Post Trade Processing

Articles

01 Sep 2021 — Bill Hodgson

CME and Markit have combined four post-trade business lines into one new business 'OSSTRA' including triOptima, MarkitSERV, Traiana and RESET.

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Sell-side Post Trade Modernisation
17 Jun 2021 — Deputy Editor

A majority of sell-side firms are planning on reducing the number of vendors they work with for derivatives middle to back-office technology as they look to modernise and simplify post-trade ecosystems, a study by Acuiti has found.

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15 Jun 2021 — Deputy Editor

4OTC, the FinTech connectivity specialist for FX and digital assets, today announced that Cobalt, a provider of risk and settlement infrastructure for FX and digital assets, is using 4OTC's new TicketLounge service to capture and normalise post trade data onto a single FIX API.

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Derivative reporting podcast
19 Apr 2021 — Bill Hodgson

Don’t miss this explosive coverage of the digital revolution in regulatory reporting happening now with a ground-breaking collaborative effort to get derivatives trade reporting right.

By 2022 the sector will be completely transformed by new digital standards with EMIR Refit and CFTC common domain models which sets the new digital blueprint for regulatory reporting in MiFID III and so much more.

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Global Loan Revolvers - Prodktr
15 Apr 2021 — John Read

Think of a revolver as a credit facility. When a fund ‘goes long’ on a revolver it is selling the ‘right to borrow’ to a counterparty. This paper outlines the concept within the framework of traditional bonds and how you would treat the facility and ensuing term loan using standard accounting functionality for bonds.

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17 Mar 2021 — Deputy Editor

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), has outlined a three-prong plan to further harmonize derivatives trade reporting requirements and deliver against objectives that were originally established by the Group of 20 (G20) at its historic 2009 summit in Pittsburgh.

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Cash breaks
10 Mar 2021 — John Read

Every firm should reconcile expected versus actual cashflows. Cash breaks in this reconciliation show many underlying complex causes.

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15 Jan 2021 — Virginie O'Shea

Why there’s a similarity between adopting a new physical exercise regime and digitally transforming a business...

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13 Jan 2021 — Bill Hodgson

CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced that they have agreed to combine their post-trade services into a new joint venture.

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08 Jan 2021 — Bill Hodgson

PIMCO, Man Group, IHS Markit, State Street, Microsoft and McKinsey & Company today announced the intention to form a new technology-led company, HUB, to build a cloud-based operating platform aimed at transforming asset managers’ operations technology.

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DTCC Post-Trade Processing
07 Oct 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the launch of DTCC Consulting Services, a new advisory service to provide market participants around the world with unparalleled access to the firm’s expertise and experience in post-trade processing.

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17 Jul 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Virginie O'Shea has written a post covering the idea of industry utility platforms and why they haven't seen more take up.  Given the amount of cost in the post-trade space for processing transactions it would seem an idea ripe for investment.

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