The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

Thomson Reuters Embeds Data Visualization Technology into Quant Trading Platform

Thomson Reuters today announced it has joined forces with Panopticon Software, a provider of visual data analysis solutions, to embed data visualization capabilities into the Thomson Reuters Enterprise Platform for Velocity Analytics. These new capabilities are available both as a managed service within Elektron, the firm’s high performance real-time network and hosting environment, or deployed directly at client sites. The fully integrated high-performance, low latency platform enables firms to move seamlessly from strategy development and testing to deployment and monitoring.

Increased global adoption of automated trading strategies and competitive markets have presented alpha-seeking firms with significant challenges in normalizing, processing and capitalizing on market anomalies across the vast amounts of real-time and historical information required to power trading decisions. By integrating the Panopticon software into the Enterprise Platform for Velocity Analytics, Thomson Reuters will deliver a powerful solution that combines rich content and analytics with data visualization tools that allow clients to display real-time and historical data in a variety of visually intuitive formats.

This new capability enables traders and quantitative researchers to analyze and monitor any real-time or historical data series available via Velocity Analytics, including full-tick depth-of-market direct exchange feeds and OTC-traded instruments, structured news headline archives, corporate actions, and a complete range of custom and pre-built analytics for trading, research, risk and portfolio management, with display technologies that help them quickly identify trends and spot anomalies.

The Panopticon visualization environment allows users to build bespoke analytical dashboards and publish them for system-wide user communities, including specific workgroups and individual named users. This ensures that the displays can be widely employed regardless of individual skill sets and expertise.

Emmanuel Doe, Global Business Manager, Thomson Reuters, said: “Financial firms need a complete platform for quantitative research and execution that allows them to move seamlessly from research and simulation to executing strategies and monitoring performance and risk in real-time. By extending the Thomson Reuters Enterprise Platform for Velocity Analytics with a visually intuitive display, we will enhance our clients’ ability to find and monitor their trading strategies.”

Willem De Geer, Managing Director of Panopticon, stated: “Traditional displays, spreadsheets and reports are no longer adequate for maintaining a competitive edge. Traders all over the world have been asking for tools that allow them to both quickly understand market trends and instantly drill down to get all the details. Data displays can only ever be as good as the content they show which is why our relationship with Thomson Reuters – the provider of global low latency full-tick data and analytics is so vital.”

Thomson Reuters Enterprise Platform for Velocity Analytics is a strategic platform that facilitates quantitative trading from pre-trade research through to execution and trade compliance, and allows organizations to quickly launch their trading strategies in new global markets.

Related content

WEBINAR

Upcoming Webinar: Best practice approaches for corporate actions automation

Date: 18 November 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Demand for timely and accurate corporate actions data is growing as volumes and complexity rise, and financial institutions acknowledge the increasingly costly gap between accurate corporate actions processing in real, or near-real, time and faulty processing caused by poor...

BLOG

RegTech Summit Goes Global as A-Team Launches Singapore Event in November

It’s official. Due to popular demand, A-Team Group is expanding its highly successful RegTech Summit conference series with an event in Singapore in the autumn. With lead sponsorship from Solidatus confirmed, A-Team is now formulating the agenda, recruiting speakers and discussing participation opportunities with sponsors and exhibitors. A-Team’s RegTech Summit APAC will take place on...

EVENT

Data Management Summit USA Virtual

Now in its 11th year, the Data Management Summit USA Virtual explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

GUIDE

Entity Data Management Handbook – Seventh Edition

Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best...