LONDON and NEW YORK, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenFin, today announced that it has provided ICAP Global Broking with its industry leading HTML5 container technology, which will be used with ICAP's next generation Fusion Desktop platform.
Fusion is the ICAP Global Broking eCommerce portal that enables customers to transact across multiple asset classes and provides access to aggregated information, real time market data, analytics and live news.
Previously only accessible via a web browser, Fusion Desktop now also allows customers to access the portal in a next generation, segregated desktop application which uses HTML5 technology from financial technology provider, OpenFin. To date, Fusion Desktop has been deployed to trading desks at over 40 sell-side companies.
Dean Berry, CEO of e-Commerce, ICAP Global Broking, said: "Fusion Desktop provides our customers with a next generation platform that significantly advances traditional voice broking technology systems. In working with OpenFin, customers have access to a fully interactive desktop experience run on the most robust HTML5 engine available. Enhancing customer user experience is extremely important to us and we will continue to make investments which make the process of trading in hybrid environment more interactive and efficient."
Mazy Dar, CEO of OpenFin, added: "ICAP Fusion is pushing what's possible with user experience for traders. We're delighted they selected OpenFin and are pleased to be working with the ICAP team to establish OpenFin as an industry-wide standard."
ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through its post trade risk mitigation and information services ICAP helps customers manage and mitigate risk in their portfolios. For more information, go to www.icap.com.
OpenFin is the financial industry's leading HTML5 container. Built on Google Chromium and tailored for financial firms, OpenFin is a powerful HTML5 engine that enables seamless deployment, native experience and desktop integration. The world's largest banks and trading platforms use OpenFin to deploy applications both in-house and to over 250 buy-side and over 40 sell-side customers. For more information, please visit www.openfin.co.