Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 5

ITRS Raids Fidessa for Senior Sales, Biz Dev Hires

UK-based real-time systems and latency monitoring vendor ITRS has hired Angie Walker as global head of sales and Ian Salmon as global head of business development. Both join from UK trading technology provider Fidessa, where Walker was enterprise sales…

GFI Adds Next-Gen Exotic Pricing Models to Fenics

London-based interdealer broker GFI has launched a new version of its Fenics FX options pricing and risk tool with enhanced mathematical models, including a Local Stochastic Volatility (LSV) pricing model to enable users to price complex exotic options,…

HFN Completes Network Upgrade, Touts Performance Improvements

Paramus, NJ-based network provider Hudson Fiber Network has completed a major upgrade to its fiber network in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, enabling the vendor to improve the performance on all its routes between the region's major financial…

Options, Redline Ally For Managed Ticker Plant Service

Hosted infrastructure and private cloud provider Options (formerly Options IT), has expanded its partnership with low-latency market data provider Redline Trading Solutions to provide customers with a fully managed ticker plant for options and equities…

BT Nabs MarketPrizm CEO Randery

Network and telecoms provider BT has appointed Tanuja Randery president of strategy and marketing at BT Global Services, responsible for driving the growth of the division.

'Human Error' Blamed for Nasdaq Index Outage

Human error forced Nasdaq OMX to halt trading for a number of derivatives contracts linked to its Nasdaq 100 Index (NDX) earlier today, Tuesday Oct. 29, after the exchange's Global Index Data Service (GIDS 2.0) failed to disseminate values for about 45…

HKEx Data Goes Live on NYSE SuperFeed

NYSE Technologies, the data and technology arm of NYSE Euronext, is making consolidated market data from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's new Orion Market Data platform-which utilizes underlying technology from NYSE Technologies-via NYSE Technologies'…

ISE Shuffles Data Execs, Soule Exits

The International Securities Exchange has reorganized the team of executives responsible for the exchange's market data, resulting in an expanded role for business development officer Jeanine Hightower and the departure of former head of market data Jeff…

ISE Blames OPRA for NBBO Data Exclusion

A technical issue at the Options Price Reporting Authority resulted in the International Securities Exchange's main market and secondary options exchange Gemini not being included in the OPRA national best bid and offer (NBBO) feed for part of the…

Nanospeed Readies FPGAs for Asia, Europe

London-based startup hardware provider Nanospeed, which this week launched its Nano-TG ultra-low-latency trading gateway for US equities and options markets, is now developing support for a number of additional Asian and European markets in response to…

Redline Preps Asian Feeds, HK Presence

Woburn, Mass.-based low-latency ticker plant vendor Redline Trading Solutions is adding support for datafeeds from Asian exchanges, and has established an office in Hong Kong to provide technical support to clients in the region.

BATS Enlists Interactive Data for Low-Cost Data Terminals

US exchange operator BATS Global Markets has launched two new desktop data and analytics workstations, developed in conjunction with Interactive Data and based on the vendor's own terminal products, utilizing BATS' free-of-charge equities data.

Thomson Reuters to Retire 3000 Xtra

Thomson Reuters has notified customers that it plans to withdraw support for its Reuters 3000 Xtra legacy market data desktop terminal after Dec. 31, 2013, and has begun the process of decommissioning the platform’s corresponding services and local…

Activ Unveils Version 2.0 of Data Platform

Low-latency market data provider Activ Financial will this week launch an optimized version of its market data distribution platform, dubbed Activ Content Platform (ACP) 2.0, with enhanced features including a new API and next-generation FPGA (field…

Quincy Data Sets Up Weehawken PoP

Oakland, Calif.-based low-latency connectivity and market data provider Quincy Data has established a point of presence in Savvis’ NJ2 datacenter in Weehawken, New Jersey to provide firms co-located in the facility with ultra-low-latency futures data via…