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Refinitiv Meets Demand for More Data on China’s Economy and Financial Markets

Refinitiv is responding to increasing client demand for content, data and insight on China’s economy and financial markets with the addition of 300,000 economic data series to its Datastream database, and FX and fixed income data from the China Foreign Exchange System (CFETS) to its Elektron and Eikon data platforms. These additions are part of…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

Eventus Partners QuantHouse to Source Market Data

Eventus Systems has partnered QuantHouse, a global provider of systematic trading solutions including market data services that was recently acquired by IRESS, to use QuantFEED market data to support its Validus trade surveillance platform. The platform can be implemented on-premise or as a cloud solution based on Amazon AWS. Either implementation can be run in…

FRTB 2022 Deadline Proves Tricky for Firms and Regulators

Global regulatory implementation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) may be unevenly paced, creating challenges for financial institutions and regulators alike. FRTB was introduced to fix problems that both regulators and the industry perceived with so-called ‘Basel 2.5’ market risk changes, which were put in place…

Delivering Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

The global shift toward unbundling of research services from execution is forcing sell-side institutions to focus on differentiating their service offerings as they vie for buy-side liquidity in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With soft-commissioned research and high-speed connectivity to trading venues no longer potent as differentiators, the sell side is acknowledging that the quality and…

Iress Targets Europe with QuantHouse Purchase

Australian EMS/OMS platform provider Iress is expanding its European footprint with the acquisition of market data and connectivity provider QuantHouse. The move continues the ongoing consolidation in the trading systems space, and comes less than two years after QuantHouse bought itself out of an earlier, unhappy acquisition by S&P Global Markets. Iress, publicly listed on…

Clarity Partners to Market MDX, IOWA.rocks in APAC

Clarity Partners has been named as sales agent for MDX Technology (MDXT) and its IOWA.rocks affiliate in the APAC region. MDXT provides data and distribution solutions for the global trading community. IOWA.rocks is the new on-demand financial data marketplace for all content creators and content consumers. Under the terms of the agreement, Clarity Partners will…

Chronicle Software Releases Market Data, Stripped Back Messaging Microservices

Chronicle Software, which provides Java-based microservices for the capital markets space, has expanded its line of native C++ libraries and microservices to include a market data distributor and a stripped-back version of its Chronicle Queue persisted messaging solution. The two new capabilities – one at the application level and the other at the framework level…

ChartIQ to Expand Finsemble Sales on Back of Citi Investment

ChartIQ, a Virginia-based player in the so-called ‘smart desktop’ segment, has received a strategic investment from client Citi, with specific focus on its Finsemble desktop interoperability offering. The company says it will use the Citi cash – which comes hot on the heels of a $17 million series B funding – to expand its sales…

How to Source and Manage Data for FRTB – The Challenges and Opportunities

Sourcing and managing data for Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) compliance is no mean feat, but there are options and choices to be made as firms within the scope of the regulation build out compliance programmes ahead of its January 2022 deadline. A panel session at A-Team Group’s recent FRTB briefing in London…