Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 31

Metamako Unveils 48-Port Switch for Expanded Data Distribution

Startup Australian low-latency technology provider Metamako has released a 48-port version of its MetaConnect switch, dubbed MetaConnect 48, which will enable latency-sensitive capital markets participants to fan out data to three times as many devices…

Deutsche Börse Rolls Out Eurex Real-time Analytics

Deutsche Börse Market Data and Services, the IT arm of Deutsche Börse, has launched a new real-time analytics tool for the most liquid futures traded on its Eurex derivatives market, in an effort to give investors greater insight into market activity and…

Tabb Promotes Rowady to Head of Data Practice

Research firm Tabb Group has promoted Paul Rowady to principal and head of research for its Research Alliance Data and Analytics (DnA) IT practice, which advises financial firms on opportunities to leverage emerging data management and analysis…

Push Technology ‘Diffuses' Latest Data Platform

UK-based streaming web technology provider Push Technology has released an updated version of its Diffusion data platform, in a move to offer a faster and more efficient data transfer service.

IDC Adds Asia Bonds to Evaluation Service

Interactive Data has expanded its New York Close International Fixed Income Evaluation Services to include coverage of sovereign and corporate bonds issued in the Asia‐Pacific region, after adding NY Close European, Middle‐Eastern, and African (EMEA)…

S&P CapIQ Taps Fitch's Smith to Head New Credit Data-Ratings Biz

S&P Capital IQ has created a new business area, dubbed S&P Credit Solutions, that combines the vendor's analytics, research and data with ratings data from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, and has hired former Fitch exec Neil Smith to lead the new…

S&P Cap IQ Adds VC Experts, Santander to Research

McGraw Hill Financial-owned S&P Capital IQ has made research and analysis provider VC Experts' strategic analysis of private market investment data and regulatory filings for private market financings, as well as Latin American research from Banco…

ASX Connects Co-Lo to SGX

The Australian Securities Exchange announced that customers co-located in its Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC) datacenter and on its ASX Net financial network in Australia can now connect to the Singapore Exchange's co-location center in Singapore via…

LSE Confirms Russell Acquisition Talks

The London Stock Exchange confirmed reports today, Tuesday, May 20, that it has entered into exclusive talks with the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company to buy US-based index provider and asset manager Russell Investments.

ITG Bows Peer Analytics Data Tools

Broker and research provider ITG has unveiled its Peer Analytics Suite, which comprises a range of datasets and analytical tools ranging from raw trade data to detailed performance reporting and consulting engagements, aimed at helping institutional…

Nous Expands Asset Classes, Adds Feed to Trading ‘Game'

Startup mobile trading application and data provider Nous has expanded the asset classes available for trading on its Spark Profit trading game--which the vendor uses to collect consumer investment predictions for use by institutional traders--and has…

Altibase Looks to NFV, SDN for Data Security Uses

In-memory database provider Altibase is working to incorporate Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking to its products to serve a range of use cases, including data security.

Activ Preps PoP in TMX Co-Lo

Market data and ticker plant provider Activ Financial is building a point of presence (PoP) in Canadian exchange group TMX Group's co-location facility in Toronto, to provide traders subscribing to Activ's Canadian data services with low-latency access…

Inside Market Data Hall of Fame: Bill Lee - 'The Statesman'

With his infectious chuckle and statesmanlike demeanor, Bill Lee could have been a diplomat. Instead, he has devoted his career to the market data industry, where he found an abundance of opportunities to put his negotiating skills to good use.

NAFIS 2014: Niche Data Proliferation Poses Cost Challenges

Though the number of major data vendors has consolidated considerably over the past 15 years, a growing number of niche suppliers is making it tougher for market data professionals to manage data licensing, and making it even more important to maintain…

NAFIS 2014: Rising Volumes Present New Analytics Challenges

As market data volumes in the US continue to grow, firms are coming under increasing pressure to modernize their data infrastructures and respond quickly and cost effectively to new requirements for data analytics, according to a panel at this week's…

NYSE Overhauls Non-Display Data Fees

NYSE Euronext has informed clients of changes to its non-display policy for all real-time US proprietary market data products, which includes price increases of up to 100 percent for some products, in a move to bring its fees into line with those of its…

After RFP, OPRA Renews SIAC SIP Deal

The Options Price Reporting Authority has concluded its tender process to find a technology supplier to manage its Securities Information Processor (SIP), and is expected to re-sign with incumbent provider SIAC (the Securities Industry Automation Corp.,…