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Refinitiv Partners valantic to Deliver Efficiencies for Fixed Income Traders using Eikon

Refinitiv has enhanced liquidity access on its Eikon desktop terminal with the integration of iQbonds from valantic Trading Solutions. The arrangement will give fixed income traders using Eikon greater access to information that will help them make faster decisions. iQbonds can be integrated into a trader’s workflow using the Refinitiv Side by Side Integration API….

BSO Extends Network with PoP in Mexico City

BSO continues to extend its network with direct connectivity between the Mexican Stock Exchange, part of the BMV Group, and some of the largest exchanges across North America. Its new Point of Presence (PoP) in Mexico City will provide connectivity spanning Latin America, Chicago and New York. Available this month, the new route will allow…

Nissan Securities Distributes Trading Technologies’ TT Platform

Tokyo-based derivatives broker Nissan Securities has contracted to distribute Trading Technologies’ TT platform, furthering its trade execution technology offer with access to TT features and technology including Autospreader, ADL, TT Premium Services, and charting and analytics. Tomoaki Hirao, director and head of global sales at Nissan Securities, says: “By providing Trading Technologies’ TT platform, we’re…

CQG Provides Desktop Trading Platform for Nasdaq Fixed Income

CQG, a provider of high-performance trading, market data and technical analysis tools, has partnered Nasdaq Fixed Income (NFI) to deliver its web-based CQG Desktop platform as the official front-end for trading NFI US treasury benchmark products. Earlier this year, CQG partnered Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFE) to provide a CQG Desktop as a front-end trading platform…

Secret Transatlantic Radio Links Create Game Changing Advantage for Traders

By: Jason England, Head of Capital Markets Networks and Hosting, TD Securities Imagine if you could get prices and data 10 milliseconds faster than your competitors. The arbitrage benefits of the lowest latency transatlantic link would be enormous. NYC to London in 22 milliseconds is possible via radio and is a full 50% faster than…

Metamako Adds MetaProtect Firewall to Portfolio of FPGA Network Appliances

Metamako has extended its portfolio of field programmable gate array (FPGA) enabled network solutions with MetaProtect Firewall, a network appliance designed to deliver ultra-fast firewall protection and solve problems including situations where a firewall is mandatory but ultra-low latency and high port density are also required. The firewall solution takes Metamako into the security space…

WH Trading Uses QuantHouse for Low-Latency Global Market Access

WH Trading, a tech-savvy global proprietary trading firm, is using QuantHouse solutions QuantLINK and QuantFEED to support low-latency global market access. The Chicago based firm, which trades futures and options markets across US, Europe and Asia, is using QuantLINK, QuantHouse’s ultra-low latency 40G network, to enable market access and delivery of market data at low…

Why Banks Aren’t Looking in the Right Places to Tackle the Profitability Problem

By Jay Patani, Tech Evangelist at ITRS Revenues at the world’s top investment banks are at their lowest levels since the financial crisis in 2008. According to research firm Coalition, the top 12 investment banks’ revenue fell to $150 billion in 2017, a 4% decrease from the previous year. A sizeable part of the decreasing…

NovaSparks Offers FPGA Optimised Market Data Distribution for Microwave Networks

Field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data distribution company NovaSparks has developed patent pending bandwidth shaping and market data conflation mechanisms that allow its FPGA ticker plant, NovaTick, to automatically adapt its output data rate to meet microwave networks’ strict bandwidth requirements. Transmitting market data updates over microwave networks is notoriously challenging due to the…

SIX Extends Trading Connectivity Portfolio with Microwave Network Across Europe

The SIX Swiss exchange is pioneering microwave trading connectivity across Europe through a Zurich-based joint venture called 12H AG (12H) and including shareholders of microwave solutions provider 12Horizons. The microwave network connects Zurich to London, Frankfurt and Milan, as well as Milan to Frankfurt, and allows trade data for all securities listed at SIX to…