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Quantitative Brokers Adds Octane and The Roll Best Execution Algos

Quantitative Brokers (QB), an algorithm and analytics provider for the futures and US cash treasury markets, has introduced Octane and The Roll, algorithms designed to optimise urgent completion and calendar spreads respectively. These algos join QB’s existing suite of best execution algos – Bolt, Strobe, Legger and Closer – and are supported by QB’s Transaction…

BSO Extends Network with PoP in Mexico City

BSO continues to extend its network with direct connectivity between the Mexican Stock Exchange, part of the BMV Group, and some of the largest exchanges across North America. Its new Point of Presence (PoP) in Mexico City will provide connectivity spanning Latin America, Chicago and New York. Available this month, the new route will allow…

NovaSparks Fourth-Generation Ticker Plant Decreases Latency, Adds PCIe Card

NovaSparks has introduced a fourth-generation version of NovaTick that can decrease latency by 20% and process 10-times the number of symbols than its predecessor. The improvements result from the inclusion of Xilinx UltraScale+ FPGAs in the solution, which will allow banks and trading firms to accelerate their trading platforms without any compromise on scalability or…

QuantHouse and Enyx Offer FPGA Accelerated Market Data Service in the Hong Kong Exchange Data Centre

QuantHouse (QH) has added ultra-low latency FPGA-based market data specialist Enyx to its API ecosystem to offer trading firms an FPGA accelerated end-to-end market data service. The solution will initially be rolled out in the Hong Kong Exchange data centre (HKEX). To reduce the cost of FPGA implementation and time to market, Enyx and QH…

BSO Provides Direct Connectivity to India International Exchange

Global network provider BSO is providing international investors with access to the Indian market through direct connectivity to the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in which the India International Exchange (INX) is located. The IFSC is aiming to attract the international financial community by providing domestic and offshore traders equal access to wider global markets…

QuantHouse Provides Optimised Direct Access to Cboe Market Data

QuantHouse is providing clients with optimised direct access to Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) market data for US equity and equity options via its low-latency market data offering QuantFeed and order routing service QuantLINK. The partnership will enable QuantHouse clients to access all asset classes traded by Cboe from all QuantHouse data centres via a…

Trading Technologies Extends Execution and Connectivity to Brazil

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Trading Technologies (TT) has extended its execution and client connectivity offerings to Brazil through the Bovespa B3 Data Centre. This gives regional clients access to TT’s worldwide network of data centres as well as collocated connectivity to B3 for global execution of latency-sensitive trades. Brazil-based traders also have access to…

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…

HPR Expands Market Access Platform to Hong Kong Stock Connects

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Hyannis Port Research (HPR), a Boston-based provider of advanced capital markets infrastructure technologies, has expanded its market access platform to include support for the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connects. The HPR platform includes the company’s pre-trade risk products for low latency market access and risk management, Riskbot and…

A-Team Group Reveals Winners of 2018 Intelligent Trading Technology Awards

The winners of this year’s A-Team Group Intelligent Trading Technology (ITT) Awards have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best cloud-based trading environment to best trading analytics platform and best consolidated market data feed. Consultancy categories covered best specialist trading technology consultancy and best specialist market data consultancy. A…