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Nasdaq Launches Cloud Data Service

Nasdaq has finally launched its new long-awaited Cloud Data Service (NCDS), offering access to real-time exchange data, index, and fund data through cloud-based technology from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The solution makes Nasdaq data available through a suite of scalable, cloud-based Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), which utilise open-source delivery standards and a software development kit (SDK)…

WHSS-VendEx Tie-In Yields Superset of Market Data Management Capabilities

VendEx Solutions’ partnership with New York-based West Highland Support Services (WHSS) – announced this month – will allow both companies to market the superset of their combined offerings in financial data management, with a particular emphasis on market data. VendEx is seeking to shake up the market data inventory management space with its SaaS-based offerings….

How Financial Markets are Maintaining Resilience During COVID-19

By David Brown, Chief Operating Officer, IPC. We are indeed living through unprecedented times, with the COVID-19 virus impacting all major trading locations around the globe simultaneously. Traders at financial institutions may already be working at home in self-isolation, or else unable to work as they are ill. Others, able to travel and classified as…

Altair Streamlines Panopticon Visualisation Deployment with New Release

Altair has simplified the deployment and expansion for users of its Panopticon visualisation tool with a major new version release. Panopticon 2020 for the first time offers users a singular view into the full application lifecycle, allowing them more easily to create user-generated content, dashboards and analytical applications. The Panopticon platform is used by financial…

QuantHouse Automates Global Operations with Cloud-Based Robot Agents

QuantHouse, a provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions including market data services, algo trading platform and infrastructure products, has completed the first phase of its infrastructure process automation programme using cloud-based robot agents. It remains crucial during times of uncertainty and volatility that infrastructures operate reliably, efficiently and have the necessary scale to meet ever-growing…

TNS Adds Real Time HKEX Market Data to Its Global Offering

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has added real time market data from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) to its platform, allowing its customers to access the market data systems of the ninth largest stock exchange, and the 14th largest derivatives exchange, in the world. “Hong Kong is one of the world’s foremost financial centers,…

SIX Boosts Microwave Data Delivery via 12H Stake, Nasdaq Partnership

The Swiss Stock Exchange SIX is set to boost its microwave network offering in Europe through a joint venture with Nasdaq. The arrangement comes as SIX announces that it took a majority stake in European microwave network operator 12H AG earlier this year. SIX’s moves promise to shake-up the European market for microwave-based low-latency market…

Pico Adds Japan Market Access, Plans Further APAC Expansion

Trading infrastructure and connectivity specialist Pico has added colocation services and ultra-low-latency market data delivery of the Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges to its Asia-Pacific capabilities. The Japan Exchange Group (JPX) deal is the latest in a series of moves by Pico in the past 18 months to expand in the Asia-Pacific region, with added…

COVID-19 Exposing Market Data Gaps

In the move to business continuity measures (BCP) during the coronavirus chaos, some banks have managed better than others – and the crisis has exposed some glaring holes in the preparations of many major institutions. While the move to BCP appears to have gone relatively smoothly, the radical difference in the way firms are now…

Richard Hills Joins big xyt

big xyt, an independent provider of market data analytics, has hired Richard Hills as Head of Client Engagement. Working alongside Mark Montgomery, Head of Strategy and Business Development, Hills will help to drive client innovation using a partnership engagement model. He will be responsible for promoting client awareness of big xyt’s products and services, and…