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Schwab upgrades StreetSmart Edge Trading Platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Charles Schwab has introduced a suite of enhancements to its StreetSmart Edge trading platform to provide active traders with flexible order entry capabilities and new market monitoring features.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
Instinet BlockMatch gets European regulators approval to reference EBBO
By BBR Staff Writer
Instinet BlockMatch dark MTF has been granted approval by the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to reference a consolidated European Best Bid and Offer (EBBO).
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Daiwa Capital to sell prime brokerage unit to Bank of Nova Scotia
By BBR Staff Writer
Daiwa Capital Markets Europe (DCME), the wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Capital Markets, has agreed to sell its synthetic prime brokerage to Bank of Nova Scotia.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
JP Morgan offers prime custody service to European Clients
By BBR Staff Writer
JP Morgan has expanded its Prime Custody service offering to European-based hedge fund clients’ as part of its strategy to increase its market share in European prime brokerage business.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
TradeStation Group buys forex brokerage IBFX Holdings
By BBR Staff Writer
TradeStation Group has acquired IBFX Holdings, the parent of the Interbank FX group of companies; including Interbank FX and IBFX Australia.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
Pohjola Asset Management, ITG launch new trading service
By BBR Staff Writer
Pohjola Asset Management (PAM) and Investment Technology Group (ITG) have launched a Smart Routing and Algorithmic Trading Service.
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Saxo Bank opens new branch in Brussels
By BBR Staff Writer
Danish online trading and investment specialist Saxo Bank has opened a new branch in Brussels in order to provide Belgian investors with access to international financial markets.
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Morgan Stanley inks deal to be clearing broker for HSH Nordbank
By BBR Staff Writer
Morgan Stanley, a US-based financial services firm, has signed an agreement to be a clearing broker for HSH Nordbank, a Germany-based commercial bank.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
State Street Q3 net income rises
By BBR Staff Writer
State Street Corporation has reported a net income of $543m, or $1.10 diluted earnings per share, for the third quarter of 2011, compared to $540m, or $1.08 diluted earnings per share, for the same period in 2010.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
MF Global acquires Strategy Runner Trading
By BBR Staff Writer
MF Global Holdings, a New York-based broker-dealer, has acquired Strategy Runner Trading, a Chicago-based provider of algorithmic trading solutions, for $3.75m.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Charles Schwab Q3 net income increases 77%
By BBR Staff Writer
The Charles Schwab Corporation, an American brokerage and banking company, has reported a net income of $220m, or $0.18 diluted earnings per share, for the third quarter of 2011, compared to $124m, or $0.10 diluted earnings per share, for the same period in 2010.
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Saudi Hollandi Bank opens new trade services unit in eastern region of Saudi Arabia
By BBR Staff Writer
Saudi Hollandi Bank has established a new Trade Services Window in its Al-Hafouf Branch to cater to the trade requirements of corporate and small establishments located in and around the Al-Ahsa city, Eastern Region.
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Union Bank introduces offshore Chinese RMB capabilities to assist US companies
By BBR Staff Writer
Union Bank has introduced offshore Chinese renminbi (RMB) capabilities to assist US companies in managing foreign currency risk associated with trade-related transactions they conduct with businesses in mainland China.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
Lime Brokerage acquires Cactus Trading Systems
By BBR Staff Writer
Lime Brokerage, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wedbush and a provider of trading technologies, has acquired all of the assets of Cactus Trading Systems, a provider of technology solutions for trading firms and hedge funds.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
Tradeweb buys New York-based brokerage, plans to launch treasury trading platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Tradeweb Markets has expanded its Dealerweb Division by completing the acquisition of the brokerage assets of Rafferty Capital Markets, a New York-based registered broker-dealer.
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