A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
A once crowded space, the middle market for data technology companies is becoming more valuable as vendors target scale to fend off rivals and take on bigger providers.
Brokers and exchanges have begun rolling out “self-service” portals that allow clients to choose data and services on an a la carte basis. Opinions vary on whether they are the Holy Grail or a poisoned chalice.
The Chicago-based futures trading platform recently rolled out a new OMS offering, while other projects, like its Echo Chamber market data platform, have been put on pause until a sale goes through.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sayant Chatterjee (pictured), who has been appointed chief operating officer at LiquidityBook.
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Dave Conner (pictured), who joins BestEx Research as managing director of client services.
Sterling has improved the way data is displayed in its platform, to account for traders needing to display the same content and graphics on fewer and smaller screens.
The anticipated replacement for its X_Trader platform will share a tightly integrated ecosystem with its EMS, and will debut a raft of new order handling features.
With over five months to go until CME unwinds its regulatory reporting businesses, competing firms are pushing to fill the service gaps and grab a slice of the market share.
Sources say the exchange group’s scaleback is a result of pricing wars, unsustainable business models, and the realities of commercially supporting a regulatory reporting business.
The Chicago-based exchange has also released its first integrated solution with risk analytics provider Hanweck, which it acquired in February.
The exchange group is closing several of its regulatory reporting businesses following a review finding they no longer align with its strategic direction.
To keep its asset servicing functions running smoothly, Northern Trust is using technology from performance management analysis software vendor Enlighten to identify available resources.
Recent market volatility overwhelmed the Nasdaq BX and Cboe market depth feeds with so much activity that the exchanges did not have enough physical numbers to accurately represent it.
Professor Jay Finkelman says that the most successful firms take a three-pronged approach to workplace transformation.
The exchange group has made a strategic double buy hoping to boost capacity in solving portfolio and balance sheet risk for clients.
Beyond new latency reductions between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Colt will continue to optimize its routes and expand its network coverage.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the last week, including Lisa Fiondella (pictured), who joins Finastra.
The new suite of integration tools will allow firms to connect different data sources to mitigate the impact of core architectural components being phased out.
The partnership will allow existing and potential subscribers around the world to access all CME Group data via a connection to Google Cloud.
Sterling Entitlement Manager will allow the vendor's clients to onboard traders more quickly while ensuring compliance with exchange data licenses.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Asif Alam (pictured), who joins Crux Informatics.
Max Bowie recalls some hit-and-miss patent cases from the past two decades, and what this one might mean for the future.
The vendor is partnering with Sydney-based RoZetta, which has extensive experience in handling tick data in the cloud.