Tagged: derivatives

X-Change Financial Access (XFA) and Genesis Global to Deploy Automated Quoting System for FLEX Options

X-Change Financial Access (XFA), a division of Marex and an execution broker for exchange-traded derivatives, and Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced a partnership to automate quoting for flexible exchange options (FLEX options). Called FLEX-FA, the new platform… Read More

Digital Assets Derivatives Trading Available via Gemini Mobile App

At Gemini, they claim to be dedicated to delivering the “best possible” crypto trading experience for their users. Gemini says it is pleased to unveil “an important update to our derivatives trading ecosystem: mobile app trading.” In August, Gemini had unveiled the ability “to view… Read More

Ethereum Scaling Solution to Support Derivio, a Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform

Derivio, a Binance Labs incubated institutional-grade decentralized derivatives trading platform, is thrilled to announce their mainnet launch on zkSync Era, a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. Derivio seeks to unlock the full potential of decentralized trading and enhance how users engage with DeFi derivatives,… Read More

Talos Integrates with Coinbase to Provide Institutional Clients Expanded Access to Perpetual Futures Trading

Talos, a provider of institutional digital assets trading technology, announced its integration with Coinbase International Exchange, a licensed digital assets exchange that launched earlier this year. The integration allows mutual clients of Talos and Coinbase International Exchange based in eligible jurisdictions outside of the US… Read More

TS Imagine, Cassini Systems to Provide Intelligent Margin, Collateral Derivatives Analytics to Prime Brokers

TS Imagine, the global, cross-asset provider of real-time trading, portfolio, and risk management solutions for financial institutions, and Cassini Systems, the provider of pre-and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives market participants, announce a strategic partnership that “will see enhanced, intelligent margin and collateral… Read More

Modulus Introduces AI-Enhanced Crowdfunding, Private Placement Platforms

Modulus, a US-based developer of “high-performance” trading and surveillance technology that powers global equities, derivatives, and asset exchanges; government agencies and laboratories; and research universities, announced that the company was set to release new white label crowdfunding and private placement platforms for non-accredited investors. From… Read More

Coinbase Approved for Regulated Crypto Futures in the US

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has secured regulatory approval from the National Futures Association (NFA) to operate a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).  This will enable it to provide access to crypto futures trading for eligible customers. The NFA is a Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) designated self-regulatory organization…. Read More

DeFi Adoption: Polygon Backs Institutional Decentralized Crypto Exchange (DEX) D8X Deal

D8X, an institutional-grade decentralized exchange (DEX) for derivatives on Polygon zkEVM, announced a $1.5 million pre-seed round with support from Polygon Ventures and various other investors. The capital will help D8X launch “a decentralized derivatives trading platform in the second half of 2023 that provides… Read More

Digital Assets: FalconX, CF Benchmarks to Create Institutional-Grade Derivatives Contracts

FalconX, which claims to be the most reliable digital assets prime brokerage for the world’s leading institutions, is releasing the only crypto derivatives offered by a CFTC-regulated swaps dealer. These contracts are settled “against indices administered by CF Benchmarks, the FCA regulated cryptocurrency index provider.”… Read More

Crypto Exchange BitMEX Introduces New Social Trading Concept for Professional Traders

BitMEX, which claims to again have become the world’s “leading” crypto derivatives exchange, introduces a new concept in social trading for professional traders, Guilds . Currently in βeta (testing), Guilds is accessible “to all BitMEX users – new, existing and returning, offering them the opportunity… Read More

Binance Australia Offices Searched by Regulatory Authorities as Part of Derivatives Probe: Report

Binance Australia offices were recently searched by regulatory authorities as a key part of a derivatives probe. ASIC has reportedly visited the offices of Binance in Australia on Tuesday (July 4, 2023). The digital asset exchange claims that it remains focused on complying with applicable… Read More

Cassini Systems, a Margin Collateral Analytics Provider for Derivatives Markets, Teams Up with CF Partners

Cassini Systems, which claims to be the industry leader of pre- and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives market participants, announces its partnership with CF Partners, the provider of energy and environmental solutions for companies looking for a low-carbon future, with services including emissions… Read More

Digital Assets: Gemini Introduces Non-US Crypto Derivatives Platform

The team at Gemini is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Gemini Foundation — a non-US crypto derivatives platform. Their first derivatives contract “will be a BTC perpetual contract denominated in Gemini dollars (GUSD).” An ETH/GUSD perpetual contract “will launch soon thereafter.” Gemini Foundation… Read More

Digital Assets: Bitfinex Derivatives Adds Asian Equity Indices to Perpetuals Portfolio

Bitfinex Derivatives, a derivatives platform that is accessible through Bitfinex announced  a range of perpetual contracts “for three of the largest and oldest Asian Equities indices; HONG KONG 50, JAPAN 225 and AUSTRALIA 200.” The launch of these equity perpetual contracts will reportedly “allow Bitfinex… Read More

State Street Expands Outsourced Trading Capabilities via Planned Acquisition of CF Global Trading

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CF Global Trading, a global firm specializing in outsourced trading on an agency basis for a variety of asset classes including equities, listed derivatives and fixed income. The transaction is… Read More

Digital Assets Market Makes Remarkable Rebound, Metaverse, Smart Contract Sectors Performing Well: Coinmetrics Report

In a report titled, Monitoring the Currents of the Crypto Market, Matías Andrade and Kyle Waters from Coinmetrics noted that the digital asset market is “experiencing a surge in activity as we kick off the new year. The update from Coinmetrics points out that Bitcoin… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group to Acquire Acadia to Improve Post-Trade Offering

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) announced that it has agreed to acquire Acadia, a provider of automated uncleared margin processing and integrated risk and optimization services for the global derivatives community. The acquisition furthers LSEG’s strategy “to enhance and grow its multi-asset Post Trade… Read More

Finastra Onboards Fragmos Chain’s Blockchain Platform for Digitalization of OTC Derivatives Post-Trade

Finastra announced a collaboration with Fragmos Chain, a blockchain platform which digitalizes interactions between financial institutions, “to provide Finastra customers with out-of-the-box integration with Finastra Summit, its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market solution.” The API-first integration, via FusionFabric.cloud, “enables banks globally to digitalize their OTC derivatives… Read More

CME Group to Introduce Euro-denominated Bitcoin, Ethereum Futures

CME Group, which claims to be the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced its plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering “with the introduction of Bitcoin Euro and Ether Euro futures on August 29, pending regulatory review.” Designed to match their U.S. dollar-denominated counterparts, Bitcoin… Read More

FIA Tech, the Futures Industry’s Tech Provider, Introduces Cash, Collateral Reference Data Service

FIA Tech, the tech provider to the exchange-traded derivative industry, recently announced the launch of FIA Tech’s Cash and Collateral reference data service. At launch, the data set will be “used by several global clearing firms that manage more than $120 billion of collateral held… Read More

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