Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 39

FX ECN Spotex Taps Solace for Data Messaging

Spotex, a foreign exchange trading ECN that launched in June, has confirmed it is using Ottawa-based hardware messaging appliance vendor Solace Systems' routing technologies to provide low-latency messaging for price and trade data between trading…

OTAS Bows Real-Time TCA

London-based analytics provider OTAS Technologies has rolled out a new transaction cost analysis platform that provides traders at buy-side firms with real-time analytics on trade performance in changing market conditions.

ITG Launches FX Trading Cost Index App

Broker and research provider ITG has released a tool that provides foreign exchange traders and portfolio managers with liquidity costs for 20 currency pairs.

Boston Consulting Group Hires McGraw-Hill Exec Teschner

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has hired former McGraw-Hill strategy executive Charles Teschner as head of capital markets for North America, to lead the consultancy's team advising financial institutions in the region.

Black is the New Black for MSCI Canada

Index provider MSCI has hired Lindsay Black as vice president of its equity index business in Toronto, responsible for relationship management with local asset managers, broker-dealers and hedge funds.

Eccleston Departs S&P Capital IQ

Lou Eccleston, president of S&P Capital IQ and chairman of the board of S&P Dow Jones Indices, left the companies' parent group, McGraw-Hill Financial, on Monday, July 14.

Diliger Hires Data Vets Clark, Humby, Cartledge

Startup London-based market data procurement platform provider Diliger has hired three market data industry procurement and consulting experts to bolster its team and support an "aggressive agenda" for its data solutions sourcing business, officials say.

CoreSite Rolls Out Perseus' Time Synch in VA Datacenter

Carrier-neutral datacenter and co-location provider CoreSite Realty Corporation has deployed connectivity and managed services provider Perseus Telecom's High-Precision Time certified timing service at its facility in Northern Virginia, to enable…

Fitch Hires Vendor Vet Filanowski as Global Product Head

Fitch solutions, the software and data arm of ratings agency Fitch, has hired former Bloomberg exec Brian Filanowski as managing director and global product head, responsible for the delivery and expansion of current and new analytical tools from Fitch…

Kimsey: Developing Markets Driving Data Growth

Global spending on market data is poised to grow by just under 4 percent over the next two years to around $23.6 billion, driven by growing data consumption in new markets, according to an analysis of the trading technology sector carried out by UK-based…

9W Search Integrates IBM's Watson for Natural-Language Queries

Financial search engine provider 9W Search is developing a new component of its web-based financial information search platform that will leverage IBM's Watson artificial intelligence supercomputer to allow investors to query 9W's structured and…

Ballintrae Unveils BMAP Data Compliance Tool

UK-based technology and market data consultancy Ballintrae has released a new compliance tool, dubbed Ballintrae Map (BMAP), which enables banks, asset managers and other institutional investment firms to map market data flows within their organization…

Solace Adds to Sales in UK, Asia

Canadian messaging appliance vendor Solace Systems has expanded its sales teams in Europe and Asia with the hires of David Eden as regional account director in London and Danny Papadatos as regional vice president of sales for Asia and Australia in…

Autilla Outlines Data Plans Ahead of MiFID 2

London-based precious metals market Autilla, which announced last week that it has migrated to a new electronic trading platform from Swedish exchange trading and market technology provider Cinnober, is leveraging the platform to create a repository of…

Market Prophit Preps Full Launch, Fees

Social media sentiment analysis provider Market Prophit is preparing to emerge from its beta testing phase and begin charging fees for its service in September, chief executive Igor Gonta tells Inside Market Data.