OPRA

NovaSparks Launches OPRA FPGA Feed Handler

French FPGA feed handler and data appliance provider NovaSparks has released a new FPGA-based feed handler for the Options Price Reporting Authority’s (OPRA) consolidated cash equity options feed, that will enable trading firms and investment banks to…

After RFP, OPRA Renews SIAC SIP Deal

The Options Price Reporting Authority has concluded its tender process to find a technology supplier to manage its Securities Information Processor (SIP), and is expected to re-sign with incumbent provider SIAC (the Securities Industry Automation Corp.,…

Dickey to Direct OPRA

Market data industry veteran Steve Dickey has been appointed director of the Options Price Reporting Authority, which manages the OPRA consolidated feed of US exchange-traded options quote and trade data.

S&P Real-Time Debuts FPGA OPRA Feed

The Real-Time Solutions division of S&P Capital IQ (formerly QuantHouse, prior to its acquisition by S&P in 2012) has unveiled QuantFeed FPGA for OPRA, a hardware-accelerated version of its consolidated datafeed that delivers additional processing power…

ISE Blames OPRA for NBBO Data Exclusion

A technical issue at the Options Price Reporting Authority resulted in the International Securities Exchange's main market and secondary options exchange Gemini not being included in the OPRA national best bid and offer (NBBO) feed for part of the…

Update: OPRA Data Issue Halts Options Exchanges

The Options Price Reporting Authority was forced to cancel a software upgrade for its feed of consolidated US options quote and trade data on Monday Sept. 16, after the upgrade caused issues with calculation of the national best bid and offer price,…

OPRA Data Issue Halts Options Exchanges

Unidentified system issues at the Options Price Reporting Authority, which creates the OPRA consolidated feed of US options quote and trade data, forced options exchanges to halt trading this afternoon.

Redline Adds Low-Latency Synthetic Options NBBO

Woburn, Mass-based low-latency ticker plant and trading technology provider Redline Trading Solutions has added support for calculating a synthetic options national best bid and offer within its InRush 3 ticker plant, generating an NBBO from direct…

Exchanges, Opra to Ditch FAST Protocol

The FIX/FAST Protocol -- developed to help reduce the rising bandwidth consumed by growing options data volumes -- is being scrapped in response to new data delivery paradigms and a lawsuit against exchanges and vendors utilizing the standard's data…

Open Platform: Data Driving Cloud Adoption

As rising data volumes, exchange mergers, new asset classes and regulatory moves result in greater capacity needs, firms are seeking alternative connectivity options that will reduce costs, industry-wide—and cloud technologies are poised to take…

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