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IPC Overhauls Transatlantic Data Link

Network and trading turret vendor IPC recently upgraded its network between New York and London, reducing latency by around 25 percent, and tripling its available capacity, to support the market data needs of latency-sensitive trading firms, officials...

Inside Market Data | News | Latency | 11 Oct 2010


Opening Cross: Will Asia's ‘Complex Tapestry' Weave More Success?

If this week's issue contains a little more Eastern promise than usual, it's because we're in Hong Kong this week to host - along with industry association FISD - our annual Asia-Pacific Financial Information Conference. And this year's event promises...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Organization & Management | 09 Oct 2010


MDSL Shows Web MDM Tool in HK

UK-based data cost management software vendor MDSL will introduce Web MDM, a web-based version of its Market Data Manager usage analysis and expense management platform, to Asia-Pacific clients at a user group meeting this week, with new capabilities...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Administration | 09 Oct 2010


Xenomorph Opens Asia-Pac Support Ops

Data management technology and analytics provider Xenomorph is building a support presence across Asia-Pacific to support existing clients and to drive new business in the region. The vendor, which has already relocated two staff to Melbourne, Australia,...

Inside Market Data | News | Organization & Management | 09 Oct 2010

StreamBase, SunGard Ally in Japan

SunGard Global Trading - formerly GL Trade - has struck a deal with complex event processing technology vendor StreamBase Systems to resell StreamBase's CEP platform and data adapters in Japan and other Asian market centers, to enable its clients to build...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 09 Oct 2010

IIR Eyes Growth with New Aussie Research Portal

Sydney, Australia-based Independent Investment Research has launched a free-to-use investment research website to attract potential clients as the firm plans to expand over the coming years. IIR was previously a division of Aegis Equity Research, which...

Inside Market Data | News | Research & Commentary | 09 Oct 2010

Nasdaq, Xignite Bolster On-Demand Data Portal Ahead of Launch

Nasdaq OMX will unveil its new, on-demand market data portal developed with Web Services data vendor Xignite, this Friday, Oct. 15. The portal will provide historical Level 1 data from US equity markets, as well as preconfigured queries and analytics...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 09 Oct 2010

Morgan Stanley Hires Data Tech Guru Alm

Data technology veteran Rick Alm recently joined Morgan Stanley as executive director in the bank's high-performance engineering group. Alm most recently served as a consultant at Wells Fargo, merging Wachovia's data technology with that of the bank,...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 09 Oct 2010

Gupta Takes Reins at SGX Data

The SGX Singapore Exchange appointed Tinku Gupta head of market data and access this summer, replacing Lai Kok Leong, who took a new role at the exchange last year. Gupta was previously head of business program management at SGX, where she led the rollout...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 08 Oct 2010

Telekurs Grows Evaluations

Swiss data vendor SIX Telekurs has expanded the instrument coverage of its Evaluated Pricing business to include floating-rate notes, money market instruments, mortgage- and asset-backed securities and over-the-counter derivatives, in response to increased...

Inside Market Data | News | Pricing & Valuations | 08 Oct 2010

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