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Chronicle FIX Engine Deployed at ‘Leading North American Stock Exchange’

Low-latency technology solutions vendor Chronicle Software has deployed its FIX engine at a leading North American stock exchange, to provide low-latency connectivity to the exchange’s clients. The unidentified exchange cited Chronicle’s superior engine performance, microsecond latency and differentiated commercial model as reasons for working with the vendor. As part of the deal, the exchange has…

Brexit: Equivalence is Dead. What Now?

Last week, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first speech at Mansion House, outlining his vision for the UK’s financial services industry. During the speech, while stating that the UK government’s ambition following Brexit had been to reach a comprehensive set of mutual decisions on financial services equivalence, he conceded that “this has not happened,”…

MEMX Selects Beeks for Latency Monitoring of New Exchange

Members Exchange (MEMX), an emerging US equities exchange, has selected Beeks, a UK-based trading connectivity and infrastructure specialist, for latency monitoring, following a competitive review of packet capture, latency and analytics solutions. As a new technology-driven stock exchange, MEMX had no legacy systems to integrate and no pre-conceived bias towards any particular solution. During the…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Innovation, Cloud, Digital Transformation and Trading Infrastructure at Upcoming Virtual Summit

In its first iteration since the global Covid-19 pandemic, next week’s A-Team TradingTech Summit Virtual has a sharp focus on how emerging technology and infrastructure are presenting capital markets organisations with the opportunity to digitally transform their businesses. With the work from home phenomenon and the explosion in data volumes pointing to the need for…

Straits Financial Joins TrueFX to Enhance Clients’ Access to FX Liquidity

Singapore-based brokerage house Straits Financial Services has joined TrueFX, a trading facility for spot FX, as a clearing member, to provide FX brokers and buy-side firms in the Asia Pacific region with direct market access to spot FX liquidity. TrueFX was launched last year by technology vendor Integral and investment bank Jefferies, in a move…

Infrastructure Monitoring: Mapping Technical Performance to Business Performance

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent, TradingTech Insight. High-performance infrastructure and connectivity technologies have become essential components of trading architectures in today’s electronically traded markets. And as trading systems become ever faster, increasingly interconnected, and process more and more data, there has never been a greater need for accurate and comprehensive monitoring of the infrastructure that…

Pico Creates Chinese Entity in Shanghai to Strengthen Its APAC Presence

Trading technology provider Pico has extended the reach of its global offering with the formation of a wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) in China, British Commercial Pico (Shanghai) Information Technology Co., Ltd. Located within proximity to the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) data centre, and supported by local engineering and data centre management expertise, the new enterprise…

TickSmith Partners with BMLL to Help Firms Monetise Their Data, and Integrates with Snowflake’s Data Cloud

Montreal-based TickSmith has announced a collaboration with BMLL, the data and analytics company, that will enable data producers, including exchanges, trading venues and data vendors, to generate new revenue streams by creating and distributing analytics derived from their data. TickSmith’s Enterprise Data Web Store allows data-rich firms to create their own customisable data web store,…

Hurricane Capital Advisors Selects SS&C Platform

Hurricane Capital Advisors, a New York based start-up offering a global alternative investment management platform, has deployed SS&C Technologies’ front-to-back office solution to provide fund administration, customised middle office solutions, FIX connectivity, hosting, and order and execution management systems. The firm expects to carry 10 portfolio managers on the platform by July 2021. “We wanted…

UOB Deploys Chronicle EFX for Electronic FX Pricing and Trading

Asian bank United Overseas Bank (UOB) has deployed Chronicle Software’s EFX solution in Singapore to power its FX pricing and trading engine. By deploying EFX and taking advantage of reduced latency via colocation connectivity, UOB aims to improve price discovery to provide customers in the ASEAN region and across its global network with access to…