Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 28

Data Vet Farrell Joins FX Trading Tech Vendor Integral

Palo Alto, Calif.-based foreign exchange trading technology provider Integral Development has hired Richard Farrell as managing director in charge of new client segments, with responsibility for expanding the vendor's products into new business areas.

J&J Publishes RFP for UTP Processor

New York-based management and market data consultancy Jordan & Jordan has distributed a request for proposal (RFP) for companies interesting in becoming the SIP processor for the UTP/Tape C consolidated feed of quote and trade data on Nasdaq-listed…

Cordatum Taps Rothery for Partnerships Role

Cordatum Associates, a London-based consultancy providing advisory services around market data sales and procurement to content providers, has enlisted independent consultant Ian Rothery as an associate, responsible for advising clients on how to get the…

GMEX Index Unit Strikes IRS Data Deal with Tullett Prebon Info

Global Derivatives Indices (GDI), the wholly owned index development and production subsidiary of derivatives exchange operator and consultancy Global Markets Exchange Group International (GMEX) has struck a deal with Tullett Prebon Information (TPI),…

Fitch Ratings Unveils Ratings Navigator

Ratings agency Fitch has launched a new tool, Ratings Navigator, that enables users to visualize the factors impacting its rating of banks and compare them to each bank's business mix, lending type, asset quality, earnings and profitability, capital and…

SmartTrade Technologies, FXSpotStream Ally for 4XBox

FXSpotStream, a consortium-owned multi-bank foreign exchange price aggregation service, has partnered with trading systems provider SmartTrade Technologies to launch 4XBox, a joint offering that combines SmartTrade's smart order routing, order and risk…

ISDA Taps ICE Benchmark Admin to Run ISDAFIX Benchmark

Derivatives industry body the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has appointed ICE Benchmark Administration, the IntercontinentalExchange-owned independent benchmark operator that already acts as the new administrator for the LIBOR benchmark…

Markit Names Eisen to Lead Collaboration Services

Markit has appointed Andrew Eisen head of Markit Collaboration Services, the vendor's open messaging network initiative that allows financial professionals to communicate and share information across any messaging platform.

Standard Chartered ‘Embraces’ FISD Data Training

Singapore-based Standard Chartered Bank has adopted industry association FISD’s Financial Information Associate (FIA) certification program as its formal training standard for market data staff in its resourcing operations spread across other parts of…

Updata, Trading Technologies Ally for Chart-Trading

Derivatives traders can now execute orders directly from charts and strategy back-testing tools within UK-based technical analysis software vendor Updata’s Professional analytics suite, using routing technology from Chicago-based trading software…

Opening Cross: Testing Times? Consider Lifelong Data Learning

From the day we are born until the day we die, there are always opportunities to learn something new. Once upon a time, your learning largely ended whenever you left school, and training meant learning how not to get killed or maimed by whatever…

Open Platform: Big Data, Little Urgency

Bombarded by hype about Big Data, financial firms feel pressured to adopt Big Data solutions. But, depending on their needs, firms should think twice before throwing out existing data warehouses, says Jonas Olsson, founder and chief executive of Swedish…