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LSE powers Casablanca Stock Exchange trading tech revamp

Casablanca Stock Exchange

Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) has gone live with Millennium Exchange for equities and fixed income trading and Millennium Surveillance to monitor trading and “detect unusual behaviour”. The solutions will be underpinned by the Millennium Advanced Platform (MAP), and are all provided by Sri Lanka-based MillenniumIT; which was acquired by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in […]

Deutsche Börse to invest in fintech start-ups via new venture capital platform

Deutsche Börse to invest in  fintech start-ups

DB1 Ventures is Deutche Börse’s new dedicated corporate venture capital platform, set up as part of the group’s “Accelerate” growth strategy. The DB1 Ventures team will be primarily based in Frankfurt and will undertake new investments and also manage Deutsche Börse’s existing minority shareholdings. “DB1 Ventures will invest only in areas that are strategic to Deutsche […]

New stock exchange, IEX, to launch in the US

IEX Group gets the green light from the SEC to become a stock exchange

IEX Group has gained approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a stock exchange. IEX will become the 13th official stock exchange in the US. The company has already been operating as a private trading pool, attracting around 1.6% of all daily trading volume recently. Notably, IEX is run by the prominent […]

uTrade unveils blockchain tech solution, GMEX the first taker


India-based uTrade Solutions has launched uClear, a blockchain tech solution for real-time clearing and settlement for financial markets. The first taker is Global Markets Exchange (GMEX) Group. It will integrate uClear next month through its GMEX Technologies subsidiary and with the support of its development partner, Forum Trading Solutions. Hirander Misra, CEO of GMEX Group […]

Top fintech stories this week – 10 June 2016

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! Goldman Sachs to underpin new digital bank with Infosys tech It’ll be the e-Finacle digital banking platform, Banking Technology understands. Infographics: The Euro 2016 guide to e-commerce In the spirit of that football tournament that starts today, we’ve got an e-commerce […]

Hacking group Anonymous attacks London Stock Exchange


Famous/infamous hacking group Anonymous says it took down the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) website for two hours as part of a protest against world’s banks. According to the Mail on Sunday, the attack was carried out by a group, within the organisation, based in the Philippines. The newspaper says: “Anonymous claims the incident was one […]

Jobs to go in Deutsche Börse and LSE merger

EFG and BSI to unite on Temenos' T24 core banking platform; Avaloq to be ousted

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) says its all-share merger with Deutsche Börse could result in 1,250 job losses. In March, after speculation and a rival bid, both parties reached agreement to create a Europe-based global markets infrastructure group valued at about £21 billion. The merger is expected to be finalised by the end of this […]

Nasdaq launches Financial Framework

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Nasdaq has launched the Nasdaq Financial Framework for financial infrastructure providers. The framework is “immediately” available to more than 100 market operator clients globally, including traditional exchanges, inter-broker dealers and alternative trading venues, clearing houses and central securities depositories (CSDs). Adena Friedman, president and COO, Nasdaq, says the framework is the result of “significant R&D […]

NYSE launches new trading tech platform, NYSE Pillar

NYSE rings the bell to celebrate the launch of new trading platform Pillar

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has launched its new integrated trading technology platform, NYSE Pillar. The new platform enables NYSE participants to connect to all of its equities and options markets using a single specification. The new platform is underpinned by a matching engine – the core exchange software that runs trading – developed by […]

Sydney Stock Exchange develops blockchain settlement system

Sydney Stock Exchange is building a new blockchain-based settlement system

Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX, formerly Asia Pacific Stock Exchange) is building a settlement system based on the distributed ledger technology. Specialist consultancy firm Bit Trade Labs is assisting with the project. To begin with, the new blockchain system will be used to settle trades in private companies, but SSX hopes that once the regulator grants […]