Blockchain in the Capital Markets: Slow Progress in 2019
While real blockchain rollouts are still few and far between, some firms made progress in 2019. Here are 18 projects in some stage of development.
DLT-based Trading Platform Tradewind Looks to Enter the Buy Side
Tradewind is also considering covering assets other than precious metals.
Ion’s Deal for Allegro Worries Commodity Tech Specialists
Acquisition gives Ion a near monopoly in energy trading and risk software
INTL FCStone Takes Paxos Precious Metals Confirmation Platform
The platform automates trade confirmations, reconciles transactions and aims to minimize operational errors.
Hedge Funds Hunt for Alpha Across 1 Billion Smartphones
Mobile geolocation has opened a new frontier for investors
Flush with Cash, Paxos Plans Precious-Metals Blockchain Launch Next Week
In addition to going live with its blockchain, the trust company has netted an additional $65 million in Series B funding.
Euroclear and Paxos Break Up over Blockchain Project
Euroclear abandons Bankchain platform but startup says launch will go ahead in 2018
RS Metrics Readies Factories, Metals and Mines Production Indicators
The vendor uses satellite images of factories and mines to estimate production
SunGard Fires up MarketMap with Platts Real-Time Energy Data, News
The Platts data will provide real-time data for a range of commodities, and allow SunGard to create new data packages for commodities traders.
MVS Eyes Expansion After Acquisition by Platts
Vendor will leverage Platts' resources to grow its commodities data business.
Platts Acquires Metals Data Provider Minerals Value Service
Platts already held a stake in MVS, and will now take over the entire operations.
ICE Sets Date for New London Gold Price
Officials say increased participation will ehnance the benchmark's reliability.
Autilla Outlines Data Plans Ahead of MiFID 2
London-based precious metals market Autilla, which announced last week that it has migrated to a new electronic trading platform from Swedish exchange trading and market technology provider Cinnober, is leveraging the platform to create a repository of…
VWD Preps Metals App for iPhone, iPad
Frankfurt-based data vendor VWD will this week launch a new iPhone and iPad app for metals traders, in a move designed to meet increasing demand from its desktop users for more targeted mobile products.
Platts Forges Metals Partnership with Germany's MVS
Energy and commodities data provider Platts has struck a deal to take an undisclosed investment stake in German iron ore and steel data provider Minerals Value Service and become the exclusive distributor of MVS's web-based value-in-use tool, which…
Tradition Taps Bloomberg Price Fixings for Volatis Trading Platform
Interdealer broker Tradition is to use daily price fixing observations from Bloomberg's independent valuation services for derivatives and structured notes, to provide prices that more accurately reflect realized volatility to Volatis, the broker's newly…