A look at some of the key "people moves" from the last week.
Senior industry figures say it may be too soon to create financial products based on cryptocurrencies.
The new additions covering Asia-Pacific, Scandinavia and Canada bring NovaSparks' total coverage to more than 50 markets worldwide.
The network provider is expanding its connectivity to equities and FX markets in the US and Canada
The availability of Nasdaq Basic data continues Millistream's overall data acquisition strategy, and adds to its existing coverage of Nasdaq markets.
Millistream is distributing market data from the Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius (in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, respectively) exchanges now owned by Nasdaq.
ISE participants will migrate to Nasdaq Inet quote feeds for complex and simple options market making and quoting.
Nasdaq's new bandwidth recommendations for its feeds reflect "recent traffic trends," officials say.
Chibane previously held sales roles in Nasdaq OMX's corporate solutions division.
Nasdaq aims to become a neutral distribution channel for other sources of value-added data.
In addition to adding support for new co-location venues, the vendor has also upgraded some of its fiber paths.
The data will support risk management for futures traders on the new NFX market.
Overall exchange results remain mixed, though data revenues show consistent rises.
The standalone service will allow third-party marketplaces to create and manage their own indexes.
Pico will offer managed services and datafeeds for clients to access data from the NFX market.
Distributed ledger technology to be used pre-IPO.
A mostly positive mix of Q1 results also yield big increases in data revenues for some exchanges.
Bank strengthens market data management team.
Krein joins from Nasdaq OMX to lead institutional credit markets research.
Clients should increase their available bandwidth for most Nasdaq feeds, officials say.
Latin American exchange consortium still a long way to go, but has made progress.
The workstation will provide trading members with information around trading of IPOs
Tool will increase effectiveness of pre-IPO order activity, officials say.
Both exchanges have been in contact with banks, according to reports