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LSE Looking to the Future for TradElect

Following the tech blogs as we do, it’s been interesting to follow the smoke concerning the London Stock Exchange and the future of its TradElect system. Now it seems there’s some fire there, with the LSE acknowledging that it’s looking at the future of the platform, and how to keep the exchange in the low…

Issue 7: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Low latency technologies continue to be deployed by the financial markets – driven by the need to adopt them simply to stay in the trading game, and hopefully win at it. But low latency covers a wide range of components – from networks, to server hardware, to operating systems and middleware, to middleware, and to…

Complex Event Processing

Over the past couple of years, Complex Event Processing has emerged as a hot technology for the financial markets, and its flexibility has been leveraged in applications as diverse as market data cleansing, to algorithmic trading, to compliance monitoring, to risk management. CEP is a solution to many problems, which is one reason why the…

NYSE Technologies to Facilitate Low-Latency Trading

Moving forward on a strategic vision championed by CEO Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext has created NYSE Technologies, a new company with a remit to commercialise the exchange group’s technical solutions, intellectual property and operational capabilities and sell them to other exchanges, liquidity venues and market participants. The company is headed by industry veteran Stanley Young,…

Sun To Focus on Latency In Trading Applications Developer Workshop

Sun Microsystems is running a “Trading Applications Developer Workshop” on Thursday, January 22nd, at its New York City customer briefing centre. The workshop – with an emphasis on latency – runs from 8.30am to 1pm, followed by lunch, and is free to qualified registrants. Click here to register. Attendance is limited so register today. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com…

What is Your Latency IQ?

Capital markets firms have been implementing a number of different strategies for reducing latency – from increasing network bandwidth, to implementing low latency applications, to collocation – giving rise to the question: What’s next? To get the best trade, firms realize their need for visibility into the entire chain of trade execution events in real…

Issue 5: Low Latency – Are You Performing?

Market data rates are skyrocketing. Just a few milliseconds make the difference between an optimal order fill and enough slippage to wipe out profit. New opportunities are opening up to leverage high frequency markets. New applications are being deployed atop of low latency architectures. Performance – in every sense – is key to playing in…

Q&A: RTI’s Sun on Latency, Throughput and Jitter in Volatile Markets

The financial markets haven’t seen anything like the last couple of months. But what does the shakeup mean for the world of low latency and the vendors servicing it? IntelligentTradingTechnology.com talked with Realtime Innovations‘ Director of Financial Services Strategy and Product Management Henry Sun to find out where the action is now. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com: The last…

Financial Information Forum Highlights the US$250m Cost of New Options Symbology, Finds Industry Dissatisfaction with Lack of Agreed Standards

The majority of industry participants are disappointed and frustrated that an agreement has not been reached on an alternative standard to the Options Price Reporting Authority (Opra) code, according to a recent study by the Financial Information Forum (FIF). Mary Lou Von Kaenel, managing director, management consulting at New York-based consultancy Jordan & Jordan, which…

MTF Operators Join Forces to Form Pricing Data Working Group

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor Multilateral trading facility (MTF) operators Chi-X, Turquoise, Plus Markets and Nasdaq OMX have formed an informal working group to examine the potential of establishing an alternative source for pricing and market data. The agreement between the various parties is a reaction to the fragmentation of the equity markets under the…