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Why Markets Must Give Bonds a Data Licence to Thrill!

By Neill Vanlint, Global Head of Sales at GoldenSource.  Nothing causes more heated debate than a new bond. As the spectre of the world’s central banks global response to COVID-19 continues, today marks the U.S Treasury’s latest attempt to weather the economic storm by issuing $54 billion worth of debt in the form of 20-year bonds. Depending on…

BCC Group Partners with IBM on ONE Platform for Cloud Distribution

Cloud market data specialist BCC Group International has announced a partnership with with IBM to deliver real-time streaming market data into IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM Streams. IBM Paks are lightweight, enterprise-grade, modular cloud solutions, integrating a container platform and open source components along with common software services for development and management. The…

TNS Launches New York Upgrade for Ultra-low Latency Offering

US data communications provider TNS (Transaction Network Services) has upgraded its network in three New York Area data centres with the TNSXpress Layer 1 solution to speed up delivery of market data from NYSE, CBOE, and Nasdaq. The TNSXpress Layer 1, a single hop architecture that is up to 10 times faster than traditional Layer 3…

Boosted.ai Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding

Boosted.ai, a distributed machine learning platform for investment managers, has closed an $8 million USD Series A financing round, led by Portag3 Ventures. Dunamu & Partners and Polar Equity Partners also participated in the round. Inclusive of seed capital, Boosted.ai’s total funding now stands at $11 million. Boosted.ai will use the funding to enhance Boosted…

Nasdaq Launches Cloud Data Service

Nasdaq has finally launched its new long-awaited Cloud Data Service (NCDS), offering access to real-time exchange data, index, and fund data through cloud-based technology from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The solution makes Nasdaq data available through a suite of scalable, cloud-based Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), which utilise open-source delivery standards and a software development kit (SDK)…

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….

How Financial Markets are Maintaining Resilience During COVID-19

By David Brown, Chief Operating Officer, IPC. We are indeed living through unprecedented times, with the COVID-19 virus impacting all major trading locations around the globe simultaneously. Traders at financial institutions may already be working at home in self-isolation, or else unable to work as they are ill. Others, able to travel and classified as…

Altair Streamlines Panopticon Visualisation Deployment with New Release

Altair has simplified the deployment and expansion for users of its Panopticon visualisation tool with a major new version release. Panopticon 2020 for the first time offers users a singular view into the full application lifecycle, allowing them more easily to create user-generated content, dashboards and analytical applications. The Panopticon platform is used by financial…

QuantHouse Automates Global Operations with Cloud-Based Robot Agents

QuantHouse, a provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions including market data services, algo trading platform and infrastructure products, has completed the first phase of its infrastructure process automation programme using cloud-based robot agents. It remains crucial during times of uncertainty and volatility that infrastructures operate reliably, efficiently and have the necessary scale to meet ever-growing…

TNS Adds Real Time HKEX Market Data to Its Global Offering

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has added real time market data from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) to its platform, allowing its customers to access the market data systems of the ninth largest stock exchange, and the 14th largest derivatives exchange, in the world. “Hong Kong is one of the world’s foremost financial centers,…