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.”