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Cinnober looking to tap into treasury

Cinnober looking to tap into treasury

For Cinnober's CEO Veronica Augustsson, 2017 was all about prepping for MiFID II, sticking to the company's core services and diversifying. Cinnober implemented its clearing system and real time risk management technology at the...

Nasdaq looks to grow into sell-side tech provider

Nasdaq looks to grow into sell-side tech provider

Nasdaq is looking for a new client base - the sell side. Given its broad technology reach, the company believes it has the products and infrastructure that banks and brokers need in today's regulatory and trading environment....

AI is changing this industry. Now what?

AI is changing this industry. Now what?

I spent last week listening to experts in artificial intelligence talk about what AI can and will bring to the markets and the broader world.   What is patently clear is that AI is here now and is only going to expand. As Jay Biondo,...

Chicago is Crypto-fuel For the Coinbase Rocket

Chicago is Crypto-fuel For the Coinbase Rocket

My meeting with Paul Bauerschmidt has been reset three times and he's running a few minutes late for our coffee in Chicago. It's understandable. Since taking the role as co-head of Coinbase's Chicago office last October, it's been...

HKEx Looks To Make A Major Clearinghouse Upgrade

HKEx Looks To Make A Major Clearinghouse Upgrade

Today's markets and regulations are pushing exchanges to improve their technology, risk models and capital services. As such, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has embarked on a major revamp of the clearing house's platform, looking...

Fintech Exchange: Changing The Market Landscape

Fintech Exchange: Changing The Market Landscape

The fourth annual Fintech Exchange event was held in Chicago on April 25 -26, with an eye toward up-and-coming companies and exchanges, as well as what's new in the fintech space from established players. Here is a recap of the best...

Jim Kharouf

Jim Kharouf

Contributing Global Markets Editor

JimKharouf@JohnLothian.com MarketsWiki Profile

Jim Kharouf is a Chicago-based reporter and editor who has covered all aspects of the financial markets since 1989. He currently serves as contributing global markets editor to John Lothian News.

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