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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…

MayStreet Increases Asia-Pacific Coverage with 19 New Exchange Feeds

Market data technology and content provider MayStreet has added 19 new market feeds in the Asia-Pacific region to Market Data Lake, the company’s market data repository. The new content includes real-time and historical consolidated, top-of-book and full depth-of-book data from the leading equity, derivatives, commodity and fixed income exchanges in the region, and largely completes…

Streams: The Way to Better Liquidity in the FX Markets

By Phil Weisberg, EVP of Strategic Planning and Partnerships, oneZero. Sourcing liquidity in foreign exchange trading is a herculean task for banks, one not helped by an ever-evolving thicket of global regulation and the complicated nature of FX infrastructure and trading. The traditional way of looking at how to provide the necessary liquidity has been…

Exegy and Vela Merge to Create Market Data and Execution Technology Powerhouse

Exegy, a provider of hardware accelerated solutions for market data and predictive analytics, and Vela, a market data and execution technology provider, have announced the merger of their business operations in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital commitments under management. Commercial terms of the…

McKay Brothers Launches Low-Latency Connectivity Between Chicago Hub and Asian Centres

Low-latency wireless networking specialist McKay Brothers International is now offering private bandwidth between the Chicago exchange data centre hub in Aurora, Illinois, and major trading venues in Asia, expanding the global reach of its low-latency connectivity services. End points McKay offers in Asia include Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. For ultra-low latency circuits, the…

Why the Future of FX is in the Cloud

By Vikas Srivastava, Chief Revenue Officer, Integral. The momentum behind cloud in financial services is building, and quickly. With big names such as IBM moving into the space, it signals that this is the future of financial markets infrastructure. Looking specifically at FX, there are many reasons to believe that firms are shifting towards this…

Glue42 Teams with Cloud9 to Integrate Voice Trading into Desktop Applications

London-based desktop automation specialist Glue42 has partnered with voice communication and analytics provider Cloud9 Technologies to deliver a full suite of voice trading capabilities to the institutional marketplace. The partnership aims to provide users with remote access to all trading floor connectivity and services, as well as secure access to voice data, counterparties and regulatory…