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Talking Reference Data with Andrew Delaney: That Was the Week that Was

I’m sure I’ve used that headline before but it seems apt: two conferences in one week, plus a data management training session in conjunction with our friends at EDM Works and JWG. Yes, last week was quite a week. For those of you that attended, I’m sure you’ll agree that Thursday’s Data Management Summit was…

Intelligent Trading Summit: Tackling Today’s Problems to Deliver Next Generation Trading

Today’s trading environment is ring-fenced by problems, but there are solutions and technologies that can revitalise trading and make it fit for purpose for next generation traders who are already immersed in technology. Presenting a keynote address at A-Team Group’s Intelligent Trading Summit, Steve Grob, director of group strategy at Fidessa, described what is going…

Q&A: Velocimetrics’ Steve Colwill on Real-Time Business Insight

As trading firms look to improve business performance, perhaps using sophisticated strategies running at speed, and regulators demand increased transparency and integrity across trading environments, the need is for tools that can monitor and analyse complex business flows. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com spoke to Velocimetrics’ CEO Steve Colwill about the need for real-time business insight and how it…

ITRS Delivers Murex Monitoring Interface Via Excelian Tie-Up

ITRS has partnered with integrator Excelian to add Murex to the list of trading and risk applications handled by its Geneos performance monitoring system. The arrangement will give mutual clients access to real-time metrics on system performance for Murex solutions. ITRS already delivers predictive, real-time monitoring and management capabilities for over 100 third-party trading and…

Managed Services in the Mainstream – It’s Not Just About Cost Anymore

Are managed services coming of age as providers of front-office trading capabilities? Certainly some of the trends we are seeing suggest they are. It was not so long ago when investment banks and other sell-side trading rooms were able to push the managed services debate into the long-grass, citing control, security and competitive advantage as…

Bank Vontobel Selects smartTrade Platform for Foreign Exchange Trading

Bank Vontobel has selected smartTrade Technologies’ hosted LiquidityFX platform to support a new foreign exchange service for spot, forwards and swaps trading. The bank opted for the LiquidityFX solution ahead of other options on the basis of its rich functionality and fast time to market. Urs Bernegger, head of RM and advisory FX/PM at Bank…

ITRS Delivers Murex Monitoring Interface Via Excelian Tie-Up

ITRS has partnered with integrator Excelian to add Murex to the list of trading and risk applications handled by its Geneos performance monitoring system. The arrangement will give mutual clients access to real-time metrics on system performance for Murex solutions. ITRS already delivers predictive, real-time monitoring and management capabilities for over 100 third-party trading and…

SAS Teams With SAP for Real-Time Analytics

Analytics specialist SAS is working with SAP and its in-memory HANA technology in order to offer real-time applications, including potentially for financial markets trading and risk use cases. Early offerings are due in the first half of 2014. Ken Tsai, head of SAP HANA product marketing and vice president of technology innovation platforms at SAP,…

Low Latency Summit: Low Latency Gives Way to Big Data and Analytics

The pressure to achieve ever lower latency in trading has not eased in the six or so years since low latency became an industry buzz, but it is beginning to ease as the pure need for speed gives way to growing interest in smart analytics and big data. Opening this week’s A-Team Group Low Latency…

Nasdaq OMX NLX Achieves Low Latency and Rising Trade Volumes in Start-up Phase

Nasdaq OMX NLX opened for business on the last day of May, offering a market for European short-term and long-term interest rate derivatives designed to provide ease of access, efficiency and the flexibility to respond to customer demands and list new products rapidly. Fast forward a couple of weeks and Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of NLX,…