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Colt and Celoxica Finalise FPGA-Based Service that Normalises European Data Feeds

Colt Technology Services and Celoxica are making final preparations to bring an FPGA based service that normalises European data feeds with consistent single-digit microsecond latency to market next month. The first content provider Colt is connected to, and will provide normalised data from, is Deutsche Börse CEF Ultra+ Eurex, a source of Eurex derivatives instruments….

Trading Technologies Adds Connectivity Services in Tokyo

Trading Technologies (TT) has strengthened its position in Asia-Pacific with the introduction of execution and client connectivity services in Tokyo available via its TT platform, which provides accessibility to low-latency execution through the company’s worldwide network of colocated data centres. The connectivity covers Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) through the JPX colocation space, and proximity connectivity…

Options Deploys TradeVision for Real-Time Multicast Gap Detection in Market Data Feeds

Options has integrated Ixia’s TradeVision platform with its managed colocation infrastructure to provide real-time multicast gap detection for market data feeds. The platform will initially be integrated with Options infrastructure across the US, with expansion across European venues during the second half of 2018. Launched in November 2017, TradeVision is a market data monitoring platform…

LCG Selects Solace to Accelerate Real-Time Price Distribution

London Capital Group (LCG), a UK-based contract for difference and spread betting provider, has selected information routing specialist Solace to consolidate and upgrade the technology it uses to distribute real-time price information to applications and traders around the world. Handling information routing between LCG’s internal applications, Solace technology will reduce latency and simplify data flows…

Eze Software Extends Collaboration with NEX to MiFID II Trade Reporting

Eze Software has extended its Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) reporting capability through collaboration with NEX Regulatory Reporting, an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) under the regulation that meets client needs to publish pre- and post-trade data and reports as soon as possible after trade execution. The collaboration bolsters Eze Software’s MiFID II…

Bloomberg Plans Addition of Chinese Securities to Global Aggregate Indices

Bloomberg intends to add Chinese RMB-denominated government and policy bank securities to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index. The addition of the securities will be phased in over a 20-month period starting in April 2019 and subject to planned operational enhancements being implemented by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) and Ministry of Finance. When…

NetXpress Deploys Metamako Switches for Low-Latency Native Market Access

NetXpress, a provider of market connectivity and managed services, is rolling out Metamako ultra-low latency Layer 1 and FPGA-enabled switches to deliver native market access to trading clients including banks, hedge funds and proprietary trading shops. The company will also use the Metamako technology to support additional functionality that results in time and cost savings,…

Options Completes 40Gb Backbone Upgrade, Plans Further Upgrade to 100Gb

Options has completed a 40Gb backbone upgrade of all its managed wide area network (WAN) circuits across New York (NY) metro data centres. The infrastructure expansion is designed to allow clients to connect to high volume exchange data feeds at Mahwah, Carteret, NY4 and NJ2, without bandwidth restrictions. All clients connecting to NYSE data have…

ESMA Publishes Double Volume Cap Data

After delaying publication of double volume cap (DVC) data just after go live of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFDI II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR), the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has now has published DVC trading volumes and calculations. The purpose of the DVC mechanism is to limit the…

Mana Partners Goes Live with Metamako Solutions for Better Investment Decisions

New York-based electronic trading and asset management firm Mana Partners has gone live with Metamako, using its network devices to provide cost-effective, nanosecond-level access to exchanges and gaining the ability to make better investment decisions. Concentrating on quantitative and algorithmic asset management, Mana has implemented Metamako’s FPGA-based, Layer 1+ network devices running the MetaMux application….