Inside Market Data - Vol 24 No 47

QuantHouse Preps Strategy Back-testing Service

Low-latency data and trading technology vendor QuantHouse is preparing to roll out a new service for high-frequency trading firms that want to back-test trading strategies without making significant investments in data technology, officials tell Inside…

MSCI Barra Unveils Risk Reports

Index and analytics provider MSCI Barra rolled out a new reporting module as an add-on to its BarraOne risk analytics platform at the beginning of August, to provide more detailed, time-series risk reports on clients' trading data.

GFI, Quick Expand Japanese Data Deal

Interdealer broker GFI is increasing its penetration of the Japanese market with an extended currency data redistribution deal with local information vendor Quick Corporation, officials tell sibling publication FX Week .

Deutsche Börse Hit by Index Glitch

German exchange group Deutsche Börse experienced an 18-minute outage for some of its benchmark DAX indexes last week, as a result of technical problems with its index data distribution systems.

Caplin Steps Up Quality Focus

UK-based data and trading technology vendor Caplin Systems has recently bolstered its software quality assurance (QA) function, which officials say has become of increasing strategic importance as a result of changes to the vendor's product focus and…

Stockhouse Shutters EU Mobile Business

Canadian market data provider Stockhouse is transitioning European clients of its pager and smartphone mobile data products to other providers, following the vendor's decision to close its business in the region last month, officials say.

Millistream Begins Nordic Expansion With Interactive Data Deal

Gothenburg-based data vendor Millistream Market Data is establishing a local sales and support organization across the Nordic region and has broadened the range of data that it offers via a recent partnership with Interactive Data-though Millistream…

Thomson Reuters Raids JPM Pricing Direct

Thomson Reuters has poached key staff from JP Morgan's Pricing Direct evaluated pricing arm in New York, in a bid to grow its own derivatives and structured finance pricing business.

Infobolsa, CarryQuote Ally for Mobile Data

Spanish data provider Infobolsa, a joint venture between Deutsche Börse and Spanish exchange group Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), is using Swiss mobile data provider CarryQuote to provide its institutional clients with real-time, on-demand quote data…

Fixnetix, RTS Eye Further Data Deals

UK-based data vendor Fixnetix and trading technology provider RTS are exploring further opportunities to jointly leverage their data and technology assets, following last week's launch of a hosted Direct Market Access service integrating low-latency…

Activ Boosts Content Management, Sales

Low-latency data vendor Activ Financial is building a content management team to support its growing number of exchange data sources, and has expanded its sales team in response to growth in the high-frequency trading space.

'Dex Appeal

Though sophisticated traders might eschew investments based on indexes, current markets have prompted a flight to safety in indexes and exchange-traded funds, resulting in a frenzy of new activity in the index space. Indexes also continue to be in demand…