Operations

Markit Tackles Derivatives Paperwork with Thunderhead

Markit has announced a partnership with Thunderhead.com, which will see the latter's One platform integrated with the former's Counterparty Manager for the purposes of electronically managing master confirmation agreements (MCAs).

JSE Moves to Final T+3 Phase

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced the completion of phase two in its three-part plan to shift the South African securities market to T+3.

Indonesia CSD Selects Nasdaq Tech

PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (KSEI), the central securities depository (CSD) for Indonesia, will use Nasdaq's X-stream CSD technology to power its operations.

DTCC Assembles Two Groups for T+2

Following in the footsteps of Europe, the DTCC has organized two industry group charged with leading the transition to T+2 in U.S. markets.

Dion Adds Tool to Nova for Stock Connect

Dion Global Solutions has announced the launch of a module that allows clients in Hong Kong to process cross-border trades more efficiently, in support of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme.

China Opens Up Capital Markets with Hong Kong Connection

With the impending launch of the Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connect program, China has begun allowing foreign investment into its capital markets to an unprecedented degree. But what does this mean for institutional investment firms, and are there still…

Poland Switches to T+2

The Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW) has shortened its settlement cycle to T+2, or two days after trade date, as of today.

Esma Consults on NDF Clearing

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has opened a consultation on the clearing of foreign-exchange (FX) non-deliverable forwards (NDFs).