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The CAT Makes Progress with Selection of Exegy to Provide Timestamp Data

The US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) has been a long time in the making, but progress has been made recently with the selection of Exegy’s packet capture service to provide trade timestamps to the CAT, and a move by the FIX trading community to plan a FIX CAT working group to help firms with implementation….

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…

CJC Promotes Steven Moreton to Lead Product Development and Hires Karen Love to Drive Business Development

CJC, the London-based specialist in IT managed services and cloud technology for capital markets, has promoted former senior technical director Steven Moreton to the role of global head of product management. It has also appointed Karen Love to drive global business development. Moreton, who has spent nearly twenty years working globally in capital markets across…

AlgoTrader Releases Version 4.5 of its Cryptocurrency Platform

AlgoTrader, the Zurich-based developer of algorithmic trading software for quantitative hedge funds, including an early automated trading solution for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has released its AlgoTrader 4.5 solution. This version of the software incorporates direct cryptocurrency exchange adapters, and offers live market and reference data, order management for all order types, and automatic deposit…

Market-Maker Allston Trading Selects Corvil for Network Data Analytics

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Allston Trading, a market-maker in global energy, commodity and financial futures markets, has selected Corvil to provide network data analytics and reporting that the firm hopes will improve the performance of its trading infrastructure. The firm is using Corvil tools to optimise its market data, trade plant and execution, and…

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…

Exegy Partners TNS to Deliver Global FX Trading Platform

Market data normalisation and distribution technology provider Exegy is working with managed data communications and interoperability specialist Transaction Network Services (TNS) to create a global FX trading platform. The partnership will combine Exegy’s Trade Port FX, which delivers normalised FX market data and execution services, and TNS’ market connectivity and hosting solutions to offer a…

FlexTrade introduces fast back-testing framework for equities, FX and futures

FlexTrade has introduced a back-testing framework designed to gauge and adjust the performance of past trading strategies for real-time use in trading equities, FX and futures. The solution is available as an addition to the company’s FlexTRADER EMS and OMS platforms and is designed to allow traders to test an unlimited number of financial instruments…

Thomson Reuters offers RTS 27 Now for SI reporting under MiFID II

Thomson Reuters has responded to the need for Systematic Internalisers (SIs) to make their first regulatory report under MiFID II by December 2018 with RTS 27 Now, a targeted reporting solution that uses the company’s high-performance processing platform, Velocity Analytics, to manage data required for SI reports. Under the MiFID II SI regime, banks had…