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Linedata, provider of global solutions to the investment management and credit finance industries, today released a major new version of Linedata Longview for Asset Managers, raising the standard in front-office workflow, compliance and risk management. The award winning platform for global asset managers offers a unique, integrated global approach to portfolio management, trading and compliance, this latest release provides enhanced portfolio management tools and workflows, expanded execution management tools and analytics, streamlined allocation tools and advanced compliance monitoring.

In preparation for the rationalisation of the post trade and clearing systems of the London markets of NYSE Liffe (including Clear) and ICE Clear Europe, ICE has determined that it will only retain/operate a single trading and single clearing technology. Consequently, ICE will undertake a migration of post trade and clearing processing for NYSE Liffe products from the existing NYSE Liffe platforms comprising UTP (Universal Trading Platform and Bclear) and UCP (Universal Clearing Platform) to the ICE Trading and Clearing Platforms.

EBS, ICAP's market-leading electronic FX business, announces today that it has appointed Paul Allmark as Global Head of e-Commerce Solutions. Paul will join the EBS Executive Management team and report to CEO Gil Mandelzis.

Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), the leading U.S.-based transport and IP services provider, announced today its launch of the fastest route between 300 Blvd East, Weehawken, NJ and 755 Secaucus Road, NY4, Secaucus, NJ. The new route is delivered via wireless RF technology through HFN’s exclusive partnership with ULL Networks.

Fonetic, the leaders in voice recognition and linguistics analytics for the financial services sector, has today announced the creation of Fonetic USA, a fully operational New York-based entity. The Madrid-headquartered firm, which has successfully delivered its industry-leading Linguistics Voice Platform to financial organisations including Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) and Santander Group, is now actively seeking US-based customers. Fonetic USA will be led by Simon Richards, previously VP Global Sales & Marketing, Fonetic.

Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, today announced a significant addition to the firm’s global team with the appointment of former NYSE Euronext executive, Richard Hughes. Mr. Hughes, who was most recently responsible for Global Business Development at NYSE Technologies, NYSE Euronext’s commercial technology division, joins the IaaS provider as Senior Vice President, Managing Director for Europe.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) successfully launched its colocation centre on Monday 12 May 2014, which allows JSE clients to place their trading equipment in the JSE data centre and allow for the fastest access to all JSE markets.

Trading Technologies International, (TT) and VeloxPro, global providers of market-leading connectivity and trading solutions for the financial community, today announced they have partnered to integrate VeloxPro’s BookMap order-book visualization solution with TT's execution management system (EMS) software.

BondEdge Solutions, an Interactive Data company and leading provider of fixed income portfolio management software, today announced a new suite of equity analysis and reporting tools. This expanded offering will deliver cross-asset portfolio analysis and reporting capabilities.