Cloud providers are hunting for a way to bring multicasting to the cloud for low-latency market data distribution, unlocking the gateway for traditional exchanges to shift core infrastructure to the cloud without negatively impacting high-speed trading.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
To get a good deal in fast-moving FX markets, buy-side firms need to know the time. Some of them don’t.
The threat of high-frequency traders have forced banks to spend big on tech.
As European market participants bemoan the lack of a consolidated tape, a senior SEC executive debunks the idea that a pan-European tape, similar to the US, will resolve issues around data access and costs.
While the large-scale exchange mergers of yesteryear may be over for now, regional bourses are still finding themselves in the M&A crosshairs. Yet for those operators that pick up smaller rivals, technology and data integration often prove to be trickier…
Banks are trying to split responsibility for their operating environments with the major cloud providers. Regulators are having none of it.
Resolving issues with delayed market data from exchanges helped one investment firm reduce tick-to-trade latency by a factor of 10.
An industry initiative to start a new US exchange promises much, but it may struggle to deliver without a clearer purpose.
While economic measures might place markets in Kenya, Tanzania, Palestine and elsewhere firmly in the “emerging” bracket, their use of technology is anything but.
Platform will have an accuracy of close to ten microseconds to UTC standard for time-stamping.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
In a period where most stock exchanges are facing uncertain futures and are eyeing consolidation with rivals, one of the world’s largest is hitting its stride.
Joint venture offers institutional investors the benefits of a high-speed centralized trading platform for cryptocurrency futures contracts.
East Syracuse, New York hardware switch vendor Datacom Systems has released version 1.6 of its FPGA-accelerated TradeView appliance for monitoring multicast gap, traffic and microbursts.