Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Flash Friday
FLASH FRIDAY: The Past, Present and Future of Forest Conservation

FLASH FRIDAY: The Past, Present and Future of Forest Conservation

Climate Week NYC shows the impact of financial firms’ support for a vital cause.


Traders Feature

NYSE Options Builds on Momentum

Meaghan Dugan, the firm's newly appointed Head of Options, said the business continues to gain market share.


Storebrand Deploys Bloomberg’s BQuant Enterprise

The platform allows efficient development and deployment of data driven quantitative research across asset classes.

Pershing X Aims to Transform the Advisory Marketplace

The firm positions itself as a major fintech player in the wealthtech space.

ISDA DerivatiViews – Phase Six IM: The End Of The Beginning

The September 1 deadline for IM passed without any major disorder.

ON THE MOVE: LiquidityBook Taps Isaac Cambron; Shane Akeroyd to Digital Asset

The weekly recap of new hires, promotions and job changes in capital markets trading and technology.

WestCap Leads $60m Series C in AccessFintech

The funds will be used to accelerate AccessFintech’s growth.

Trade-Desk Outsourcing Providers Prepare for Boom

Outsourcing "is no longer a taboo word," Linedata exec says.

Backstop Solutions, CENTRL to Launch Integrated Solution for Asset Owners

Aim is to digitize and streamline the form-based due diligence process.

Industry Needs Shift to ‘Straight-Through Workflows’

It’s time to assess technology users' needs holistically, rather than granularly at the application level.


TECH TUESDAY: Climate Week in Focus

Instinet and Nasdaq are among fintech firms taking action on environmental issues.


Why Humans Will Always Play a Role in Fixed Income Trading

Why Humans Will Always Play a Role in Fixed Income Trading
Technology must support rather than replace human interaction, Broadway Technology's Bruce Boytim writes.



Why FIX Trading Community is Integral to Transparent Global Markets

Why FIX Trading Community is Integral to Transparent Global Markets
By Maria Netley, EMEA Regional Director, FIX Trading Community

Seamless Integration Needed to Bridge Digital, Traditional Assets

Seamless Integration Needed to Bridge Digital, Traditional Assets
With Natacha Dezert, Blockchain & Digital Assets Program Manager, and Aman Mehta, Sales Director and Digital Assets Lead, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Securities Services

Assessing the ‘Closing Phase’ in China’s Equity Markets

Assessing the ‘Closing Phase’ in China’s Equity Markets
With Zoe Zhang and Richard Knight, Execution Quant Group, CLSA

MSCI Launches Risk Insights

MSCI Launches Risk Insights
The first module aims to streamline investors’ risk management processes.


White House Releases Comprehensive Framework for Responsible Development of Digital Assets

New reports outline recommendations to protect investors.

FINRA Fines BofA Securities $5m

Firm failed to report OTC options positions in over 7.4 million Instances.

FTX’s Bankman-Fried Optimistic on Crypto Regulation

There is some expectation that regulatory clarity will unlock crypto for institutions.


What Motivates Retail Options Traders?

Tim de Silva of MIT assesses factors driving retail option trading, how the trades are performing, and the effect on equilibrium prices.

Robinhood Reduces Staff by 23%

CEO Vlad Tenev cites a challenging macro environment, including high inflation and a crypto market crash.


CoinShares Brings Crypto Institutional Trading Strategies to Retail Investors 

HAL enables crypto traders to trade crypto-assets on centralised exchanges.

LeapXpert and OpenFin Partner to Increase Enterprise Productivity & Communication

The integration will address the communication needs of traders.

Instinet, Wildlife Conservation Society Launch REDD Positive Campaign 

Aim is to fund and accelerate early-stage forest conservation and reforestation projects.

Fireblocks Integrates with Chainalysis

The Fireblocks platform will utilize Chainalysis KYT to monitor cryptocurrency transactions.

NinjaTrader Group Introduces Mobile Trading Experience for CME Group Event Contracts

The firm sees significant potential for the new products.

Digital Assets

Two Sigma’s Venn Teams up with Coin Metrics

Coin Metrics’ reference rate data will provide Venn users with digital asset returns data.

CryptoCompare Exchange Review – August 2022

Bitcoin trading Into Tether reaches highest volume since 2020.

Nasdaq Establishes New Digital Assets Business

Nasdaq Digital Assets will provide a proprietary custody solution with liquidity and execution services.

Broadridge Partners with Coinbase

The solution allows all NYFIX clients to route order flow to Coinbase Prime via FIX.

Bridging TradFi and Crypto

With Raj Mathur, Credit Suisse; Paul Howard, BlockFi Asia; Chris Bland, Tower Research Capital, and Ben Radclyffe, Amber Group