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TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

Velocimetrics Cuts Tick-to-Trade Latency from 100 to 10 Microseconds at Tier 1 Bank

Velocimetrics has completed a project with a Tier 1 investment bank that was losing money on trading due to intermittent latency problems by delivering a tick-to-trade reduction in latency from 100 microseconds to 10 microseconds. This has stemmed the losses and renewed the bank’s competitive position. The bank’s trading platform comprises a number of disparate…

big xyt Offers Visual Analysis of 2018 European Equity Trading Landscape

big xyt, a provider of high-volume data and analytics capabilities to trading and investment firms, has introduced www.250days.com, a collection of dashboards displaying annotated visual analysis of the fragmented European equity trading landscape leading up to and during 2018. Based on big xyt’s Liquidity Cockpit dashboards and developed in response to client requests, www.250days.com allows…

IHS Markit and AcadiaSoft Offer Compliance with Incoming Initial Margin Rules

IHS Markit and AcadiaSoft have responded to ongoing extension of initial margin rules for non-cleared derivatives through an alliance that brings together the former’s information and analytics capabilities, and the latter’s specialism in margin automation solutions. The initial margin requirement for non-cleared derivatives was introduced in 2016, with increasing numbers of entities required to meet…

Talking TradingTech with Andrew Delaney: Inside Bloomberg’s London Campus – The End of the Data Centre?

Bloomberg’s new London HQ, which opened last year on the site of the old Bucklersbury House between Cannon Street and Bank station, has been lauded by pundits for its innovative and appealing architectural and ergonomic design. Gone are the tanks of piranhas (at least we didn’t see any when we were there) in favour of…

FlexTrade Taps Corvil for Infrastructure, Client Analytics

Buy-side order and execution management system provider FlexTrade has turned to Corvil to industrialise its infrastructure monitoring processes and ultimately help clients optimise their own trading stacks. The move illustrates the ongoing shift to greater transparency around execution quality as firms look beyond transaction cost analysis (TCA) and seek to measure execution performance and offer…

Linedata Partners with Trade Informatics to Launch Analytics Solution

Paris-based Linedata, a provider of credit and asset management technology, has teamed up with FINRA member and quantitative analytics firm Trade Informatics (TI) to launch a new suite of execution analytics using TI’s Strategic & Tactical Analytic Research & Trading (START). Linedata’s order management solution (OMS), powered by START, a broker-neutral, intelligent trading engine, will…

KeyBanc Capital Markets Adopts Bloomberg’s DASH Enterprise Trading Workflow Solution

KeyBanc Capital Markets (KCBM) has adopted Bloomberg’s DASH Enterprise, which enables sales traders to target a broader audience, access relevant market insights, and gain more value from their order flow. After adopting the DASH solution, KeyBanc Capital Markets has noted an increase in hit ratio and crossing rates. The solution is able to analyze and…

ACTUS Foundation Releases Open-Source Standard for Financial Markets Contracts

The ACTUS Financial Research Foundation is releasing open-source Algorithmic Contract Types Unified Standards (ACTUS) version 1.0, which will be available on GitHub. ACTUS creates a standard for the mathematical representation of the payment obligations embodied in financial contracts, and seeks to provide the financial industry with a unified, machine-readable depiction of financial contracts for transaction-processing,…

Nasdaq Acquires Quandl to Expand Alternative Data Offer

Nasdaq plans to combine Quandl with its Analytics Hub business within Global Information Services following its acquisition of the data and core financial data provider. Quandl provides alternative data and core financial data from over 350 sources to more than 30,000 active monthly users. The company offers a global database of alternative, financial and public…