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Vela Partners Enyx on Ticker Plant Providing Access to US Equity Markets on One Device

Vela continues to push the boundaries of low latency through a partnership with Enyx that is delivering the company’s latest ultra-low latency ticker plant appliance for US equities. The hybrid solution includes Enyx’s nxFeed FPGA card for decoding, line arbitration, filtering, and full order management and book building, with Vela providing normalisation and distribution via…

CME Group Selects Google Cloud Platform for Real-Time Market Data

CME Group has joined the crowd on the cloud, but has selected the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to offer real-time futures and options market data, rather than the usual choice of vendors in capital markets, Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration between CME Group and Google Cloud will go live on November 17, 2019 and…

New Change FX Joins IOWA.rocks Financial Data Marketplace

New Change FX (NCFX), a data and analytics business, has joined the financial data marketplace operated by IOWA.rocks. NCFX allows market participants requiring objective trade cost measurement capabilities to quickly calculate all related expenses against a recognised and registered independent data feed. NCFX is ESMA approved and FCA authorised administrator of live spot FX benchmarks…

BNP Paribas Builds Cortex LIVE FX Platform on OpenFin OS

BNP Paribas has built and deployed a single dealer FX platform, Cortex LIVE, on the OpenFin OS, which is designed to support desktop interoperability. Based on OpenFin OS, Cortex LIVE offers users intelligent execution methods, transparency and enhanced controls. It also features a real-time market intelligence portal, Insight LIVE, as well as data visualisation and…

genesis offers Platform-as-a-Service for Low Code Application Development

genesis has expanded its microservices-based infrastructure with business components and a set of tools to deliver genesis platform, a low code application development platform designed for capital markets and able to produce robust, secure products and solutions at unprecedented speed by radically reducing coding. The genesis platform is designed to helps clients address highly complex…

HKEX Pulls Out of Bid for LSE

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) has dropped its $37 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) because it has been unable to engage with LSEG management to realise the deal. While the frustration of HKEX is palpable in its withdrawal statement, there will no doubt be sighs of relief at LSEG as…

SS&C Expands Risk Analytics with Agreement to Buy Algorithmics’ Assets from IBM

SS&C Technologies has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics’ and related assets from IBM. The addition of Algorithmics, a provider of risk analytics products and capital management solutions, will extend SS&C’s risk analytics and regulatory offering by adding over 200 clients, 350 employees and offices in 25 countries. Client types include banks, broker…

Royal London Asset Management Selects TradingScreen OEMS to Drive Returns for Investors

UK investment management firm Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has selected TradingScreen’s cloud-based multi-asset order and execution management system to drive better returns for investors. The deal is designed to allow RLAM to trade across multi-asset classes within its £130 billion portfolio via one centralised platform, offering greater operational efficiencies and more time to focus…

Broadridge Releases Cloud-based Data Control Solution Set

Broadridge Financial Solutions has released a cloud-based data control solution set designed to help financial firms address the operational challenges of managing the lifecycle of transaction data. The solution set combines Broadridge’s reconciliation and matching solution with enhanced data analytics, multi-bank connectivity and flexible financial messaging. The aim of the solutions is to provide an…

Refinitiv Research Shows Cloud Investment Escalating

Cloud projects are delivering immediate cost reduction, faster innovation and sometimes better than expected results, leading financial institutions to allocate almost half (48%) of their IT budget to public cloud services in 2020, up from 41% this year, according to results of recent Refinitiv research into the use of cloud technology for financial data. The…