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Aquis Exchange Begins Trading European Stocks

Aquis Exchange Begins Trading European Stocks | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Newly formed pan-European equities trading venue Aquis Exchange started its trading operations today, Tuesday Nov. 26, hoping to shake up the exchange pricing model...
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Really excited to see how the exchange pricing model impacts the market.

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Pebble smartwatch gets banking app - Telegraph

Pebble smartwatch gets banking app - Telegraph | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Users will be able to check their balance with 'a glance of the wrist'
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A View on Talent in the 21st Century. | Be World Class

By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class.
 
I recently had the pleasure of speaking, as part of a panel, at an event called “Talent in the 21st Century” in London.
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A chaotic launch for a set of electronic-trading platforms

A chaotic launch for a set of electronic-trading platforms | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
IT WAS not the smoothest of starts. Swaps-market participants began to trade standardised derivatives on new electronic platforms called Swap Execution Facilities...
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2 days in and there is confusion surrounding SEFs!

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Buy or Build? 5 Reasons to In-Source Instead of Outsource

Buy or Build? 5 Reasons to In-Source Instead of Outsource | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
How do you determine whether to buy or build a software solution? There are cases for each so don’t let the budget be your only guide.
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Tradeweb acquires BondDesk

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fixed income trading platform Tradeweb Markets has signed an agreement to acquire BondDesk Group LLC, a provider of retail fixed income wealth management and trading technology.Terms...
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Another acquisiton in the eTrading vendor space. Looks like a great time to be a startup business in the FinTech space!

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FX market will be 70% electronic by year-end, says Aite Group

FX market will be 70% electronic by year-end, says Aite Group | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
New research estimates 60% of FX is electronic today, rising to 70% by year-end but there will still be a place for voice trading
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The move from voice to electronic will shift further by year end. What do you think is holding the market from going completely 100% electronic?

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Tradition Deploy Corvil's Operational Performance Monitoring to Provide Transparency Across its Trading Platforms

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AvaTrade partners with Gold-i to offer bitcoin trading - bobsguide.com

AvaTrade partners with Gold-i to offer bitcoin trading - bobsguide.com | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
AvaTrade has partnered with leading trading systems integrator, Gold-i, to offer Bitcoin CFD trading to its clients.
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Goldman faces losses over trading system glitch

Goldman faces losses over trading system glitch | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
A computer error at Goldman Sachs saw a wave of erroneous options orders sent out to American exchanges yesterday, and could cost the bank up to $100 million.
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With electronic trading becoming more and more automated, resiliency, test to break and stress testing must be top of the technology agendas for most FinTech organisations.

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SEF operators position for Europe

SEF operators position for Europe | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
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ICE interestingly registering an MTF at the same time as registering to become a SEF. 

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UBS veteran Robert Barnes named Turquoise CEO

UBS veteran Robert Barnes named Turquoise CEO | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
The London Stock Exchange has tapped UBS veteran Robert Barnes as chief executive of its pan-European MTF, Turquoise.
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FinTech & Commodities IT commentary for August 2013

The latest bite size market, business and technology news in the financial services and commodities sector from Harrington Starr. Salary trends, high demand ...
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Finextra: ICE to ditch Nyse Technologies; spin off Euronext

Finextra: ICE to ditch Nyse Technologies; spin off Euronext | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
IntercontinentalExchange has confirmed plans to sell Nyse Euronext's technology unit and spin off the Euronext exchange in an initial public offering.
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Done Deal: ICE Seals Takeover of New York Stock Exchange

Done Deal: ICE Seals Takeover of New York Stock Exchange | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
ICE's $8.2 billion acquisition of NYSE Euronext creates a juggernaut in the exchange world and ends more than 200 years of independence for the Big Board.
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Why You Should Fill Your Company With 'Athletes'

Why You Should Fill Your Company With 'Athletes' | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
At our company, we work to fill our roster with “athletes.” I don’t mean this necessarily in the physical sense, although it turns out that quite a few of our members are literal athletes – we have a national-class triathlete, I have a personal interest...
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An interesting article in Forbes, although I think that the quality traits needed for success in business can come from anyone who has dedicated time to excelling at a particular task.

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CameronTec Agrees to Buy Greenline

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Further acquisition within the FinTech space as Greenline is acquired by CameronTec. Q4 could be a busy period for M&A activity as businesses look to position themselves for a surge in 2014. 

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GFI Group Granted Swap Execution Facility (SEF) Approval from the CFTC

GFI Group Granted Swap Execution Facility (SEF) Approval from the CFTC | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
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Another IDB with SEF approval. Waiting for a couple more approvals before October 2nd deadline. 

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Understanding business through technology

Understanding business through technology | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Linedata helps asset managers deal with regulatory changes and other challenges, ensuring that potential obstacles are turned into building blocks for growth
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BGC Partners and ICAP file SEF applications with the CFTC

BGC Partners and ICAP file SEF applications with the CFTC | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Interdealer brokers BGC Partners and ICAP have each filed applications …
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One question can change everything!

One question can change everything! | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Gold Mine Blog by Rasmus Ankersen - comment, question or debate high performance development
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A great question to ask yourself if you are looking at making decisions without the crutch of emotion and are looking for a fresh perspective. 

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BATS Global Markets And Direct Edge Agree To Merge - Innovative Companies To Join Forces To Enhance Global Exchange Competition

BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) and Direct Edge Holdings LLC (Direct Edge) today announced a definitive merger agreement, which will bring together two customer-focused securities exchange operators under the BATS Global Markets enterprise to...
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Hirander Misra is back at the helm of a new Derivatives Exchange group.

Hirander Misra is back at the helm of a new Derivatives Exchange group. | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Chi-X Europe co-founder and one-time COO Hirander Misra is setting up a new derivatives exchange group in London.
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A great competition for start up businesses.

A great competition for start up businesses. | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
Level39 at Canary Wharf and Dassault Systèmes are pleased to open applications for start-up companies and developer teams to take part in the 3D FinTech Challenge 2013, an accelerator programme focused on financial technology innovation.
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Warsaw Stock Exchange in talks to buy stake in Haynes' Aquis platform

Warsaw Stock Exchange in talks to buy stake in Haynes' Aquis platform | System Implementations within buy-side organisations | Scoop.it
The Warsaw Stock Exchange says that it is in talks about buying a 30% stake in Aquis Exchange, the UK-based start-up hoping to open a pan-European equities trading market.
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Some clever strategic partnerships followed by some investment possibilities. The future looks very bright for this business. 

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