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Velocimetrics Cuts Tick-to-Trade Latency from 100 to 10 Microseconds at Tier 1 Bank

Velocimetrics has completed a project with a Tier 1 investment bank that was losing money on trading due to intermittent latency problems by delivering a tick-to-trade reduction in latency from 100 microseconds to 10 microseconds. This has stemmed the losses and renewed the bank’s competitive position. The bank’s trading platform comprises a number of disparate…

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…

OneMarketData and West Highland Partner to Provide OneTick Monitoring

OneMarketData and West Highland have partnered to provide premier monitoring and support services for clients using the OneTick data aggregation and streaming analytics platform. The partnership reflects increased demand for hosted and managed solutions, and uses West Highland’s managed services to provide uninterrupted access to data and analytics services on the OneTick platform. Scott Breslin,…

City Index/Forex.com Operator GAIN Capital Deploys Eventus for Surveillance

By Zoe Schiff, Reporter GAIN Capital Holdings, operator of the Forex.com and City Index online trader services, has deployed the cloud-based version of Eventus Systems’ Validus platform to manage its market surveillance programme for its futures market activities. The FCM’s Compliance and Risk departments and Trade Desk will be using the Validus system for the…

State Street Acquisition of Charles River Offers Clients Front-Office Data Management Solution

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter State Street has completed its acquisition of financial data firm Charles River Systems for $2.6 billion. First announced in July 2018, the deal gives State Street’s clients access to Charles River’s front-office data aggregation and management platform. The bank has appointed John Plansky, formerly global head of State Street Global…

The Evolution of the Multi-Asset Class Trading Desk

By John Greenan, CEO, Alignment Systems Over the past 30 years, the buy-side trading desk has undergone a fundamental transformation, specifically in two linked areas: automation of high-touch and low-touch trading, and the rise of multi-asset class trading. Alignment Systems worked with FactSet to document this transformation with an eye on understanding where the industry…

IPC and RANsquawk Collaborate on Real-Time Audio and Text News Feed

Communications and network solutions provider IPC is collaborating with RANsquawk, a supplier of market information, to offer a real-time audio and text news feed to users of IPC’s Unigy 360 cloud-based software-as-a-service communications and workflow solution. The aim of the collaboration is to help traders using Unigy 360 make better decisions. Users can consume RANsquawk’s…

ITRS Continues Infrastructure Monitoring Expansion with OP5 Purchase

ITRS Group’s acquisition of OP5, a Swedish provider of IT monitoring and log analysis technology, continues its move to shore up its trading infrastructure offering coming on the heels of a recent partnership deal with Velocimetrics and its May purchase of capacity analysis specialist Sumerian. OP5 specialises in helping firms to control and monitor their IT configurations using…

ITRS Partners Velocimetrics to Improve Operational Resilience

ITRS Group has partnered Velocimetrics to give users of its ITRS Geneos real-time monitoring solution the ability to independently trace and analyse the real-time performance of every trade as it is processed and improve operational resilience. The need for improved resilience was raised earlier this month in a joint discussion paper from the FCA, PRA…

Corvil Enters Client Analysis Space with AI-Powered Intelligence Hub

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Corvil’s release last week of its Intelligence Hub propels the Dublin-based data analytics specialist into the burgeoning world of business intelligence for the trading environment. Building on the company’s long-established trading infrastructure monitoring and latency measurement offerings, the Intelligence Hub extracts data from Corvil analytics appliances at every stage in…