25 November 2015

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The FIX Trading Community is opening its technical standards process to software developers throughout the financial industry using GitHub, with several high performance projects already published to the repository.

Barclays fined $150m for electronic FX trading misconduct

18 November 2015  | 0 comments | 6 tweets | 6 linkedin

Barclays has been slapped with a $150 million fine by New York state's financial regulator and told to fire an employee over an automated system used to reject unprofitable client orders on its electronic foreign exchange trading platform.

Bank of Canada ponders bitcoin's effect on monetary policy

17 November 2015  | 0 comments | 15 tweets | 9 linkedin

The rise of bitcoin could leave central banks struggling to implement monetary policy and unable to act as lenders of last resort, the Bank of Canada's senior deputy governor has warned.

Nasdaq in talks over $100m Chi-X Canada acquisition - Bloomberg

16 November 2015  | 0 comments | 7 tweets | 2 linkedin

US exchange operator Nasdaq could be heading north through the $100 million acquisition of Chi-X Canada, according to Bloomberg.

ICE agrees $650m Trayport acquisition

16 November 2015  | 0 comments | 4 tweets | 3 linkedin

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is buying Trayport, a trading technology firm focused on the European energy markets, from BGC Partners for $650 million in stock.

Overstock explores spin off of cryptotrading unit

13 November 2015  | 0 comments | 8 tweets | 6 linkedin

Online retailer Overstock is preparing to split off its blockchain trading subsidiary Medici, after revealing that it spent $8 million on the business this year, pushing the company into the red for the first time in nine successive quarters.

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