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TickSmith Partners with Vela for TCA Solution

Montreal-based TickSmith has added Vela’s SuperFeed to the range of data feeds available to users of its high-performance database platform. A project to deliver a cloud-based transaction cost analysis (TCA) solution for a Tier 1 global investment bank was the catalyst for the partnership. According to Francis Wenzel, TickSmith CEO, the unnamed investment bank was…

CAT NMS Names FINRA as Plan Processor for the CAT after Dropping Thesys

CAT NMS has selected the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as plan processor for the consolidated audit trail (CAT), having dumped previous plan processor Thesys Technologies earlier this year. CAT NMS, which is responsible for implementation of the CAT, has also released updated industry member technology specifications and industry member technical specifications scenarios.

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

TickSmith Releases Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) Tool

Montreal-based TickSmith has made available its Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) solution offering, providing clients with a library of industry standard transaction cost analytics. Deployed as a turnkey solution with all the flexibility of a custom application, TickSmith’s TCA offering can be calibrated to suit unique client requirements. The TCA add-on to the TickSmith analytics platform…

The Race Is On – Catch Up with Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics at TradingTech Summit

Trade execution analytics are taking a leap forward with the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to machine-time data. Ultimate results could include the ability to understand, evidentially, the relationship between trading systems performance and trade outcomes. Corvil has been working for about two years to develop machine learning algos that can identify…

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…

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…

Eurex and Vela Partner to Deliver Improvements to Eurex EnLight

Europe’s largest futures and options exchange, Eurex, has joined forces with trading and market access technology provider Vela to enhance electronic access to its selective request-for-quote (RFQ) platform Eurex EnLight through Vela’s Metro Trading Platform. Eurex EnLight is an off-book trading service for listed derivatives launched in December 2017 to provide market participants with a…

Dash Financial Technologies Acquires eRoom Securities

Capital markets technology and execution provider Dash Financial Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire Chicago-based eRoom Securities. The eRoom platform, which provides multi-asset trading technology, agency execution, risk management, reporting and clearing services to professional traders, institutions and hedge funds, will be rebranded as Dash Prime. As the Dash Prime project gets underway, eRoom…