30 October, 2015

Incremental UX

The Agile approach has in many organisations become the expected way of working. There have been many articles and books around the challenges of designing in an agile environment. When building a...

14 September, 2015

Caplin Hack Day VII Ninjatron Analytics

It was that time of the year again for UX designers and engineers to down tools from the usual day-to-day work items and spend 24 hours for the Caplin Hack Day...

14 September, 2015

Caplin Hack Day VII TimeSheets by TimeWarp

On this years Caplin Hackday we decided to rewrite the timesheet tool used by the company to track time spent on projects and in general. The current timesheet can be very user unfriendly at times...

02 August, 2015

Forward Tenor Indicator

FX Tiles provide the ability to trade and view the rates of FX currency pairs. The Caplin FX Tiles are configurable, allowing users to set both the volume and the settlement or value date of the Tiles, to subscribe to relevant rates. One of the issues with this configuration however...

15 May, 2015

Regional banks upping their game, as Standard Bank rolls out an award winning SDP

It was great to see that Standard Bank’s newly upgraded SDP eMarketTrader has just been voted ‘Best Super Regional Bank SDP’ in the Profit & Loss 2015 Digital FX Awards.

27 April, 2015

Caplin Wins Award for Third Year in a Row

For the third year running Caplin was delighted to scoop an award at the Sell-Side Technology Awards.

26 April, 2015

How should Investment Banks capitalise on the new Apple Watch for financial trading?

With the launch of the Apple Watch Caplin wanted to board the wearable tech bandwagon. We wanted to ask the questions why and how should a sell-side Investment Bank want to use wearable tech?

14 April, 2015

Review: 24 Hours With The Play Framework

For the recent Caplin hackathon we built a dashboard that allows an administrator to read and curate a real-time stream of news items from a variety of sources. He can then annotate selected items with his own comments and broadcast them out to all the connected users of our trading application.

14 April, 2015

Wholesale & Investment Banking Outlook 2015

According to an excellent new report from Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley, financial regulation and QE are at the heart of a huge shift in liquidity risk from banks to the buy-side, which is increasingly a concern for policy makers.

16 March, 2015

When liquidity disappeared

FXCM has published a very interesting account of what they saw in terms of pricing in EURCHF from their bank liquidity providers in the seconds and minutes following the SNB decision to remove the 1.2000 peg at 04:30 on January 15th.

03 March, 2015

EBS sees large drop in Feb 15 vols down over 27%

EBS the leading FX ECN has reported a large drop in FX volumes in Feb 2015 down some $35.5bln/day (-27.4%) compared to the strong start to the year as previously reported, which saw Jan 15 vols of $129.6bln/day (+23.7%), although still some 12.7% up on Feb 2014.

19 February, 2015

Michael Wee to Head Up Singapore Office

Michael Wee will be the General Manager and Head of Asia Sales. This key appointment builds on the company’s commitment to the region. He brings over 35 years’ experience to the role, having previously worked at Thomson Reuters, FSS and IBM.

19 December, 2014

CLS FX Nov14: Vols down

A -2.3% drop in the average daily value of FX trades settled through their platform in Nov 2014.

17 November, 2014

New CEO for Caplin Systems

With immediate effect, John Ashworth succeeds founder, Paul Caplin, who remains on the Board as Executive Chairman.

10 November, 2014

HackDay 6 – Hack-o-we’en roundup

Another 24-hour coding-fest at Caplin

09 October, 2014

Latest white paper: Trading On The Move

New Caplin survey highlights the gap between demand and supply for mobile trading in FX

03 October, 2014

Caplin office opens in Singapore

The move comes in response to increased regional demand for Caplin’s products and services.

17 August, 2014

FX mobile trading app launched

Built in HTML, the new app enables a bank’s clients to monitor and manage FX orders via their smartphones and tablets.

16 July, 2014

Caplin wins best trading technology vendor

The single-dealer platform provider beats off stiff competition to take the 2014 crown for best trading technology vendor

10 July, 2014

New EVP for The Americas - Ed Magee

Ed will be based in Caplin’s New York office.

08 May, 2014

Nordea Markets choose Caplin Liberator

Nordea will use Caplin Liberator to deliver real-time trade messages and market data to and from subscribers over its capital markets e-distribution channel, tunnelling automatically through proxy servers and firewalls.

08 May, 2014

Winner for the second year

Caplin was delighted to scoop an award at the Sell-Side Technology Awards, held in New York earlier this month. Last year Caplin won the award for Best Implementation at a Sell-Side Firm with ZKB and this year Caplin's FX Motif won the award for Best Sell-Side Web-Based Development Environment.

16 February, 2014

Caplin Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

London, New York, 17th February 2014 E-distribution specialist Caplin Systems announces John Ashworth as its new Chief Operating Officer.

14 January, 2014

FastMatch selects Caplin to front FX ECN

New York, 14 January 2014 - Caplin Systems today announced that FastMatch, the foreign exchange ECN co-owned by BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse and FXCM, has selected Caplin, the web trading technology company, to develop the new electronic distribution platform for its spot FX matching service.

17 December, 2013

Season’s Greetings from Caplin Systems

Season's Greetings from everyone at Caplin Systems! We hope you've been enjoying the holiday season and that you're looking forward to spending the holidays with family and loved ones as much as we are. Rest assured though - Caplin is still open for business as usual! Here's wishing you all a happy and prosperous 2014!

10 December, 2013

Caplin at Waters USA

On December 9th, we exhibited at Waters USA at the New York Marriot Marquis. There was a great flow of traffic to our stand and we enjoyed meeting lots of new people and seeing some familiar faces amongst the crowd.

09 December, 2013

Caplin launches direct FX e-distribution service

London and New York, 9 December 2013 - Caplin Systems today announced the launch of Caplin Direct, a breakthrough in FX e-distribution. Delivered as a hosted, managed service, Caplin Direct is designed for banks that want a custom FX single-dealer platform, but have previously been held back by the cost and technical challenges involved. Caplin Direct eliminates these barriers by delivering a fully operational single-dealer platform as a service. It works "out of the box" while still allowing unlimited branding, customization and extension with unique features and workflows.

27 November, 2013

FX Week Europe 2013

Caplin is at FXWeek Europe today, so if you at the event, please come on over and say hi to the team. Paul Caplin, CEO, spoke on the 11.30 Panel discussion on "The future of e-FX: taking advantage of key trends and serving the client". which will be looked at:

19 November, 2013

Caplin at the European Trading Architecture Summit 2013

A big thanks to Incisive Media for today's European Trading Architecture Summit (ETAS) at the Canary Wharf Hilton. The Caplin team was kept very busy with a great flow of visitors to our stand, some of whom came to play European Trading Architecture Summit our Hit the Numbers game while others got a chance to check out a demo of our new FX Motif. A big thanks as well to Peter Van Kleef (Managing Director, Lakeview Capital) for moderating the lively 11:20 panel "The time is now: a real-time trading environment" which featured Caplin Chief Technology Officer Patrick Myles.

09 October, 2013

Caplin and ITRS Group demo real-time monitoring for single-dealer platforms

London & New York - October 9th 2013 - Caplin, market leader in single-dealer platforms, and ITRS, leading global provider of performance monitoring and management technology, will be demonstrating the new Geneos plug-in live at the Caplin stand at the European Trading Architecture Summit on November 19th in London.

23 September, 2013

Caplin Launches First Motif for FX

London - September 23rd 2013 - Caplin Systems Ltd, market leader in single-dealer platform technology, today announced the launch of its FX Motif, the first in a series of tools that will act as ready-made starting points for building single-dealer platforms. Three major regional banks have already signed up to use the motif.

24 April, 2013

ZKB and Caplin Win Waters Technology Award for Best Implementation at a Sell-Side Firm

New York, April 24th 2013 - Caplin Systems Ltd, the web trading technology company, and Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) have won the Waters Technology award for “Best Implementation at a Sell-Side Firm" at the inaugural Sell-Side Technology Awards held last night at the New York Marriott Marquis. The awards, which recognises the leading sell-side technology achievements, are decided by a panel of eight judges including sell-side CIOs/consultants and Waters & senior staff.

18 April, 2013

Caplin and OpenFin partner to accelerate HTML5 adoption

Joint solution speeds development and improves user experience New York and London, April 18th 2013 - Caplin Systems Ltd, the web trading technology company, and OpenFin, a provider of finance-grade runtime technology, today announced a partnership that brings together the companies' market leading product offerings in a move to accelerate the adoption of HTML5 for development of high-performance trading applications.

12 February, 2013

Caplin enhances trading and data support for Android and iOS devices

New products provide unprecedented functionality for native apps London and New York - February 12th 2013 - Caplin Systems Ltd, web trading technology company, today announced the immediate availability of Caplin StreamLink Android and an updated version of Caplin StreamLink iOS - allowing customers to build mobile trading apps whatever the native platform.

23 January, 2013

Standard Bank selects Caplin Trader for multi-asset online trading

London, New York and Johannesburg - January 23rd 2013 - Caplin Systems Ltd, web trading specialist and market leader in single-dealer platform technology, today announced that the corporate and investment banking division of Standard Bank, the largest bank in Africa, has chosen Caplin to provide the framework for its new single-dealer platform (SDP).

21 November, 2012

Jyske Bank partners with Caplin and Progress Software to deliver FX solution

London and New York - November 21, 2012 - Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) and Caplin Systems Ltd. have today announced they are partnering to provide a fully-integrated, end-to-end FX e-commerce solution for Jyske Bank, one of Denmark's largest banks.

14 November, 2012

The first production-ready web trading solution built entirely in HTML5

London and New York, 14 November 2012. Caplin Systems Ltd, web trading specialist and market leader in single-dealer platform technology, today launches Caplin Trader 3, a new web trading solution built on the HTML5 standard. Caplin Trader 3 allows financial institutions to bring sophisticated, highly differentiated online trading offerings that work across all mobile devices, to market - more quickly and cost-effectively than ever before.