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CMC Markets Joins QuantHouse API Ecosystem

QuantHouse continues to build out its API Ecosystem with the addition of CMC Markets. This will give financial firms within the ecosystem easy and efficient access to CMC’s platform, which supports trading in global single stock constituents, equity indices, FX, commodities and treasury derivatives. Recent additions to the qh API Ecosystem include Jane Street Financial’s…

Options Adds Colocation Service at Nasdaq Stockholm, Plans More Venues

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services, has made its high-performance managed colocation service available at Nasdaq Stockholm, the primary securities exchange of the Nordic countries. The service gives colocated clients low latency connectivity to the exchange’s Nordic feeds and is part of a global expansion plan that will extend Options’ colocation…

Metamako and Redline Partner to Deliver Ultra-Low Latency Trading Solution

Metamako and Redline Trading Solutions have teamed up to deliver an ultra-low latency end-to-end solution for automated trading that is based on the former’s low-latency, FPGA-enabled network devices and the latter’s high-performance market data and order execution systems. The solution combines Redline’s InRush consolidated market data feeds with Metamako network devices to allow InRush to…

Options Adds NYSE Integrated Feed to Market Data Connectivity

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services, has added direct access to the NYSE Integrated Feed. The service will be available to clients using Option’s ultra-low latent connectivity and managed colocation platforms in Mahwah and Carteret, NY4 and NJ2. The addition of the NYSE Integrated Feed sees Options offer connectivity to all…

TNS Adds Hosting, Colocation and Connectivity Services in New York and Chicago

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has extended its managed hosting, colocation and connectivity service to New York and Chicago, where it will offer services out of the Secaucus campus and Chicago CH4 data centres. The US offer follows the introduction of the company’s solution in Europe and Asia, where it provides efficient and cost-effective managed hosting…

UBS MTF Selects Aquis Technology for MiFID II Surveillance and Reporting

UBS MTF (Multilateral Trading Facility) has selected Aquis Technology, the regtech services arm of Aquis Exchange, to provide market surveillance and RTS 27 reporting software as required by Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). UBS selected the Aquis Market Surveillance solution on the basis of its strong and comprehensive market monitoring and surveillance,…

Colt Cuts Latency on Tokyo to London Link

Colt has reduced latency between Tokyo and London financial centres to less than 159 milliseconds. The network optimisation is part of the company’s ongoing investment in the Colt IQ Network and is designed to support trading strategies that rely on low latency infrastructure. Andrew Housden, vice president of capital markets at Colt, says: “We are…

Connectivity in Financial Markets: Are We Over the Need for Speed?

By: Michael Cooper, Chief Technology Officer, Radianz, Global Banking and Financial Markets, BT Around the world, automated systems trade equities, futures, currencies and contracts in fractions of seconds. Admired and feared in equal measure, this high frequency trading (HFT) is firmly embedded in financial markets. Although its share has been declining since the financial crisis…

Colt Partners Celoxica to Deliver Low Latency Normalised European Data Feeds

Colt Technology is extending its market data portfolio with feeds for European derivatives normalised with a field programmable gate array (FPGA) solution powered by hardware accelerator specialist Celoxica. The first content provider Colt will connect to, and provide normalised data from, is Deutsche Börse CEF Ultra+ Eurex, which contains Eurex derivatives instruments. The solution is…

Metamako Makes it into China with Low-Latency Network Devices

Metamako has won certification to market its ultra-low latency, field programmable gate array (FPGA) network platforms in China. The completion and award of China Compulsory Certification (CCC) supports the company’s strategy of expansion in Asia, which started last year with an office in Tokyo and followed with reseller agreements in Hong Kong. The CCC is…