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NICE Actimize Teams With Alacra to Further Develop Its Customer Due Diligence Anti-Money Laundering Solution

NICE Actimize, a provider of a financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, announced its partnership with Alacra, in an effort to grow its Customer Due Diligence (CDD) anti-money laundering solution.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Risk Management | 22 Oct 2014


Iress Adds Markit TCA

Systems provider Iress has announced the integration of Markit's transaction-cost analysis (TCA) offering within its order-system suite.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Data Display & Analytics | 22 Oct 2014

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BGC Bid for Rival Broker Turns Hostile

A $675 million offer by BGC Partners to acquire its rival GFI Group is now being presented directly to shareholders, following weeks of protracted negotiations between the firms.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 22 Oct 2014


AQX° Connects to Squawker

Broker AQX° Securities has become the latest firm to connect to sell-side block venue Squawker.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Connectivity & Networks | 21 Oct 2014

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B-Next Upgrades Global Control Room

Compliance and surveillance specialist b-next has upgraded its CMC: Global Control Room suite, allowing compliance officers a global view of activity and information flows within an organization.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 21 Oct 2014


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.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Clearing & Settlement | 20 Oct 2014

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Turquoise Launches Block Discovery

Turquoise has announced the debut of its new block-trading service, Block Discovery, and added seven brokers as launch participants.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 20 Oct 2014

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First Derivatives Takes Majority Stake in Database Vendor Kx Systems

First Derivatives has announced the acquisition of a further 46.47 percent stake in time-series database specialist Kx Systems, bringing its overall interest to a majority share of 65.2 percent on a fully diluted basis.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 17 Oct 2014


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.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 16 Oct 2014


African Stock Exchange to Implement Deutsche Börse Tech

Deutsche Börse has entered into an agreement with the African Stock Exchange (AFSX), whereby the Mauritius-based venue will use the German operator's Xetra technology and support.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchange Technologies | 16 Oct 2014

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