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Redline Trading Extends RedlineFeed Market Data to Cloud Solutions

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of high-performance market data and order execution systems for automated trading, has announced availability of RedlineFeed for access to real-time and delayed exchange market data for customer solutions deployed in the cloud. The initial release includes support for US equities top-of-book streams at Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centres. RedlineFeed’s…

Overview of Market Data Fees: What You Need to Know When Planning Your Market Data Infrastructure

By Robert Anderson, Director of Sales at Exegy. Market data is the third biggest expense for many of our customers—right behind the cost of rent and maintaining their staff. So, they’ve designated teams to understanding and optimizing their market data liabilities. However, smaller or newer firms struggle to understand how market data fees add up…

TRG Screen Adds Distribution Rights for XPansion’s Xmon Reference Data Usage Tracking

TRG Screen, a provider of subscription spend management software solutions, continues to build out its capabilities through an agreement with XPansion for global distribution rights to its XMon reference data usage management software. Xmon tracks raw data and reference data from data vendors such as Refinitiv and Bloomberg. The agreement follows TRG’s June 2019 acquisition…

Data and Research: Two Sides of the Same Coin

By Evan Schnidman, President of Prattle, a Liquidnet company. For decades, the asset management community has treated research and data as two distinct goods – separate commodities to be controlled by separate institutions. Data was the domain of Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters (now Refinitiv), FactSet, S&P, and others, while research was the domain of large banks…

Alternative Data Moves into The Mainstream Led by Business Insights, Geolocation and Pricing Data

Alternative data is moving into the mainstream, but not without caveats including incomplete datasets, poor quality, limited volume, unverified data and a lack of historical data for back-testing. Selecting valuable datasets in the proliferation of alternative data can also be challenging and calls on firms to focus on what answers they can get from the…

ICAP Information Shines Light on Indian OTC Market Data

ICAP Information, part of TP ICAP, has released a market data service for the Indian OTC market. The service will allow participants to access information based on real-time bids and offers, rather than having to rely on indicatives, and provide accurate, reliable and independent insight into market activity. The service will source data from five…

MarketAxess Develops Portfolio Trading Solution to Automate Workload

MarketAxess, operator of an electronic trading platform for fixed income securities and provider of market data and post-trade services for global fixed income markets, is developing a platform designed to reduce the manual workload of portfolio trades and improve competitive pricing. As a result of feedback from clients performing portfolio trades, an uptick in portfolio…

TRG Screen Acquires Axon, Adds to Solutions Armoury

Data usage and subscription management specialist TRG Screen’s acquisition of Axon Financial Systems, which helps practitioners comply with suppliers’ data policies, continues a series of acquisitions and expansions at TRG that began when VC Polaris Partners acquired a controlling stake in the company in 2014 and drafted in Steve Matthews as CEO. Axon’s main attraction…

Pico Pushes on to Fulfil Global Expansion Plan

Pico, a provider of infrastructure, connectivity, cloud technology, data and analytics services, has a global expansion plan and is pushing on to fulfil it with an additional 20 colocation facilities due to be up and running across Asia this year, expansion of its PicoNet proprietary network, hybrid connectivity options including radio transmission, and ongoing developments…

Refinitiv Adds Shanghai-London Connect App to Eikon Platform

Building on its commitment to provide data on China’s financial markets and as trading via the Shanghai-London Stock Connect commences this week, Refinitiv has added a Shanghai-London Connect app to its Eikon platform. The app brings together information market participants need to engage with trading and investment opportunities created by the new trading link, including…