Inside Market Data - Vol 28 No 48

Pricing Vet Kelsey Moves to Mortgage CRM Vendor

Former Reuters exec Michele Kelsey has joined Vantage Integrated Production, a provider of CRM, workflow and data management tools for mortgage lenders, as regional vice president of sales for the Midwest US, based in New York.

Tradition Taps Corvil for Monitoring

Interdealer broker Tradition has rolled out Dublin-based latency and performance monitoring technology provider Corvil's CorvilNet monitoring platform to provide real-time visibility into data and execution latency and operational performance statistics…

CQG Adds FastMarkets Metals Data

Denver, Colo.-based data, trading and analytics provider CQG has added London-based FastMarkets' Premium Metals News to the metals market data and trading capabilities already available in CQG's platform.

ITRS Grows Partner Data Interfaces

UK-based application monitoring software vendor ITRS has expanded its partner program to include Caplin Systems, Corvil, Misys, Niksun and VMware, to allow ITRS' Geneos platform to extract data to extract data from the vendors' applications, including…

BME Preps Real-Time Volatility Indexes

Spanish exchange group Bolsas y Mercados Espanoles will begin calculating a new family of eight target volatility indexes on Sept. 24, dubbed the IBEX Volatilidad Objetivo or IBEX 35 Target Volatility, expanding the exchange's existing IBEX 35 index…

ML Bond Index Adds Fitch Ratings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has added credit ratings content from Fitch Ratings to its ML Bond Market index, as an additional factor in the assessment of investment-grade and speculative-grade bonds.

Mariner Trawls MSCI ESG Data for Alpha

New York-based alternative asset manager Mariner Investment Group is to use ESG (environmental, social and governance) ratings and portfolio analysis tools from MSCI ESG Research, to support the incorporation of ESG factors into Mariner's investment…

Xignite Grows Market Data Cloud Cover

San Mateo-based on-demand data provider Xignite has added two new services-CloudFiles and CloudStreaming─to its Market Data Cloud service, in addition to its existing CloudAPIs for applications and developers to access the vendor's data.

First Derivatives Picks Pruett for US Growth

Newry, Northern Ireland-based data management technology vendor First Derivatives has appointed former SIX Financial Information executive Jonathan Pruett head of strategic business development for the Americas, responsible for expanding the vendor's…

IMD Chicago: Exchange Data Fees, Policies Hindering New Entrants

The high cost of exchange market data─combined with unscheduled fee increases and a proliferation of new fees for previously free-of-charge data─continues to burden consumers, and is preventing newer firms from entering the market, according to a panel…

Apcon Releases Sub-10ns Timestamping Blade Switch

Portland, Oregon-based network monitoring switch technology provider Apcon has released a new aggregator blade, dubbed the Intellaflex Timestamping and Packet Slicing Blade, which will enable financial institutions to timestamp message packets with sub…

Panel: Latency Monitoring More Important than Low Latency

Whereas 10 years ago, low latency was the preserve of a select few firms whose sole focus was chasing zero, the commoditization and ubiquity of low-latency technologies has made raw speed more of a necessity to keep pace with the rest of the market, and…

Interactive Data Names Daffron New CEO

Interactive Data has appointed Stephen C. Daffron president and chief executive effective Sept. 20, replacing Mason Slaine, who has held the position for three years.

Pico, SpryWare Ally on Latency Offerings

Chicago-based ticker plant and feed handler provider SpryWare has struck a deal with New York-based agency broker and infrastructure provider Pico Trading to offer Pico’s clients access to the vendor’s feed handlers, and in return gain access to Pico’s…

OliveTree Taps Markit for SecLending Data

London-based analytics provider OliveTree Financial Group has integrated securities lending data from data provider Markit into its OTAS (OliveTree Trading Analysis System) analytics platform, which captures data on different asset classes and factors to…