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NYSE Technologies Goes Live with Dual Liquidity Centres in Toronto

NYSE Technologies has gone live with dual Liquidity Centres in Toronto, the latest in the rollout of its network of trading hubs, following on from its primary operations in Mahwah, NJ, and Basildon, UK, and the more recent opening in Tokyo. The Toronto liquidity centres provide co-located low-latency access to local markets, with one at…

Bats Sets Chi-X Europe Migration Sched; Taps Savvis Chicago for U.S. Backup

Bats Europe has set an end of April go-live date for migration of Chi-X Europe’s trading system, running on Bats technology at Equinix, near London. Separately, Bats Global Markets in the U.S. says it will house its backup trading systems at a Savvis data centre in downtown Chicago. Following the completed acquisition of Chi-X Europe…

Q&A: IPC’s Joe Pickel on Network-As-A-Service

IPC Systems recently introduced Connexus, a financial markets extranet, for ready access to its trading ecosystem. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com spoke to the company’s vice president of network services product management Joe Pickel to find out more. Q: IPC has been in the network/connectivity business for quite some time, so what’s new and different about Connexus? A: We…

Can Emerging Markets Resist The Algo Trading Bug in 2012?

As algorithmic trading continues to evolve, it is my view that we will start to witness more firms using their systems to trade equities not only from the U.S. and Europe, but also from the Middle Eastern, Latin America and Asian markets. The latest announcement that Colt’s sister company KVH will be expanding its low-latency…

Data Growth Causes Increase in Financial Infrastructure Externalisation

After President Obama passed the Dodd-Frank Act last year, in an effort to avoid another financial crisis like the one in 2008, Europe is following suit with MiFID 2. While both of these regulations aim to increase transparency into financial markets and, specifically, over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, the impact of MiFID 2 isn’t likely to be…

FIN to Underpin Latam Arbitrage

Trading systems vendor Fundamental Interactions (FIN) will play a key role in a proposed electronic market in Latin America, which would trade American Depository Receipts for U.S. and Canadian stocks that are linked to Latam securities, as well as other products. According to Bloomberg, the market will be located in one of Costa Rica, El…

T2S Connectivity Licences

On behalf of the Eurosystem, the Banca d’Italia has awarded two T2S connectivity licences, the first to SWIFT and the second to a consortium composed of SIA and Colt. As soon as the last administrative formalities have been completed, the two awardees will be invited to sign the Licence Agreement (LA) which is expected to…

We’re Back … With Some Industry Views …

Welcome to 2012 from Low-Latency.com! We hope it will be a year of success and prosperity for all in our community. We ended last year with a few of our own predictions, to to get this one going, we asked some of our friends what they expected to see over the next 12 months. Here…

Q&A: Joshua Walsky of Broadway Technology on Functional Scale and “Build and Buy”

Any trading technology firm that is co-headquartered in New York City and Austin, Texas, gets my attention, even when it’s been flying under the radar for the past few years.  Now, Broadway Technology is taking investment from its clients – including Goldman Sachs – to accelerate its rate of growth. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com caught up with the…

Signing Off for The Holidays … With Some Predictions ..

Low-Latency.com is taking a little break for the holidays, so now is the time to extend seasonal greetings to our community, and to wish everyone well for 2012.  But we thought we’d leave you with some personal predictions for the next year … – Low latency covers a broad spectrum. Reducing milliseconds is for some…