Colt is on an aggressive expansion plan to provide its Colt IQ Network service to more enterprise customers in Asia, but in some countries, this requires some groundwork first. Wei-Shen Wong outlines the vendor’s plans in the region.
The UK regulator has strong words for asset managers on best execution, while it builds bridges for fintech development with its Japanese counterpart.
The firm joins Torstone's Asian client base, as the vendor continues to expand its presence in the region.
Wei-Shen Wong investigates business continuity procedures in a region especially prone to natural disasters.
Japanese investment group implements pre-trade risk and compliance elements of Ullink’s Xilix execution management system.
A look back at some of the biggest stories to come out of APAC in 2016.
A hybrid of undersea fiber and microwave connectivity is enabling McKay to deliver the lowest-know latency between Tokyo and Singapore.
The vendor says exclusive improvements will yield significant latency advantages for firms trading Japanese markets.
Singapore and Hong Kong may be vying to be Asia’s biggest financial technology hub, but John thinks it will be some time before they can compete with the West.
Wei-Shen Wong takes a look at where regulators in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan stand in terms of encouraging fintech innovation, and examines who has taken the lead.
Some end users say Nikkei's decision to introduce fees for the index and its data after more than 60 years may impact their use of the index.
Japan, previously insular in its approach to data operations—and interactions with other markets in the data realm—is beginning to exert leadership within the Asia-Pacific region.
The FX trading technology vendor is using Beeks' cloud capabilities to enter the Japanese market, where Beeks has had a presence since last year.
Nomura Securities, SBI Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ are among the firms that will also assist the project.
The EtherXEN SG service builds on an existing Ethernet service operated by Colt in Japan since 2013.
The expanded offering will provide improved capabilities for firms accessing the Japan Exchange and other exchanges.
The addition of a presence in AT Tokyo's datacenter expands MarketPrizm's existing co-lo presence in Japan.
The acquisition will significantly bolster Equinix's local presence in Japan.
THomson Reuters believes Japanese sentiment scoring will be unique because of the effort involved.
The new data accompanies the launch of Bloomberg's Japanese Electronic Trading Platform on Sept. 1.
Rate swaps first to be executed on the platform.
Platform launch coincides with mandate on electronification of Japanese OTC derivatives.
The vendor is making AWS access available to clients not previously served by its Ethernet network.
Asia-Pacific is experiencing it's own boom in fintech startups following similar growth in the US and Europe.