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Why Packet Capture Matters For MiFID II Compliance

Firms are catching on to the importance of packet capture for the real-time trade surveillance that MiFID II will require when it takes effect at the start of 2018, according to trading technology and regulation experts who spoke in a webinar hosted by Intelligent Trading Technology on June 27. The definition of network packet capture…

GoldenSource Integrates eXtremeDB to Speed Up Regulatory Response

GoldenSource has integrated its Risk Master platform with McObject’s eXtremeDB to deliver an enterprise data management (EDM) solution capable of responding to regulations demanding fast access to vast data volumes. Initial use cases of the integration include compliance with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation and the best execution elements of Markets in…

How ‘Deep Learning’ Could Make A Deep Impact On Trading

As a machine learning technique, “deep learning” has evolved enough to be useful for trading operations, according to Elliot Noma, managing director at Garret Asset Management. Noma will be moderating a panel on the uses and limitations of the technique, at the Intelligent Trading Summit in New York on June 8. Deep learning expands on…

FRTB’s First Steps and Stages

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation being instituted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in January 2019 is the de facto successor to the global banking supervision organisation’s Basel III guidelines on market risk and capital adequacy.  Financial services firms are beginning to consider the demands FRTB makes on their…

Data Processing Strides Pave The Way To More TCA Capability

Squarepoint Capital’s expansion of its use of Kx Systems technology for investment research capitalises on the provider’s strength at normalising data, tying together data sources and increasing the speed of its data processing — in a manner that sets the stage for more effective transaction cost analysis (TCA).  Squarepoint uses Kx Systems’ Kdb+ time-series database…

CJC Moves On Outbound Market Data

Financial technology management solutions company CJC’s new IT Regulatory Services division is offering auditing and inventory of firms’ outbound data, concentrating on publication of market data rather than consumption, as a way to improve efficiency and reduce costs, according to Sheena Clark, director of regulatory services, CJC. “This is predominantly a data governance and risk…

The Trading Regulations Handbook

Need to know all the essentials about the regulations impacting trading infrastructure? Welcome to the first edition of our A-Team Trading Regulations Handbook which provides all the essentials about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team’s Trading Regulations Handbook is a great way to see at-a-glance: All the regulations that are impacting trading technology…

Tullett Prebon To Feed Data To Murex Trading Platform

Trading, risk and processing solutions provider Murex has partnered with Tullett Prebon Information (TPI) to use its real-time, end-of-day and historic price information for internal model validation, gaining independent and accurate data to feed the Murex platform, according to officials of the companies. “TPI content comes directly from the trading operations of our global brokerage…

Recorded Webinar: High performance market data management technologies

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. The challenges and opportunities of managing market data using hardware acceleration, a deterministic approach to low latency connectivity and in-memory and other high speed databases. What are industry best practices for access to high-speed market information? How are firms using hardware acceleration? What is…

OneMarketData Adds Strategy Backtesting Platform to OneTick Product Portfolio

OneMarketData has introduced a strategy development and large-scale backtesting platform that is powered by the company’s OneTick data management and time series analytics solution and supported by global multi-asset class market history available through the OneTick Cloud. The platform is called OneTick Strategy Backtesting and is available immediately as either a hosted service or deployed…