See below for a list of independently written IBS Journal news and feature articles and IBS Intelligence Research vendor profiles, case studies and market analysis related to Trading Platforms in order of publication date.
The term ‘trading system’ often has the connotation of ‘trading method’ or way of trading rather than referring to the computer system that is used to process trades. That computer system is often referred to as the ‘trading platform’ or ‘dealing room system’ to differentiate it from the ‘trading system’ which may be some empirical method used to assist traders in judging when to enter into buy trades and when to enter into sell trades.
The trading platform may be designed for specific types of market such as futures and options, foreign exchange, fixed income securities, derivatives, etc. and will enable traders to examine various pricing, model various scenarios and capture and execute the trade.
They will typically include some form of portfolio or history of accumulated trades that can be ‘marked-to-market’ (i.e. priced using current market prices not those at which they were traded) to show some sort of trading performance and risk management reporting.
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07 May 2013
A round-up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. New hires at SAP, Accenture, Avaloq and Misys; departures at Rubik Financial, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services and CGI/Logica.
15 April 2013
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) is getting to grips with its new trading platform from Swedish provider, Cinnober. The system, dubbed EOS Trader, provides DGCX's brokers with a new front-end option, as well as new clearing and matching...
12 March 2013
London Stock Exchange (LSE) has outlined its plans for the Italian trading solutions provider, Gatelab, which was acquired at the end of last year. Antoine Shagoury, COO at LSE, says that the company will be developed through a joint R&D process,...
12 March 2013
Omgeo has gained a strong foothold in Indonesia with two live clients for its Omgeo Central Trade Manager (CTM) central matching solution, and two ongoing implementations that are expected to go live before the end of the year. PT Schroders, the...
06 March 2013
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. New deals for Phoebus Software, Computer Services Inc and the London Stock Exchange gain new deals.
20 February 2013
Peru-based Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL) is preparing to kick off its implementation of the Millennium Exchange and MillenniumSOR platforms owned by the London Stock Exchange (LSE). As well as this, BVL is close to finalising an agreement for a...
15 February 2013
Ion Trading continues its acquisition spree, with the latest target being Ffastfill, a UK-based provider of front-to-back office derivatives trading solutions on a hosted basis. Ion Trading already holds a quarter of the company's shareholding.
06 February 2013
A round-up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. New arrivals at Fundtech, HML and Volante Technologies. Misys, Openlink Financial and Swift announce departures.
06 February 2013
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. SAB, Nasdaq OMX and Lombard Risk are among the vendors gaining new deals. SK Bank in Poland and Panama-based Global Bank are among the financial institutions acquiring new...
07 January 2013
Bolsa Electronica de Chile (BEC), an electronic stock exchange based in Santiago de Chile, is now running Nasdaq OMX's trading platform, X-Stream. According to BEC's CEO, its users have compared this initiative with the overhauling of 'a Ferrari...
03 January 2013
Bursa Malaysia, a Kuala Lumpur-based stock exchange, is implementing a new securities trading platform, X-Stream Inet from Nasdaq OMX. The new solution will be 1000 times faster than its predecessor, supplied by NYSE Euronext, and will have a...
20 December 2012
Australia-based treasury management systems provider, CCK, has ticked off another win in the Philippines, at Philippine Business Bank.
19 December 2012
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) is implementing MillenniumSOR from Sri Lanka-based technology solutions provider, MillenniumIT (owned by the London Stock Exchange), to drive its new Orion Central Gateway. The system is scheduled to go live in...
03 December 2012
A round-up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. Reshuffle at 3i Infotech, departures at ACI Worldwide, Lombard Risk and Sage SA, and new hires at Openlink Financial, Misys and Torstone Technology.
19 November 2012
TCS Financial Solutions is about to kick off the implementation of Bancs Market Infrastructure at South Africa-based central securities depository (CSD), Strate, for fixed income operations. Meanwhile, upgrade work is underway at other CSDs:...
08 October 2012
Growth and connectivity go hand in hand in today's world and that is something that the president and CEO of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Charamporn Jotikasthira, knows quite well. All eyes are now on SET Connect, the new securities trading...
08 October 2012
Patience is the key component of success for an outsider in the Japanese market, with some hopefuls waiting for a decade before proving their commitment and making the first sale.
21 September 2012
Plus Derivatives Exchange (Plus-DX), the remaining unsold business of the failed stock exchange, Plus Markets Group, has found a buyer, in the shape of its ex-MD, Clive Connors.
31 August 2012
How has the treasury and capital markets system space developed in recent years and what is shaping the future of the industry?
31 August 2012
Managing FX is a major part of the job for an international treasury department. IBS talks to Lloyds Banking Group's FX team about channels of delivery, old and new.
14 August 2012
Having recently signed major deals with emerging markets, Cinnober is gathering speed to expand its targets. IBS talks to its new CEO Javier Tordable.
04 July 2012
A round up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. Departures at Simcorp, Infosys and London Stock Exchange among others. New hires at Gulf International Bank, Fenergo and SAP.
26 June 2012
Bloomberg has extended the coverage of its Bloomberg Industries real-time portal. It now offers interactive industry research and data across more than 100 industries in North America, Europe and Asia.
18 June 2012
Plus Markets Group, a failed UK stock exchange and market operator, has sold its trading technology business, Plus-TS, to Forum Trading Solutions. The solution will be rebranded and offered as an 'exchange-in-a-box' on a fully-hosted basis to...
06 June 2012
When Old Mutual started out on a legacy renewal project in its treasury, it changed three core systems and much more besides. Did it all go smoothly?
01 June 2012
A round up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. Departures at Swift and Temenos. Cadis, Dion Global Solutions and Bats Chi-X Europe are among the companies who have announced new hires.
01 June 2012
BTG Pactual in Brazil is the first financial institution in the country to take a data management solution from Asset Control.
23 May 2012
London Metal Exchange (LME) has shortlisted Cinnober and Calypso as potential technology suppliers for LME's new clearing house project, LME Clear. A five-week design study with each vendor is now under way.
15 May 2012
A UK stock exchange and market operator, Plus Markets Group, has given up on attempts to turn its loss-making business around and is closing.
02 May 2012
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. ITS and iCreate are among the vendors announcing new deals, Nigerian Stock Exchange and Ellips Bank acquire new software.
02 May 2012
A round up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. Departures at Temenos and Paypal. FIS, TCS and Fiserv are among the companies who have announced new hires.
05 April 2012
The Nigerian Stock Exchange is planning a major transformation with the selection of Nasdaq OMX's X-Stream platform. It is the first in sub-Saharan Africa to go this route and might use it to host other exchanges.
04 April 2012
Optical fibre routes into the Middle East's financial centres are relatively new. What should financial institutions be looking out for when setting up international connections?
04 April 2012
A round up of recent appointments and departures within the industry. Departures at Temenos, Wall Street Systems and debt-stricken 3i Infotech. Avaloq and Sungard are among the companies who have announced new hires.
26 March 2012
Germany-based derivatives exchange, Eurex, is on track with the introduction of a new trading system, developed fully in-house. The aim is to provide a solution 'that continues to set standards in terms of efficiency and reliability', states Eurex's...
07 March 2012
Online trading institution, Saxo Bank, is live with Rapid Addition's RA–Cheetah FIX solution. Enhanced performance was the key.
01 March 2012
A round-up of recent appointments and departures within the financial technology market worldwide. New senior managers at Mastercard Europe, departures at Deutsche Börse and Wincor Nixdorf. Dovetail, DST Global Solutions and Cadis are among the...
01 March 2012
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. Fundtech, Infosys, Nasdaq OMX and Autosoft Dynamics are among the vendors to sign new deals. Suncorp, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Nib...
14 February 2012
Nasdaq OMX has gained the first customer outside the group for Sentinel Risk Manager, at Poland-based clearing house and central counterparty, KDPW_CCP. The deal was won against Calypso, Murex and Turaz (formerly Thomson Reuters' treasury and risk...
09 February 2012
Santiago Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago) has embarked on 'the first of its kind' venture in Chile to implement a complex event processing (CEP) platform. It will provide the exchange with algorithmic trading tools.
06 February 2012
Struggling UK-based stock exchange, Plus Markets Group, has embarked on a sales process. It hopes a new owner will help it to 'achieve the scale and reach required to maximise value to stakeholders'. Plus Markets has been in the red for the last six...
01 February 2012
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. BML Istisharat, Polaris Software Lab and iCreate are among the vendors to sign new deals. Eagle Asset Management, Incore Bank and Burgan Bank acquire new software.
21 December 2011
Chile-based institutional broker, IM Trust, is implementing Fidessa's order management system (OMS) to underpin its expansion across Latin America. With new technology in place, IM Trust's preparation for international growth will be completed, it...
19 December 2011
A round-up of some of the key events in the industry over the past year. Read more >>
15 December 2011
A new multi-asset risk management platform, Genium Risk, has gone live at Nasdaq OMX Clearing. The platform covers equities and fixed incomes, with commodities to follow next year.
05 December 2011
A round-up of recent appointments and departures within the financial technology market worldwide. new president and CEO at Tieto, new COO at Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange as well as departures at Plus Markets and SAB.
05 December 2011
A round-up of recent orders in the financial technology sector worldwide. TCS, Forbis and others have gained new deals. Just Bank, Erste Bank Group and Royal Bank of Scotland are among the financial institutions that have acquired new software.
28 November 2011
Ion Trading has approached Patsystems with a possible cash offer for the company at 14 pence per share. Meanwhile, Patsystems is trying to recoup £900,000 owed to it by its largest single client, the collapsed MF Global.
25 November 2011
BM&FBovespa, the largest stock exchange in Latin America, has recently received approval from Brazil's regulators to launch a new registration and clearing service for OTC derivatives. Calypso is providing the technology for it.
23 November 2011
Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE), one of India's oldest stock exchanges, is embarking on enterprise-wide modernisation of its technology. MillenniumIT's Linux-based platform will underpin trading and clearing operations at DSE.
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