30 June 2016 – The financial crisis of 2008 and ensuing waves of regulation have led to significant changes in the global Repo market. Traditionally an inter-dealer market, this key lending tool has become one of the biggest casualties of the Basel III capital rules. According to the latest International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) survey, the volume of Repos and reverse Repos outstanding in the European market shrank in size by 21% between June 2007 and December 2015.


London and New York, 21 January 2016 – Traiana, a leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions and Trax, a leading provider of capital market data, trade matching and regulatory reporting services, today announce that they have entered into a business alliance to offer the industry an interoperable Repurchase Agreement (repo) matching service to support efficient, automated, operational processes ahead of significant regulatory change.