Word on the Streets: December 2022 Updates

As we head into the Festive Season, I want to take a moment to reflect on the 15th anniversary of Streets Consulting. A business born in times of uncertainty, we have successfully navigated change – the global financial crisis, Brexit and the pandemic. I am incredibly proud that we have worked with innovators that have breathed imagination and innovation into the financial services sector. We never take lightly the trust you place in us to represent your brands and to help you grow. Truly, thank you, it is a great privilege. Here’s to many more successful years ahead!  
Wishing you all a wonderful Festive Season and a
Happy New Year.

BMLL secures $26m funding, launches flagship product BMLL Vantage

BMLL has recently secured $26m in funding, in a round led by Nasdaq Ventures, FactSet and IQ Capital’s Growth Fund to fuel their product and geographic expansion. The investment news follows the launch of BMLL Vantage, no-code data visualisation tool for US and European equities and ETFs. BMLL Vantage brings data science and quant analytics capabilities to all market participants.

Lloyds Banking Group's LDC invests in Etrading Software

Etrading Software has received a significant investment from LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group. The capital markets technology firm will build new services to increase market transparency and financial resilience. Significantly, one immediate priority is to cement Etrading Software’s proposition for creating a Consolidated Tape market data infrastructure in the UK and Europe.

The importance of data to manage risk in times of uncertainty

November’s RiskMinds conference in Barcelona underscored the essential role data plays in effective risk management in the current uncertain and challenging economic outlook. Stéphane Rio, Founder and CEO, and Julie Louvrier, Senior Sales Executive, of OpenSee share key highlights from the event and the panel they participated in alongside Société Générale’s Xavier Lofficial.

Traders are making profits, but the energy markets are broken

Volatility and price inflation are driving enormous profits for energy traders, but this performance is masking an underlying problem which will become important when markets settle down to more familiar patterns. Stanislav Ermilov, CEO of Tallarium, the pricing and data analytics firm, examines how the energy markets are fundamentally broken and how to fix them.

TMX Group acquires Wall Street Horizon

Client TMX Group has agreed to acquire Boston-based Wall Street Horizon, Inc., a leading provider of global market-moving action and corporate event data. With this acquisition, TMX Group is serving the evolving client needs, connecting investors to the information they need to gain a competitive investment edge and manage market risk.

Payments modernisation: 'The Big Survey 2022’

In partnership with Finextra, Volante revealed key findings from The Big Survey 2022, second in an annual series of key industry landscape whitepapers. The survey drives the conversation around the business context and technological investments institutions are planning to make to enable payments modernisation.

Metaverse: What Matters

Metaverse: What Matters is a a groundbreaking new series hosted in the metaverse, featuring our CEO Julia Streets and Dr Catriona Wallace, In every episode, they will unpack the metaverse, the key opportunities, the challenges and the causes for concern. Watch the introductory episode here.

Lets get digital!

Digital marketing is no longer a “nice to have” but a necessity for organisations to grow and thrive. This is why we have expanded our digital marketing capabilities, to support an increasing number of clients in this area. Click here to find out more and see how we can help your business.

Recent Client News

Finextra Survey in Partnership with Volante Technologies 

BMLL secures USD 26 million Series B Funding

UK banks are a threat to crypto, and that’s bad news for everyone

OpenFin Announces Strategic Partnership and Investment by In-Q-Tel

Data scientist gap crisis: A glimmer of hope in the cloud 

Appital wins “Fintech of the Year” at The Trade ‘Leaders in Trading’ Awards

TMX Group Announces Acquisition of Wall Street Horizon

Bloomberg, MarketAxess, Tradeweb probe 3 tech partners for consolidated tape bid

Industry mulls identifier schema for digital assets

European and US Trading Landscapes: how market microstructure changed in 2022

CryptoUK’s Board Advisor, Ian Taylor, on BBC Radio4 PM show with Evan Davis.

Why does data play an essential role in today’s challenging and uncertain economic times?

Opensee at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022: Interview with Stéphane Rio

Why is data at the heart of Risk Management in uncertain times?

Substantive Research
Substantive Research exposes market data pricing inconsistencies 

OpenFin Accelerates Growth and Expands to Government Sector

Traders are making profits but the energy markets are broken 

Substantive Research
Substantive Research wins “Best Dashboard Solution” for ESG Insight Awards

Appital appoints equity markets specialist Matthew Jefford to accelerate growth

LeapXpert and OpenFin partner to Increase Enterprise Productivity & Comms