Tag: Markit

September 14, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Markit names Jane Hamilton to FX business development team

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Jane Hamilton joined the firm as managing director of business development for FX. Jane brings deep experience in the FX market, prime brokerage and the technology systems supporting FX trading to Markit. She will be responsible for expanding Markit’s…

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March 15, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Markit launches FX trade affirmation service

Markit Ltd (NASDAQ: MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information services, today announced the launch of a new service that enables banks to affirm FX trades executed by inter dealer brokers.  Seven inter dealer brokers and eight banks have signed to use the service, which expands Markit’s centralised solutions for the FX market. Affirming…

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November 10, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

DealHub acquisition contributes to revenue growth at Markit in Q3 2015

The “earnings season” continues at full speed, with Markit Ltd (NASDAQ:MRKT) adding its voice to the chorus of companies seeing their revenues rise in the third quarter of 2015. Markit attributed the rise in the third-quarter revenues to successful acquisitions, including the acquisition of DealHub, which was completed in September 2015. DealHub has joined Markit's…

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September 05, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Breaking News - ICE to acquire SuperDerivatives for $350 million

Both the Financial Times and Israel business news source Calcalist are reporting this morning that  transatlantic exchange and clearing house operator ICE (or IntercontinentalExchange, NYSE:ICE) has agreed in principle to acquire SuperDerivatives, an Israeli-based financial data and analytics provider. SuperDerivatives provides data and analytics on OTC derivatives, but also has a chat platform similar to the one…

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February 11, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

MarkitSERV and Misys to offer joint FX clearing

Misys CMS customers to use MarkitSERV's SWIFT interface. MarkitSERV, which provides electronic trade processing services, and financial software company Misys announced a joint effort to provide enhanced FX clearing capabilities. The partnership is driven by new regulations requiring central clearing included in Dodd-Frank -- other jurisdictions are also expected to make it mandatory to clear FX. The partnership will…

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