Canada Sets Plan to Resuscitate Venture Capital SectorJanuary 15, 2013Canadian Prime Minister Stephen
Harper announced a plan on Monday to provide C$400 million ($408
million) in venture capital to stem the loss of young
entrepreneurs to the United States and to rekindle investor
interest in providing start-up funds for new
Fidessa Updates Canadian Trading PlatformJuly 18, 2012It's called - drumroll, please - Version 12.1 and the firm's trading kit has been deployed across 90 percent of Fidessa's Canadian's clients, including eight of the top ten financial institutions north of the border.
With TSX Shaky, Canadian Fund Managers Play DefenseApril 16, 2012With China's massive economy slowing and fresh signs of trouble in Europe, many Canadian fund managers are now favoring defensive stocks over growth-driven sectors such as mining and energy.
Foreign Traders Invade Grain Giants' N. American TurfMarch 26, 2012For decades, the world's leading grain traders like Cargill and Bunge enjoyed an unparalleled advantage: their smaller North American
competitors lacked the flexibility and diversity of a global
operation, and their foreign rivals lacked access to the bigg
Dark Pools Don't See Bright Future in CanadaSeptember 06, 2011Despite several dark pool launches north of the border this year, growth of the sector in Canada could be impeded by stiff regulation and a well-entrenched 'upstairs market.'
Deploying an OMS, Natcan Takes on Pre-Trade RiskJanuary 26, 2011Canadian investment firms did not have the same exposure to the credit collapse as their U.S. counterparts. Asset manager Natcan shows how even the choice of a trade order management system can help in the quest for greater risk oversight.
Omega ATS to Offer Fixed Income Trading December 15, 2010Omega ATS, a high speed alternative trading platform for Canadian exchange-listed stocks, announced that it will now allow fixed income trading on the system.
RBC Deploying Progress Apama FX Aggregation PlatformSeptember 09, 2010Progress Software Corp. announced that the Royal Bank of Canada is using the Progress Apama FX aggregation solution accelerator as part of a bid to help its traders obtain the best possible prices for clients.