Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 18

First Derivatives Boosts Data Focus

Newry, Northern Ireland-based financial technology consultancy First Derivatives is stepping up its focus on developing its own software resources, by expanding its range of feed handlers and producing more real-time software applications.

Chi-Tech Ups European Feed Coverage

Chi-Tech, the technology and data vendor known as Cicada prior to its purchase by multilateral trading facility Chi-X, is expanding the European feed coverage of its MarketPrizm algorithmic trading infrastructure, and is adapting its technology to…

YouDevise Improves TIM Analysis

YouDevise, a provider of technology for distributing trade ideas between dealers and buy-side clients, has added new features to its Trade Idea Monitor platform to perform more detailed sentiment analysis and more flexible reporting, officials tell …

euNetworks Expands in Germany

Low-latency network service provider euNetworks is completing the rollout of its German-wide area network, connecting all its metropolitan area networks (MANs) within the country with high-speed, high-capacity fiber technologies.

GFI Launches Eastern European Data

Interdealer broker GFI will this month launch a new data product that will provide foreign exchange rates and money market data from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, officials say.

Aleri Bolsters Risk Analytics

Chicago-based software vendor Aleri is developing a risk analytics library to help clients address growing demand for real-time risk analysis in their trading operations.

Thompson Back on Top at Tervela

Low-latency hardware messaging provider Tervela has parted ways with chief executive Robert Cramer, who held the position for just over a year.

MDSL Shuffles Execs

UK-based market data cost management software vendor MDSL has realigned its senior staff to take over the duties of David Toomey-Wilson, president of its US operations, who left MDSL last week.

Tibco Debuts Messaging ‘Appliance'

Tibco will this week unveil its new hardware-based messaging appliance, which embeds the vendor's Rendezvous middleware product into networking hardware to reduce messaging latency and server space requirements while handling rising data throughput.

PhaseCap Rolls Out StreamBase CEP

Boston-based PhaseCapital, a new quantitative investment firm that will launch next month, has rolled out technology from complex event processing software vendor StreamBase Systems for managing market and trade data within the firm's proprietary…

FISD OKs Data Certification Plans

Data industry association FISD is proceeding with plans for a certification program for data professionals, which it hopes to bring to market in the third quarter of this year.

Trimming the Fat? Or Cutting to the Bone?

In the event that we're lucky enough not to know someone whose job has been directly affected by the financial crisis, the current layoff frenzy sweeping the entire economy serves as a reminder that although the recession may have been sparked by…