Trading Technology


Nasdaq OMX NLX reinforces pricing proposition

New London derivatives market Nasdaq OMX NLX has partnered with technology specialist SuperDerivatives in a bid to ensure its pricing is as sound as possible, ahead of its looming battle to take business from its European derivatives rivals.

TriOptima tool targets OTC derivatives reporting business

As new rules governing the central reporting of OTC derivatives take effect across the G20 nations, TriOptima, a subsidiary of broker ICAP, has said it will verify and reconcile OTC derivatives data from US post-trade utility the DTCC’s trade repository – making it the first provider to do so.

Nasdaq OMX to monitor US platform performance with CorvilNet

Nasdaq OMX plans to implement operational performance monitoring across its US trading platforms using software from Corvil. The CorvilNet performance monitoring system will provide the exchange group with the ability to simultaneously analyse activity at the network, application and trading layers. The information that is captured will allow it to alert for anomalies in real […]

NYSE Liffe puts London derivatives ambitions on ICE

ICE Clear Europe is to begin clearing for NYSE Liffe’s London derivatives market on 1 July, marking the end of NYSE’s migration from LCH Clearnet, and the beginning of ICE’s integration with NYSE Euronext, which it purchased in December for $8.2 billion.

New London derivatives exchange set to open this week

Nasdaq OMX NLX , the new London market offering a range of both short-term interest rate and long-term interest rate euro- and sterling-denominated listed derivative products will launch this Friday following regulatory approval.

Putting the back office in the spotlight: the widespread impact of T2S

Europe’s post-trade infrastructure is undergoing significant change, driven by the implementation of the single settlement platform Target2-Securities and the forthcoming CSD Regulation. As a result, market participants need to review their current back office system capabilities.

LSE hires SunGard man as MillenniumIT chief exec

Millennium Information Technologies, the IT subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange has appointed John Mackay “Mack” Gill, as its new chief executive office, taking over from company founder Tony Weeresinghe, who will become non-executive chairman with a global business development role.

Is a waiting game a smart approach for post-trade service efficiency?

It’s often been said that the financial services industry is evolutionary rather than revolutionary, and in some instances this may have proved to be a safe bet. The industry is littered with systems that have grown out of cottage industry and ‘fitting square pegs into round hole, writes Paul Taylor, director global matching, Swift. However, we […]

Italy’s SIA set to connect to New York as recovery plan bears fruit

Milan-based financial technology firm SIA is expanding its reach to New York later this year in a move that caps the latest-phase of a three-year recovery plan for the firm. The extension of SIA’s Financial Ring to New York follows that activation of a hub in Frankfurt is the third cornerstone, after Milan and London, […]

DTCC and Euroclear target collateral shortfall

US post-trade services company the DTCC and Belgian settlement specialist Euroclear are planning to create a joint service that aims to provide better, safer collateral management for market participants.

MTS plans move on US fixed income markets

MTS, the European electronic fixed income marketplace majority owned by the London Stock Exchange, plans to open a platform for US institutional investors, allowing them direct access for the first time.

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