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Daily News at Sibos 2017 – Day 4

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Read our fourth and final Daily News at Sibos edition of the Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto – all the latest news and analysis from Swift’s premier event of the year. Free to read online or pick up a complimentary print copy if you are at Sibos!

ATB Financial live on Murex treasury and capital markets tech

O Canada indeed!

Canada’s ATB Financial has gone live with a new treasury and capital markets (TCM) solution, MX.3, supplied by Murex. The solution is delivered on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis.

BMB Investment Bank in treasury tech revamp with TCS Bancs

New treasury tech project for TCS in Bahrain

Bahrain-based BMB Investment Bank has opted to modernise its treasury operations with the TCS Bancs system from TCS Financial Solutions.

Ping An Securities live with Finastra’s FusionCapital tech

Finastra gains live site in China

Ping An Securities has implemented a new front-to-back office securities brokerage platform, FusionCapital Summit, supplied by Finastra (formerly Misys).

Symphony Communication Services makes its Asia debut

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Hong Kong-headquartered capital markets and investment group CLSA has deployed Symphony Communication Services collaboration platform across its entire business. The roll-out of Symphony to CLSA’s 1,900 employees is its largest deployment to date by an Asia-headquartered firm. CLSA joins a community who connect on Symphony, comprised of over 220,000 corporate users from 190 firms. CLSA […]

Industry bullish on promise of fintech – Opimas research

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Market players are bullish on the near- and longer-term promise of fintech, according to new research by Opimas, “Fintech Spending and Innovation in Capital Markets”. In 2017, it estimates fintech spending across all capital markets participants to exceed $127 billion.

Vietnam welcomes first derivatives market and clearing house, GMEX provides tech

First derivatives market and clearing house launched in Vietnam

Vietnam’s first derivatives market and clearing house has gone live on the GMEX Technologies platform. The project is a collaboration between Hanoi Stock Exchange and Vietnam Securities Depository, and has been carried out together with local system integrator FPT Information System.

OpenFin tech for capital markets goes open source

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New York-based OpenFin has open sourced its core technology and is giving application developers free access to its operating layer for financial desktop web applications via its OpenFin Community Edition. The firm, which is a provider of HTML5 runtime technology, says the open source project, called Hadouken, will run under an Apache 2.0 licence. It […]

Fintech acquisition round-up: 9 March 2017

Fintech acquisitions: who's buying who?

Who’s buying who? Featuring Broadridge, Message Automation, Numerix and TFG Financial Systems.

EquiChain launches new blockchain platform for capital markets

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London-based fintech firm EquiChain has unveiled a working prototype blockchain platform for capital markets. The company plans to implement a full end-to-end “execution to custody” (E2C) pilot in 2017, as it jumps on the distributed ledger technology (DLT) bandwagon Nicholas Bone, EquiChain’s founder and CEO says it “creates a verifiable, transparent and immutable flow of […]

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