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Avelacom launches low latency access to market data from Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul bourse

Mon, 26/06/2017 - 10:38

Avelacom, a provider of infrastructure and connectivity solutions for trading, has expanded its network to Riyadh with the aim of allowing global capital markets to access low-latency, real-time market data feeds across various asset classes of Saudi Stock Market (Tadawul). »

Bill Neuman, Eze Software

Eze Software launches MiFID II commission management platform

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:49

Eze Software is rolling out a new cloud-based commission management platform designed to help the buy-side manage MiFID II requirements. »

Mike O'Rourke, Nasdaq

The cross-office machine intelligence revolution

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:13

Up until recently, machine intelligence could only be used by large sell-side institutions and sophisticated quantitative trading groups to improve how they operated in the marketplace. But as technology advances continue to push the depth and breadth of machine learning capabilities, it is allowing financial firms of all shapes and sizes to improve their compliance and trading capabilities. »

Chris Grandi, Abacus

Abacus Group enhances client portal for alt asset managers

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 09:37

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted cloud IT solutions for alternative asset funds, has enhanced its Abacus Client Portal, which gives asset managers greater control of and transparency into their AbacusFLEX cloud services. »

Andrew Haywood, Park Square

Park Square goes live on IHS Markit’s thinkFolio

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:09

Independent credit provider InPark Square Capital (Park Square) has gone live on IHS Markit’s order management and portfolio modelling system, thinkFolio. »

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Misys and D+H join forces to create new fintech company Finastra

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 17:50

Misys and D+H have joined forces to create a diversified global financial software provider which will operate under the new company name Finastra. »

Luke Oubridge, Red Deer

Red Deer and TheySay collaborate to bring deep text analytics services to active investment managers

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 17:46

FinTech company Red Deer and TheySay, a text analytics company created by computational linguists from the University of Oxford specialising in sentiment analysis and emotional AI, are to collaborate on deep text analytics to automatically connect, contextualise and analyse research, market, alternative and social data to facilitate better investment decision-making for active investment managers. »

Eddy Travia, Coinsilium

Coinsilium teams with blockchain-focused hedge fund HyperChain Capital

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 16:26

Coinsilium Group Limited, an accelerator that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HyperChain Capital a hedge fund focused on investing in Blockchain companies. »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle

Understanding the hybrid cloud

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 12:23

Hedgeweek Q&A with Mark Coriaty, Chief Strategy Officer, Eze Castle Integration »

Julien Hammerson, Calastone

Calastone completes first phase of blockchain distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept for the global funds industry

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 08:48

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has successfully completion the first phase of its distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept (PoC) to test the feasibility of using blockchain to develop a common global marketplace for the trading and settlement of mutual funds. »


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