DerivativesRSS

Nasdaq revamps Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing tech

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has chosen Nasdaq to upgrade the technological infrastructure of Hong Kong’s main derivatives market, including trading, clearing and real-time risk management technologies. The agreement also extends the existing relationship for an additional five years. HKEX and Nasdaq have been technology partners since 1994. Under the new agreement, Nasdaq will […]

ZrCoin crowdfunds first ever commodities option on blockchain

ZrCoin

A new initiative will hold an initial coin offering (ICO) for the production of an industrial material using green technologies – creating the “first” commodity-backed cryptographic token in the process. Called ZrCoin, this will be a derivative – and with the option to buy an equivalent amount of synthetic Zirconium Dioxide (ZrO2). The latter may […]

DTCC selects IBM, Axoni and R3 to develop blockchain for derivatives

DTCC70

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has chosen IBM, in partnership with Axoni and R3, to provide a blockchain/distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework to drive improvements in derivatives post-trade lifecycle events. The firms will work on DTCC’s Trade Information Warehouse (TIW), building a derivatives distributed ledger solution for post-trade processing. The TIW service currently […]

BNP Paribas picks Fidessa’s derivatives trading platform

Fidessa

BNP Paribas has selected Fidessa’s derivatives trading platform to underpin the bank’s futures and options agency trading business. The platform will support the workflow requirements across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. It will also provide BNP Paribas with a suite of specialised derivatives algorithms, including benchmark algos and advanced synthetic order types to normalise trading […]

Tokyo Commodity Exchange goes live on Nasdaq trading tech

Japan_flag

Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Tocom) has gone live on its new trading system – powered by Nasdaq’s Genium INET technology, as well as Nasdaq pre-trade risk and smarts market surveillance solutions.

UK competition watchdog cools ICE’s Trayport acquisition

ice

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it has “provisionally” found Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) acquisition of Trayport may give rise to competition concerns. ICE is the largest operator of exchanges and clearing houses in the trading of European utilities. It has its own proprietary software which allows trading of energy commodity and utility derivatives […]

Trading Technologies launches new platform in Australian Liquidity Centre

TT_vertical_4c_logo

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) says Trading Technologies International (TT) has launched its new trading platform in the Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC). David Raper, executive general manager trading services at ASX, says TT’s new platform will provide the community with an “innovative means” to access derivatives products on the Australian market. Customers of TT will […]

Japan Exchange Group goes live on Nasdaq derivatives trading system

Japan Exchange Group JPX logo

Japan Exchange Group’s (JPX) subsidiary, Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE), has gone live on Nasdaq’s new derivatives trading system. The trading system will provide OSE with “higher performance, longer trading hours and more flexibility” for new products. In addition to the trading system, OSE has also launched Nasdaq’s real-time, cross-market surveillance (Smarts) and pre-trade risk management […]

Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka selects OpenLink’s Findur for derivatives operations

Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka

US-based Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka (FHLBank Topeka) has selected OpenLink’s debt and derivatives solution Findur as it looks to improve operational efficiency. With $45.2 billion in assets, FHLBank Topeka is one of 11 privately-owned, federally-chartered banks and provides wholesale loan services to 768 institutions across four US Midwestern states. The Kansas-based institution, which […]

Credit Suisse selects FIS Derivatives Utility

FIS

Credit Suisse has opted for FIS’s Derivatives Utility for its post-trade futures and cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives operations and technology. The utility provides customers with derivatives clearing operations and technology services for trade clearing, trade lifecycle management, margin processing, brokerage, reconciliation and data management. John Dabbs, global head of prime derivatives services, Credit Suisse, says […]

@banking
techno