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Pico Taps Frank Troise as Co-CEO

Markets technology and infrastructure specialist Pico has named electronic trading veteran Frank Troise as co-CEO in what current chairman, CEO and founder Jarrod Yuster terms the latest step toward taking the company to the next level of growth. The move – which will tap Troise’s operational expertise to support Pico’s expansion across its target market…

TNS Launches New York Upgrade for Ultra-low Latency Offering

US data communications provider TNS (Transaction Network Services) has upgraded its network in three New York Area data centres with the TNSXpress Layer 1 solution to speed up delivery of market data from NYSE, CBOE, and Nasdaq. The TNSXpress Layer 1, a single hop architecture that is up to 10 times faster than traditional Layer 3…

Can the FX Industry Achieve ‘Business as Usual’ at these Most Unusual of Times

By Vikas Srivastava, Chief Revenue Officer at Integral. As novel COVID-19 has swept the globe, financial institutions can still remain focussed on trying to operate ‘business as usual’ and serve their clients. But this continuity can be achieved largely in part with access to the right technology. We are facing the biggest black swan event…

Rapid Addition’s RA Platform 3.0 Address ‘Buy and Build’ Imperative

London-based trading technology provider Rapid Addition has released version 3.0 of its RA Platform, a middleware solution for handling electronic trading messaging, allowing firms to customise their trading connectivity set-ups to best suit their requirements. The new version aims to support firms’ growing tendency toward ‘buy and build’ as they seek to optimise their use…

Pico Adds Japan Market Access, Plans Further APAC Expansion

Trading infrastructure and connectivity specialist Pico has added colocation services and ultra-low-latency market data delivery of the Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges to its Asia-Pacific capabilities. The Japan Exchange Group (JPX) deal is the latest in a series of moves by Pico in the past 18 months to expand in the Asia-Pacific region, with added…

SteelEye Becomes LME ISV Provider

Compliance technology and data analytics specialist SteelEye has become an approved LME ISV, passing all conformance tests to offer connectivity directly to LMEselect. LMEselect is the LME’s electronic member to member trading system, accessed by members of the exchange, allowing them to anonymously execute trades with other member firms. Clients of members are also able…

Financial Markets Operations Response to COVID-19: Best Practices for Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all walks of life, and carries with it implications for society beyond even the obvious and immediate health impact. Business is being hit across the board, with many corporations sending staff home in an effort to keep them both safe and working. It’s clear that firms can’t rely on a…

New BMLL CEO Humphrey Outlines ‘Scale-Up Phase’ Post-$25 Million Funding

Fresh from a January funding round that brings total financing raised to $25 million, UK trading analytics specialist BMLL Technologies has named industry veteran Paul Humphrey to take the helm as CEO. Humphrey says the company is now in “scale-up phase” as it sets about its mission to derive value from data hidden within market…

London Metal Exchange Partners Trading Technologies

The London Metal Exchange has partnered Trading Technologies (TT) to supply the exchange’s trading participants with direct access to the exchange via the TT front-end interface. TT will replace the LME’s current GUI when its new trading platform launches in 2021. Delivered via software-as-a-service, the TT platform will provide LME members and members’ clients around…

Redline Onboards 24Exchange to Expand Support for NDF Trading

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of high-performance market data and order execution systems for automated trading, is supporting 24Exchange, a new offshore, multi-asset class, OTC platform, on its InRush Ticker Plant and Order Execution Gateway for its FX clients. 24Exchange becomes a market data and routing destination on the Redline Trading Solutions Network with mutual…