Trading Floor Technologies

BM&FBovespa Girds for HFT Growth

NEW YORK-Looking to attract more high-frequency traders, Brazilian exchange BM&FBovespa plans to deploy a co-location offering for equities trading similar to what it currently offers to derivatives traders in its São Paulo facilities, pending regulatory…

CEP Moves Beyond Algos

LONDON-Over the last year spending on complex event processing (CEP) has been on the rise within the capital markets, concludes the author of a report from industry analyst firm Ovum, to be released on June 18, officials inform DWT .

Connors Group Powers Up 'The Machine'

Financial information and commentary portal provider Connors Group has rolled out its Web-based analytics platform, The Machine, including a new tool aimed at investment advisers for building quantified portfolios.

Creating the Proper Cross-Asset Recipe

Since the latter half of 2004, Barclays Capital has been refining its multi-asset-class electronic trading support to meet its client demands.

Winterflood Elects IFS as TCA Provider

LONDON-U.K. broker Winterflood Securities has begun using the LiquidMetrix transaction cost analysis (TCA) platform from London-based vendor Intelligent Financial Systems (IFS) to benchmark the performance of its Winner electronic market-making platform.

Fidessa EMS Gains U.S. Options Support

NEW YORK-Market connectivity and trading platform provider Fidessa has integrated real-time market data and trading capabilities for U.S. options into its global EMS Workstation, vendor officials announced today, April 26.

Sybase, Panopticon Partner on Visualization

LONDON-Database provider Sybase has selected the data visualization platform from Panopticon Software to provide real-time data visualization for its recently acquired Aleri complex event processing (CEP) business, which should be launched this week, …

Panopticon Taps Progress, Sybase for Data Connectivity

Stockholm-based data visualization software vendor Panopticon has partnered with Sybase and Progress Software to broaden the range of real-time and historical data that it can display, and has developed an updated software development kit (SDK) that…

Industry: HFT Brings Higher Costs to Futures Markets

NEW YORK-Direct market access (DMA) is changing how technology providers and trading venues are working with futures commission merchants (FCMs) in conducting high-frequency trading (HFT) and managing its risks, according to members of the futures…

SunGard Debuts Brass Successor

JERSEY CITY, N.J.-As part of a global rollout of a new integrated software and execution services suite, Valdi, SunGard officials announced today, April 19, the general availability of the vendor's next-generation multi-asset order management system (OMS…

Naked Exposure: Getting the Full Picture

NEW YORK-While the industry waits for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to review all of the responses it received during the 60-day comment period on proposed changes to sponsored unfiltered, or "naked," access to exchanges, brokers are…

Abel/Noser Launches Algo Customization Platform

NEW YORK-Building on its post-trade analytics product, Trade-Zoom, agency broker Abel/Noser recently launched its Signature Algorithms application, which will customize algorithms based on the trader's past trading behavior and lower their trading costs.

Trading Firms Zero in on Nanoseconds

BARCELONA-The time it takes a beam of light to travel approximately 30 centimeters in a vacuum-one billionth of a second-will be the new performance benchmark for electronic traders, according to industry insiders who participated in a panel discussion…

IPC Alliance Gets Management Facelift

NEW YORK-As part of an upgrade to version 16 of its Alliance trading communications platform, IPC Systems has introduced a Web-based management terminal to manage system and customer account information, vendor officials announced today, March 22.

Object Trading Shaves Pre-Trade Latency

SYDNEY-High-performance trading infrastructure provider Object Trading has rolled out enhancements to its FrontRisk Interactive In-Line Risk Management service for sell-side users, say vendor officials.

AlgoEngineering Spins Off Tech Startup

NEW YORK-Low-latency execution provider AlgoEngineering recently launched a new venture, dubbed Algo Technologies, which will turn the vendor's proprietary infrastructure into products and services for third parties.

CQG Grows API Partners with MathWorks, KaiTrade

DENVER-Data, charting and trading software provider CQG is expanding the capabilities of its Integrated Client platform via new partnerships with Natick, Mass.-based mathematical and modeling software provider The MathWorks and Chicago-based trading…

RTS Ramps Up Latency Reduction

NEW YORK-Trading services provider RTS Realtime Systems Group has gone into beta testing with the first of a three-phrase technology initiative to enhance its low-latency offering.

Fire Shuts TD London Floor

LONDON-TD Securities shut down its London office on March 11 due to a nearby fire that ripped through an office block on Tabernacle Street in outskirts of the City of London.

Ullink Implements FIXatdl Publishing System

PARIS-Trading platform and connectivity provider Ullink plans to announce enhancements to its Algorithm Management System (AMS) in conjunction with the launch of version 1.1 of the FIX Algorithmic Trading Definition Language (FIXatdl) at the upcoming FIX…

GTX Girds for Algo Trading Traffic

NEW YORK-Gain Capital, operator of the GTX foreign exchange (FX) ECN, expects to see an uptick in algorithmic trading as complex event processing (CEP) platform provider StreamBase Systems announced the availability of a GTX adapter for the vendor's CEP…

Ancerno Debuts Web-based Trade Compass

NEW YORK-Transaction cost analysis (TCA) tools and consulting services provider Ancerno is nearing its first major milestone of moving its entire TCA offerings to the Web, vendor officials announced today, March 1.

Totan Group Rolls Out BT ITS.Netrix

TOKYO-Japanese interdealer broker Totan Group has selected to deploy global telecom giant BT's ITS.Netrix turret platform on the firm's new trading floor, vendor officials announced today, March 1.

UNX Eyes Europe, Multi-Asset Support

NEW YORK-Execution management system (EMS) provider UNX plans to expand its UNX Catalyst Portal to include more assets and greater geographic coverage, vendor officials tell DWT .