Tagged: financial markets

Genesis Launches Middle-Office Solution for Equities and Fixed-Income Trading

Genesis Global, the software application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced the launch of the web version of its multi-asset class middle-office solution, Trade Allocation Manager (TAM). TAM provides a robust foundation “for operational efficiency and regulatory compliance through a centralized application that… Read More

Switzerland: Leonteq Acquires Stake in Swiss Stock Exchange BX Swiss

Leonteq AG (SIX: LEON) has reportedly acquired a 10% stake in the Swiss stock exchange BX Swiss. Leonteq thus becomes a shareholder of BX Swiss and “expands its ecosystem with an important player in the Swiss financial market.” With the acquisition of a 10% stake… Read More

Crypto Equities Outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) by 2x – Report Reveals

Most of the investor interest in cryptocurrencies has historically been “concentrated in the digital tokens,” according to an update shared by Anthony Pompliano, an entrepreneur focused on Bitcoin, business, finance, and technology. According to the update, retail investors were “first to the party, followed by… Read More

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

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to Unify Finance Operations on Oracle Cloud

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group), a global financial markets infrastructure and data provider, has selected Oracle Cloud in order “to transform its finance operations.” With Oracle Fusion Cloud and Oracle Financial Services Applications running on a unified platform, LSEG will be able “to increase efficiency,… Read More

Genesis Global, the Low-Code App Dev Platform for Financial Markets Organizations, Hires Amazon Veteran

Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced Nitin Gupta as Chief Revenue Officer. He reports to CEO, Stephen Murphy. Prior to Genesis, Gupta was the Americas Sales Leader for Global Financial Services EMEA at Amazon Web Services, where he… Read More

Investors May Consider Rebalancing Investment Portfolios, As High-Interest Rates are Expected to Continue, Industry Professional Says

US Consumer Price Index (CPI) data published Thursday supports the case that the Federal Reserve will likely “implement one more interest rate hike,” says the CEO of one of a financial advisory, asset management and fintech organization. The prediction from Nigel Green of deVere Group… Read More

Private Equity Deal Value in France Came in Above Q2 2022 Levels and Increased QoQ in Q2 – Report Reveals

Pitchbook introduces their research series: Country Snapshots in which they provide an overview of macroeconomic and microeconomic trends in various regions spanning both private and public markets. Here is what Pitchbook highlighted for Q2 in France: Contrary to VC, PE deal value in France “came… Read More

Genesis Global Introduces Primary Bond Market Solution for Asset Managers

Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced the launch of a solution that aggregates new bond deal data for asset managers, accelerates investment decision making and streamlines how they request and receive allocations. In primary markets for corporate bonds,… Read More

DTCC, Clearstream, Euroclear Call for Industry Cooperation to Support Digital Asset Ecosystem

Three of the world’s largest financial market infrastructures (FMIs) – DTCC, Clearstream, and Euroclear – released a paper on the state of the industry’s digital asset evolution. The paper calls for increased collaboration “to progress an ecosystem that currently includes fragmented standards, varying regulatory treatment,… Read More

Unstable Financial Markets Have US Consumers Keeping Close Eye on Retirement Accounts via Fintech Apps – Report

The unstable financial markets in the United States during the past few years have people keeping a wary eye on their retirement accounts and, increasingly, they are doing so via mobile apps, the team at J.D. Power notes. According to the J.D. Power 2023 U.S…. Read More

Savings Banks Group Finland to Renew Lending Platform in Partnership with Tietoevry

Tietoevry is pleased to announce its collaboration with The Savings Banks Group Finland in order “to renew its lending platform, where Tietoevry’s Lending Suite, the leading credit solution in the Nordic markets, will serve as the foundation.” This strategic partnership is part of “a broader… Read More

Underperformance from Private Equity Funds Expected, Relative to Public Equities, Resulting in Flattish Absolute Returns: Pitchbook

Without offsetting topline growth or debt reduction, management will need to increase efficiency and reduce investment “to retain earnings power and, even then, may face lower valuation multiples,” the team at Pitchbook noted in a comprehensive market update. Hence, Pitchbook now expects further underperformance “from… Read More

Institutional Shareholder Services Introduces ISS Exchange Mobile Voting Tool

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a provider of corporate governance and sustainable investment solutions to financial market participants, launched ISS Exchange, a streamlined, mobile-friendly voting solution, “to augment its Global Proxy Distribution (GPD) offering.” ISS Exchange is the latest in ISS’ suite of outsourced solutions… Read More

New Zealand: Financial Markets Authority (FMA) Releases Standard Condition for Consultation to Enhance Cyber Resilience

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) – Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko – recently released a consultation document on its proposal to introduce a new standard condition for certain financial market license holders. The new license condition will “focus on business continuity and technology systems.” Operationally resilient… Read More

Digital Wealth Manager Yield App CEO Says that “All Signs” Point to a Bitcoin and Crypto Bull Market

Tim Frost, CEO of digital wealth platform Yield App, says that recent price stability in bitcoin combined with a number of positive macro and regulatory signals mean the stage could be set for crypto’s next bull market. Tim Frost, CEO of digital wealth platform Yield… Read More

Low-Code App Development Platform Genesis Global Certified as Soc 2 Type 2 Compliant

Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, announced it has “been certified as SOC 2 Type 2 compliant and adheres to the highest industry standards for data security.” The Systems and Organization Controls (SOC) standards are “governed by the American… Read More

Ismo, a European Fintech Aiming to Make Investing Accessible to All, has Secured €823K+ via Crowdcube

Ismo, which says it is on a mission to make investing in the financial markets accessible to all, has secured 113% (€823,900.31) of its €725,000 target from 351 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign, carried out via Crowdcube (with 9 days… Read More

Traderpal’s Fintech App Makes Stock Trading Accessible to Spanish-Speaking Individuals with Alpaca

Traderpal is described as a simple and easy-to-use app designed to democratize access to financial markets for Spanish-speaking individuals. With Traderpal, users can “invest in thousands of US stocks, and ETFs and start building a diversified investment portfolio to help them achieve their financial goals.”… Read More

Financial Markets Facilitator Aquis Introduces Regulated Market Grade 24×7 Exchange

Aquis Technologies, a division of Aquis Exchange PLC – the creator and facilitator of financial markets, is pleased to announce the launch of Aquis Equinox: a regulated market-grade 24×7 matching engine which “never requires shut down or downtime.” In traditional exchange models, along with alternative… Read More

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