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Brokers are jokers with Trading 212 zero commission service

Trading 212

Don’t go for broke or a broker – Trading 212 has unveiled the UK’s first zero commission share trading platform. The firm says it allows investors to make ten trades per month and up to £10,000 equity per trade commission free, which it estimates will cover the needs of approximately 90% of its customers. To […]

Corvil’s virtual Cara cares for cybersecurity scares

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Trading tech firm Corvil has launched “Cara” – its virtual security expert designed for electronic trading businesses looking to solve cyberattack issues. Powered by machine learning algorithms, Cara works in tandem with Corvil’s existing analytics appliances and it autonomously identifies vulnerabilities and possible attacks within trading environments. It then runs multi-dimensional security analytics that detects […]

SEC says “no” to Winklevoss Bitcoin exchange-traded fund

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has dashed the hopes of internet entrepreneurs and venture capitalists Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who were hoping to create an exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the virtual currency Bitcoin.

Scotiabank completes blockchain trial with Alphapoint

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Alphapoint, a San Francisco-based financial services infrastructure firm, has completed a blockchain proof-of-technology trial for Scotiabank, leveraging its Alphapoint Distributed Ledger Platform.

Japan applies AI to market surveillance operations

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Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Japan Exchange Regulation (JPX-R) revealed that they have been reviewing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies developed by NEC Corporation and Hitachi to improve market intelligence operations.

INTL FCStone launches world’s first web-based gold trading platform

INTL FCStone

INTL FCStone Inc’s London-based subsidiary has unveiled its physical trading platform for the global bullion market, PMXecute+. The precious metals division of INTL FCStone Ltd says PMXecute+ allows customers access to its global inventory and network of supply partners. It is also claimed to be the world’s first web-based gold trading platform. Barry Canham, global […]

Haier Finance opts for Bloomberg’s FX electronic trading platform

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China-based Haier Finance has adopted Bloomberg’s foreign exchange (FX) electronic trading platform (FXGO) and multi-asset risk system (MARS) for trading and risk management. Bloomberg FXGO provides access to liquidity from over 300 providers worldwide and commission-free trading for financial institutions, corporations, money managers and hedge funds across “all major” FX instruments including spot, forwards, options, […]

Ancoa delivers AWS hosted market surveillance platform to Convergex

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US-based brokerage services provider Convergex has implemented Ancoa’s market surveillance platform to monitor all trading activity across its domestic and international cash equities and options businesses. It also monitors trading activity of “all lit and dark venues” including Millennium, Convergex’s proprietary applicant tracking system (ATS). The cloud-based deployment is running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), […]

Thesys awarded major tech contract to track all US stock and options orders

HFT provides benefits now

Thesys Technologies, trading technologies and analytics software specialist, has won the contract to build a new system for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to track and store all stock and options orders and transactions.

NCDEX live with new trading and surveillance software, NextGen

NCDEX modernises tech

India-based National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has launched NextGen – a new trading and surveillance system developed by MillenniumIT (a trading tech subsidiary of London Stock Exchange).

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