Category: Capital Markets

State Street has launched a new peer-to-peer financing platform, Venturi, specifically designed to connect buy-side firms with new sources of liquidity in the global repo space. Venturi, built through a partnership with FinOptSys, a fintech focused on the securities financing market, supports trade negotiations and enhances trade settlement and collateral management, allowing traders to better…

State Street has been appointed by China’s Harvest Fund Management Co Ltd. to provide onshore CNY FX hedging services for their Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDII) investment funds. State Street has a long-term partnership with Harvest, having provided the firm with a range of investment services since 2010. State Street provides onshore CNY FX liquidity…

Saphyre, the fintech that provides an AI-driven pre-trade and post-trade platform, is moving into the securities lending space. The company’s interoperable onboarding platform aims to help lenders and borrowers to remove the bottlenecks created by legacy systems. Saphyre says that, by automating the onboarding process, institutions can reduce the potential for errors, increase the speed…

TradeNeXus, a GlobalLink digital platform for FX transactions which is part of State Street’s digital division, has partnered with Capitolis, a fintech focused on capital markets, to launch an automated post-trade solution to optimise portfolios. With this integrated offering, buy-side firms can use TradeNeXus to automate data submission and access Capitolis’ analytics tools to scan…

State Street has selected FundGuard to deliver a strategic accounting solution for State Street Alpha. FundGuard is a scalable cloud-native investment accounting, fund accounting, and contingency NAV solution. The FundGuard accounting solution will be integrated for STP from portfolio management and trading in the Charles River Investment Management Solution through to custody and administration. A…

HQLAᵡ, J.P. Morgan, Ownera and Wematch have successfully tested the technical feasibility of executing a DvP repo transaction across two different DLT platforms at HQLAᵡ and J.P. Morgan. The test showed how rights to securities, recorded in digital collateral records (DCRs) on the HQLAᵡ ledger, and digital cash, recorded at J.P. Morgan, could be recorded…

BNY Mellon and Pirum, a fintech specialising in trading markets, have launched a joint optimisation service to offer collateral providers margining, risk management and inventory management to drive improved risk/return outcomes. The solution, ECPOConnect, combines BNY Mellon’s collateral management service, ECPO, which optimises more than USD4trn in assets globally, with Pirum’s CollateralConnect platform, a SaaS…

BNY Mellon has launched enhancements to its securities finance platform to help clients analyse their agency securities lending program alongside their sustainability goals. Delivered through an interactive dashboard, clients can apply ESG scores based on third-party data across their lendable portfolio, collateral and cash investments to help them evaluate alignment with their individual ESG goals.…

SS&C Eze has partnered with Coinbase to offer clients access to Coinbase Prime, an institutional platform for digital assets. With the partnership, traders using Eze Investment Suite can manage their crypto trading processes in one place, from pre-trade compliance to custody. Coinbase Prime is a platform built specifically for institutions providing secure custody, smart order…

State Street has upgraded GlobalLink, a suite of digital multi-asset trading solutions, with the launch of GlobalLink Digital. The new service enables customised workflows, and a seamless user experience across the full suite of GlobalLink solutions and third-party partners. GlobalLink Digital’s functionality has been designed to enhance services, solutions and automation, allowing institutions and applications…