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Upcoming Webinar: Approaches to migrating market data to the cloud to drive agility in trading operations

Date: 25 February 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Market data in the cloud is an attractive proposition in terms of reducing the cost of on premise servers and storage, and moving into a more agile and flexible data delivery environment. It is also well suited to working…

Market Data in the Cloud: Opportunities and Challenges

Financial institutions are buying into the promise that the scalability and elasticity of cloud solutions will prove to be more cost-effective than on-premise implementations. As firms migrate what they can of their technology infrastructures to the cloud, they are starting to include market data delivery and ingestion systems – long considered too critical to be…

The Composable Enterprise and Desktop Integration

By James Wooster, COO, Glue42. The starting point for this piece was a statistic buried within a report on the UK Contact Centre market[1]. It stated, on page 138, that across all industries, including Capital Markets, the cost of users navigating themselves within and between applications was estimated to be in excess of £4.3 billion…

BidFX Expands Algo Trading Capability in FX market

BidFX, a cloud-based provider of FX trading solutions, has added four State Street FX algo strategies to its platform, bringing the total number of algo providers it hosts to 20. It is also adding FX options liquidity providers to the platform and recently released an FX algo wheel. While market volatility caused by the coronavirus…

AWS, SGX and Aquis POC Demonstrates Feasibility of Cloud-Based Matching

AWS, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Aquis Exchange recently completed a proof of concept (POC) that confirmed the viability of situating an exchange matching engine in a cloud environment. The POC – which focused on evaluating the core functions and connectivity latencies of Aquis’s order-matching platform in the AWS cloud – demonstrated respectable order turnaround…

S&P Global Acquisition of IHS Markit Creates Financial Data and Analytics Powerhouse

S&P Global’s $44 billion acquisition of IHS Markit will create a financial data and analytics powerhouse capable of challenging Bloomberg’s market leading $11 billion revenue and towering over the proposed $27 billion acquisition of Refintiv by the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The combined company will benefit from increased scale, a wider product portfolio and a…

Refinitiv Partners Quod Financial to Add Sell-Side OMS to Trading Solutions

Refinitiv has plugged a gap in its sell-side trading line-up by making an agreement with Quod Financial to offer a multi-asset, sell-side OMS powered by Quod and using Refinitiv’s data feed solutions and connectivity to the sell-side community. Beyond the OMS, the companies have plans to build additional data-driven, automated trading technologies incorporating machine learning…

A-Team Group Introduces 2021 Innovation Awards

Here at A-Team Group we have been working hard on plans to celebrate innovative projects and teams with the launch of our A-Team Innovation Awards. The awards are designed to reward teams that have found innovative ways to make use of new and emerging technologies to solve challenges at financial institutions in capital markets. The…

BCC, Push and Baker Team Up to Offer Cloud Market Data Solution

The ongoing buzz around cloud-delivered market data continues with news of a partnership between BCC Group, Push Technology and Baker Technology. The collaboration is aimed at offering an end-to-end solution to optimize, control and accelerate market data delivery in cloud environments. The initiative brings together three solution providers specialising in distribution, integration and presentation of…

Itiviti Seeks First-Mover Advantage through Shift to Cloud

Nordic Capital-owned trading technology provider Itiviti is seeking first-mover advantage from its plans to make its entire electronic trading platform available through the cloud. The company last month announced a collaboration with data specialist Data Canopy and tech consultant Ingram Micro to adopt a hybrid private-public cloud strategy for its suite of trading technology services,…