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Cboe Europe Gets Go-Ahead to Join CME in Amsterdam for Post-Brexit European Trading

Cboe Europe, the most ‘pan’ of the pan-European equities exchanges set up in the wake of MiFID I, has received authorisation from the Dutch Ministry of Finance to operate its trading venues and MiFID II reporting mechanisms in the Netherlands, paving the way for it to go live with separate trading facilities for European clients…

Pico Extends Data Centre Presence in APAC

Pico, an infrastructure, connectivity, data and cloud technology provider, is continuing its global expansion into the world’s major financial markets with additional personnel and offices, and increased data centre presence in Asia Pacific. Founded in 2009, Pico opened its Singapore and Tokyo offices after signing its first top tier Asian bank client in mid-2018. Next,…

TNS Extends Provision of Managed Hosting Services, Plans Expansion in Europe

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has expanded its managed hosting services to provide clients with low-latency connectivity to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), NASDAQ, and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The expansion is based on the acquisition of R2G in January 2019 and includes colocation at the Aurora III based CME data centre, the NASDAQ…

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…

Fending Off the FAANGS Using High-Performance Switch Technology

A story we published some years ago suggesting that Google was looking at making an acquisition in the real-time market data space sparked unprecedented interest from our readership and to this day remains one of our most viewed articles. Since then, the generic financial services space has seen the arrival of a raft of interlopers…

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…

Traiana Offers Direct Connectivity to Hong Kong Clearing House OTC Clear

Traiana, a provider of trade life-cycle and risk management solutions, is offering direct central clearing connectivity to the Hong Kong Exchanges (HKEXs) and Clearing’s OTC Clearing Hong Kong, OTC Clear. Market participants can access HKEXs OTC Clear service to clear USD/CNH and USD/HKD FX forward and swaps via Traiana’s CCP Connect clearing hub, which provides…

TNS Extends Managed Hosting and Low-Latency Services Following R2G Acquisition

Transaction Network Services (TNS) will accelerate its deployment of managed hosting services following the acquisition of Chicago-based market data, connectivity and hosting specialist R2G Services. The acquisition also allows TNS to respond to customer interest in working with a full-service managed infrastructure provider and gives R2G the opportunity to offer its customers TNS networking and…

Equities Trading Solutions: to Buy or Build?

Why you need a mix of third-party and in-house technology, and how to get it right By: Steve Grob, CMO, ION Capital Markets, Fidessa Since the global financial crisis, top-tier equities trading businesses have been contending with a mounting series of challenges. Volumes have flattened. Commissions have fallen. Regulation has tightened. Meanwhile, the rise of…