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Avelacom Cuts London to Hong Kong Round Trip Latency to 150 Milliseconds

Avelacom, a Moscow-based provider of low-latency, high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure, has enhanced its high-speed network performance by joining Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEX) ecosystem of network service providers and offering what it claims is the market’s lowest latency route between London and Hong Kong. To facilitate low-latency access to HKEX markets for…

Nomura Selects Pico to Accelerate Growth of Global FX and Rates Businesses

An interesting win for Pico, which has been selected by Nomura to build, host and manage a new platform supporting its latest innovation programmes in foreign exchange (FX) and rates trading businesses. The Nomura FX trading platform is colocated in data centres based in New Jersey (NY4), London (LD4) and Tokyo (TY3). With more efficient…

Citi Cites Rapid Addition FIX Engine Deployment in FX e-Trading Growth

Citi has attributed its recent growth in market share in the electronic trading segment for foreign exchange in part to its deployment of Rapid Addition’s FIX engine and Hub platform. Citi implemented the Rapid Addition capabilities within the new pricing technology it uses in support of its spot FX business, allowing clients to connect via…

Indonesian firm PT Bahana Sekuritas Deploys Itiviti High and Low-touch Trading Solution

PT Bahana Sekuritas (Bahana), a player in Indonesian capital markets, has deployed Itiviti’s high and low-touch trading solution to improve order management capabilities and better serve its regional clients. The Itiviti solution, which includes a highly automated OMS platform, as well as a connectivity and risk management layer, enables Bahana’s equities sales traders to manage…

TT Adds Collocated Access to Thailand Futures Exchange

Trading Technologies (TT) continues to expand its global reach with the introduction of collocated execution and client connectivity services at the Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX). This takes the TT trading platform into Thailand for the first time, providing TT’s global user base with direct market access to TFEX’s portfolio of listed derivatives, including futures, options…

In the Fragmented World of Fixed Income, the Buy-build Debate Heats Up

By Ollie Cadman, Chief Product Officer, Vela. Whether firms like it or not, there is no escaping the prospect that electronic trading in the fixed income market is here to stay. For some participants it may require more adjustment than for others, but the simple fact is, e-trading rules. This has some major implications for…