Firms still struggling with SEFs for swaps trading says IPC survey


Trading firms are still struggling with the Dodd-Frank requirement for certain swaps to be traded on registered Swap Execution Facilities. According to a survey conducted by trading communications vendor IPC Systems, 60% of survey respondents said the industry as a whole was behind on meeting the deadlines on SEF trading, though only 39% said their […]

Bloomberg adds Onetick CEP engine to Professional service

Bloomberg now uses Onetick CEP abilities

Bloomberg’s execution management system has begun using a complex event processing engine from tick data and analytics specialist OneMarketData to support its intra-day trading analytics.

BNY Mellon rolls out Bloomberg collateral management link

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BNY Mellon has added a link to Bloomberg to its AccessEdge investment management service, which the bank says will help clients to better manage their collateral.

Bloomberg rolls out ‘actionable’ FX news service

Bloomberg's new FX news service is designed to give fast, 'actionable' insight to traders

Bloomberg has launched a new information service called First Word Foreign Exchange, which is designed to give FX traders ‘actionable’ news insight that they can quickly process and feed into their trading decisions.

Bloomberg rolls out US swap execution facility

Bloomberg's new SEF aims to capture a share of the lucrative swaps market

Bloomberg has received approval to launch a Swap Execution Facility, ahead of the compliance deadline for new US Dodd-Frank rules for clearing of OTC derivatives.

Now that’s what I call an offshore investment

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Good news for those with a need for real-time financial market data at their salty fingertips while making crossing the world’s oceans: Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg services have both been benchmarked aboard ship in a proper offshore passage. Brighton-based Beacon Electronic Trading Solutions stress-tested the Thomson Reuters Eikon and Bloomberg Anywhere products on board the […]

Bloomberg builds twitter feed for financial services

Bloomberg's twitter feed is designed to help investors make decisions

Bloomberg has added real time twitter feeds to its Bloomberg Professional service so that market participants can use twitter updates from corporations, executives, governments, media outlets and other sources to help make investment decisions.

Bloomberg puts voice recording into cloud with Orange collaboration

Voice records will be fed by Orange into Bloomberg Vault

Orange Business Services – Trading Solutions has launched a collaboration with Bloomberg Vault that will record voice data in real time, so that brokers can better comply with regulation on record keeping.

Headcount cull claims investment bankers

Investment banks have axed thousands of staff in recent months

As job cuts continue to bite at some of the world’s largest banks and financial institutions, new figures from Bloomberg Industries reveal the scale of the cull driven by lacklustre macroeconomic performance in Europe, a declining stock market and tightening financial regulation.

On board the enterprise

Young: sticking to the principles

Like Apple under Steve Jobs, Bloomberg has a long-held reputation for being a ‘closed’ sort of company, reluctant to compromise its products or its ways of working.