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QuantHouse Adds Quantitative Brokers’ Algos to API Ecosystem

QuantHouse has added access to Quantitative Brokers’ (QB) best execution algorithms to its qh API Ecosystem. QB provides specialised algorithmic strategies designed to optimise execution and minimise market impact for outright, listed spread and inter-commodity trades across global futures and US cash treasury markets. Alastair Hawker, global head of sales at Quantitative Brokers, comments: “QB’s…

AlgoTrader Releases Version 4.5 of its Cryptocurrency Platform

AlgoTrader, the Zurich-based developer of algorithmic trading software for quantitative hedge funds, including an early automated trading solution for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has released its AlgoTrader 4.5 solution. This version of the software incorporates direct cryptocurrency exchange adapters, and offers live market and reference data, order management for all order types, and automatic deposit…

SWIM – Retail Liquidity goes from Strength to Strength

By Joe Everitt, Managing Director SELECT, Stifel Europe Double-volume caps, large-in-scale restrictions, periodic auctions and systematic internalisers. In the first eight months of the new MiFID II regime the trading landscape has evolved radically. New liquidity venues abound fulfilling a variety of purposes and masters, some merely enabling the compliant trading of existing business in…

Thomson Reuters offers RTS 27 Now for SI reporting under MiFID II

Thomson Reuters has responded to the need for Systematic Internalisers (SIs) to make their first regulatory report under MiFID II by December 2018 with RTS 27 Now, a targeted reporting solution that uses the company’s high-performance processing platform, Velocity Analytics, to manage data required for SI reports. Under the MiFID II SI regime, banks had…

Vela Adds Cryptocurrency Data from CoinMarketCap to SuperFeed

Vela has made its first move into cryptocurrency through a partnership with CoinMarketCap, which will provide crypto data for Vela’s SuperFeed streaming market data feed. The partnership will provide Vela’s institutional client base with normalised access to a list of more than 1,800 cryptocurrency coins and tokens supported by CoinMarketCap. By integrating CoinMarketCap’s professional API…

Corvil Enters Client Analysis Space with AI-Powered Intelligence Hub

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Corvil’s release last week of its Intelligence Hub propels the Dublin-based data analytics specialist into the burgeoning world of business intelligence for the trading environment. Building on the company’s long-established trading infrastructure monitoring and latency measurement offerings, the Intelligence Hub extracts data from Corvil analytics appliances at every stage in…

FlexTrade Adopts SmartStream RDU’s SI Registry for MiFID II Compliance

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter FlexTrade has integrated SmartStream RDU’s Systematic Internaliser (SI) Registry into the FlexTrader execution management system (EMS) to help FlexTrade customers comply with new MiFID II reporting regulations coming into force from September 2018. The development will allow FlexTrade clients to ascertain the SI status of counterparties before they decide to…

MiFID II: The Need for a Centralised Messaging Platform

With the pressure of initial implementation now a distant memory, MiFID II-regulated firms are turning their attention to the real work required to create sustainable long-term solutions. For many, the race to meet the January 3 deadline meant implementing temporary compliance processes that were far from perfect. Unless updated and improved, these could lead to…

Dalzell Trading Chooses LiquidityBook to Support Outsourced Trading

Dalzell Trading, the outsourced trading firm opened this year by David Dalzell, has selected LiquidityBook’s Outsourced Trader portfolio, order and execution management system to support its provision of US equity and options trading to emerging and established hedge funds and investment managers. According to Dalzell, the firm selected the LiquidityBook web-based platform on the basis…

RCM-X Implements OneTick TCA to Offer Optimised Algo Execution

RCM-X, the trading technology subsidiary of investment firm RCM Alternatives, has gone live with OneMarketData’s OneTick Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) platform to offer clients an enhanced execution algorithm suite in global futures markets. The OneTick TCA solution offers traders flexibility and customisable analysis to show orders and fill performance against a variety of price benchmarks…