Americas

Sungard extends buy-side suite in US, Europe

IT firm Sungard’s acquisition of trading technology company GL TRADE will give European buy-side firms better access to Sungard’s trading product suite and allow Sungard’s US buy-side clients to tap brokers in Europe and Asia.

Brazilian broker breaks new ground with Apama

Software provider Progress Apama has predicted strengthening Brazilian demand for algorithmic trading solutions after unveiling its first client in the country, broker Ágora Corretora de Titulos e Valores Mobiliaro.

Brokers bidding against themselves in LCH battle

US post-trade processing firm Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation's (DTCC) member-owned structure could complicate its battle to acquire European clearing house LCH.Clearnet.

Credit Suisse AES forges derivatives links

Investment bank Credit Suisse’s Advanced Execution Services (AES) division, which supplies algorithms and trading tools to the buy-side, has expanded its derivatives capabilities by joining financial software firm Orc’s ExNet broker connectivity network and launching a joint offering with US options pricing and analytics firm Derivix.

FXall adds netting service to trading platform

Electronic foreign exchange trading platform FXall has launched Cross Currency Netting, a new feature enabling users to manage high-value multi-currency exposures in volatile markets.