Infront has now strengthened the research offering to our buy-side clients with equity research from Morningstar. We are working on several areas to make sure that our clients are well prepared for the upcoming major shift in the financial markets. Together with our recent partnership with RSRCHXchange this helps our users to address the challenges of MiFID II compliant research procurement.
Infront regulatory updates: January 3rd 2018 is rapidly approaching and it is not an exaggeration to say that MiFID II will vastly re-shape the financial landscape in Europe. A lot of new opportunities will be created while the new regulatory framework will completely re-shape the business models of several market participants. Very few industry participants will enter 2018 not affected by MiFID II since the directive more or less cover the entire range from unbundling of research, investor protection regulations for market participants to technical details such as clock synchronization.
Recently, Infront forged a unique partnership with RSRCHXchange allowing access to the RSRCHX platform on the Infront terminal. RSRCHXchange is the online aggregator and marketplace for institutional research and this partnership addresses the challenges in the upcoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) of compliant research procurement.
CACEIS has successfully implemented a new market data and trading solution from Infront, enabling institutional clients to take advantage of Infront’s fast and easy-to-use DMA trading platform for equities, futures and options.
On Monday 16 November, Nasdaq will introduce a new, more efficient auction model for cash equities on the Nasdaq Nordic exchanges. Orderbook features and new auction charting possibilities in Infront 6.4.2 – released today and available for download now – help ensure that you’re prepared for new Nasdaq Nordic auctions on Monday morning (and for auctions on other exchanges too).
We're thrilled that Pareto Securities, a leading Nordic investment bank, has launched a new web-based market data and trading service to thousands of their private investor clients in Norway and Sweden based on Infront Web technology. Read on to find out how Infront powers Pareto's electronic trading services – not only on the web, but also in the terminal and on mobile devices.
Regular traders know that Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is an important tool to gauge whether a trade was done at a good price. The new VWAP calculator in Infront helps you filter out the noise throughout the trading day to see what prices buyers and sellers are actually trading at.
Up to 50% of trades happen outside the primary markets. Equity consolidation features in Infront, combined with real-time MTF data, help you find liquidity from lit orderbooks, dark pools, OTC trades and broker internalizers. In this short video, we’ll show you how.
If you’re working at a bank or brokerage, you’ve probably spent lots of time and effort trying to help more of your private investor clients “take the leap” and become more active investors – this is where Infront Web can help.
The ongoing euro crisis has raised the profile of the currency markets across the board. But recent events in the FX markets have shaken even the pros, and reminded market participants everywhere just how important quality foreign exchange data is – particularly as investors venture across borders in search of better returns.