Barclays, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley took a stake in IHS Markit's KY3, and Fiserv made a 70 million GBP offer for Monitise. Meanwhile Misys and D+H combined to create Finastra, described as the third largest fintech company in the world.
FIA responded to an EC proposal on clearing in Europe.
Hong Kong and Australia agreed a fintech cooperation.
Nasdaq introduced Auction on Demand in the Nordics.
Thomson Reuters released BlockOne IQ to blockchain developers.
Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange is to trial blockchain for verification and record-keeping.
R3 announced a blockchain partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Calastone completed a blockchain test for mutual funds.
Products and Services
Northern Trust launched its FX Algo Suite.
ResearchPool announced the TRUE MiFID II solution.
Thomson Reuters and Symphony formed a strategic partnership.
Metamako introduced triple FPGA devices.
People in the news
LCH appointed Michael Davie as Global Head of Rates.
BCS Global Markets hired Andrey Yumatov.