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SWIM – Retail Liquidity goes from Strength to Strength

By Joe Everitt, Managing Director SELECT, Stifel Europe Double-volume caps, large-in-scale restrictions, periodic auctions and systematic internalisers. In the first eight months of the new MiFID II regime the trading landscape has evolved radically. New liquidity venues abound fulfilling a variety of purposes and masters, some merely enabling the compliant trading of existing business in…

Deutsche Börse creates DLT and Crypto-Assets team to explore blockchain solutions

Deutsche Börse has set up a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Crypto Assets and New Market Structures unit to advance its work on blockchain technology, distributed ledgers and crypto assets. The 24-person team will be led by managing director Jens Hachmeister, who will coordinate the team’s blockchain-based development, which he says has the potential to effect…

Nasdaq Adds Alt Data Sets Analytics Hub Platform

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Nasdaq’s Analytics Hub, an alternative data platform for institutional investors, fund managers and traders, has expanded its offering with a string of new and diverse data sets. The additions include an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) offering, a social media sentiment data set, a global news aggregator and a supply…

Innovation Delivers Improved Trading Performance, Lower Costs and New Opportunities

Time series databases, predictive analytics, ultra-low latency network products, sophisticated algorithms and artificial intelligence are on the wish list of many trading firms looking for innovative technologies to improve trading architecture and support high performance trading. They do, however, come with challenges, cost implications and the need for management buy-in. Speaking on a recent A-Team Group…

Advanced Logic Analytics Offers AI Driven Market Sentiment Tool

Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA) has introduced ALASA, a market sentiment tool designed to help investment banks and trading firms make sense of human and market signals from financial data published online. The solution uses proprietary algorithms, machine learning and natural language processing to gather financial information published online from any number of professional and crowd-based…

Thomson Reuters Partners CryptoCompare to Add Cryptocurrency Data to Eikon

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Thomson Reuters has made a strategic partnership with global cryptocurrency market data aggregator CryptoCompare to provide crypto data to the Eikon financial analysis desktop platform. The deal takes Thomson Reuters further into the crypto space, with CryptoCompare integrating its real-time order book and trade data for 50 leading crypto coins…

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…

State Street Global Exchange Builds Out Alternative Data Services

State Street Global Exchange (SSGX) is building out its data offering with alternative data services designed to provide unique market insight for its clients. The services include MediaStats, which aggregates media derived insights to provide an understanding of industry and macroeconomic trends; PriceStats, which provides high-frequency measures of inflation and real exchange rates drawn from…

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…

Santiment Goes Open-Source with its Crypto Data Analytics Platform

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Analytics specialist Santiment has made its new SANbase cryptocurrency analysis platform available to data scientists, analysts and researchers at financial services firms in a bid to tap into their shared observations and predictions. Santiment recently ran its first public ‘hackathon’, allowing a range of users – from institutional analysts to…