News and Press Releases

February 20, 2020

How to balance capital efficiency and uncertainty in Derivatives

An excellent article from Philip Simons and Ricky Maloney at #eurex that discusses “How to balance Capital and Efficiency and Uncertainty” in the context of Derivatives Workflow....Continue reading

January 16, 2020

OTCX in Risk.net

OTCX appeared in a Risk.net article last week highlighting the differences between trading on a venue and bilateral trading via a structured communication format....Continue reading

January 14, 2020

Meaningful automation comes to Fixed Income

... well not yet.. But it's coming !.
Greenwich Associates takes a view on the top 10 Market Structure trends for 2020.. In 8th place is "meaningful automation comes to Fixed Income Markets". Well, it's about time!... Continue reading

January 7, 2020

BIS Triennial survey shows that OTC market volume continues to grow.

BIS reports that OTC markets continued to grow in the period 2016-2019. We take a brief look at what that might mean for Asset managers in 2020. Continue reading...

December 16, 2019

Derivative Market grows 11% to €735tn in 2018

ESMA has published its latest statistics on the derivative market. Volume was up in 2018 to €735Tn, 90% was in the form of OTC derivatives and 17% was traded on venue. What does this mean ? Continue reading

September 25, 2019

Press Release: OTCX certifies with thinkFolio from IHS Markit

OTCX, the leading multi-dealer bilateral RFQ platform for off-venue interest rate derivatives, is delighted to announce the successful certified integration with thinkFolio, IHS Markit's investment management platform.

thinkFolio offers its clients advanced modelling and trading management tools for all asset classes, including fixed income and derivatives instruments. However, many of these derivatives are still traded via voice, chat or email. OTCX, by linking clients directly to their dealers, brings trading workflow efficiencies and dramatically reduces operational risk due to manual input. thinkFolio clients are now able to seamlessly ask for prices and negotiate interest rate swaps across G10 and EM currencies on outrights, curves, flys or bespoke packages for portfolio operations like rolls and compressions.

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April 02, 2019

Press Release: OTCX and ResonanceX streamline price discovery, trade booking and lifecycle management process for asset and wealth managers investing in structured products

OTCX and ResonanceX announced an agreement to create a single-login environment to better serve buy-side firms. The fully integrated solution will support:
• creation and pricing of structured products
• Integration with automated pricing
• STP trade booking
• customer-centric performance visualization tools, including lifecycle notifications and alerts
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July 11, 2018

Press Release: OTCX offers STP for OTC interest rate derivatives to Orchestrade Financial Systems

OTCX, the leading digital solution for OTC derivatives price discovery and negotiation, today announced the creation of an integrated two-way connection to Orchestrade’s core portfolio management and risk systems, moving clients away from voice and chat, cutting buy and sell side client costs by improving efficiency through digitisation and straight through processing (STP).
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November 11, 2017

Press Release: OTCX eyes European market after VC investment

Over-the-counter derivatives platform OTCX is set to expand its presence in Europe after receving backing from venture capital fund Angel CoFund on Tuesday.

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October 17, 2017

Press Release: River and Mercantile signs up to OTCX’s new LDI module

OTCX, the leading OTC derivatives platform, is pleased to announce that River and Mercantile Derivatives (RMD) has signed up to use OTCX’s platform for price discovery, negotiation and affirmation of Interest Rate Derivative packages. This will allow RMD to digitalize its derivatives process in a market that has traditionally been almost exclusively conducted by email and chat.
RMD provides a range of cost effective risk management services to DB pension schemes, including LDI (liability driven investment) and structured equity strategies, helping pension schemes of all sizes achieve their investment goals by limiting unhedged exposure to risk whilst simultaneously maintaining returns. OTCX’s platform is ideally suited for the LDI space and will lead to seamless trading for OTC derivatives.
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June 7, 2017

Press Release: Simcorp and OTCX partner to offer clients integrated OTC derivatives trading workflow

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, and OTCX, a multi-dealer platform for OTC derivatives, today announced a partnership to provide SimCorp clients with direct access to OTCX’s Request For Quote (RFQ) platform. The integration of the platform into SimCorp’s core investment system will give the buy side extensive access to a wide network of OTC liquidity providers in one seamless workflow.

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May 11, 2017

Press Release: OTCX partners with Cassini Systems

OTCX partners with Cassini Systems to provide a unique MIFID II compliant workflow and analytics solution for OTC trading Cassini Systems, an innovative provider of analytics solutions for OTC derivatives trading, and OTCX, the fast growing, independent RFQ platform and trading network, today announced their partnership to offer Buy Side clients a new, fully integrated solution for OTC trading.
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