Inside Market Data - Vol 25 No 5

BATS Extends Savvis Hosting Deal

BATS Global Markets, the parent company of the BATS Exchange and BATS Europe trading platforms, will this week announce a multi-year deal with network and hosting provider Savvis to expand its datacenter in the vendor's hosting facilities in Weehawken,…

EquityFeed Strikes Trading Alliances

Montreal-based data vendor EquityFeed has integrated its market data and idea generation terminal product with trading platforms from New York-based direct market access broker Lightspeed Financial and Chicago-based trading terminal vendor Sterling…

Micex FIX Feed Broadens Vendor Partners

The Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange has signed and expanded data redistribution partnerships with a trio of third-party vendors as the result of launching a new datafeed based on the industry standard FIX and FAST protocols, officials say.

S&P Combines Quant, Fundamental Brands in Capital IQ

Standard & Poor's has rebranded its Compustat, ClariFi, SystematIQ Research and MMD Money Market Directory business lines under its Capital IQ Solutions division, to create a unified brand that reflects increased integration among the product lines over…

Robeco Targets Cuts to Data Spend in 2010

Dutch asset manager Robeco has embarked on a series of initiatives designed to reduce its annual data spend by up to 15 percent over the course of the next year, officials say.

Latency, Infrastructure Key at FIA Expo

News from exhibitors at the Futures Industry Association's annual Futures and Options expo in Chicago last week reflected the ongoing themes of direct feeds, co-location and low-latency connectivity.

FMX Connect Revamps Data Portal

Web-based energy and commodities data, research and analysis provider FMX Connect has unveiled an expanded Web portal, with new datasets, including additional commodities content, and a new interface to make it easier for users to access and consume data.

Equinix Eyes US Growth with $689M S&D Buy

Datacenter and hosting services provider Equinix plans to enable its clients to connect to more markets in North America and to offer more datacenter space in locations where demand is high, via additional facilities acquired through the purchase of…

Fixnetix Relocates to Support Growth

Fixnetix has moved its London headquarters to accommodate increasing staff numbers resulting from the vendor's recent expansion, officials say.

A Lesson in Latency from LA

Last Thursday night, seeking inspiration for my column, I had the pleasure of watching a playoff game between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In a 45-minute seventh inning, the Yankees came back from a 4-0 deficit to end the…