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Global Tech Trading Firm Optiver Explains Why They Invested in RFQ Platform for Cryptocurrency Options

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Optiver Principal Strategic Investments (PSI) confirmed, earlier last month, that it took part in the Series A funding round for Paradigm, a trading platform for cryptocurrency options and futures. New York-based Paradigm is focused on supporting institutional-level liquidity for cryptocurrency derivatives through their chat-based multi-dealer… Read More

Digitalization of Business Processes Can Effectively Connect Small Companies to International Markets: Report

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Michael Froman, Vice Chair and President, Strategic Growth at Mastercard (NYSE: MA), notes that shuttered storefronts might be a lingering symbol of the pandemic’s “economic fallout.” However, entrepreneurship is continuing to soar, “with a record 5.4 million new business applications filed in 2021, according to U.S…. Read More

NinjaTrader Acquires Tradovate, a Cloud-based Trading Infrastructure Provider

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NinjaTrader Group, LLC, a provider of trading software and brokerage services to active traders, reveals that it has acquired Tradovate Holdings, LLC, an online futures brokerage company and trading tech provider, for $115 million. Established in 2003, NinjaTrader is a retail futures broker supporting more… Read More

Robinhood Shares Latest Update on its Cryptocurrency Wallets

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In September of this year, the team at Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) had announced that crypto wallets were coming to the platform—enabling clients to not only trade, but send and receive virtual currency via the Robinhood app. Robinhood wrote in a blog post that they’d long heard… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Wants to Create Culture of Investing Internationally that’s Approachable and Customer-First

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Freetrade‘s Head of People, Amy Gilman, has reflected on a “big” 2021 and an “even bigger” 2022. Gilman writes in a blog post that 2021 has been “an incredible year of growth for Freetrade.” She added that whether that’s growth to “over 1 million registered… Read More

Overfunding: UK Fintech Freetrade Secures £8.7M+ from 6926 Investors via Crowdcube

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Freetrade, a company that’s on a mission to get everyone investing, has secured  879% (£8,799,726) of its £1,000,000 fundraising target from 6926 investors (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube – with 1 day left in the Fintech firm’s crowdfunding campaign. A UK Financial Conduct… Read More

Transaction Network Services (TNS) Offers Essential Trading Services Connectivity to Asia

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Transaction Network Services (TNS), a key service provider supporting capital markets client and counterpart connectivity and reportedly the first to market with a Layer 1 network solution, has invested considerably in its backbone to offer high-performance international connectivity for customers “tapping the plethora of opportunities… Read More

FIA Shares Blueprint to Streamline Trading Processes

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FIA (Futures Industry Association) announced on November 2, 2021 that it has released a report calling on participants in the futures and options sector to work cooperatively on an initiative to enhance the overall efficiency of the trading and clearing process for exchange-traded derivatives. The… Read More

UK’s TraderMade, a Financial Market Data Specialist, Introduces Forex Data API Portal

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TraderMade, which claims to be one of the United Kingdom’s leading international specialists in financial market data, has confirmed the launch of a forex data API portal – which allows users to effectively manage their own data plans. As noted by TraderMade’s management: “We have… Read More

Cboe Global Markets and MSCI Inc. Extend Relationship, Including Licensing Agreement Through 2031

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Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a provider of international market infrastructure and tradable products, and MSCI Inc., a provider of critical decision support tools and services for the investment community, announced that they’ve signed a licensing agreement that extends and widens their business relationship…. Read More

UK’s Wombat, a Fractional Investment Platform, Aims to Secure £10M via Series A to Expand into Europe

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UK-headquartered micro-investing platform Wombat Invest has appointed David Davies, the ex-Chief Information Officer at Hargreaves Lansdown, and former eToro Managing Director Iqbal Gandham to its advisory board. These appointments have been made as the company prepares a  £10m Series A round in order to support… Read More

IPC Point of Trade Voice Transaction Data to be Integrated with Overbond AI Algos Powering Automated Fixed-Income Trading

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Overbond and IPC have announced a new partnership focused on accelerating the automation of fixed-income trading with voice-to-AI technology. Overbond is teaming up with IPC, a provider of secure, compliant communications and multi-Cloud connectivity services for the international financial markets, in order to integrate IPC’s… Read More

Singapore Wealth Management Platform iFAST Corp’s iFAST Capital Unit Introduces New Trading Options

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Singapore-based wealth platform iFAST Corporation recently revealed that the Group’s Malaysian division, iFAST Capital, has introduced trading services in US as well as support for Hong Kong-listed securities for Malaysians. The new offerings will reportedly include stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on FSMOne, its B2C online… Read More

Recurring Revenue Trading Platform Pipe Secures $250 Million Through Latest Strategic Investment Round; Now Valued at $2 Billion Just Under a Year After Public Launch

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  Pipe, a U.S.-based recurring revenue trading platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $250 million through its latest strategic investment round, which was led by Greenspring Associates, and included new investors Counterpoint Global (Morgan Stanley), CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund, SBI Investment, 3L, Sound Ventures and Guy Oseary,… Read More

Quasi Quantum Tech in Financial Trading being Tested by Toshiba and Dharma Capital

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Japanese technology giant Toshiba is reportedly working with Dharma Capital to test out the use of quasi-quantum tech in financial trading. The trial, carried out by Toshiba and Dharma Capital, will look into the effectiveness of high-frequency trading (HFT) strategies for listed stocks in Japanese… Read More

ParagonEX Unveils Fully Customizable Trading Platform For Broker Clients

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  ParagonEX, a Isle of Man-based fintech, announced on Tuesday it is launching a fully customizable trading platform, allowing its broker clients. According to ParagonEX, the platform will allow each broker to have a unique appearance, as well as display “elements” of their choosing, thus not… Read More

Social Investing App Invstr Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Through Collaboration With Vast Bank

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  Social investment app Invstr announced on Monday the launch of its cryptocurrency trading through its collaboration with Vast Bank. Invstr reported that it is using the Coinbase exchange platform for trading and its members in all 50 U.S. states are now able to buy and… Read More

Milestone: PayBito Surpasses $2 Billion in Daily Trading Volume; Seeks $5 Billion By the End of 2021

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      U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito announced on Thursday it has crossed $2 billion in its daily trading volume and is seeking to achieve $5 billion by the end of 2021. The latest milestone comes just a few months after PayBito announced it was experiencing record… Read More

Milestone: Diginex’s Crypto Exchange EQUOS Trade Volume Crosses $1 Billion For April Month-to-Date

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    Diginex Limited, a digital assets financial services company, announced on Monday a record total volumes of over $1 billion in April month to date through its crypto exchange EQUOS, with average daily volumes during the period increased over three times compared to average daily volumes… Read More

Coinsquare Completes Closing of Strategic Investment By Mogo

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CoinSquare, a Canadian digital asset exchange, announced on Friday the closing of the previously announced strategic investment in Coinsquare by Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX: MOGO), a digital payments and fintech company. Coinsquare reported that per the investment agreement, Mogo has acquired a 19.99% ownership interest for… Read More

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