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Bank Vontobel Selects smartTrade Platform for Foreign Exchange Trading

Bank Vontobel has selected smartTrade Technologies’ hosted LiquidityFX platform to support a new foreign exchange service for spot, forwards and swaps trading. The bank opted for the LiquidityFX solution ahead of other options on the basis of its rich functionality and fast time to market. Urs Bernegger, head of RM and advisory FX/PM at Bank…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: Step Right Up! ITS is Coming To Town!

The inaugural Intelligent Trading Summit – successor to A-Team’s acclaimed Low-Latency Summits – kicks off in London on March 4 with an action-packed programme of presentations and panel discussions around the convergence of Analytics, driven by Big Fast Data, to initiate the best trades, executed with Low Latency! We are delighted to welcome as platinum…

Invesco Implements Portware Enterprise for Multi-Asset Trade Automation

Invesco is replacing a number of vendor execution management systems (EMS) with Portware’s Enterprise EMS, which will act as a centralised hub for execution management across all its asset classes. Invesco’s selection of Portware was made after an evaluation of competitive providers that considered not only available products, but also the vendors’ strategies going forward….

Saxo Bank Attracts Early Adopters to its Social Trading Portal

Saxo Bank has opened a portal for social trading on its multi-asset class SaxoTrader platform. Called TradingFloor.com, the portal is open to investors around the world and enables them to share trades, comments and feedback. The portal opened for beta testing late last year and was introduced to the market last week, ahead of full…

Talking Intelligent Trading Technology with Andrew Delaney: Getting Smart About Trading

Welcome to 2014, and the launch in earnest of IntelligentTradingTechnology.com. As of today, I’ll be your host and editor as we explore how the convergence of high-performance technologies for low-latency trading and the emerging hunger for Big Data-type solutions converge to create the kinds of analytics heretofore unavailable to the pre-trade and at-trade environments. I…

Deutsche Bank to Pick Up Mantara Assets

Trading system vendor Mantara has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will see its technology pass to Deutsche Bank, one of its customers. A request to the company’s CEO Michael Chin for further information was not responded to, but it is thought that the company has essentially ceased operations. Mantara sold Catalyst, an extensible desktop…

ICE Outlines Plans for Global Markets and NYSE Technology Assets

Following on from last week’s completion of the acquisition of NYSE Euronext, IntercontinentalExchange has detailed plans to integrate the Liffe derivatives business, spin out the European Euronext cash markets, and split the commercial NYSE Technologies arm, retaining some elements and selling off others. Highlights of plans – along with the acquisition of the Singapore Mercantile Exchange…

Welcome to Intelligent Trading Technology

Today we are re-launching Low-Latency.com as IntelligentTradingTechnology.com. We’ve discussed before why this evolution is happening … but here’s the elevator pitch on the expanded focus of this website and community: It’s about Big Data, streaming in real-time, and being processed by high performance predictive Analytics, to initiate the most profitable trades, executed with Low Latency,…

Change is Happening at Low-Latency.com …

In the financial markets, the only constant is change … and over the past couple of years, the world of low latency has changed. At one time, reducing latency was an arms race, with zero as the finish line. Now, with the race close to a conclusion, the focus is shifting to the high performance…

Low-Latency Summit: Video Highlights of the Day – Autumn 2013

Take a look at our video highlights to get an idea of what the London Low-Latency Summit is really all about! Hear highlights from the panel discussions, tour the networking breaks, and hear what our sponsors and delegates have to say about the event, and find out why this event is year after year the…