Ionic Launches UK Alpha Terminal

Ionic Information, a London-based provider of trading software for retail investors, aiming to move into serving institutional traders with the launch of a new UK-focused market data terminal, dubbed Alpha.

Ionic, which has provided its ShareScope terminal product to the retail market since 1997, is aiming to take on established vendors such as Royalblue, Knowledge Technology Solutions and the London Stock Exchange's Proquote subsidiary with Alpha, where users don't need the full range of int