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Abu Dhabi Global Market and UAE Exchange partner for “vibrant fintech ecosystem”

ADGM and UAE Exchange team for fintech ecosystem

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi and UAE Exchange have teamed up “to support, develop and promote the fintech” ecosystem in the country.

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.

SIX Swiss Exchange, Nasdaq and Chain team for blockchain OTC project

BBVA and Ripple in blockchain cross-border payments trial

SIX Swiss Exchange and Nasdaq and working with blockchain tech company Chain to provide distributed ledger technology (DLT) for for SIX’s over-the-counter (OTC) structured products business.

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 3 August 2017

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Following on from Tuesday’s (1 August) round-up, here’s more action from the busy blockchain and Bitcoin scene. Features Gwyneth Paltrow (yes, really), Abra, Gibraltar Stock Exchange and WannaCry. Actress and food writer Gwyneth Paltrow has joined Abra, a Bitcoin-based digital wallet app, as an advisor. In an episode of American reality show “Planet of the […]

Irish Stock Exchange goes live on Deutsche Börse’s T7 trading tech

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The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has implemented Deutsche Börse’s new T7 trading platform for the Irish equity market. According to Deutsche Börse, this new platform reduces cost for international trading firms to connect and trade equities on the ISE, due to lower development and maintenance costs for firms, which are active on T7 across multiple […]

Deutsche Börse invests $10m in fintech firm Trumid

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Deutsche Börse will invest $10 million in New York-based Trumid Financial – a fintech firm offering an electronic trading network for corporate bonds. The $10 million gives Deutsche Börse a minority stake as an add-on to Trumid’s previously disclosed $28 million financing made earlier this year, and which included Chinese financial firm CreditEase. Hauke Stars, […]

TMX Group to overhaul clearing and settlement tech with TCS Bancs

TMX in major tech consolidation and revamp

Canada’s TMX Group has recruited TCS to help it renovate its clearing and settlement business technology. The Indian vendor will provide “a single, integrated technology platform” to TMX – TCS Bancs for Market Infrastructure – to replace disparate legacy systems deployed by the Canadian Depository for Securities Limited (CDS) and Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC).

Nasdaq powers Kazakhstan’s new stock exchange

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Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) has chosen Nasdaq to power Kazakhstan’s nascent stock exchange, the AIFC Exchange. The exchange is targeted to launch in late-2017 and will initially trade equities and fixed income with other asset classes for future phases. Within the framework of the agreement, the Nasdaq Matching Engine will be implemented and go […]

IBM heats up Chile’s financial sector with blockchain

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IBM and Chile’s Santiago Exchange, the largest in the country, have teamed up to introduce blockchain across the country’s financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Exchange the “first stock market in Latin America” to apply IBM blockchain within its short selling system for securities lending. Built by IBM and Santiago Exchange, the solution is […]

LSE terminates sale of LCH.Clearnet to Euronext

Euronext has an eye on LCH.Clearnet

Pan-European exchange Euronext has made an irrevocable cash offer of €510 million to acquire clearing and central counterparty (CCP) services provider LCH.Clearnet.

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