Alphacet Enlists BT, Interactive for Quant Platform

Alphacet Discovery is designed to allow quantitative analysts to create new strategies and algorithms quickly with the use of codeless financial modeling tools. Six beta clients, including hedge funds and a prop trading desk, have tested the platform, which the vendor plans to launch this month.

The product incorporates a combination of real-time, historical and fundamental data from Interactive Data's Real-Time Services and Pricing and Reference Data divisions, covering equities, fixed incom