Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 29

SIX Provides Global Data to Mexico's Infosel

Mexican data vendor Infosel has enlisted the US arm of Swiss data provider SIX Financial Information as a content partner to provide the Mexico City-based vendor with global market data to serve its clients at asset managers, pension funds and broker…

Google Finance Publishes JSE Delayed Data

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is now making 15-minute-delayed equity prices available via Google Finance to enable local and global clients and investors to track price movements on JSE, alongside market updates from 35 stock exchanges globally.

Lucena Raises $1 Million Funding Round

Atlanta, GA-based decision support analytics provider Lucena Research has raised $1 million in a recent funding round to support "rapid expansion" of its cloud-based QuantDesk predictive analytics platform.

Markit Files for US IPO

Markit has filed plans for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, intended to raise $750 million.

Solarflare Unveils New Delhi R&D Facility

Hardware-acceleration and data network technology provider Solarflare has opened a new research and development facility in New Delhi, India that will contribute to the development of network applications that run on Solarflare's hardware platforms.

Options Nabs Another NYSE Tech Exec, Richard Hughes

Options, the infrastructure-as-a-service provider formerly known as Options IT, has hired Richard Hughes, formerly global head of business development at NYSE Technologies, as senior vice president and managing director for Europe, based in London, and…

Nordea Taps Caplin for FX Trading Platform Data

Nordea Markets, the international trading arm of Nordic-based Nordea Bank, is using market data software vendor Caplin Systems' Caplin Liberator web streaming server to deliver market data from the bank's foreign exchange rates and pricing engines and…

Custom Connect Names Ex-Fixnetix Exec Kingsnorth COO

Dutch fiber and microwave network provider Custom Connect has appointed Anthony Kingsnorth chief operating officer, responsible for heading the company's global operations and setting its overall business strategy.

Thomson Reuters' Thomson One Goes ‘Anywhere'

Thomson Reuters has launched a new mobile-optimized web portal, dubbed Thomson One Anywhere that provides users with to access real-time market data, charting, news, and client data, as well as the ability to execute trades, via tablet devices.

Confluence Promotes, Hires Former SunGard Execs

Pittsburgh-based fund data management software provider Confluence has promoted Todd Moyer to executive vice president of global business development, responsible for driving the vendor's global growth efforts, and reporting to chief executive Mark Evans…

Update: Markit IPO to Raise ‘War Chest' for Competitive Boost

UK-based data vendor Markit filed plans for a US initial public offering with US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, May 5, in a move that industry observers say will allow the vendor to raise funds to compete more aggressively…

S&P Cap IQ Adds Numerix Pricing Models

S&P Capital IQ has incorporated pricing models from derivatives analytics, valuation and risk management software vendor Numerix into its Portfolio Risk solution, building on an existing multi-year agreement between Numerix and R2 Financial Technologies,…

Nasdaq Nordic Bows Tiered EOD Data Fees

Nasdaq OMX has introduced a new set of fees for data vendors who redistribute end-of-day data from its Nordic Exchange, succeeding a previous policy that allowed vendors to distribute end-of-day data to unlimited numbers of third-party recipients for a…

Exchange Data Revenues Grow in Q1

The world's major stock exchanges have reported largely positive financial results for the first quarter of 2014, with both the developed and emerging markets seeing healthy increases in market data revenues.

Kilburn's Corner: The Devil's in the Detail

Every three months at Inside Market Data, we report on the quarterly financial results of the world's stock exchanges. This time round, I had the not-so-enviable task of wading through the marketing spiel in the announcements to dig out the only piece of…

Exegy Releases Version 3.2 of Data Appliances, API

St. Louis, Mo.-based hardware ticker plant vendor Exegy has released versions 3.2 of its hardware-accelerated Ticker Plant and Market Data System appliances as well as its Exegy Client API, which will deliver twice the raw data input capacity of previous…

Xenomorph Readies Marketplace of Third-Party Data Services

UK-based data management and analytics software provider Xenomorph is rolling out a portal of APIs and connectivity tools that will enable data consumers to access Web Services-based data sources for use in their internal applications or the vendor's…

Under Attack: Is Real-Time Data Safe from Hackers?

With recent data breaches such as US retailer Target falling victim to point-of-sale customer data theft and AOL email passwords being compromised grabbing the headlines, it's easy to understand why consumers are paranoid about data privacy. With the…

Infront Enhances Navigation Options in Data Terminal

Norwegian data vendor Infront has released version 6 of its market data terminal in an effort to provide its buy- and sell-side clients with more effective search functionality and an easier-to-navigate platform, officials say.