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ACTIV Financial Finds Buyer in the Form of Options Technology

Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Fixnetix earlier this year, Belfast-based trading IT and infrastructure provider Options Technology has reached an agreement to acquire market data vendor ACTIV Financial for an undisclosed sum. The deal, aimed to further support Options’ growth strategy through the addition of ACTIV’s real-time, delayed, historical and enriched multi-asset…

MayStreet Adds Full-Depth-of-Book for All US Equity Options Markets to Market Data Lake

MayStreet, the market data technology and content provider, has expanded its Market Data Lake product, adding full support for all US Equity Options data feeds, to augment the company’s existing provision of the OPRA feed. US Equity Options volumes have grown significantly in recent years, with record listed option contract volumes in 2020, increasing 52.4%…

Beyond Cryptocurrencies – Building a Market Infrastructure for Digital Assets

Mention digital assets, and most people will immediately think of cryptocurrencies. This is perhaps not surprising, as ownership of digital assets is currently dominated by the two leading cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum. The fast-evolving world of digital assets now goes way beyond the realm of cryptocurrencies, however, and has the potential to open up a…

Turquoise Plato Connects to OpenFin to Improve Buy-Side Workflow

Turquoise Plato, the London Stock Exchange’s non-displayed order book, has connected to OpenFin, the operating system for enterprise productivity, to deliver application interoperability and a more unified desktop experience for buy-side trading desks. With this collaboration, Turquoise on OpenFin will leverage OpenFin’s open architecture to deliver data directly into trader workflows to support liquidity discovery…

Northern Trust Invests in Essentia Analytics to Optimise Decision Support with Behavioural Science Capabilities

Northern Trust has taken a minority equity stake in behavioural data analytics vendor Essentia Analytics. The deal means that Essentia Analytics’ cloud-based solution, which brings together historical data and behavioural science to identify and address biases that impact investment performance, will be offered through the Northern Trust Whole Office platform, which facilitates client access to…

Push Technology Introduces New Functionality to Diffusion

Data streaming and messaging solutions provider Push Technology, has released version 6.7 of its Diffusion Intelligent Event-Data Platform, which introduces a new personalised client data delivery capability. Diffusion consumes, enriches, and delivers data among applications, systems, and devices. The latest version adds session trees to the data wrangling capabilities, enabling users to tailor applications to…

ION Acquires Clarus Financial Technology to Offer Margin and Risk Management for OTC Derivatives

Trading, analytics, and risk management solutions vendor ION Markets has acquired Clarus Financial Technology, a provider of SaaS analytics, data, and research for global derivatives markets, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will broaden ION’s XTP offering and complement ION’s JANUS pricing and valuation expertise with Clarus’s SaaS analytics products for real-time margin and risk…

Overbond Launches AI-Driven Fixed Income Model for Rich-Cheap Analysis

Fixed-income solutions vendor Overbond has launched an AI-driven rich-cheap model to its suite of fixed income analytics, designed to provide buy-side fixed income desks with a quantitative method for extracting alpha, by screening for mispriced fixed income securities. Combining both static and dynamic analysis of multiple factors with AI, Overbond’s rich-cheap model utilises mean-reversion valuation,…

TP ICAP’s Parameta Launches FX Evaluated Pricing Solution

Parameta Solutions, interdealer broker TP ICAP’s data and analytics business unit, has launched a new evaluated pricing solution that aims to deliver transparent and observable prices for foreign exchange derivatives securities globally, using a proprietary data model to give frequent and transparent indications. The FX Evaluated Pricing (FEP) service, which provides coverage for G10 and…

CQG Connects to Brazilian Exchange B3 for Trading and Market Data

Trading solutions provider CQG has added Brazilian Exchange B3, one of the world’s largest financial market infrastructure companies, to its global network of exchanges, enabling clients to obtain trading and market data access to the Brazilian markets for their listed commodities, interest rates, treasury, and equities products. B3 futures contracts are now live on the…