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OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that the firm is offering customers immediate access to Liffe US products following their transition to Intercontinental Exchange’s futures exchanges and clearing houses.

Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with ULLINK, a provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, for the combined sale of NYFIX and Metabit, both units of NYSE Technologies. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ULLINK, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and connectivity to the financial community, has entered into an agreement to acquire NYFIX and Metabit from NYSE Technologies, part of Intercontinental Exchange. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014.

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) today announced they have signed a strategic agreement to expand CSE’s activity in the North Western and Central African regions.

Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, today announced that it has completed the expansion of its hosting platform into the NYSE, NYSE MKT, Arca, Arca Options and Amex Options exchange colocation facility in Mahwah. This latest expansion will allow Options customers the unique ability to leverage exchange colocation services, using a single provider, for every lit and dark equity and options market in the United States.

Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with SR Labs for the sale of the Wombat Financial Software, a unit of NYSE Technologies. The transaction is expected to close in third-quarter 2014 and terms were not disclosed.

Volta, developer and operator of central London’s newest purpose-designed, carrier-neutral data centre, today announced a further expansion of its team, with the addition of Adam Bradshaw as Senior Sales Executive. Adam joins Volta from TelecityGroup and will be responsible for new business as well as the management of existing client relationships.

xCelor, a leading supplier of high-performance trading solutions based in Chicago is proud to announce its next-generation Layer 1 network switch, the xPort XPM² (“XPM-Squared”). Adding to the xPort family of layer one switches, the XPM² adds an FPGA to bring processing closer to the network.

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services and NOREXECO ASA today announced a cooperation in which NOREXECO has licensed the M7 trading technology for a new regulated exchange for the trading of derivatives on products from the forestry and paper industry. NOREXECO will become a renewable commodities exchange based in Norway.