Trading Tech

Charles River launches Charles River IMS Version 9.1

Charles River Development has released Version 9.1 of the Charles River Investment Management System (Charles River IMS). This release, which completes Charles River's transition to a service-oriented architecture (SOA), integrates order and execution…

Progressive embraces business continuity challenge

Business continuity rose to prominence in the wake of the September 11 attacks, as firms of all sizes sought to develop contingency plans as a way of mitigating the business and operational risks resulting from systems failures. By Victor Anderson*

BGC Taps Xignite for On-Demand Data

Interdealer broker BGC Partners will this week roll out an on-demand data service for its market data, using white-labeled technology from Web services data provider Xignite.

Lightspeed Preps for Multi-Asset Algo Trading

NEW YORK-Low-latency execution broker Lightspeed Financial is paving the way to offer algorithmic trading in equities options and futures enabled by a backend consolidation between its Lightspeed Trader direct market access (DMA) and Lightspeed Gateway…

Thomson Reuters Takes Hosted RMDS Global

NEW YORK-Market data and trading platform provider Thomson Reuters imminently plans to complete the initial global deployment of the hosted version of its Thomson Reuters Market Data System (RMDS) with facilities serving the Tokyo and Frankfurt markets,…

Thomson Reuters Preps Global Hosted Feeds

Thomson Reuters will unveil an expanded, global hosting solution for supporting managed datafeeds and hosted data distribution platforms over the first quarter of this year, using hosting facilities operated by network and hosting provider Savvis.

TXC Adds Tokyo Co-Location Site

NEW YORK-Trading Cross Connects US (TXC)-an incubator for high-frequency traders seeking to trade on the foreign exchange (FX), fixed-income, listed derivatives, energy and commodities markets-expects to have a co-location facility in production next…

Corvil Debuts LMC, Appliance Upgrades

Dublin-based latency management technology vendor Corvil has developed a new system, dubbed the Latency Management Center (LMC), which enables users to aggregate and analyze latency statistics from its CorvilNet monitoring appliances deployed across…

Corvil Debuts Central Latency Monitoring

DUBLIN-Network latency monitoring vendor Corvil has incorporated a central management console and an appliance update with version 6.0 of its CorvilNet platform, according to vendor officials.

Can HFTs Flourish in FX?

After attending an industry gathering focused on high-frequency trading in foreign exchange (FX), co-hosted by Icap and high-frequency trading incubator Trade Cross Connects, the various panel conversations left me wondering whether high-frequency…

BCC Preps Excel Server Analytics

German data technology vendor BCC Group is developing a calculation engine and real-time data integration application, dubbed MDF-Calcnode, which will allow front-, middle- and back-office users in banks to deploy scalable instances of Microsoft Excel…

SunGard Delivers European DMA

LONDON-Targeting regional European broker-dealers who are having difficulty supporting connections to new European trading centers, SunGard has rolled out its high-frequency direct market access (DMA) offering, according to vendor officials.

Clearinghouses Address Regulatory Concerns

LONDON-To head off a regulator-imposed regime on how to mitigate the risks of clearinghouse linkages, expected from the U.K.'s Financial Services Authority (FSA) later this month, European clearinghouses have been working to build an industry consensus…

Morgan Stanley Completes Spot FX Deployment

LONDON-Global investment bank Morgan Stanley has completed the final phase of deploying the Thomson Reuters Spot Matching platform as a foreign exchange prime broker (FXPB) and is preparing to onboard clients, bank officials tell sibling publication FX…

Tibco Plans Cloud Play

New York-Following its purchase of grid platform provider Data Synapse last year, middleware messaging vendor Tibco is looking to leverage the acquisition to enter the cloud computing environment space, DWT has learned.

StreamBase Updates CEP Platform

BOSTON-StreamBase Systems has released version 6.5 of its StreamBase complex event processing (CEP) platform, adding a trace debugger feature and upgrading its FX Data Aggregation Framework, officials tell DWT .

Gain Capital Moves into Institutional Waters

NEW YORK-The foreign exchange (FX) ECN landscape is about to become more crowded as retail FX trading firm Gain Capital marks its first foray into the institutional trading space with the launch of its Gain Capital GTX ECN in the coming weeks.

New Year Brings New Risk Management for BNY ConvergEx

In the past few quarters, agency brokerage BNY ConvergEx has seen explosive growth through a number of strategic acquisitions, namely the Nyfix Millennium crossing network. It has also stepped into the role of technology provider with its development of…

Exegy Unveils Omega Feed Handler

St. Louis, Mo.-based hardware ticker plant provider Exegy has built a feed handler to process full order-book data from Canadian alternative trading system Omega ATS, rounding out its coverage of Canadian ATSs, in response to growing demand from high…

Chi-X Canada Moves Toronto Datacenter

TORONTO-Canadian alternative trading system (ATS) Chi-X Canada has relocated its primary Toronto datacenter to datacenter host Switch and Data's Toronto Financial EcoCenter, officials announced today, Jan. 18.

Which Came First: Regulation or Fragmentation?

The Securities and Exchange Commission last week began investigating US equity market structure to determine whether the evolution of trading and related technologies such as high-frequency strategies and co-location disadvantages retail investors.

Filet Stakes Claim on London

Low-latency data and trading technology vendor QuantHouse certainly has its roots in Paris, France, but has recently made inroads into the UK market via its partnership with the London Stock Exchange Group. Inside Market Data speaks to QuantHouse's…

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