Inside Market Data - Vol 22 No 29

Wiener Börse "Highway" to Speed Data Traffic

Austrian exchange Wiener Börse will launch its new Alliance Data Highway (ADH) datafeed next Friday, replacing the exchange's existing legacy Integrated Datafeed, following a two-month simulation phase with exchange members, officials tell Inside Market…

Tick Data Unveils Historic Options Tick Database

Nexa Technologies' market data business Tick Data has launched a tick history database for US equity options, developed with the co-operation of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, officials tell Inside Market Data .

QIM Deploys Quant House Data, Algo Tools

US hedge fund Quantitative Investment Management (QIM) has deployed low-latency data and automated trading technologies from French vendor Quant House to support algorithmic trading in the futures markets.

Shadow Complex

Demand for independent pricing shadows the rise of complex structured finance transactions as regulatory scrutiny increases. By JR Rieger, vice president of Global Evaluations, Standard & Poor's

Thomson Signs Daiwa; Launches Japanese Version

Thomson Financial last week launched Japanese versions of its Thomson One Investment Banking and Investment Management desktop solutions, and announced a deal with Daiwa Securities for the Thomson One Investment Banking desktop.

Morley FM Expands FITS Coverage

Morley Fund Management is expanding its use of The Roberts Group's Financial Information Tracking System (FITS) to bring functions covering reconciliation of data expenses previously performed by the firm's accounting division into the market data group.

Clariden Centralises FX Pricing Data

Clariden Leu, a Swiss private bank formed in January 2007 after a merger between five Credit Suisse subsidiaries, has rolled out a foreign exchange pricing solution to centralize pricing and distribution of FX rates throughout the new organization.

Interfax, Finmarket Integrate Terminals

Moscow-based news and data agency Interfax Information Services Group is planning to consolidate data products and make its content available over the Internet via a deal to acquire 90 percent of Finmarket, a provider of Russian market data Web sites.

Vendors Split over "Acceleration"

Not all ticker plant technology vendors are turning to hardware-accelerated offerings, despite high-profile product announcements by Exegy and Activ Financial, officials tell Inside Market Data .

Going Green, Seeing Red

It wasn't until I received a faxed notice from the Stockholm stock exchange about a trading firm last week which actually arrived ahead of the same news via an email consolidator that I realized the market data industry is pretty darned environmentally…