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QuantHouse Offers Historical Data on-Demand to Algo Traders

QuantHouse has released Historical Data on-Demand, a service designed to speed up the research, development and back-testing phase of any trading strategy, and allow clients to implement new trading ideas within days rather than weeks or months. The company is offering up to 10 years of historical data on-demand for the US, European and Asia-Pacific…

Virtu Financial Offers Outsourced Trading Solution with Execution Concierge Service

Virtu Financial, a provider of liquidity, execution services, data, analytics and connectivity, has extended its capabilities to meet growing market interest in outsourcing elements of trading. The resulting Execution Concierge Service (ECS) is initially available in the US. The service builds on the company’s acquisition of ITG in March 2019, which added agency solutions and…



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…

CME Group Selects Google Cloud Platform for Real-Time Market Data

CME Group has joined the crowd on the cloud, but has selected the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to offer real-time futures and options market data, rather than the usual choice of vendors in capital markets, Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration between CME Group and Google Cloud will go live on November 17, 2019 and…

Trade Surveillance Under MAD/MAR, MiFID II and Other Global Regulations

By Peter Lawrey, CEO at Chronicle Software. Regulations like MiFID II and the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) in Europe, and Dodd Frank in the US, have raised the bar with respect to trade surveillance as regulators seek to boost transparency and investor protections across the board. This has created the need for financial institutions to…

BNP Paribas Builds Cortex LIVE FX Platform on OpenFin OS

BNP Paribas has built and deployed a single dealer FX platform, Cortex LIVE, on the OpenFin OS, which is designed to support desktop interoperability. Based on OpenFin OS, Cortex LIVE offers users intelligent execution methods, transparency and enhanced controls. It also features a real-time market intelligence portal, Insight LIVE, as well as data visualisation and…

Pico Refits Jersey Network with Optical Dark Fibre, Adds Corvil Performance Monitoring

Pico is pushing on with its global expansion plan and taking advantage of its acquisition of Corvil with a refit of its Jersey network and the deployment of Corvil network performance monitoring and analytics on top of the network. The new network, the company’s latest investment in its PicoNet proprietary global financial markets network, is…

genesis offers Platform-as-a-Service for Low Code Application Development

genesis has expanded its microservices-based infrastructure with business components and a set of tools to deliver genesis platform, a low code application development platform designed for capital markets and able to produce robust, secure products and solutions at unprecedented speed by radically reducing coding. The genesis platform is designed to helps clients address highly complex…

big xyt Addresses Gap in Market After Closure of Fidessa Fragulator with XYT View

Reflecting the ever increasing problem of fragmented market data, big xyt, a provider of market data analytics, has released XYT View, an aggregated view of data that firms can use to ensure they are achieving the best possible outcomes for themselves and their clients. XYT View is a web-based tool that allows the trading community…