21 October 2014

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First Derivatives has agreed a £36 million deal to acquire a further 46.47% stake in high performance database outfit Kx Systems, giving the firm a leg-up into the market for big data systems in capital markets and other vertical industries.

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DTCC to oversee US market shift to T+2

16 October 2014  |  0

Within a week of European markets moving to a T+2 settlement cycle, the DTCC in the US has formed a steering committee and working group to oversee a similar shift for trades in equities, corporate and municipal bonds, and unit investment trusts (UITs).

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Finextra expands into North America

19 September 2014  |  0

Just as fintech steps from the shadows into the mainstream, Finextra is establishing a local North American editorial presence.

CME Group has revamped its leadership structure, naming company veteran Kim Taylor president of global operations, technology and risk.

Banks and brokers could save millions of euros if they act fast to adapt their securities and cash supply chains for Target2-Securities (T2S), according to Clearstream commissioned research.

A group of Wall Street banks, led by Goldman Sachs, are on the verge of buying a stake in instant messaging firm Perzo as they prepare to break free of their reliance on Bloomberg, according to Reuters.

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