Inside Market Data - Vol 23 No 21

Reuters Bows Latency Tool

Reuters will this week launch Reuters Latency Monitor (RLM), based on technology from New York-based data technology vendor Trading Metrics, to help clients determine the speed of market data delivery over Reuters' RMDS data distribution platform to data…

Tullett Preps LatAm Data

Tullett Prebon Information, the data arm of interdealer broker Tullett Prebon, is preparing to launch a data product in the second quarter of this year that will provide information on the Latin American capital markets for both local and US firms…

Tervela Claims Breakthrough Tests

Low-latency, hardware messaging provider Tervela is claiming that tests conducted with hardware manufacturer AMD produced record-breaking throughput and latency figures in an environment designed to simulate a live production scenario.

Winterflood Expands DMA with Fixnetix Data

UK-based market maker Winterflood Securities is to implement low-latency data connectivity from Fixnetix to exchanges in continental Europe to support the firm's trading operations.

Reuters Deal Ignites OMX Vendor Drive

Nordic exchange group and technology provider OMX is expanding the reach of its Genium FIX low-latency datafeed with a new initiative intended to target the feed at data vendors that distribute direct exchange feeds, officials tell Inside Market Data .

Tradition Revamps Contributions, Feeds Tech

Interdealer broker Tradition is deploying technology from UK-based data technology vendor Arcontech to support its contribution of over-the-counter prices to Bloomberg, and is extending the vendor's CityVision StarNet data distribution platform as its…

Nasdaq Launches Replay Tool

Nasdaq last week launched a data analysis tool that enables trading firms to download and replay market data to analyze price movements around market events.

Thomson One Adds IE Telecom Reports

Thomson Financial has added telecom company and industry research reports from Vancouver, BC-based IE Market Research to its Thomson One Investment Banker product, on a pay-per-view basis via its Thomson Research Select platform.

MSCI Bows Asia Hedge Fund Index

Index provider MSCI Barra will this month launch an investable index to capture the composition of the hedge fund universe in the Asia-Pacific region, in partnership with Paris-based Natixis Alternative Investments.

Reuters Unveils Credit Alerts, Bundled Valuations

Reuters last week unveiled two new data products-a system for generating alerts on credit-related events, and a new bundled valuation service-while at the same time launching an initiative to elicit feedback from industry participants on the best…

BT Preps Low-Latency 'Ultra' Europe

Network and hosting provider BT Global Financial Services is poised to launch a low-latency service for access to market data and order routing for European markets, officials tell Inside Market Data .

China Brokers Step Up FX Price Blackout

Distribution of market data on foreign exchange forwards and swaps in the Chinese interbank market has all but ceased as a result of broker anxiety over an opaque FX regulatory environment.

No Country For Old Men

In a recent posting on his blog, Reuters chief executive Tom Glocer suggested his own addendum to Clayton Christensen's theories in The Innovator's Dilemma about why it is hard for large companies to innovate as much as their smaller competitors. While…