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Xignite Funding Round Opens Door to Asian Markets

Xignite, a provider of market data cloud solutions for fintech firms and financial institutions, has raised $20.5 million in a funding round led by Tokyo based Quick, a member of the Nikkei Group and...
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Intelligent Trading Summit: MiFID II Tops the List of Regulatory Challenges

Regulation will have a significant impact on the trading community this year with Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) expected to present the most onerous challenges. Other...
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Intelligent Trading Summit Discusses the Potential of High Performance Technologies and the Drag of Regulation

A-Team Group’s Intelligent Trading Summit got off to a great start last week with A-Team chief content officer Andrew Delaney enjoying a fireside chat with BNP Paribas head of electronic execution...
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Itiviti Details Plans Following its Formation through the Unification of Orc and CameronTec

Itiviti has set out development plans following its formation through the unification of Orc Group, a provider of electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, and CameronTec Group, a...
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MiFID II: A Little Too Much Transparency?

Has transparency gone too far under planned revisions to the reporting requirements of the 2007 Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)? Market participants say that it will expose...
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DTCC Promotes Development of Distributed Ledger Technology

DTCC has thrown its weight behind distributed ledger technology as a means of modernising post-trade processes and says it is in the best position to coordinate evaluation and standardisation of the...
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All That’s New at A-Team Intelligent Trading Summit

With just two weeks to go until A-Team Group’s Intelligent Trading Summit in London, we are getting pretty excited about the event’s line up of speakers, who will address everything from the...
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MiFID II: Putting the Clock Back

The type of trader you are will determine how you set your watch. That is the upshot of ‘RTS 25: Draft regulatory technical standards on clock synchronization’ published by the European Securities...
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Creating Back Office 2.0 – Reinventing Trade Processing on the Block Chain

By Pete Harris, Principal, Lighthouse Partners Financial markets firms seem to be forever complaining about an increasingly competitive marketplace that is driving down revenues and increased...
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Five Markets and Technology Predictions for 2016

By Jock Percy, CEO at Perseus Overall, 2015 was a fascinating year for the financial markets and, by extension, for financial technology solutions providers. At a macroeconomic level, the slowdown of...

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