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R3 Completes FX-Focused Distributed Ledger Prototype R3 and 15 member banks of its consortium have completed two distributed ledger prototypes that it claims prove the usefulness of the technology in addressing USD FX trading issues. The banks designed and utilised self-executing transaction agreements – so-called smart contracts -on ...
Enso Financial Analytics, EBS Treasury Launch Partnership Hedge funds portfolio finance and treasury solutions provider Enso Financial Analytics and money market fund platform EBS Treasury have partnered to provide Enso cash and collateral movement workflows. “By connecting the two platforms, Enso clients will be able to make ...
FlexTrade Promises Brexit Certainty with New Frankfurt Office FlexTrade Systems opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, in order to offer local sales and service to the company’s growing German-speaking client base. The new office will be in the same building as the Frankfurt stock exchange.  “The initial ...
Calypso Joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Calypso Technology has joined the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) as a corporate member. The WSBA, which is a non-profit trade association, claims that the addition of Calypso reflects the ever increasing need for blockchain knowledge and expertise across multiple ...
Thomson Reuters Joins R3 Consortium Thomson Reuters has joined R3’s partnership to design and apply distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets. “Thomson Reuters will contribute insights from its work with customers to drive product innovation and transformation in the financial sector ...
Lmrkts, Tradition Team Up for FX Compression Service Lmrkts, a compression provider which recently facilitated the first multilateral FX compression designed to lower counterparty exposures and consolidate cash flows, has agreed a strategic partnership with Tradition to handle execution and compression processing for FX forwards. A limited release ...
XTX Markets Joins Broadway Technology as FX Liquidity Provider XTX Markets has joined Broadway Technology as a liquidity provider in foreign exchange, Broadway announces. “As the liquidity landscape evolves in FX it is important to be able to provide our clients with increased connectivity options to support their business”, ...
CLS and Quandl to Distribute Aggregated FX Trade Data CLS and Quandl, a data platform for economic and financial data, have made standardised and aggregated FX trade reports available via subscription.   This new service will allow CLS to distribute its set of executed trade data to the broader market ...
Pragma Aims to Enhance Transparency with New Database Launch Pragma Securities has launched TradeBase, a relational database that provides clients real-time access to their parent and child FIX order messages.  The aim of this new database is provide clients with greater transparency when facilitating their risk management, compliance, and ...
R3-Led Group Turns to Smart Contracts R3 has announced that it is leading a group investigating the development of master templates for smart contracts that can be used on “blockchain-inspired” platforms. Following the R3 Smart Contract Templates Summits in London and New York in late June, ...