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Bloomberg Plans Addition of Chinese Securities to Global Aggregate Indices

Bloomberg intends to add Chinese RMB-denominated government and policy bank securities to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index. The addition of the securities will be phased in over a 20-month period starting in April 2019 and subject to planned operational enhancements being implemented by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) and Ministry of Finance. When...

Options Completes 40Gb Backbone Upgrade, Plans Further Upgrade to 100Gb

Options has completed a 40Gb backbone upgrade of all its managed wide area network (WAN) circuits across New York (NY) metro data centres. The infrastructure expansion is designed to allow clients to connect to high volume exchange data feeds at Mahwah, Carteret, NY4 and NJ2, without bandwidth restrictions. All clients connecting to NYSE data have...

ESMA Publishes Double Volume Cap Data

After delaying publication of double volume cap (DVC) data just after go live of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFDI II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR), the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has now has published DVC trading volumes and calculations. The purpose of the DVC mechanism is to limit the...

Mana Partners Goes Live with Metamako Solutions for Better Investment Decisions

New York-based electronic trading and asset management firm Mana Partners has gone live with Metamako, using its network devices to provide cost-effective, nanosecond-level access to exchanges and gaining the ability to make better investment decisions. Concentrating on quantitative and algorithmic asset management, Mana has implemented Metamako’s FPGA-based, Layer 1+ network devices running the MetaMux application....

CMC Markets Joins QuantHouse API Ecosystem

QuantHouse continues to build out its API Ecosystem with the addition of CMC Markets. This will give financial firms within the ecosystem easy and efficient access to CMC’s platform, which supports trading in global single stock constituents, equity indices, FX, commodities and treasury derivatives. Recent additions to the qh API Ecosystem include Jane Street Financial’s...

Fidessa and Virtu Partnership Provides Virtu SI Liquidity to Fidessa Solutions

Fidessa and Virtu Financial have partnered to give users of Fidessa’s market access solutions access to Virtu’s systematic internaliser (SI) disclosed liquidity, as well as improved upstream workflow to manage the more complex trading environment of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). Virtu’s customisable SI price feeds are integrated to Fidessa’s smart routing...

Options Adds Colocation Service at Nasdaq Stockholm, Plans More Venues

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services, has made its high-performance managed colocation service available at Nasdaq Stockholm, the primary securities exchange of the Nordic countries. The service gives colocated clients low latency connectivity to the exchange’s Nordic feeds and is part of a global expansion plan that will extend Options’ colocation...

QuantHouse adds Jane Street Financial’s SI to API Ecosystem

QuantHouse continues to build out its qh API Ecosystem with the addition of Jane Street Financial’s systematic internaliser (SI). Through its SI, Jane Street offers liquidity for more than 2,000 single stocks from the Cboe Europe universe, with a focus on small and mid-cap names. Jane Street adds to SIs already connected into the qh...

Metamako and Redline Partner to Deliver Ultra-Low Latency Trading Solution

Metamako and Redline Trading Solutions have teamed up to deliver an ultra-low latency end-to-end solution for automated trading that is based on the former’s low-latency, FPGA-enabled network devices and the latter’s high-performance market data and order execution systems. The solution combines Redline’s InRush consolidated market data feeds with Metamako network devices to allow InRush to...

Options Adds NYSE Integrated Feed to Market Data Connectivity

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services, has added direct access to the NYSE Integrated Feed. The service will be available to clients using Option’s ultra-low latent connectivity and managed colocation platforms in Mahwah and Carteret, NY4 and NJ2. The addition of the NYSE Integrated Feed sees Options offer connectivity to all...