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Kx and DataRobot Partnership Applies AI to Time Series Data, Generates Fast Actionable Insights into Market Data

Kx has partnered DataRobot, a provider of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), to offer financial institutions a scalable high-performance solution for applying AI to time series data. By integrating DataRobot’s Enterprise AI Platform with the Kx in-memory time series database kdb+, consumers of market data can quickly generate actionable insights for agile, strategic business decisions. Rob…

FactSet Deploys Workstation on OpenFin

FactSet has deployed its workstation on OpenFin, marking a significant step forward for the desktop interoperability operating system as the first major market data and analytics provider to join the OpenFin ecosystem. The deployment allows OpenFin users to leverage FactSet seamlessly and efficiently alongside proprietary, internally developed desktop applications. They can also integrate third-party applications…

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Rebrand to Acuity Following Sale

Moody’s Corporation has completed the sale of Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services (MAKS) to private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe. MAKS is a knowledge process outsourcing service providing high-value research and analytical support. With backing from Equistone, MAKS has rebranded to Acuity Knowledge Partners and will continue to provide customised knowledge services to a client base…

Trading Technologies Adds Connectivity to Mexican Derivatives Exchange

Trading Technologies International (TT) and the Mexican Derivatives Exchange (MexDer), a subsidiary of the Mexican stock exchange Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, have announced that all derivative products listed on MexDer will be available globally to users of the TT platform in Q4 2019. TT clients will be able to leverage TT’s suite of tools, which…

IHS Markit Expands Global Dividend Forecasting Service

IHS Markit has doubled the number of companies covered by its Dividend Forecasting service. The expanded global service covers 28,000 stocks in more than 90 markets, providing up to five years of dividend forecast data for each stock covered and offering index providers, derivatives desks, asset managers and hedge funds with one of the broadest…

TRG Screen Integrates Axon PEAR Information into FITS and INFOmatch

Following TRG Screen’s June 2019 acquisition of Axon and its PEAR (Policies, Explanations, Analytics, Repository) solution that consolidates exchange information including policies and pricing into a searchable online database, Axon says PEAR has reached coverage of over 250 markets and monitors over 650 documents and exchange notices daily. Over the past year, Axon has also…

TickSmith Works with Nasdaq Canada to Provide Analytics for Nasdaq Basic Canada

In an effort to make Canadian markets more accessible and affordable, Nasdaq Canada is working with TickSmith and its Marketplace Advanced Insights to provide information on how Nasdaq Basic Canada is working in the marketplace. Nasdaq Basic Canada allows users to consume Level 1 market data from Nasdaq CXC, CX2 and CXD trading books in…

QuantHouse Offers Historical Data on-Demand to Algo Traders

QuantHouse has released Historical Data on-Demand, a service designed to speed up the research, development and back-testing phase of any trading strategy, and allow clients to implement new trading ideas within days rather than weeks or months. The company is offering up to 10 years of historical data on-demand for the US, European and Asia-Pacific…

Virtu Financial Offers Outsourced Trading Solution with Execution Concierge Service

Virtu Financial, a provider of liquidity, execution services, data, analytics and connectivity, has extended its capabilities to meet growing market interest in outsourcing elements of trading. The resulting Execution Concierge Service (ECS) is initially available in the US. The service builds on the company’s acquisition of ITG in March 2019, which added agency solutions and…

FlexTrade Integrates MSCI Risk and Factor Analysis

FlexTrade Systems, a provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems, and Woodline Partners, a San Francisco-based investment firm, have integrated MSCI’s Barra real-time portfolio risk and factor analysis solutions into the FlexONE OEMS. The integration allows portfolio managers using FlexONE to model orders more efficiently and better understand pro forma risk before staging the…