Inside Market Data - Vol 22 No 43

ITRS Revamps Monitoring Tools

ITRS, a London-based provider of software for monitoring the operations of real-time data and trading systems, has begun to roll out a series of upgrades to its Geneos product line designed to make the software easier to use and more scalable for large…

Interfax Launches News Archive Analytics

Russian information agency Interfax has launched a news analysis service, dubbed SCAN (System for Complex Analysis of News), that allows users to search through an archive of major Russian media outlets.

Essex Radez Co-Lo Cuts NY Latency

Chicago-based market maker and data technology supplier Essex Radez is to open a co-location center in the facilities of NYSE TransactTools, the New York Stock Exchange's technology arm, to reduce data latency for the firm's clients in Chicago.

Wiener Börse Integrates Romanian Data

Austrian exchange Wiener Börse has added Romanian equity data from the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE) onto its recently launched Alliance Data Highway (ADH) feed, as part of a broader strategy to expand the range of data carried on Wiener Börse's feed…

FASB Rule May Outlaw Block Discount Valuations

Uncertainty over the future of applying "blockage discounts" when valuing thinly traded securities needs to be resolved urgently if firms are to meet the deadline for compliance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board's Statement (SFAS) 157,…

Paladyne Integrates S&P Ratings for Hedge Funds

Buy-side software vendor Paladyne Systems has begun providing ratings data from Standard & Poor's to its hedge fund clients for use in their risk management and trading operations.

Amex Rejects SIFMA Fee Objection

The American Stock Exchange has hit back at calls from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) for the US Securities and Exchange Commission to delay approval for a proposed datafeed of Amex last sale prices.

SWX, Virt-x Prep FAST Datafeed

Swiss exchange operator SWX will next year roll out a datafeed that incorporates the FIX (Financial Information eXchange) and bandwidth-reducing FAST (FIX Adapted for Streaming data) protocols in a bid to drastically reduce latency over the exchange's…

TSX Signs Aussie Deal for Index Analysis Software

Bond Index Systems, a new Australian company being set up by Melbourne-based Australian Indices and Kevin Lamont, a former fixed-income risk manager at the Bank of Nova Scotia, is preparing to roll out the Toronto Stock Exchange's PC Bond index analysis…

Indian Buyer to Boost Yipes Market Coverage

San Francisco-based Ethernet provider Yipes Enterprise Services plans to roll out its services to 36 new countries and to double its coverage of the US market as a result of its $300 million acquisition by Indian telecommunications service provider…

A Fox in the Henhouse

Dear John: By the time you read this, I may be gone. We had some good times, but it had to end someday, and I've met another man with lots of money and an exotic accent. Love always, Dow Jones.