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BT has built out its Netrix range of trading turrets with Netrix HiTouch, a turret that integrates with services delivered by the BT Radianz Cloud as well as with trading applications and market data. The turret is designed to support complex trading strategies requiring high touch collaboration and communication among traders, clients and counterparties, and complement low touch automated trading.

CMC Markets, a provider of spread betting, foreign exchange and contracts for difference trading, has selected smartTrade Technologies’ LiquidityFX trading solution for FX and precious metals on the basis of its no brokerage fee model, delivery as a cloud-based managed service and collocation with liquidity providers across Equinix data centres in New York, Tokyo and London.

Etrali Trading Solutions has pulled together functionality it offers around the recording, storing and retrieval of traders’ voice calls to deliver Etrali Check Suite, a solution designed to help firms maintain compliance on the trading floor.

By Georges Bory, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Quartet FS

The collapse and bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in 2008 is an extreme example of what can happen when the ratio of liquidity holdings to potential debt is inadequate. The bank was hit with a liquidity crisis as a result of the collapse in the sub-prime mortgage market, compromising the liquid resources it had available to pay its creditors. Since this high profile collapse, the liquidity arrangements of financial institutions have been under increasing scrutiny, externally from regulators as well as internally.

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A discussion of the issues surrounding bank-contributed market information for benchmarks and indexes.

Recent scandals involving bank-contributed financial information – most notably 2010's discovery of fraudulent contributions to the widely used the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark – have underscored the lack of transparency and lack of control of the rates and prices financial institutions contribute to industry benchmarks and indexes.

Trading firms are moving on from an obsessive focus on latency reduction to a ‘new normal’ of applying intelligence to high performance trading, to ensure that they are executing the best – most profitable and least risky – trades, and not simply the fastest ones. It's called Intelligent Trading.

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As trading firms look to improve business performance, perhaps using sophisticated strategies running at speed, and regulators demand increased transparency and integrity across trading environments, the need is for tools that can monitor and analyse complex business flows. spoke to Velocimetrics’ CEO Steve Colwill about the need for real-time business insight and how it can be achieved.

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