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Appital Announces Substantial Growth in Platform Liquidity and User Base

Appital, the equity markets technology solution vendor, has reported a significant increase in both its user base and liquidity, with liquidity on its platform surging to $800 million notional in November alone, compared to the $200 million recorded between August 2022 and August 2023, prior to the company launching Appital Insights, its liquidity access tool,…

Tech Trends in Trading: Industry Experts Review 2023 and Look Ahead to 2024

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s time to look back at some of the more interesting trends that have emerged in the trading technology space over the last twelve months, and to take a look ahead at what 2024 might have in store. With this in mind, TradingTech Insight reached out to a group…

DTCC Completes Acquisition of Securrency, Now Rebranded as DTCC Digital Assets

Following its announcement in October, agreeing to acquire Securrency Inc., a developer of institutional-grade digital asset infrastructure, DTCC today announced the completion of the transaction. The Securrency brand will now be retired and the business will operate as DTCC Digital Assets, headed by Lynn Bishop, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer. Frank La Salla, DTCC…

Avelacom Enhances Global Trading with Latency Improvements in Backhaul Network

Connectivity & IT infrastructure solutions provider Avelacom, has significantly upgraded its backhaul network to offer reduced latency between European and US exchanges and major financial hubs in Asia and the Middle East. The upgrade, which shortens fibre optic path lengths by up to 140 kilometres, aims to enable more efficient market data feeds and order…

FlexTrade Systems Partners with BTON Financial to Integrate AI-Driven Broker Selection

FlexTrade Systems, the execution management systems (EMS) vendor, and BTON Financial, the data collaboration and order routing technology provider, have collaborated to enable FlexTRADER EMS users to access AI-driven broker selection recommendations to optimise best execution performance. The integration allows traders using FlexTRADER EMS to easily send order parameters to BTON’s cloud-based, AI, and data-driven…

TNS Offers Colocation at B3, Brazil’s Largest Stock Exchange

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has established colocation services with B3 S.A., Brazil’s largest stock exchange and the world’s third largest derivatives exchange, based in Sao Paulo. This strategic move not only strengthens TNS’s offerings but also positions it as a key player in connecting global markets with Brazil’s financial trading systems. The partnership provides TNS’s…

TNS Expands Market Data Solutions Through West Highland Acquisition

Earlier this month, Transaction Network Services (TNS) acquired West Highland Support Services, with the aim of enhancing TNS’s services across the entire trading infrastructure stack. According to the company, this strategic move positions TNS as the only Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider offering a vendor-neutral approach to market data application management. “This is a great fit,” Steven…

Recorded Webinar: Trade South Africa: Considerations for Connecting to and Trading the Johannesburg Markets

Interest among the international institutional community in trading South African markets is on the rise. With connectivity, data and analytics options for trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange growing more sophisticated, and the emergence of A2X as a credible alternative equity market, South Africa is shaping up as a financial centre that can offer a…

TNS Acquires West Highland Support Services

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has acquired Danbury, CT-based market data solutions provider West Highland Support Services for an undisclosed sum. The combination of TNS and West Highland services into a single trading infrastructure stack and an integrated offering, will offer connectivity, monitoring and consulting to professional traders, institutions and financial services vendors worldwide. The acquisition…

IPC Enhances Trading Network with Connectivity to Europe’s Leading Derivatives Exchange

Trading solutions and infrastructure provider IPC has expanded its network by integrating a leading European derivatives exchange into its Connexus Extranet platform, enabling customers to access a wide range of market data across multiple asset classes. Firms requiring ultra-low latency data delivery and distribution can also also co-locate within IPC’s Equinix FR2 data centre facilities….