JPX, one of the world’s largest financial marketplaces, has chosen Cinnober for risk monitoring across the entire Japanese market of equities, bonds, futures, options, CDS and IRS. This follows an announcement earlier this year where JPX selected Cinnober for the clearing of the exchange’s listed derivatives market.
Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, and Pontus Networks, a specialist in improving the performance of software in financial institutions, have launched an Azul Zing®-based edition of PontusVision Thread Manager (PVTM), Pontus’s flagship product which reduces capital and operational IT infrastructure expenditures by improving the way software threads run on specific CPU cores. In a recent benchmark study, the combination of Zing and PVTM helped an investment bank improve the latency of its FX pricing system without changing a single line of code, by reducing the pricing system’s peak latency from receipt of a raw market data tick to sending a FIX market data snapshot to clients by 20X.
Computershare (CPU:ASX) and SETL have today demonstrated Australia’s first working blockchain solution at Computershare’s annual Investor and Analyst day. The two companies are also pleased to announce a joint initiative to establish securities ownership registers using blockchain technology. Computershare is the globe’s leading provider of share registrar and receiving agent services to issuers and plays a crucial role in maintaining accurate and complete records of securities including both dematerialized and certificated ownership.
Talking from TradeTech Europe 2016, Adam De Rose, Associate Director Institutional Sales discusses how Eze Software Group is aiding the front-office in meeting regulatory challenges, particularly around MiFID II.
Talking from TradeTech Europe 2016, Robert Powell, Director of Compliance at IPC tells us how the marketplace is evolving, particularly around compliance and the upcoming market abuse regulation (MAR). Powell discusses advances in biometrics, including using voice print and facial recognition to access telephony and data systems.
Talking from TradeTech Europe 2016, Robert Powell, Director of Compliance discusses IPC's new strategy and expanded focus on compliance, including how the business is preparing clients for upcoming market regulations.
The TRADE magazine in conjunction with ATMonitor, is once again running its industry leading survey of Algorithmic Trading Services. Now in its 9th year running, we invite Hedge Funds to comment on their use of electronic trading services and to rate their algo providers. Please rate your algos by completing the online questionnaire available hereread more
Pressures from all sides are driving buy-side firms around the world to pay ever-closer attention to counterparty exposure. Asset managers are looking critically at their existing processes for monitoring and controlling counterparty risk and often finding them to be inadequate. Here Steven Strange, Compliance Product Manager at Fidessa, looks at how the counterparty landscape has changed for the buy-side, and what can be done to ease the burden.read more