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Deutsche Borse and two Chinese exchanges form venture for foreign trading of renminbi

Deutsche Borse is cooperating with Shanghai Stock Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange on a joint venture to develop foreign interest in the Chinese renminbi currency.

Nasdaq increases number of tests on blockchain technology

Nasdaq plans three to four trials of blockchain technology, the general ledger technology that underpins bitcoin digital currencies, over the next 12 months, the Financial Times reported.

ICAP launches 'hybrid' US agencies matching engine

ICAP is launching a "hybrid" U.S. agency securities matching engine that will bring together buyers and sellers of U.S. agencies securities using a combination of both traditional and electronic execution methods. ICAP Global Broking's e-Commerce, the company's hybrid execution business, will manage the service.

LME proposes broadening access to electronic trading

The London Metal Exchange is looking to broaden access to its LMEselect electronic trading platform to boost transparency and liquidity at the exchange. The exchange has launched a month-long consultation on proposals for extending access to the electronic platform to two categories of associate members.

First mortgage-backed security swap trade through SEF completed on Tradeweb

The first mortgage-backed security and swap transaction on a swap execution facility was executed on the Tradeweb TW SEF last week, one day ahead of a deadline mandating that trading of the swap portion of those kind of packages occur on SEFs or designated contract makers.

Overstock invests in ATS for cryptosecurities trading

Overstock, the first company with over $1 billion in sales to start accepting bitcoin, has reportedly invested in an alternative trading system (ATS) to explore the possibility of trading...

Bitcoin Tracker One begins trading on Nasdaq Stockholm

Bitcoin Tracker One, a certificate that uses bitcoin as the underlying asset, began trading Monday on Nasdaq in Stockholm. Its issuer, XBT Provider, is part of Sweden-based digital currency mining...

Bloomberg partners with State Street on European corporate bond trading platform

Bloomberg and State Street are partnering to launch Bloomberg Bond Cross (BBX), a new service to help European traders access European bond market liquidity. State Street will act as an impartial counterparty for all trades, allowing participants to maintain anonymity and minimize information leakage.  

ICAP strengthens digital services for Chinese markets with CNH Hub

Responding to increased trading activity in the offshore Chinese renminbi, interdealer broker ICAP is launching the ICAP CNH Hub, a currency-specific portal that pulls together offshore renminbi data from a variety of services within ICAP group into one consolidated market view.  

Nasdaq plans to leverage bitcoin backbone in enterprisewide initiative

While an increasing number of companies are experimenting with and investing in bitcoin to varying degrees, Nasdaq became the first major Wall Street player to announce plans to leverage bitcoin technology as part of its infrastructure.