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FXCM Pro partners with oneZero

FXCM Pro has announced a partnership with oneZero which will integrate FXCM Pro’s FX and CFD pricing within the oneZero Hub more

Blockchain market infrastructure provider aims to plug crypto infrastructure gaps more

CaixaBank launches FX Now platform

CaixaBank has launched FX Now, its new online platform that lets customers trade currencies in real time, 24 hours a day, in an agile and secure way. The new platform enables customers to easily choose what more

CMC Markets joins Gold-i’s Matrix NETwork

CMC Markets  has extended its liquidity distribution through a partnership with Gold-i. Brokers, banks and hedge funds using Gold-i’s multi-asset liquidity management platform, Matrix, can now access nearly 10,000 different more

oneZero extends Data Source access to post-trade regulatory vendors

oneZero has announced that clients may select from a growing list of post-trade regulatory vendors that may access their Data Source data to help them navigate the ever-changing regulatory more

TraditionDATA’s IRS and FX data now available on AWS Data Exchange

TraditionDATA has announced the availability of various Interest Rate Swap and FX data products on AWS Data Exchange, a service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) more

BidFX partners with C8 Technologies 

BidFX has announced a partnership with C8 Technologies which will enable asset managers to undertake direct indexing via their chosen relationship banks, available on the BidFX system. This will allow C8’s more

360T launches HyperSonic

360T has announced the launch of HyperSonic, an ultra-low latency aggregator and orderbook for Spot FX trading across its disclosed (TEX) and undisclosed (360TGTX) marketplaces. Through HyperSonic 360T clients can more

PLUGIT launches upgraded YOONIT system V2.0

Leading financial software provider, PLUGIT has recently launched an upgraded YOONIT system V2.0. We spoke to CEO, Jalal Faour to discover more about it. more

Leveraging the benefits of agency FX services in the age of volatility

As Global Markets recently announced the launch of its new agency FX services we asked Ramy Soliman, Chief Strategy Officer at the firm to explain a little more about this more

Nordea launches new automated FX hedging solution

Nordea has recently launched a new product for automated hedging and we asked Matti Honkanen, Head of Next Gen FX at the bank to tell us more about it. more

Gold-i partners with Aqua Digital Rising

Gold-i has announced a partnership with Aqua Digital Rising, a new alternative asset investment platform that will allow people to invest in indices based on human more

Tools for Brokers adds new features to TFB PAMM

Tools For Brokers, has announced the latest iteration of its Percentage Allocation Management Module (PAMM), a multi-component system that allows brokers to increase trading volume by attracting experienced traders and more

Numerix upgrades CrossAsset Analytics software

Numerix has announced the release of CrossAsset 17.0, the latest version of its pricing and risk analytics software. This second major CrossAsset release in 2020 includes strategic features addressing clients’ modelling, pricing, and risk management needs, including items to help users navigate the LIBOR more

Cobalt expands into the digital asset market

FX post-trade infrastructure provider Cobalt has expanded into digital assets. The firm has noted that one of the sizeable changes in the market over the past few years is the rise of digital assets and how they are making their way into the forefront of currency trading. more

KGI Securities rolls out new eFX pricing in SG1

FlexTrade Systems has announced that its client KGI Securities will launch the KGI MaxxTrader’s eFX pricing and trading engine in Singapore. KGI Securities has made this launch in support of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) more

oneZero enhances analytics capabilities within Data Source

oneZero has announced that its Data Source analytics capabilities have increased to enable brokers and liquidity providers to better understand the opportunity in their franchise. Interactive, visual web-based analytics enables brokers to answer key more

DMALINK appoints Michael Idzkowski as Sales Director EMEA

DMALINK has appointed Michael Idzkowski as Sales Director (EMEA). He joins the firm as part of the global expansion more

Non-deliverable options clearing from LCH

As LCH’s ForexClear is about to start clearing non-deliverable foreign exchange options (NDOs) we asked Kah Yang Chong, Head of ForexClear Product, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to tell us more about this more Trade UK announces launch of Agency FX service Trade UK Limited, FCA-regulated and a member of the GMO Internet Group, has announced the launch of its Agency FX service.The service will be offered from its institutional service brand, Global more

CMC Markets integrates with Centroid Solutions

CMC Markets Institutional has announced an integration of its comprehensive, multi-asset Direct API with Centroid Solutions. Providing a range of real time analytical tools and sophisticated risk management more

DMALINK adds Tier 1 Prime Broker 

DMALINK, one of the last exchange-independent ECNs offering access to institutional Emerging Markets FX pricing has announced that an award-winning London based Tier 1 Prime Broker will provide clearing facilities to its platform participants more

Finastra successfully migrates VPBank

Finastra, has helped VPBank separate its treasury operations from its legacy core banking system with Finastra’s Fusion Kondor and Fusion Risk solutions. Delivered through Finastra’s Fusion more

SGX partners with Cassini systems

Singapore Exchange and Cassini Systems have partnered to provide a free service for SGX market participants, to help them prepare to meet the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) requirements. Under the agreement, SGX will leverage Cassini’s domain expertise more

Integral goes live with next generation platform 

Integral has announced that it has launched the latest version of its next generation trading platform. Available through HTML5 browser and mobile device, FX Inside 7.0 is a web-based trading solution more

Nexo expands its core offering with HUSD

Nexo, a leading regulated financial institution for digital assets, now offers its users access to HUSD as it integrates the stablecoin on its platform. more

CME Group launches FX Options Volatility converter tool

CME Group has announced the launch of a new FX Options Vol Converter tool. At a time when market participants are looking for efficiencies and ways to lower their cost to trade, this new service more

Virtu launches Prism Frontier tool

Virtu Financial, Inc. has  announced the launch of Prism Frontier, a post-trade analytics tool designed to provide transparency and forensics around client executions. In order to perform meaningful analysis of execution more

New Change FX releases regulated FX Forward Benchmarks

New Change FX (NCFX) has announced the release of a family of regulated Foreign Exchange (FX) benchmarks for the forward foreign exchange markets. The new Forward Benchmarks more

BidFX releases FX desktop trading application on OpenFin

BidFX has announced a significant addition to its product range delivered via OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of finance. BidFX now offers a desktop-installed web application supporting the layout of window-based more

Capitolis achieves record volume in FX Options novations

Capitolis has announced that Capitolis Novations, its foreign exchange novation platform, achieved a record transaction volume of $417 billion in notional for FX options novations during the second quarter of more

TradeTech FX event highlights FX algo use in Covid crisis

The TradeTech FX Virtual event ran 21-22 July, bringing together heads of FX and their teams in a bid to benchmark their response and solutions to the Covid-19 crisis. The online programme included a live interview with Christian Gressel, Head of FX Algo Trading, UBS and Brendan McMurtray, CFA, Vice President, FX Electronic Trading Analyst, T. Rowe Price to discuss how to implement advanced algorithms to achieve best execution during increasing volumes and times of high more

TraderEvolution integrates with ICE Data Services

End-to-end trading technology provider TraderEvolution continues to build up its strategic relationships with a brand new integration with ICE Data Services. The collaboration enables TraderEvolution to offer its customers unique pricing and normalized exchange data from ICE Data Services’ Consolidated more

MARKTS joins forces with OSL

TradingScreen Inc. (TS) subsidiary MARKTS, a digital asset order and execution management system (OEMS), has announced that it has partnered with OSL, Asia’s leading digital asset platform, to launch OSL Exchange and OSL intelligent Request for Quote (iRFQ) trading services on more

Cürex Group announces additional algo collaboration with Barclays

The Cürex Group has announced a collaboration with Barclays to bring their mutual clients additional benefits resulting from Barclays’ integration of Cürex’s liquidity onto its extensive algorithmic platform. Barclays’ clients have had access to Cürex liquidity through executions on the BARX more

FXCM Pro partners with Devexperts

FXCM Pro, the institutional arm of the FXCM Group has partnered with Devexperts to provide liquidity to its innovative trading platform, more

Vela and IPC expand market data partnership

Vela has announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with IPC. This will provide IPC customers with access to Vela’s award-winning market data solution, SuperFeed, via Connexus more

Barclays launches NDF algos on BARX

Barclays has announced the launch of new non-deliverable forwards (NDF) algorithms on the BARX electronic trading platform. The NDF algorithms are the latest addition to the BARX  Gator<sup>TM</sup> algorithm suite for FX more

OANDA partners With FairXchange

A has selected FairXchange to provide the firm with independent execution analytics. As part of the deal, FairXchange will provide OANDA with access to its Horizon platform, which offers tools and techniques that help users manage and optimise their eFX more

Nasdaq and DGCX sign technology agreement

Nasdaq and Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) have announced a major market technology agreement for Nasdaq to provide DGCX with a full suite of integrated marketplace more

Sucden Financial goes live with BierbaumPro/NTPro

Sucden Financial, the global multi-asset execution, clearing and liquidity provider has become a Principal on the BierbaumPro trading platform, branded as NTpro in Russia. BierbaumPro/NTPro’s clients can now benefit from low latency access to Sucden Financial’s unique and customisable liquidity more

FXSpotStream’s extraordinary growth story continues

e-Forex spoke with Alan F. Schwarz, FXSpotStream’s CEO, to hear about how the fully disclosed supported model continues to perform so more

Alameda Research partners with TradAir

TradAir has partnered with Alameda Research, a prominent cryptocurrency trading firm transacting between 600million to 1.2billion per day. This partnership allows Alameda more

Equiti Capital partners with FXCubic

FXCubic has just announced a new partnership with FCA regulated prime of prime broker, Equiti Capital, which is part of the Equiti more

dxFeed partners with Lukka

dxFeed has announced a strategic partnership with Lukka, a leading blockchain-native software and data services company, to include Lukka Reference Data and Lukka Prime into the growing portfolio of dxFeed specialized data more

Refinitiv launches enhanced low-latency FX data feed

Refinitiv has launched its FX Binary Multicast Feed 5ms, an enhanced low-latency market data feed to enable increased market transparency and support critical trading decision making for Refinitiv Spot Matching more

BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank collaborate

BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank have jointly developed a new API-enabled foreign-exchange (FX) solution that can dramatically improve confirmation times for restricted emerging-market currency trades. more

Angola adopts Bloomberg FXGO

The Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA) has adopted Bloomberg’s foreign exchange electronic trading system (FXGO) and its electronic auction system to bring greater efficiency and transparency to Angola’s FX more

Using the Unit Cost of Volatility to measure your FX costs

NCFX have announced the introduction of a new approach that allows fair comparison of liquidity providers in all market conditions. more

smartTrade Technologies - working hard to assist FX trading firms through COVID-19 crisis

Earlier this year smartTrade Technologies, a pioneer in multi-asset electronic trading solutions, received an investment from Hg, the largest European investor in software and services. That vote of confidence is helping smartTrade to accelerate its more

Devexperts launches DXtrade

Devexperts, a company with 18 years of experience in custom platform development, recently announced the launch of its new off-the-shelf trading platform for retail brokerages. more

Digital Assets & Blockchain News

OTCXN Signs International Crypto Broker OSL

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company is pleased to announce that OSL, the largest OTC digital asset brokerage company in Asia-Pacific, has joined the OTCXN network. OSL is now a Core Liquidity Provider in cryptocurrencies for OTCXN’s rapidly expanding institutional client base. more

Active Client Trading Starts on OTCXN Block Trading Venue

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company, announced that it has launched its OTC Block Trading venue for Crypto trading. more

Prime Trust joins the OTCXN Network

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company has announced that it has signed Prime Trust to serve as a neutral, third-party custodian of assets for trading entities and exchanges that use OTCXN technology to facilitate clearing and settlement of OTC block trades and cross-exchange trading. Prime Trust is a chartered, regulated and insured trust company with full fiduciary powers and AML/KYC procedures supporting both US and international more

Kingdom Trust Joins the OTCXN Network

OTCXN, a blockchain-powered capital markets infrastructure company, announced that it has signed Kingdom Trust to serve as a neutral, third-party custodian of assets for trading entities and exchanges that use OTCXN technology to facilitate clearing and settlement of OTC block trades and cross-exchange trading. Kingdom Trust is the first regulated financial institution to offer qualified custody for digital asset investments like Bitcoin and Ethereum, with more than $12 billion in more

Blockfills now live with TradAir’s Crypto trading technology

TradAir has announced that digital asset trading experts BlockFills, are now live using TradAir’s Crypto trading technology. more

smartTrade Technologies launches blockchain-based post-trade solution

A new and fully integrated smartTrade solution captures and sends post-trade data to a private and permissioned Distributed more

DMALINK joins OTCXN’s Early Adopter Program

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and technology provider focused on using blockchain technologies to re-engineer and solve the biggest problems in the largest markets in the world, including the FX and Cryptocurrency markets, is announcing that DMALINK, a London-based independent electronic trading venue for professional foreign exchange traders, has joined OTCXN’s Early Adopter Program as a liquidity more

OTC Exchange Network joins the FIX Trading Community

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and infrastructure provider utilizing blockchain technologies, is now a member of the FIX Trading Community.  CEO Rosario M. Ingargiola has also been named to the Digital Currency & Blockchain Working Group. more

JFD Brokers offers new trading product:Bitcoin

Leading forex and CFDs brokerage JFD Brokers has launched a new trading product, offering clients the opportunity to capitalise on the recent Bitcoin trend, while benefiting from the brokerage’s excellent trading more

OTC Exchange Network joins the Chamber of Digital Commerce

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and infrastructure provider utilizing blockchain technologies, is now a member of the world’s leading trade association representing the blockchain industry. more

OTC Exchange Network appoints Drew Rasmussen as CTO

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN"), an institutional trading network and technology provider focused on using Blockchain technologies to solve the biggest problems in the largest markets in the world, has announced that it has appointed Drew Rasmussen as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company. more

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance adds OTC Exchange Network as corporate member

The Wall Street BlockchainAlliance (WSBA), has announced that OTC Exchange Network (OTCXN) has joined the organization as a corporate member. OTCXN is utilizing blockchain technologies and smart contracts for its peer-­‐to-­‐peer trading network, which will launch initially for the global foreign exchange market. more

South Korea’s startup blockchain

News just in from the Korean Stock Exchange, which has launched the Korean Startup Market (KSM) to enable OTC trading in the equity shares of startup companies. The aim is to support the funding of “promising” startups, and to facilitate M&A activity. more

Mobile BTC/INR trading in India

Bangalore-based Unocoin has launched a mobile app, for both iOS and Android devices, that gives customers 24/7 access to real-time Bitcoin market prices and instantaneous more

Bitcoin in Japan – it’s an insured thing

Tokyo-based Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance is planning an insurance policy to protect Bitcoin exchanges and their customers. Coverage from 10 million to 1 billion yen will be offered against losses due to cyberattacks and other unauthorized access, as well as “mistakes and impropriety by employees” more

Going Deutsche on new technologies

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have announced a joint “conceptual study” into the viability of blockchain technology for financial transactions. First stage in the study was the development of a functional prototype for the blockchain technology-based settlement of securities. more


Egalitarian internet innovator Rakuten, which is based in Tokyo, Japan, has just opened the Rakuten Blockchain Lab (RBL) – in Belfast, UK. Why? Stephen McNamara, chief technology offi cer, RBL, says: “There is a very strong engineering community here in Belfast and the lab will contribute to and benefit from the ferment of creative energy that exists more


Lykke, the Swiss start-up engaged in building a blockchain-based FX/asset marketplace (see eForex January 2016), has been granted a broker licence, its fi rst, by the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission. more

Buenos Aires

Smart-contract platform RSK has brought together a number of Bitcoin exchanges and companies in support of the RSK Federation, which aims “to run smart contracts secured by the Bitcoin network”. more

United Arab Emirates

Dubai’s Global Blockchain Council GBC, formed in February this year, has announced seven pilot projects. These include Operation Kimberly, which aims to modernise the verification process for diamond trading, thus combating the trade in blood diamonds, and the Trade Flow project, which “looks to provide digital transaction services using the blockchain, as well as reducing costs, increasing security and providing superfast services to users” more


Increased complexity in Singapore’s payments infrastructure, alongside some regulatory overlap, has prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to propose a new regulatory framework for payment providers. more


SBI Ripple Asia has announced the formation of a consortium of 15 Japanese banks that will network together to use Ripple’s technology for payments and settlement. The consortium’s new payments platform will “enable round the-clock settlement at a significant savings to both banks and consumers”. more