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.
Sibos 2019 was a significant event for SmartStream Technologies, marking the official launch of SmartStream Air, the firm’s cloud-native, AI-enabled reconciliations platform that is set to shake up the reconciliations industry. Victor Anderson caught up…
WatersTechnology investigates the torturous journey to create a stock-trading database for the US, and where the project goes from here.
Resolving issues with delayed market data from exchanges helped one investment firm reduce tick-to-trade latency by a factor of 10.
Exegy will provide timestamp information on trades during the day for the ambitious project.
While waiting for the regulators’ final word on SFTR’s technical specifications, SFT market participants and counterparties are planning their compliance strategies amid concern that the regulation goes too far in its goal to bring shadow banking into…
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.
After upgrading the co-location network for its cash and derivatives markets in 2017, Deutsche Borse needed an upgraded monitoring solution.
UnaVista, the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG’s) platform for matching, reconciliation and reporting, makes its debut at the AFTAs as winner of the most innovative third-party technology vendor (infrastructure) category, at a time when industry focus…
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this…
The solution aims to help provide users with improved backtesting and historical analysis capabilities.
The solution will provide firms with a complete, timestamped audit trail of their activity.
Intercontinental Exchange has linked up with UK's National Physical Laboratory to ensure co-location customers at its Basildon datacenter, home to its European derivatives exchange, meet MiFID II timestamping requirements.
The service will provide accurate and consistent time data that will also help firms comply with new regulatory requirements.
In a multi-timezone, pan-European marketplace, the accuracy of timing sources and timestamps will be an important factor in maintaining orderly, transparent markets.
The fully managed timing service from TMX and NPL will enable firms to ensure compliance with MiFID 2's timestamping requirements, and to optimize their systems.
Timestamping requirements under MiFID II may have unexpected consequences for traders in fixed income. Joanna Wright reports
ASX is using Metamako's MetaMux switch appliance to monitor timestamping and time synchronization of data across its new trading platform.
Abide Financial and Corvil announce joint solution that includes function to help clients accurately capture trades
The SkyMap software analyzes reception of GPS clock signals to obtain the most accurate time source and identify any obstructions.
The network provider is planning to assemble an "ecosystem" of partner vendors running on its infrastructure.
Some of the best gifts don't go under the Christmas tree.
Community aims to help members with MiFID II compliance