Inside Market Data - Vol 29 No 7

AlgoSpan Lands in Lunda Datacenter

Ultra-low-latency trading infrastructure and market data connectivity provider AlgoSpan has set up a point of presence in Nasdaq OMX's datacenter in Lunda, just outside Stockholm.

Nasdaq Goes to SPA for MFQS Makeover

Nasdaq OMX's Mutual Fund Quotation Service (MFQS), a pricing system that collects and disseminates daily price, dividends and capital distributions data for mutual funds, money market funds, unit investment trusts and annuities, is now pricing structured…

RavenPack Crows About Expanded Coverage

Spanish news sentiment analysis provider RavenPack has added more than 22,000 new sources of news and opinion from the online editions of newspapers, journals and trade magazines, as well as specialist financial news sites and blogs to its RavenPack News…

Nittan Capital Opts for GFI's Fenics Pro

Tokyo-headquartered interdealer broker Nittan Capital has deployed London-based interdealer broker GFI's Fenics Professional pricing and risk management system for foreign exchange options in its Singapore and Hong Kong operations to improve workflow…

Apcon Releases TS-Associates Compatible Time-Stamping Blade

Portland, Oregon-based network monitoring switch technology provider Apcon's Intellaflex 36-port, 1/10-gigabit time stamping aggregator blade is now compatible with UK-based latency monitoring technology provider TS-Associates' Precision Instrumentation…

Edgar Online Eyes ‘Rebirth' of Data Biz with Mashery APIs

Filings and company data provider Edgar Online is seeking to open up its content to a new audience of end-users and application developers, by enlisting integration software vendor Mashery to build custom APIs (application program interfaces) around its…

ETRE Taps SunGard to Power REIT Data-Trading Platform

Startup real estate investment trust trading platform provider ETRE Financial is using a suite of data and tools from financial IT giant SunGard to power its data and trading services, including SunGard's MarketMap datafeed, the SunGard Global Network…

Ruvo Quits Muni Data Vendor DPC

Roseland, NJ-based municipal bond data and disclosures provider DPC Data announced Wednesday, Nov 13 that Michael Ruvo has resigned his position as president, to take on an undisclosed "leadership opportunity with another company."

Pantor Hires Andersson for Sales, Marketing

Swedish software company Pantor Engineering, which helped develop the FIX (Financial Information eXchange) standard for trade communication, has hired Per Andersson as head of sales and marketing.

Thomson Reuters Buys Kortes for Russian Commodities Data

Thomson Reuters has acquired Russian energy data provider Kortes to expand the level of insight into Russian commodities markets available on its Eikon desktop with the addition of Kortes' data and analytics on the Russian and CIS (Commonwealth of…

MarketPrizm Connects to DGCX Data

MarketPrizm, the market data and trading infrastructure provider division of network provider Colt, is to offer low-latency market data from the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, as well as access to trading connectivity on the United Arab Emirates…

IEX Taps Savvis for Data Connectivity

US equity alternative trading system IEX Group has deployed its trading platform in datacenter and hosting provider Savvis' NJ2 facility in Weehawken, NJ, to provide access to its trading engine and market data to broker participants co-located in or…

OTCGH Sparks Electricity Forward Curves

EOX, the technology and data division of energy commodities broker consortium OTC Global Holdings, has launched a new Electricity Forward Curves market data product to support the investment and trading decisions of customers investing in the electricity…

MarketPsych Unveils New Predictive Analytic Tools

Behavioral finance research and analysis provider MarketPsych has developed a new suite of tools that will enable investment banks, wealth managers, hedge funds and traders to understand market trends and extract value from its sentiment data.

Exablaze Preps New NIC, 40GigE Support

Australian low-latency networking technology vendor Exablaze, a spin-off from highi-frequency trading firm Zomojo, is developing a stripped-down version of its ExaNIC network interface card, and is building support into its products for 40 Gigabit…

South Africa's McGregor BFA Buys I-Net Bridge

Cape Town-based financial data provider McGregor BFA has acquired fellow South African data vendor I-Net Bridge from Johannesburg-based publisher Times Media Group for 112.7 million rand ($11.1 million) to create an "unmatched" financial database of…

CNSX, Pure Prep Unified Data-Trading System

Canadian exchange operator CNSX Markets is close to completing a project to consolidate the market data systems of its two main markets—the Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX) and the Pure Trading alternative trading system—onto a single platform, in…

Vulpes Bows OneTick for Quant Strategies

Singapore-based alternative investment fund Vulpes Investment Management has rolled out tick database and complex event processing system provider OneMarketData’s combined tick database and complex event processing system to support its quantitative…

FSMLabs Debuts ‘Lightweight’ Time-Sync Appliance

Austin, Texas-based FSMLabs, a provider of time synchronization technologies for latency-sensitive trading firms, is rolling out a lightweight version of its TimeKeeper GrandMaster Clock hardware time synchronization appliance, to serve the needs of…

Merger MegaDeals Lead Exchanges to Mull Tech/Data Integrations

The IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) this week announced the successful completion of its $11 billion stock and cash acquisition of NYSE Euronext. But challenges still lie ahead for the two exchanges, which now face the prospect of a much greater…