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Upcoming Webinar: Embedding AI & Machine Learning into your trading operations

Date: 15 September 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET It’s no secret that AI and Machine Learning are changing the landscape of the trading industry. As these tools and techniques become more mainstream, their availability to even the smallest of financial firms is becoming a more viable proposition.  From speech recognition…

Quant Insight Releases Macro Analytics Desktop via OpenFin OS

Quant Insight (Qi), a provider of analytics that focus on macro factors to the buy-side quant community, has developed a client application within the OpenFin desktop operating environment. The move is aimed at reducing overhead while improving client experience and flexibility. According to Mahmood Noorani, Qi’s founder and CEO, “Making Qi available through the OpenFin…

RavenPack Launches Insider Transaction Analysis Capability

Data analytics provider RavenPack has launched its Insider Transaction data set on 50,000 corporations globally. The company is combining the new data set with its news analytics, allowing its News Sentiment Server platform to generate more reliable buy/sell signals. According to CEO Armando Gonzalez, the company teamed with Frankfurt-based insider transaction data specialist 2iQ Research…

Altair Boosts Monarch Platform for Data Preparation for Analytics

US data analysis provider Altair is continuing its series of major software releases with a new version of its Altair Monarch data integration and preparation platform. The upgrade, which boosts Monarch’s ability to handle data from a range of formats and prepare it for data analysis and machine learning predictions, follows new releases of Altair’s…

Societe Generale Luxembourg Taps big xyt for Execution Analysis

Societe Generale Luxembourg has deployed big xyt’s execution analytics platform at its multi-asset trading operation, which provides execution services to the French bank’s wealth management department and other investment management services aimed at high-net-worth investors. According to Mark Montgomery, head of strategy and business development at big xyt, Societe Generale’s use of the analytics platform focuses on its equity…

OMD Launches European Composite Tick Database

Tick data management specialist OneMarketData has released a European Composite Trade & Quote (ECTQ) Database, which aggregates data from 33 exchanges, multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and dark pools. The offering is aimed at providing financial institutions with the data they need to perform transaction cost analysis (TCA) in support of the best execution and other regulatory obligations….

New Fixnetix Chief Beeman Outlines Vision for Front-Office Lift-Out Offering

Jake Beeman, who took over as general manager of Fixnetix this month following the departure of Steve Williams, has arrived with the remit to expand on the company’s vision for front-office transformation, with a specific focus on data, analytics and infrastructure. Beeman took on his new role at Fixnetix on May 13, Prior to that…

Pico Taps Frank Troise as Co-CEO

Markets technology and infrastructure specialist Pico has named electronic trading veteran Frank Troise as co-CEO in what current chairman, CEO and founder Jarrod Yuster terms the latest step toward taking the company to the next level of growth. The move – which will tap Troise’s operational expertise to support Pico’s expansion across its target market…

WHSS-VendEx Tie-In Yields Superset of Market Data Management Capabilities

VendEx Solutions’ partnership with New York-based West Highland Support Services (WHSS) – announced this month – will allow both companies to market the superset of their combined offerings in financial data management, with a particular emphasis on market data. VendEx is seeking to shake up the market data inventory management space with its SaaS-based offerings….