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What’s to Come in 2020: Advanced Trading Technology Opens Door to Highly Individualized and Agile Strategy

By Chris Hollands, Head of European and North American Sales, TradingScreen Farewell to the 2010s, the decade of pure speed. The period when automated trading shot up the curve, ascending from a tool of the early adopters to a cross-asset industry norm. We embraced algorithms as our trump card, so much so that they now…

Redline Onboards 24Exchange to Expand Support for NDF Trading

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of high-performance market data and order execution systems for automated trading, is supporting 24Exchange, a new offshore, multi-asset class, OTC platform, on its InRush Ticker Plant and Order Execution Gateway for its FX clients. 24Exchange becomes a market data and routing destination on the Redline Trading Solutions Network with mutual…

TickSmith Renames TickVault to TickSmith GOLD

TickSmith has renamed its Big Data platform, TickVault, as TickSmith GOLD – gather, organise, leverage and distribute. GOLD manages thousands of data sets representing petabytes of data and the change was made to accurately represent how the platform works from the moment data is ingested, to the moment it is distributed. Also to also highlight…

Exegy Delivers Website Reporting Performance and Value of Signum Real-time Trading Signals

Exegy, a provider of low-latency market data solutions and predictive analytics, has released a new website providing daily reports on the performance and value of its Signum portfolio of real-time trading signals. One report estimates the net price improvement in US equity trades that is achievable when using Exegy’s Quote Vector, which accurately predicts the…

Velocimetrics Adds Context Navigation Panel to VMX EndToEnd Monitoring and Analytics

Velocimetrics, a provider of business flow tracking and real-time, in-stream performance analytics, has made enhancements to its VMX EndToEnd product. The company released VMX v9.0 earlier this year, with the new v9.2 building on this offering and making powerful data lineage more accessible and easier to use. Among additions to v9.2 is a Context Navigation…

Kx and DataRobot Partnership Applies AI to Time Series Data, Generates Fast Actionable Insights into Market Data

Kx has partnered DataRobot, a provider of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), to offer financial institutions a scalable high-performance solution for applying AI to time series data. By integrating DataRobot’s Enterprise AI Platform with the Kx in-memory time series database kdb+, consumers of market data can quickly generate actionable insights for agile, strategic business decisions. Rob…

ACTIV Financial Releases Software Ticker Plant

ACTIV Financial has developed a software-only implementation of its ticker plant and content management platform. The ticker plant capitalises on advances in CPU technology and kernel-bypass networking to meet or exceed performance previously associated with hardware acceleration. Steve McNeany, CEO of ACTIV Financial, says: “Advances in CPU technology and the widespread adoption of kernel-bypass networking…

Vela Partners Enyx on Ticker Plant Providing Access to US Equity Markets on One Device

Vela continues to push the boundaries of low latency through a partnership with Enyx that is delivering the company’s latest ultra-low latency ticker plant appliance for US equities. The hybrid solution includes Enyx’s nxFeed FPGA card for decoding, line arbitration, filtering, and full order management and book building, with Vela providing normalisation and distribution via…

McObject Offers eXtremeDB on AWS

McObject has has made its eXtremeDB high-performance computing database management system available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company’s decision to add a pay-as-you-go AWS version of eXtremeDB was driven by capital markets participants as they move to the cloud. The cloud version of eXtremeDB replicates all of the in-memory database’s features, including options to…

BMLL Offers Access to Normalised Level 3 Data and Advanced Analytics at Scale

BMLL Technologies, a cloud-based data-engineering-as-a-service company, has released a derived data service that provides access to normalised, highly granular Level 3 data and advanced analytics. Typically, the company’s derived data capability can process 225 billion messages in a matter of hours rather than days at a significantly reduced cost, allowing market participants to consume bespoke…