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February 3, 2016

Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges, clearing houses and data services, announced today that its subsidiary, Interactive Data, will work with AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB) to help the firm evaluate its trade execution quality and perform transaction cost analysis (TCA). The work will be done across various mutual funds and separately managed portfolios using Interactive Data’s Best Execution (Best Ex) service.

February 2, 2016

Nasdaq, the world's leading provider of market technology, today announced it will deliver SMARTS Trade Surveillance compliance technology to Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T). KS&T companies actively participate in a range of energy and commodity markets worldwide.

February 1, 2016

Horizon Software today announced the launch of its new certified gateway to Borsa İstanbul. Horizon is the leading provider of electronic trading and algorithmic technology to the world’s exchanges, banks, brokers and fund managers and provides advanced trade order routing and execution connectivity to more than 80 exchanges. This latest integration will give institutions high-performance connectivity directly to Borsa İstanbul Derivatives Market (VIOP) via Horizon.

January 25, 2016

Chi-X Global Holdings today announced that J.C. Flowers & Co. has entered into an agreement to acquire Chi-X Australia, Chi-X Japan and Chi-Tech Hong Kong.

January 20, 2016

ITG, a leading independent execution broker, announced that it is expanding its Asia Pacific program trading team in response to growing client demand for agency-only PT execution. Paul Warhurst joins ITG in Hong Kong and will work alongside PT trading specialist Simone Turtle. He joins from HSBC Securities where he worked as a cash equity and program trader.

January 20, 2016

Speakerbus, a market leading specialist provider of critical voice collaboration solutions for global financial markets, and Green Key Technologies creator of an award-winning voice workspace designed for financial market collaboration, announced today a unique technology partnership. Under the agreement, users of Green Key's comprehensive voice software can communicate seamlessly with Speakerbus iTurrets clients, effective immediately.

January 18, 2016

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of its EMEA Next Gen Algo suite, which is designed to enhance the trading performance of its institutional Members.

January 15, 2016

Message Automation (MA), the leader in Post Trade Control solutions for derivatives, is pleased to announce that Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), one of the largest regional banks in Switzerland, is the latest firm to select MA to support their trade reporting requirements. This new signing means that BCV joins a fast growing number of customers using MA’s comprehensive trade reporting solution and further expands the portfolio of geographical jurisdictions the company’s solutions cover.

January 15, 2016

DataGenic, the leading global provider of on-premise and in-cloud Smart Commodity Data Management solutions and MDX Technology, the leading provider of data distribution and collaboration solutions for trading functions, are pleased to announce a new partnership that delivers unique real-time data collaboration solutions for the front office, via an extension to the DataGenic platform.

January 13, 2016

Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to financial services and corporate professionals, and Symphony Communication Services, a secure communications and workflow technology company, announced a collaboration to integrate Symphony's secure communications service with Ipreo's suite of capital markets workflow applications.

January 12, 2016

smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions for Tier1, Tier2, regional Banks, Brokers and Asset Managers, has been selected by Bank of China (Hong Kong), a leading regional bank in Hong Kong, to deliver a cutting edge low latency e-FX platform.

January 12, 2016

FD, a leading provider of software and consulting services, announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QuantumKDB (UK) Limited (“Quantum”) for a total consideration of up to £2.2m. The acquisition provides the Group with complementary consultancy expertise to support the growth of its Kx business and is expected to be earnings enhancing in the first full year following acquisition.

January 6, 2016

Fidessa group today announced that Maybank Kim Eng has deployed its equities order management and execution platform as their Asian trading solution for global clients.

January 6, 2016

Nick Wallis has been appointed Head of Sales for TradeGuard, Nasdaq’s pre and at-trade risk management platform, and will be based in the London office. Prior to his appointment Nick spent 5 years as a sales director within the company’s commodities business focused on cleared energy products.

December 21, 2015

Neptune, the open standards network utility for pre-trade indications in bond markets, today confirmed that it is continuing to expand its business to the wider community.

December 17, 2015

McKay Brothers International’s (MBI) Central London POP, adjacent to the London Stock Exchange, is now live. The Central London POP completes MBI’s UK Local millimeter wave network. MBI connects data centers serving major UK equities, interest rate and FX matching engines at the lowest known latency. For example, latency from Slough-LD4 to a MBI’s Central London POP is 272 microseconds round trip. Slough-LD4 to Interxion’s Central London location is covered in 280 microseconds round trip.

December 17, 2015

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, today announced support for futures trading on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM).

December 14, 2015

Horizon Software, the leading provider of trading and algorithmic technology to the world’s financial and trading institutions, today announced that 2015 is set to become a record year for the company, achieving double-digit growth.

December 10, 2015

McObjectR, provider of database management system (DBMS) software for trading and other capital markets applications, announced that Shenzhen Kingdom Technology Co. Ltd., the largest financial securities software developer and systems integrator in China's domestic market, has deployed new order execution system products incorporating McObject's eXtremeDBR DBMS. Based on its present dominant market share, Shenzhen Kingdom expects 40% of professional traders in China to adopt the new VIP Quick Order and VIP Stock Options within two years, Shenzhen Kingdom Chief Architect Guiquan Zhong said.

December 10, 2015

Thomson Reuters is working with third-party order management system (OMS) provider, Eze Software Group, to make it easier for buy-side customers to streamline workflows, improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs. Using Eikon Server API, buy-side customers of Eze Software can now easily consume high-quality, tailored Eikon content and data within Eze OMS on the same desktop, via a single Thomson Reuters data license.

December 9, 2015

LiquidityEdge, a new electronic platform that offers the first multi-participant, fully disclosed relationship-based trading model for the US Treasuries market, has signed up over 60 customers since it commenced live trading, with interest in the platform continuing to grow. The first trades were executed in early Augustwith volumes ramping up throughout the last four months.

December 9, 2015

McObject, provider of database management system (DBMS) software for trading and other capital markets applications, announced that Shenzhen Kingdom Technology Co. Ltd., the largest financial securities software developer and systems integrator in China's domestic market, has deployed new order execution system products incorporating McObject’s eXtremeDB DBMS. Based on its present dominant market share, Shenzhen Kingdom expects 40% of professional traders in China to adopt the new VIP Quick Order and VIP Stock Options within two years, Shenzhen Kingdom Chief Architect Guiquan Zhong said.

December 8, 2015

Nasdaq today announced that it will acquire Chi-X Canada, an Alternative Trading System for Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Securities, from Chi-X Global.  The acquisition will provide Nasdaq with direct access to the Canadian equities market. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016, and be accretive to the company's earnings at closing, excluding transaction-related costs.

December 3, 2015

Fidessa group today announced that it has integrated Hanweck Associate’s VoleraFEED into its award-winning sell-side equities trading platform to provide users with access to high-performance options analytics. VoleraFEED is recognized as the industry’s leading options analytics service.