After a decade of supercharging low-latency applications, Wei-Shen Wong explores how FPGAs are pushing into new areas of the capital markets, driven by interest in AI & ML.
Beyond new latency reductions between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Colt will continue to optimize its routes and expand its network coverage.
Petition for Chicago programmer Jitesh Thakkar nears its goal as industry worries about precedent CFTC enforcement case could set.
The firm's chief investment officer, Tan T-Kiang, explains how his team is using GCP to "listen" to live market data.
Potamus has seen its US equities platform grow in the past year.
CRM-X uses cloud-like technology to trade and consolidate capital across markets.
Financial firms with a data or technology ‘vendor’ arm developed in house are finding that separation can benefit both business lines. Max Bowie speaks to companies that have spun out from other organizations about the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects…
The investment is expected to help expand business in the US and other asset classes.
Officials say the deal will allow xCelor to focus on its network applications business, while Metamako will take over the provision of underlying switching technology, expanding its own FPGA switch business. Wei-Shen Wong reports.
As the sell side hesitates, advanced principal trading shops are getting in on the crypto craze in a big way.
Anthony Malakian says that in just the first two months of 2018, some big headlines are proving just how effective fintechs are at competing with the big players in the capital markets space.
Waters looks at major projects being rolled out in 2018 at exchanges in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Tradeworx, now Thesys Group, is the latest in a series of firms that has decided to pull back from trading activities and focus on fintech. And it’s unlikely to be the last.
UK regulator provides effective "how-to" guide for compliance.
The company renamed itself Thesys Group and will focus on growing Thesys Technologies.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
Waters runs through the key facts you need to know about Mifid II, GDPR, BMR and Brexit.
National and privately owned stock exchanges across Europe, the heart and mind of the bloc’s financial marketplace, are gearing up for January 3, 2018, when Mifid II finally comes into force.
The Millennium Exchange platform replaces BYMA's internally-built legacy platform.
Officials say the move will significantly reduce latency within CME's Aurora datacenter.
Anthony Malakian looks at a dozen live projects in the capital markets that use machine-learning tools to improve front-, middle-, and back-office processes.
Non-CLS eligible currencies from Russia, China, Turkey and Poland are the newest additions to its aggregation service.
Vendor partners with datacenter specialists Interxion for algorithmic stress-testing facility