Fidessa has announced the launch of its MiFID suite of products, services and trading links created for brokers. Over 50 new and existing clients have already placed orders for the suite, which provides services that cover five areas: execution policy, order compliance and handling (EPOCH); virtual market view; smart order routing; trade reporting; and client classification. Fidessa is also releasing a series of MiFID related upgrades to existing exchange gateways and data feeds such as Deutsche Börse’s new Xetra trade reporting facility and links to new venues such as Chi-X and Project Boat.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.