Market Infrastructure

Articles

09 Sep 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Washington, DC – FIA today published a new policy paper in consultation with its members across the cleared derivatives industry on climate-related risks for financial markets and the global economy. The paper focuses on how the industry is already addressing this issue, and highlights potential partnerships with the public sector to help build a more sustainable economy in the long term. 

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11 Aug 2020 — Deputy Editor

The new route offers the fastest speed for the transmission of market data and trade execution between North American and Latin American major financial markets.

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, is announcing the completion of a route between Sao Paulo, Brazil, and New York, USA.

The route connects two Avelacom points-of-presence (PoPs) - between Brazilian exchange group (B3) colocation facilities and Carteret, New Jersey, the data centre for Nasdaq.

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05 Aug 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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31 Jul 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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29 May 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Whilst within the capital markets settlement has well proven settlement platforms, in the B2B market there is a big possibility of innovation. This release covers one such announcement, I expect there will be more from other established players.

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15 Apr 2020 — Deputy Editor

SWIFT has announced the cancellation of this year's Sibos. Due to take place in Boston from 5-8 October, the event is the latest event to be canceleld due to COVID-19.

Sibos brings together 8,000 attendees from banks, market infrastructures, corporates and technology partners.

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24 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

The current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to work from home and to practice "social distancing". As such, it's not surprising that many trading floors have closed over the past days including LME, CME, CBOE and, only yesterday, NYSE.

 

The Rise of the Machines

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20 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

Extreme market movements are driving market participants to use high speed strategies to keep pace. As a result Avelacom has announced a 35% increase in the volume of data transferred between exchanges in March, with trading by FX and cryptocurrency clients driving much of this growth.

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19 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has concluded its review of the LSEG takeover of Refinitiv under Section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 and has determined that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the Transaction.

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17 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

FundsDLT, a blockchain-based technology platform for the investment fund industry, has closed its Series A round. New investors include Clearstream, Credit Suisse AM, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, and Natixis IM.

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12 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

A new (and public) report from Greenwich illustrates the challenges for the industry broken down by sell- and buy-side. 

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15 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Visitors to the GlobalCollateral website will see a message saying that the two components of the service are doing on independant paths from now on

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