A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
As the industry awaits upcoming EC proposals, some firms are voicing concerns that mandating multiple CTPs could create fresh problems around data fragmentation and connectivity costs.
After years of initial resistance, the capital markets have come to depend heavily on the compute capacity of the public cloud. But increasing market volumes are rapidly outpacing the cloud capacity that organizations thought would be sufficient for…
The options exchange operator hopes to make it easier for participants to translate data into context and insight, and to broaden participation from new market sectors.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
A transatlantic group of researchers has examined a treasure trove of market data to see whether or not high-frequency trading is a necessary component of today’s market structure. The answer is largely ‘yes,’ but with caveats.
US competing consolidators grapple with pricing uncertainty as SEC, exchanges battle over new Sip regime
Vendors who want to provide consolidated market data under the SEC’s new system can’t make plans until they know how they are going to be charged for market data. But the fee schedules are mired in legal action and confusion.
Futures market participants say standardizing trade allocations through a post-trade utility could prevent a repeat of the chaos seen in March 2020, when back-office systems fails resulted in thousands of trade breaks.
Entering a saturated market of electronic trading technology this summer, the new AI-powered platform must clear several hurdles before it can declare success.
Market participants say the price hikes reflect the struggle among regulatory reporting service providers to run sustainable and profitable businesses.
Testing on the new DLT-based platform will begin in July. The Aussie exchange is also making progress on its DataSphere project and has addressed ASX Trade after an outage last year, according to the company’s CEO.
A no-adequacy decision could create new logistical issues for compliance teams and data managers operating across the UK and the EEA.
Vendors don’t release new products or updates without putting their software through rigorous testing. What does that testing involve, and what different approaches do companies employ? Max Bowie finds out.
The pandemic has caused setbacks in electronification and streaming in the US government bonds market.
The Investors Exchange is now looking to propose a second new order type for NBBO non-mid liquidity.
The UK asset manager is using Owlin's media analytics platform to identify negative news sentiment linked to credit risk.
The comms and networking provider is expanding its service after partnering with OpenFin.
The unit is combining foot-traffic data and proprietary datasets derived from hospitals to develop a better understanding of outbreaks and predict a timeline for recovery.
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.
Nikolai Larbalestier, head of cloud strategy at Nasdaq, joins the podcast to talk about cloud computing and cloud adoption.
Software testing and monitoring keeps market infrastructure a step ahead amid market volatility.
The FX settlement specialist's information services arm is harvesting years of abandoned data for new projects.
The data giant is enhancing its pandemic coverage, as it sees a surge in demand for data making sense of a volatile new world.