implementation enables the bank to enhance oversight of its risk management activities across all fixed income businesses and strengthens the bank’s ability to meet increased domestic regulatory and reporting requirements.
AmBank originally selected Murex in 2009 as its solution for FX, FX derivatives, interest rate derivatives and equities as part of a strategic decision of the bank to offer more sophisticated products and processes to its clients.