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Corvil Extends Data Capture Platform to Deliver Non-Intrusive MiFID II Solution

Corvil has extended its network data capture and analytics platform to deliver a Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) compliance solution that is applied as an overlay to existing infrastructure and integrates a lightweight agent that collects time-stamped events from software applications. The solution uses an independent system to gather precision data needed…

BSO Networks Builds Out Low Latency Network, Services and Solutions

BSO Network Solutions is planning to extend its low latency trading network into South America, implement its cloud-based trading infrastructure platform within exchanges, and provide a MiFID II compliant time stamping solution. While the company is building out its business with services and solutions, its career started in connectivity, when college friends Michael Ourabah and…

Xignite Funding Round Opens Door to Asian Markets

Xignite, a provider of market data cloud solutions for fintech firms and financial institutions, has raised $20.5 million in a funding round led by Tokyo based Quick, a member of the Nikkei Group and Japan’s largest information provider. As a result of the funding, Xignite will partner Quick to deliver its data solutions in Asian…

Itiviti Details Plans Following its Formation through the Unification of Orc and CameronTec

Itiviti has set out development plans following its formation through the unification of Orc Group, a provider of electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, and CameronTec Group, a provider of FIX messaging infrastructure and connectivity. Torben Munch, CEO at Itiviti and formerly CEO at Orc, says the combined company is more than the sum of…

DTCC Promotes Development of Distributed Ledger Technology

DTCC has thrown its weight behind distributed ledger technology as a means of modernising post-trade processes and says it is in the best position to coordinate evaluation and standardisation of the distributed ledger platform, address challenges and decide whether it is a better solution than existing technology. The company sets out its views on distributed…

All That’s New at A-Team Intelligent Trading Summit

With just two weeks to go until A-Team Group’s Intelligent Trading Summit in London, we are getting pretty excited about the event’s line up of speakers, who will address everything from the challenges and opportunities of regulation, including MiFID II, to the intricacies of high performance trading; the vendors that will showcase their smart trading…

MiFID II: Putting the Clock Back

The type of trader you are will determine how you set your watch. That is the upshot of ‘RTS 25: Draft regulatory technical standards on clock synchronization’ published by the European Securities and Markets Commission in late September under the revision of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). “MiFID II moved away from…

Five Markets and Technology Predictions for 2016

By Jock Percy, CEO at Perseus Overall, 2015 was a fascinating year for the financial markets and, by extension, for financial technology solutions providers. At a macroeconomic level, the slowdown of growth in China squeezed commodity dependent markets, including commodity powerhouses such as Brazil, Australia and South Africa. Meanwhile, the Greek debt crisis unleashed a…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: Deploying Fast DBMS Across the Trading Enterprise

The recent STAC report on McObject’s eXtremeDB Financial Edition 7.0 database management system gives trading infrastructure and application developers cause for hope on two levels: performance and price. And this in turn raises the very real prospect of deploying high-performance database management technology in functional areas throughout the trading and risk landscape. According to McObject…

Metamako Adds Third-Party Apps to Ultra-Low Latency Switching Platform

Metamako, a provider of deterministic ultra-low latency devices, has set up a partner programme to encourage third parties to develop applications for its MetaApp and MetaMux switching platforms, which include ultra low-latency switching, an onboard field programmable gate array (FPGA) and a server, and are typically used to trade directly with exchanges. Dave Snowdon, founder…