6 Reasons to Adopt an Enterprise Architecture
A Cutter Associates study of enterprise architectures in buy-side asset-management firms cites six reasons why these firms should adopt a framework and structure for enterprise architecture.
ITG Releases Triton in Asia Pac
Investment Technology Group (ITG) has launched its Triton execution management system (EMS) for the Asia Pacific region. Buy side traders will have access to more then 30,000 equities across the Asia Pacific markets.
Columbus Avenue Chooses SuperDerivatives As Independent Platform for Valuing Credit Derivatives
Hedge fund administrator Columbus Avenue Consulting, LLC, selected the Super Derivatives Credit derivatives platform, SD-CD, to price its hedge fund clients' portfolios of credit default swaps.
The decision points to a growing demand for independent valuation sources, as hedge fund portfolios are hedging or placing bets on the fixed-income market using credit default swaps or indexes.
BGC Partners, a fixed-income, inter-dealer broker, spent the end of the year gearing up for two important technology upgrades.
Trade Reporting, Surveillance Key To Compliance
With increased regulatory focus on protecting securities market participants, trade reporting and trade surveillance are key to providing transparency, efficiency and oversight for today's trading environment.
All Trading Desks Are Not Equal
With all of the resources spent on giving traders an edge, asset managers are benchmarking their trading capabilities to learn how they stack up.
The Term Web 2.0 Is Fading Away
Web 2.0 is rapidly becoming the Internet as we know it. Soon, people will refer to Web 2.0 applications as, simply, the Web.
Lehman, NYSE, CME, Forex Capital Pursue New Latency Killers
Data compression, network redesigns and distributed memory are some of the new approaches that organizations such as Lehman Brothers, the New York Stock Exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Forex Capital Markets are exploring to eliminating data latency.
Citisoft Hires Christopher Russo as Managing Director
Russo will develop business opportunities, key client relationships and performing executive level project management duties across the front, middle and back-office within the buy-side technology and operations space.
Enhanced Shared Assessments Program Can Make Audits Speedier
The Collaborative Software Initiative (CSI) recently joined the Shared Assessments Program, automating the questionnaire by providing a web services front-end application for collection and editing shared assessment submissions and an XML schema for validating and accepting those submissions as XML documents.
Brokerages Still Fail to Offer Full Web-Based Banking Services
New Corporate Insight report suggests only 40 percent of brokerages can truly be considered a full 'bankerage,' defined as a brokerage that offers traditional banking products, including FDIC-insured savings and checking accounts, with all accounts accessible via a single Web login.
Rescuing Amex Is A Smart Move for the NYSE
The acquisition of the American Exchange by NYSE Euronext represents the end of one of the largest lost opportunities and disappointments on the exchange front as well as the beginning of a new opportunity for the NYSE.
Vhayu Extends Low Latency Trading Platform To Options, Futures
"As the need for low latency and the ability to accommodate increasing message volumes migrates to other asset classes beyond equities, how do you deal with that?" asks Sang Lee, managing partner of Aite Group, in explaining the significance of Vhayu's announcement today that it's adding new data feed handlers to its Velocity streaming tick processing software.