Liquidnet has announced a new algorithm that will give its clients the access to additional liquidity on the IEX marketplace while continuing to maintain safety and security for clients' block orders.
BT Radianz aims to use the Radianz Cloud as a platform for accelerating innovation in financial markets by reaching out to financial technology startups. The company said the effort addresses today's business climate in which regulation and technology are leading to an unbundling of services spawning new and innovative solutions.
Announcements from two major exchanges Tuesday pointed to the growing importance of indexes as a revenue generation tool for marketplaces. The announcements from Deutsche Borse and Nasdaq follow London Stock Exchange's recent acquisition of the Russell Indexes.
Digital Asset Holdings, the financial industry blockchain technology firm headed by former JPMorgan executive Blythe Masters, has announced two new acquisitions aimed at using distributed ledger technology to increase the efficiency of finance industry processes. The company's acquisitions of Hyperledger and Bits of Proof shed more light on Digital Asset's business strategy and come as the technology that underpins bitcoin is seeing increasing experimentation from the finance industry.
Nasdaq has tapped blockchain infrastructure provider Chain for Nasdaq's previously announced initiative to use blockchain technology to boost the efficiency of Nasdaq Private Market. Chain will work with Nasdaq to leverage blockchain technology for the secure issuance and transfer of shares of privately held companies. In addition, as Chain is privately held, it will be the first company to use the blockchain technology on Nasdaq Private Market.
Options traders are turning to more complex routing and analytics tools to manage the fragmented options market, according to a recent Tabb Group report. Smart order routers are increasingly expected...
London Stock Exchange Group has launched the beta phase of ELITE Connect, a social network designed to facilitate interaction between public companies, intermediaries and institutional investors. Major listed European companies are currently testing the platform, with a go live date set for later this year.
Liquidnet is integrating with seven order management systems (OMSs) in preparation for its planned launch of a corporate bond dark pool in the third quarter. The company said the integrations will provide firms with direct connectivity into the dark pool and help centralize critical mass of corporate bond liquidity for market participants.
KCG Holdings has relaunched its alternative trading system, rebranding it MatchIt and adding more comprehensive data to make better informed trading decisions. The new ATS will also simplify the trading experience, according to KCG.
A startup that plans to leverage the blockchain technology that underpins Bitcoin to improve the efficiency of financial markets has attracted key Wall Street executives to participate in a $1.25 million seed financing round.