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Do Proximity and Resilience Have to be a Trade-Off in Trading?

By Mark White, Manager – Financial Markets and Fintech, Telehouse. Are proximity and resilience a trade-off in trading? In the quest for speed and proximity, many banks have services hosted within an exchange. Whether this is as trading or matching engines; to support connectivity for global networks through a point of presence or an access…

Pico Introduces Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity Across Key Global Venues

Trading technology, data and analytics service provider Pico has launched ultra-low latency venue connectivity across its key global trading venues, achieving more than 80 percent reduction in round trip latency, according to the company. Utilizing high-performance Layer 1 switching technology, Pico can now achieve one-way market data latency of 5-87ns and round-trip latency of 140ns…

BSO Partners with EllaLink to Develop Financial Markets Between Europe and Latin America

Infrastructure & connectivity provider BSO has partnered with EllaLink, the express optical platform between Europe and Latin America, to put in place the necessary ultra-low latency connectivity and infrastructure to enable trading firms from around the world to access B3 and other Latin American markets. To date, European and Asian firms wanting to trade the…

TNS to Offer Managed Layer 1 Market Access at Bergamo IT3 for Euronext Move

Connectivity specialist TNS is expanding its managed hosting solution to the Aruba Global Datacentre IT3 in Bergamo, Italy, in preparation for Euronext’s migration of its primary matching engine from ICE’s facility in Basildon, UK, in the second quarter of next year. As with TNS’s other global colocation sites, TNS will leverage its Layer 1 switching…

Quod Financial Signs Four New Clients, as Demand for Automation and Multi-Asset Solutions Grows

Multi-asset OMS/EMS trading technology provider Quod Financial has secured four new clients – CMC Markets in London, Kepler Chevreux in Paris, SKB Bank (Sinara) in Russia and an undisclosed major bank in Saudi Arabia – to satisfy a range of functional requirements around automated trading, across multiple asset classes. CMC Markets Connect is leveraging Quod’s…

Turquoise Plato Connects to OpenFin to Improve Buy-Side Workflow

Turquoise Plato, the London Stock Exchange’s non-displayed order book, has connected to OpenFin, the operating system for enterprise productivity, to deliver application interoperability and a more unified desktop experience for buy-side trading desks. With this collaboration, Turquoise on OpenFin will leverage OpenFin’s open architecture to deliver data directly into trader workflows to support liquidity discovery…

TBC Capital Selects Sweden’s Bricknode to Power Investment Suite

Georgian investment bank TBC Capital has chosen Bricknode’s SaaS-based brokerage software to power its suite of investment capabilities. By providing scalable operational infrastructure that integrates with the customer journey and existing processes, and by using automation and flexible APIs, Bricknode will enable TBC Capital to expand its brokerage capabilities while reducing operational costs, according to…

Giving Data a Voice: How NLP and AI are Unlocking a Massive Store of Bond Market Information

By Vuk Magdelinic, CEO of Overbond. The lack of a consolidated tape or any centralized, unified data source for the bond market creates trading inefficiencies and information asymmetries—and is one of the primary roadblocks to the full automation of fixed income trading. First steps are being taken to develop a consolidated tape for the European…

TradingTech Insight Q&A: The Post-Brexit Liquidity Landscape

With Gareth Exton, Head of Execution & Quantitative Services Distribution (EMEA) at Liquidnet. Just over six months after the UK left the EU, and with equivalence now officially off the table, the UK and EU do seem somewhat aligned on their overall objectives for financial markets, but are pursuing markedly different paths towards achieving those…

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…