StanChart takes Solace for FX data messaging

Standard Chartered has rolled out hardware-based messaging vendor Solace Systems’ 3260 message routers, to provide low-latency data distribution between the bank’s offices to support its new global FX trading platform.

RBC deploys Progress Apama

LONDON – RBC Capital Markets has deployed Progress Apama's FX Aggregation system to support its FX dealing operations, the vendor announced last week (September 8).

BAML live on CLS/Traiana by October

NEW YORK - Bank of America Merrill Lynch is due to go live on the CLS/Traiana joint venture trade-aggregation service by October, making it the last of the eight founding banks to begin processing through the service.

CLS targets buy side with Omgeo

NEW YORK - CLS and Omgeo have teamed up to improve post-trade reporting by the buy-side community with the addition of CLS FX instructions to Omgeo’s standard settlement instruction (SSI) database.

Smaller firms take e-FX trading internal

NEW YORK - The face of electronic foreign exchange trading is becoming more diversified as second- and third-tier banks become active contributors of liquidity, concluded panellists participating in the FX Week USA conference in New York last Tuesday …

Post-trade innovation set to drive up volumes

NEW YORK - Post-trade functions will become more important in foreign exchange trading operations as the FX market evolves through greater use of high-frequency trading, according to speakers at the FX Week USA conference on July 13.

Portware eyes streaming liquidity, TCA in FX upgrade

NEW YORK - Execution management system (EMS) vendor Portware has targeted liquidity management, extended algorithmic execution and transaction cost analysis (TCA) with version 5.0 of its Portware FX trading platform, released on July 13.

Smarter trading: exposing the real (time) benefits

Lessons are still being learned from the financial crisis, and financial institutions today keep credit risk constantly in mind. Firms are trying to demonstrate best practices to their clients, but many are trading with out-of-date credit information,…

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