Category: Product

Tradeweb Markets Inc., the Nasdaq-listed operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has launched a market data service to calculate real-time iNAVs for ETFs. BlackRock has become the first ETF issuer to use Tradeweb iNAVs for its iShares ETF suite in Europe, which are publicly available via Bloomberg and Refinitiv. The…

State Street has launched a FIX API for its Fund Connect ETF platform, its global online portal for the creation and redemption of ETFs within the firm’s GlobalLink product suite. The FIX enhancement, now available to all participants on the platform, offers connectivity and electronic communication through an industry protocol widely used in electronic trading.…

Zodia Custody, the UK-based crypto asset servicing provider for institutional investors, and SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. have entered into definitive agreements to launch a joint venture in Japan. Subject to anti-trust and foreign direct investment clearances, and licences from the Japanese regulator, the Financial Services Agency, the joint venture will act as a…

Archax, the UK-based, FCA-regulated digital asset exchange, broker and custodian, has launched its custody service. Targeted at professional investors and institutions, the solution provides custody for a broad range of digital assets – from cryptocurrencies to NFTs to digital securities – as well as traditional securities and client cash. Archax is providing the service in…

CACEIS has strengthened its ETF solution through a new partnership with ETF index and data specialist, ULTUMUS, which will become its portfolio composition file (PCF) solution provider. Adding PCF capabilities through ULTUMUS now means that CACEIS is a one-stop-shop. It removes barriers to access the market and facilitates the launch of ETF funds for new…

IQ-EQ, the Luxembourg-based administrator, has appointed Philip Hanssens as head of risk and compliance for Continental Europe. He joins IQ-EQ from Fidelity International, where he was responsible for leading the European compliance advisory team and overseeing the delivery of advisory services across EMEA and Latin America as chief compliance officer, Europe.

BNY Mellon has launched an outsourced trading service for buy-side institutions. The offering by BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC will be powered by xBK, the buy-side trading division that executes more than USD1trn in volumes on average annually for the company’s investment management franchise. BNY Mellon plans to offer clients a range of services, including:…

Kneip, a Luxembourg-based provider of fund data management and reporting solutions for the asset management industry, has become the sole provider of fund data and documents for Clearstream Fund Centre. Over 450 fund distributors use Clearstream Fund Centre to gain access to 550 fund providers with a single legal agreement. Clearstream Fund Centre’s covered investment…

Clearstream has joined forces with Vermeg, a fintech focused on collateral management & asset servicing, regulatory reporting and digital transformation. The partnership will deliver an STP collateral management solution connected to the Eurosystem Collateral Management System (ECMS). The ECB is introducing ECMS to unify the management of collateral of national central banks across the Eurozone.…

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., the U.S.-based fintech, has launched ESG Analyzer, a web-based ESG disclosure and data analytics benchmarking tool that delivers “timely, high-quality, cost-effective, transparent data and insights”. The ESG Analyzer allows companies to view all of their ESG metrics in a single dashboard, compare their data side-by-side with peer companies to better understand…