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FactSet Deploys Workstation on OpenFin

FactSet has deployed its workstation on OpenFin, marking a significant step forward for the desktop interoperability operating system as the first major market data and analytics provider to join the OpenFin ecosystem. The deployment allows OpenFin users to leverage FactSet seamlessly and efficiently alongside proprietary, internally developed desktop applications. They can also integrate third-party applications…

AFME Calls for Industry Collaboration to Advance Adoption of Public Cloud Computing in Capital Markets

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has published a paper setting out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of public cloud computing across the capital markets industry. The recommendations for banks, cloud providers, regulators, and the industry as a whole aim to increase the transparency and collaboration required to build further…

LSEG Technology Makes First Deployment of Millennium Exchange in the Cloud

London Stock Exchange Group’s technology solutions provider, LSEG Technology, has achieved a couple of ‘firsts’, with its Millennium Exchange matching engine being deployed in the cloud and for a digital asset exchange for the first time. The deployment, at 24/7 digital asset exchange AAX, also extends Millennium Exchange’s asset class coverage to crypto currency pairs…

Crux Hits 1,000 Data Sets as it Broadens Coverage Beyond Alternative Data

Crux Informatics has traversed the 1,000 mark in terms of data sets available through its distribution platform, illustrating the company’s embrace of traditional as well as alternative data. Having attracted over $45 million of funding since its inception in 2017 the company has moved to establish itself as a data delivery and management platform for…

Digital Realty and Interxion Combine to Create Dominant Provider of Data Center Solutions

San Francisco-based Digital Realty has won the recent bidding war for European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, Interxion, entering into a definitive strategic agreement to acquire the firm for an estimated $8.4 billion – heralded as the biggest data centre transaction on record. The stock-swap deal will propel Digital Realty into…

QuantHouse Offers Historical Data on-Demand to Algo Traders

QuantHouse has released Historical Data on-Demand, a service designed to speed up the research, development and back-testing phase of any trading strategy, and allow clients to implement new trading ideas within days rather than weeks or months. The company is offering up to 10 years of historical data on-demand for the US, European and Asia-Pacific…

TNS Reaches Connectivity, Hosting and Market Data Access Agreement with HKEX

Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) have signed an agreement for connectivity, managed hosting and market data access giving market participants greater choice on how to trade with the HKEX. The agreement will provide local and international low latency connectivity to the exchange and between trading partners. TNS will offer…

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…