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Nasdaq goes on attack with fintech investment programme

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Nasdaq has unveiled its venture investment programme, Nasdaq Ventures, as it seeks out new fintech firms to work with in the global capital markets. Adena Friedman, president and CEO, Nasdaq, says it plans to “accelerate the pace of innovation”. The minority stake investments made by Nasdaq Ventures are expected to range from less than $1 […]

Nasdaq revamps Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing tech

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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 […]

Nasdaq revamps Borse Dubai market tech

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Nasdaq and Borse Dubai have signed a new infrastructure agreement for Dubai’s stock exchanges, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, to improve post-trade practices. Under the agreement with Borse Dubai, the parent company of DFM, Nasdaq will deliver a new INET-powered, multi-asset trading technology engine (Nasdaq matching engine), a cash equities clearing module (Nasdaq […]

Fintech Acquisition Corp team returns to Nasdaq to raise $153m

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The Fintech Acquisition Corp I team that raised $100 million through an IPO in February 2015, has returned a new blank check company – Fintech Acquisition Corp II. It seeks to raise $153 million.

Tokyo Commodity Exchange goes live on Nasdaq trading tech

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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.

Japan Exchange Group goes live on Nasdaq derivatives trading system

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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 […]

MoneyConf 2016: Domestic could be majestic for start-ups

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Start-ups should first be focused on domestic markets over global ambitions, was one of the messages amidst the hurly-burly of Madrid-based MoneyConf 2016. More than 1,800 people were on hand for the two-day event held at the pleasant venue of La Nave. Part one of our review of the show was on wealth management, while […]

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 […]

Nasdaq launches new quality assurance platform, Nasdaq Validator

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Nasdaq has launched Nasdaq Validator to provide quality assurance (QA) for exchanges, clearing houses and central securities depositories (CSDs). Nasdaq Validator is an API-independent testing platform offering manual and automated test tools for the capital markets industry. It interfaces with Nasdaq’s matching, clearing and CSD systems, in addition to systems by other providers. It is […]

Top fintech stories this week – 11 March 2016

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! MasterCard mulls VocaLink acquisition There are some things money can buy. US to move to shorter T+2 settlement cycle by September 2017 Make a note, industry target has been unveiled. Big US banks to fight for instant payments […]

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