Category: Electronic Trading Platforms

thyssenkrupp trades an FX forward over blockchain with Commerzbank

The first such transaction involving a large German company, Commerzbank’s €500,000 deal was covered by Reuters, Banking Technology, The Trade, IBS Intelligence, coindesk, 4-traders, Blockchain News, The Blockchain, CoinShot, Blockshapers, The Paypers, Cypto Currency News, RTT News, coinzdaily, Econotimes Blockchain Revolution, Cryptocy News, Bitnews Today, Coin Telegraph, cryptovest, Finextra and Profit & Loss.

Crown Agents Bank Partners with 360T

In its latest move towards digitalisation, Crown Agents Bank, the global wholesale bank for emerging markets, has partnered with online trading platform 360T. “We can now offer a faster and more efficient service for all our customers who use 360T,” says David Bee, Head of Global Markets. “And for potential customers looking for illiquid, hard-to-access …

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Crown Agents Bank’s new foreign exchange trading platform picked up by e-Forex

The launch of Crown Agents Bank’s web-based FX trading platform, EMpowerFX, was covered in the magazine’s first edition of the year. Key features of the tool include real-time streaming access to competitive market pricing and immediate tailored request-for quotation (RFQ) facilities for well in excess of 500 emerging and major traded currency pairs. Read more …

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Crown Agents Bank’s new foreign exchange trading platform covered in the specialist press

EMpowerFX provides clients with direct access to real time quotes for well in excess of 500 emerging and developed-market currency pairs. The platform’s launch was covered across the specialist financial and foreign exchange press, including FX-Week, Forex News, Treasury Today, Profit & Loss, COVER South Africa, Institutional Asset Manager, Modern Ghana, FTSE Global Markets, Global Banking and Finance Review, Banking Technology, and Caribbean News Now.

Deutsche Bank’s Flow Magazine discusses ISO 20022

ISO 20022 will play an instrumental role in the future of payments – providing operational efficiency and enabling banks and market infrastructures globally to communicate. Yet it only really works if banks and market infrastructures around the world are harmonised, or at the very least aligned, in their migration efforts. In an article for Flow …

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Natixis’ innovative Dutch mortgage investment platform featured in a special Financial Times report

Natixis and CMIS Group have announced the launch of ‘The Merius Mortgage Note’, a unique investment platform that enables European-wide institutional investors access to the prime Dutch Mortgage market. The platform is yet another example of Natixis’ innovative financial offering to clients, allowing current European clients access to an opportunity that was formally just offered …

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Deutsche Bank publishes new guide to EU Payment Services Directive 2

Banks and payment providers will need to adapt their systems and processes to comply with the requirements of the new EU Directive on Payment Services (PSD2), according to a new guide published by Deutsche Bank, in collaboration with PPI AG, that explains the directive’s most important provisions, as well as its impact on the operations …

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CWEIC’s Oliver Everett writes about technology connecting businesses across the Commonwealth in Trade Finance

The Sibos 2016 Special Issue of Trade Finance magazine has featured an article by Oliver Everett, CEO of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), which discusses the Commonwealth Trade Initiative (CTI), a business-to-business (B2B) digital platform that connects members with suppliers, customers and distributors across the 53 nations of the Commonwealth, where the cost of bilateral trade between members is …

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Tradeweb data makes the front page of Il Sole 24 Ore, showing the extent of negative yields in euro-zone government bonds

Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore and its English-language spin-off, ItalyEurope24, have used Tradeweb data to illustrate the extent of negative yields in euro-zone government bonds. The data shows that, of the total volume of EUR 5,620,194,778,991.67 currently outstanding in euro-zone government bonds, EUR 2,622,768,401,323.00 (46.67%) are trading with negative mid-yields, as of close on Wednesday 18th …

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Tradeweb guides the market through the summer of EMIR

This summer will bring a number of important deadlines with respect to clearing obligations for the European buy-side community. In fact, we are now within ten days of the front-loading window for “category 2 entities” under EMIR. In a new white paper published by Tradeweb, Managing Director Simon Maisey guides readers through important deadlines and …

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