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06 August 2020 — Deputy Editor

Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, a buy side-owned trading venue for block executions, has hired industry veteran Ilisa Gruber as a sales and relationship manager.

Based in Chicago, Gruber will oversee Luminex's relationships with top clients among its more than 200 buy-side, institutional investors.

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05 August 2020 — Kirston Winters

In the latest development in the IBOR transition, on the weekend of July 25th, we saw the major CCPs perform the much-anticipated Euro discounting and price alignment transition from using EONIA to EuroSTR (a.k.a. €STR) for all Euro OTC interest rate products.

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05 August 2020 — Deputy Editor

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, is launching its low latency network, market data and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions for B3's market participants.

Traders on B3 will be able to access high capacity trading links and IT resources, with better Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), without any compromise in data speed.

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Market Infrastructure
03 August 2020 — Joakim Strömberg

The recent decision by regulators to delay the final two phases of the uncleared margin rules (UMR) certainly provides additional time...

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Collateral Management
31 July 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The Bank of England will work with Accenture to develop and build this new world class payments service.

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Market Infrastructure

Announcements See All

04 August 2020

THETA, the specialist provider of buy-side trading technology as a service, has been accepted onto the Microsoft for Startups programme.

Through this programme, THETA will continue to build a strategic collaborative technology partnership with Microsoft. With access to a variety of Microsoft technical and business resources including partners and tools, the firm will continue to build and scale its business and service offerings covering cloud technology, best practice, and business development.

27 April 2020

CFH, the prime of prime broker, has joined the Gold-i Matrix NETwork, extending its liquidity coverage to include Hedge Funds and Asset Managers.

Through Matrix NET, CFH can offer a direct connection to a Fund Manager via FIX API, providing trading transparency, P&L visibility, and reporting.

23 April 2020

Banco Monex has become the first Latin American third-party service provider of CLS’s payment-versus-payment (PvP) FX settlement service, CLSSettlement.

Banco Monex has been a CLSSettlement member since 2018 and now is enabling its clients to participate as third parties, helping them to mitigate settlement risk while significantly enhancing liquidity efficiencies for the Mexican market.