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Adopting a Modern Data Infrastructure for Trading Analytics

As they seek an edge in their trading and investment activities, hedge funds and other sophisticated trading firms are looking to harness new sources of insight that can allow them to identify and exploit emerging market and industry opportunities. But many organizations are saddled with a disconnected sprawl of legacy systems that are unable to…

QuantCube Launches Liquefied Natural Gas Commodity Trade Indicator

Alternative data specialist QuantCube Technology has launched a new QuantCube Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Commodity Trade Indicator, which aims to provide supply side commodity and energy futures traders with crucial insights at least one month in advance of official data, by tracking the import and export in volume of Liquefied Natural Gas. Harnessing automatic identification…

Accessing FX Liquidity in a Multi-Asset Environment

By Chris Jenkins, Managing Director at TORA Buy side firms wishing to access FX liquidity in today’s markets face a number of challenges. This is particularly true if they are managing a multi-asset fund, running strategies that include an FX component operating alongside other asset classes. The FX market is highly fragmented and comprises multiple…

Solving the Multicast Challenge of Distributing Market Data in the Cloud

As cloud becomes increasingly widely adopted in the financial markets sector, one area of cloud migration that remains elusive is that of market data distribution. The key stumbling block is the fact that the industry almost exclusively relies on multicast for distributing real-time market data. Multicast is tried and tested, it works, it is well…

Pico Secures $200 Million Investment from Golden Gate Capital

Pico, provider of technology services, software, data and analytics for the financial markets community, has signed an agreement with Golden Gate Capital, the private equity investment firm, for a $200 million strategic investment. Pico will use the capital to pursue strategic M&A opportunities, and to extend its data offering and market coverage across all regions…

TRG Screen Launches Optimize Insights to Deliver Actionable Insights on Market Data Management

TRG Screen, the enterprise subscription management solutions vendor, has launched Optimize Insights, a suite of customisable dashboards and visualisations, designed to unlock data-driven intelligence and actionable insights into market data spend and usage. The new offering, which sits at the heart of TRG Screen’s Optimize platform for market data subscription management, launched in 2020, offers…

Northern Trust Launches Enhanced Liquidity Management Data Tool

Northern Trust has launched an enhanced liquidity management data tool in its Front Office Solutions platform as part of its initiative to deliver customisable solutions to Asset Owners. The web-based tool aims to give asset owners better control over their liquidity through unified and customised reporting. The new web-based Liquidity Management module offers users a…

TNS Launches Low-Latency Trading Services in JSE Colocation Facility

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has announced that it is now directly connected to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) from within the JSE colocation facility, providing managed hosting services, Layer 1 order routing and market data connectivity. The company will serve as a vendor of record for South Africa’s principal stock exchange, offering JSE market data…

Recorded Webinar: Best Practices for Building High-Performance Data Infrastructures

The requirement for high-performance data systems to support trading analytics for hedge funds, high-frequency trading firms and electronic liquidity providers is well established. But the explosion in Big Data over the past several years has expanded the scope of inputs being used by these firms. At the same time, cloud technologies have added complexity to…

BT Radianz Cloud & Kaiko Partner for Crypto Market Data and Analytics

Kaiko, the cryptocurrency market data vendor, has partnered with BT Radianz to redistribute Kaiko’s digital assets market data and analytics via BT Radianz Cloud. Kaiko generates cryptocurrency market data from hundreds of sources globally, producing a market data feed that can be used by participants across the full cryptocurrency cycle. Radianz solutions provide cryptocurrency market…