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Blockchain Could Shorten Settlement Time, Paxos Exec Says

Another frontier for application of blockchain distributed ledger technology could be shortening the settlement cycle for securities trades, says an executive at Paxos, the blockchain technology...
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West Coast Hedge Fund Reduces Trade Errors With LiquidityBook

Since San Francisco-based multi-strategy hedge fund Pier 88 Investment Partners implemented LBX Buyside POEMS (Portfolio, Order and Execution Management System) from service provider LiquidityBook in...
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Tullett Prebon To Feed Data To Murex Trading Platform

Trading, risk and processing solutions provider Murex has partnered with Tullett Prebon Information (TPI) to use its real-time, end-of-day and historic price information for internal model validation...
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ESMA Raises Alarm About Systematic Internalisers

The European Securities and Markets Authority’s chair, Steven Maijoor, has raised an issue concerning the use of systematic internalisers (SIs) to circumvent MiFID II rules, writing to European...
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When Is Lower Latency Worth The Effort?

Shaving response times by nanoseconds can produce value in high-frequency trading, but the cost of achieving that size of an improvement in latency, in resources and time, can be too high for trading...
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ICE Atrium Acquisition Streamlines New York-Toronto Low Latency Ties

The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) acquisition of TMX Atrium, the wireless and extranet infrastructure services business owned by Canadian exchange operator TMX Group, could expand the low latency...
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Symphony Looks To Leverage New FinTech Members

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Symphony Software Foundation, a non-profit financial services open source software organization, has added three new “silver tier” members in an effort to include more fintech...
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Housden Brings Capital Markets Focus To Colt

Network and communications provider Colt Technology Services’ hire of Andrew Housden as vice president of capital markets may herald greater attention and effort on financial markets work by the...
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Trade Surveillance is Challenging, But is There Also a Glint of Opportunity?

If Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) extend the breadth and depth of trade surveillance, could they also provide opportunities for firms that...
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As New Regulation Arrives, Europe Can Expect More Trading Venues

Experts on the European execution venue landscape are split on whether the future of that landscape is consolidation or fragmentation, as they expressed in a panel discussion on the topic at the...

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