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ICBC Asia adopts Thomson Reuters’ FXall via Electronic Trading

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Source: ICBC/Thomson Reuters

ICBC (Asia) is now the first Chinese bank to initiate a 24 hour price streaming on Thomson Reuters' platform FXall via Electronic Trading.

Nasdaq to provide SMARTS to EBS BrokerTec

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Source: Nasdaq/EBS BrokerTec

Nasdaq will deliver its SMARTS Market Surveillance technology to EBS BrokerTec, monitoring US Treasuries, FX, and US and EU repo markets order submission and trading behavior.

Albert Maasland to take over as CEO of CAB and CAIM

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Source: Crown Agents Bank (CAB) and Crown Agents Investment Management (CAIM)

Albert Maasland is set to take over from Richard Jones as CEO of Crown Agents Bank (CAB) and Crown Agents Investment Management (CAIM).

SWIFT’s gpi goes live with leading transaction banks

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Source: SWIFT

SWIFT's gpi service, which officially went live in January, now has a number of the world's leading transaction banks using it.

Frontierpay raising awareness of importance of compliant payments

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Source: Frontierpay

Frontierpay will work to educate the Global Payroll Association and the Expat Academy on the importance of reliable, secure and compliant payments.

Blockchain specialists SETL open Global Engineering Centre in Ipswich

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | Source: SETL

Financial blockchain specialist, SETL, has opened its Global Engineering Centre in Ipswich, UK, and has taken on 10 new staff.

ACTIV Financial launch ACTIV X-ray in partnership with big xyt

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | Source: ACTIV Financial/big xyt

ACTIV X-ray Store, a tick data store created through a collaboration between ACTIV Financial and big xyt, is set to be launched.

TradAir introduces new modular architecture for trading platform

Posted on: 15 February 2017 | Source: TradAir

TradAir's major upgrade of its trading platform will see it introduce modular architecture that it says will improve performance and reduce latency.

Saxo Payments introduces Banking Circle Virtual IBAN

Posted on: 14 February 2017 | Source: Saxo Payments

Saxo Payments is launching a virtual IBAN service as an extension of its Banking Circle platform, called Banking Circle Virtual IBAN.

New Cinnober subsidiary forms management team with Patrick Tessier as COO

Posted on: 14 February 2017 | Source: Cinnober

Cinnober's new subsidiary to provide real-time post-trade technology and services to investment banks appoints Patrick Tessier as COO.

BTL working on blockchain pilot with leading energy companies

Posted on: 14 February 2017 | Source: BTL Group

BTL Group's blockchain pilot, which uses the company's Interbit platform, explores how the technology can drive down costs associated with energy trading.

Colt welcomes Andrew Housden as VP of Capital Markets

Posted on: 14 February 2017 | Source: Colt

Andrew Housden, formally VP of Global Finance Accounts at BT Global Services, has joined Colt as the company's VP of Capital Markets.

Moneycorp continues efforts to support exporting UK SMEs

Posted on: 14 February 2017 | Source: Moneycorp

Moneycorp partners with the Department for International Trade's 'Exporting is GREAT' campaign to support and encourage SMES to export goods.

Arendt to use Confluence’s Unity NXT Regulatory Reporting for AIFMD

Posted on: 13 February 2017 | Source: Confluence

Arendt has chosen Confluence's Unity NXT Regulatory Reporting AIFMD Transparency Reporting solution to aid customers with complex AIFMD reporting.

Lombard Risk’s COLLINE chosen by Boston-based investment adviser

Posted on: 13 February 2017 | Source: Lombard Risk

Lombard Risk's collateral management solution, COLLINE, has been chosen by a Boston-based investment adviser wanting to bring operations back in-house.

 

 

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