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ESMA Finally Puts Its Foot Down on Consolidated Ticker Tape

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has bitten the bullet on a real-time consolidated ticker tape for European equities, following the failure of an industry-led solution to emerge. In a review of market data pricing published today, the regulator warns that market data costs under MiFID II are still too high, confirming plans to…

Exchanges Can Justify High Fees – But Only if They are Adding Value

By Neill Vanlint, Head of Global Sales & Client Operations, GoldenSource. Across global financial markets, it is hard to think of a more contentious issue right now than the prices exchanges are charging for their trading data. Some high-profile potential acquisitions, including the London Stock Exchange’s $27 billion bid to buy Refinitiv, mean there could…

First New York Implements LiquidityBook’s SaaS Based POEM System

FNY Investment Advisers (First New York), a multi-strategy investment firm, has implemented LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its portfolio, order and execution management system (POEM). The firm previously used three providers for varying amounts of time, but they were unable to support the volume which First New York trades, the speed with which it…

McKay Brothers Adds Low-Latency Market Data Distribution in Mumbai

McKay Brothers International has expanded its low latency market data services to India. The company’s Quincy Extreme Data (QED) market data service now distributes select London Metals Exchange data at Mumbai’s Banda Kurla Complex (BKC) in less than 51 milliseconds one-way. In addition, McKay offers select Aurora, Illinois sourced metals, energy and FX futures data…

Kx and DataRobot Partnership Applies AI to Time Series Data, Generates Fast Actionable Insights into Market Data

Kx has partnered DataRobot, a provider of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), to offer financial institutions a scalable high-performance solution for applying AI to time series data. By integrating DataRobot’s Enterprise AI Platform with the Kx in-memory time series database kdb+, consumers of market data can quickly generate actionable insights for agile, strategic business decisions. Rob…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. Also known as digital rights management, contractual rights management refers to…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open…

FactSet Deploys Workstation on OpenFin

FactSet has deployed its workstation on OpenFin, marking a significant step forward for the desktop interoperability operating system as the first major market data and analytics provider to join the OpenFin ecosystem. The deployment allows OpenFin users to leverage FactSet seamlessly and efficiently alongside proprietary, internally developed desktop applications. They can also integrate third-party applications…

Codel Joins IOWA.rocks with Immutable Market Data Providence Solution

Codel has joined IOWA.rocks financial data marketplace with CODELMARK, a solution including immutable market data providence and a series of applications that enable users to protect and control data, and prove integrity and validity. The IOWA.rocks partner ecosystem brings together content creators, content consumers and innovative technology partners. Codel is expected to have potential in…

SEC Contracts MayStreet to Provide Market Data for MIDAS

MayStreet, provider of a capital markets platform delivering low-latency connectivity and high-precision market data, has assumed the role of market data provider to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Market Information Data Analytics System (MIDAS) following its acquisition of the Thesys Technologies business that previously supported the system. The MIDAS platform combines technology and…