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Linedata, the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced that Capital Advisors Group has implemented Linedata Compliance for its institutional separate account business.

Nasdaq today announced plans to leverage blockchain technology as part of an enterprise-wide initiative. Nasdaq will initially leverage the Open Assets Protocol, a colored coin innovation built upon the blockchain. In its first application expected later this year, Nasdaq will launch blockchain-enabled digital ledger technology that will be used to expand and enhance the equity management capabilities offered by its Nasdaq Private Market platform. Nasdaq's blockchain technology will offer efficient, fully-electronic services that facilitate the issuance, transfer, and management of private company securities. Fredrik Voss, Vice President at Nasdaq, has been named the company's Blockchain Technology Evangelist to lead the strategic development of this initiative for Nasdaq.

Ullink, a global provider of market leading electronic trading and connectivity solutions is pleased to announce that CITIC Securities International (CSI), a leading China-focused international investment bank, deployed Ullink’s low latency connectivity platform, order management, algorithmic trading and market making solutions as a fully hosted service, to power its trading desk technology in Asia and the US.  Adding CSI to its growing list of clients adds further reinforcement to Ullink’s expansion plans across the Asian Pacific and Americas regions.

Velocimetrics, the provider of real-time performance monitoring and analysis solutions to the global financial community, today announces it has appointed Ambrotos, a leading technology supplier of low latency trade infrastructure solutions in South Korea, as its official local distributor.

Exegy Inc., a provider of high-performance market data normalization and distribution solutions, has today announced the availability of six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues. The new additions expand Exegy’s broad portfolio of over 200 market data feed handlers, including feed handlers for leading bank portals and ECN platforms for currency trading. Today, Exegy announced support for an additional six bank portals: Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Nomura, and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced a partnership with Integration Systems, a global software solutions provider for the financial markets, which enables Integration Systems’ new and existing customers to leverage the power of Zing, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) which is aimed at environments requiring low latency and high performance.

Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, andx Quant, a leading financial technology vendor in mainland China with particular focus on providing quantitative financial solutions for the greater China region, today announced the details of a new partnership agreement.

Beltone Financial (“Beltone”), a leading regional investment bank headquartered in Egypt, has become the first market maker on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), providing liquidity on the bourse’s recently launched Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) that tracks the EGX30 index called XTMisr (EGX30ETF.CA).

OpenLink, the global leader in trading and risk management solutions to the financial services, corporate, energy, and commodities industries, today announced that Bank of the West has implemented OpenLink’s Findur solution for its Capital Markets and Treasury operations. The implementation included a number of workflows to automate and facilitate both pre and post sales business activities.