Royalblue Moves on Topic with Fidessa

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Royalblue, a London-based equity trading systems vendor, is rolling out a Web-based, componentized workstation version of its Fidessa trading system--starting with a UK equities market data product. The new system competes with Thomson Financial’s Topic service.

The Royalblue Fidessa Workstation, scheduled for formal release at the start of March, entered pilot testing in early December at four firms.

Paul Nokes, marketing director at Royalblue in London, says the product is designed for smal