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Sponsored Blog: Ullink’s Richard Bentley Discusses the Shifting Balance Between High-Touch and Low-Touch Trading Technology

As global trading markets continue to evolve, moving from high-touch to low-touch trading solutions and beginning to benefit from hybrid products, we caught up with Ullink chief product officer, Richard Bentley, to talk about his take on market direction, the rise of managed services, and the products firms need to implement to keep pace with…

Colt Partners Celoxica to Deliver Low Latency Normalised European Data Feeds

Colt Technology is extending its market data portfolio with feeds for European derivatives normalised with a field programmable gate array (FPGA) solution powered by hardware accelerator specialist Celoxica. The first content provider Colt will connect to, and provide normalised data from, is Deutsche Börse CEF Ultra+ Eurex, which contains Eurex derivatives instruments. The solution is…

LiquidityBook Offers LBX Outsourced Trader

Trading solutions provider LiquidityBook has released LBX Outsourced Trader, a portfolio, order and execution management system with integrated FIX connectivity that is designed specifically for outsourced trading desks. LBX Outsourced Trader is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution providing global multi-asset trading capabilities including order and ticket staging, auto marking, position uploads and stock locate. Orders can…

Metamako Makes it into China with Low-Latency Network Devices

Metamako has won certification to market its ultra-low latency, field programmable gate array (FPGA) network platforms in China. The completion and award of China Compulsory Certification (CCC) supports the company’s strategy of expansion in Asia, which started last year with an office in Tokyo and followed with reseller agreements in Hong Kong. The CCC is…

Ultimate Trading Machine Proposes Record Tick-To-Trade Speed

Traders are being offered top speed tick-to-trade performance using a server engine from Solarflare, LDA Technologies and Penguin Computing. The server, nicknamed the Ultimate Trading Machine (UTM), can achieve a 98 nanosecond tick-to-trade time – the delay between receiving a market tick showing an opportunity to an algorithm, and sending the buy/sell order. The UTM…

Enyx Integrates Xilinx FPGA Technology to Power nxFeed

Enyx has increased the performance of its nxFeed solution on the back of a new release of its FPB2 platform that is powered by Xilinx Virtex UltraScale+ (VUS+) field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The FPB2 platform, developed by Bittware, uses the Xilinx VUS+ FPGA to offer a four-times larger matrix than Enyx’s previous platform,…

Lucera Partners BSO to Extend Global FX Trading Reach

Market infrastructure provider Lucera has expanded its global FX trading reach with Chicago to New York to London to Tokyo connectivity provided by low-latency network specialist BSO. The agreement between Lucera and BSO combines the former’s on-demand Software Defined Network (SDN) with the latter’s ultra low-latency circuit, enabling electronic traders to seek new sources of…

LiquidityBook Moves Infrastructure into the AWS Cloud

LiquidityBook has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) community having completed the migration of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) buy- and sell-side trading solutions to the cloud provider’s global data centres. As a result, the company has points of presence in AWS regions in the US and Europe, and ability to scale up globally across Europe, the…

Revista Arrives in the UK with MiFID II Record Management Solution

Revista Systems, a provider of communications convergence management (CCM) technology to the financial services community, has opened its doors in the UK. The company’s CCM solution creates a record management repository that links every transaction relating to enquiries and trades, from inception to settlement, and plays into the record retention requirements of Markets in Financial…

Vienna Stock Exchange Joins Community of Scila Surveillance Users

The Vienna Stock Exchange has agreed a five-year deal to use Scila Surveillance technology to combat insider dealing, attempted market manipulation and other market abuses. The exchange joins a roster of global exchanges including London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange and the Deutsche Börse that use the Stockholm-based company’s solution. Scila Surveillance provides trading…