Inside Market Data - Vol 22 No 38

Pricing Direct Adds Swaptions

Bear Stearns' Pricing Direct division has added swaptions pricing to its evaluated pricing service, and is planning more expansions to its service and international operations, depending on client demand, officials say.

Xignite, JackBe 'Mashup' Data

Web-based data vendor Xignite is integrating its data content with the Web services platform of integration provider JackBe, to allow end users in financial firms to create "mashup" data products on the fly by pulling together different components from…

Exegy Update Boosts Performance

St. Louis-based data technology provider Exegy has released version 1.2 of its hardware-based ticker plant appliance, which can accommodate greater throughput volumes at lower latency, officials say.

Gissing Adds Speed, Functions To ConteX Contributions Tool

UK-based data technology vendor Gissing Software will launch the latest release of its ConteX data contribution platform at this week's SIFMA conference, with a new underlying data model to increase throughput and reduce latency, and a new scripting…

Yipes Readies LSE Ethernet Feed

The London Stock Exchange is preparing to provide US clients with low-latency Ethernet access to its Infolect datafeed, under a new agreement with US-based Ethernet network provider Yipes Enterprise Services.

Orc Launches FAST Data Integration App

Swedish trading technology and market data vendor Orc Software will launch a new application, dubbed CameronFAST, to support data transfer using the bandwidth-reducing FAST (FIX Adapted for Streaming data) protocol at this week's SIFMA show.

TSX Launches Low-Latency SFTI Feed

The Toronto Stock Exchange is this month installing communications lines to provide firms in the US with low-latency access to TSX market data via the Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI) network.

Quant House Adds Deutsche Börse CEF

French low-latency data and trading technology vendor Quant House has begun providing Deutsche Börse's CEF feed of data from the Xetra cash and Eurex derivatives markets via its proprietary fiber-optic network, which allows the vendor to cope with peaks…

Coral8 Release Anticipates CEP Uptake

At the end of June, complex event processing software vendor Coral8 will release version 5.0 of its Coral8 Engine, which features updates designed to enable early adopters of CEP technology to expand their usage across multiple applications, officials…

IDC's Analytix Direct Bows in US

Interactive Data is rolling out its Analytix Direct risk analytics system to the North American market, to address data consolidation and region-specific risk factors.

Mitsubishi Preps Tick Data for Auto Hedging

The rates trading group of Japanese securities trading firm Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is in the process of implementing a tick capture database comprising Aleri's Streaming Platform and Sybase's Risk Analytics Platform to support the firm's…

SIFMA Showstoppers

The annual trek around the SIFMA Technology Management conference's exhibition halls has become a pilgrimage for many. To save the wear and tear on our readers' feet, Inside Market Data presents a comprehensive list of exhibitors within our space, to…

Amex Plans Last Sale Pilot

The American Stock Exchange has proposed a one-year pilot program to allow market data vendors to disseminate last sale prices for Amex trades on a real-time basis for a flat monthly fee.

KX Speeds Up Client Queries

Tick capture database provider Kx Systems will this week roll out the latest release of its kdb+ database, with improvements to deliver greater front-end speed than previous versions.

Savvis to Host Direct Exchange Connectivity

Network and hosting provider Savvis is setting up a service that will allow trading firms to cut latency by locating the servers that run their algorithmic trading engines in its Weehawken, New Jersey data center, directly alongside the trading engines…

WestLB Outsources Data Tech to Reuters

German bank WestLB has migrated its market data infrastructure to a solution supported by Reuters, which is now hosting the bank's Reuters Market Data System (RMDS) data backbone and all datafeed connectivity at BT Radianz sites in London and Düsseldorf.

Activ, Skyler Integrate with Reuters

Low-latency data provider Activ Financial has created an interface between its direct and consolidated market data feeds and the Reuters Market Data System. The Activ RMDS Gateway allows Activ to deliver its feeds directly into customers' existing RMDS…

Sifting Through SIFMA

Imagine two and a half days of exhibitionism, hushed liaisons in expensive hotel suites, flashy booty to entice unsuspecting passers-by and drunken parties way into the night. But enough about my weekend; let's talk about the SIFMA Technology Management…