Barry Childe, director of high-performance computing at Barclays Capital, describes the scenario when firms relied on individual computers to manage its Monte Carlo simulations prior to switching over to and running those calculations on a computer grid

28 – the number of Cantor Fitzgerald offices globally after the New York-based financial services firm announced the opening of its Zurich operation

5.7m – the record number of shares crossed on BNY ConvergEx Group's crossing network, Converg

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