Thomson Reuters Launches Elektron In India
Working in collaboration with Netmagic Solutions Pvt., the new facility at the Bombay Stock Exchange will provide co-location hosting with a managed application environment, low latency connectivity to local market data and access to the Elektron global real-time network.
UBS Trading Floor
With 1,400 seats, 2,000 computers and 5,000 monitors, the UBS trading floor is noted by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest single trading floor in the world.
NYSE Euronext Completes Migration of NYSE and NYSE Amex to U.S. Data Center
With the NYSE and NYSE Amex equities primary matching engines now inside the new data center, NYSE Euronext will begin the migration of its other markets as well as NYSE Technologies' diverse product portfolio that includes co-location services, direct data feeds, and trading infrastructure on-demand.
FX Bridge Names Stephen Best CEO
FX Bridge Technologies, a provider of FX and options trading platforms, announced it hired Stephen Best as CEO, a post he assumes after a decade of overseeing complex trading strategies at several large firms.
TradeStation Integrates Futures Trading on Eurex
TradeStation Securities announced real-time trading in Eurex futures has been integrated into its platform, a move the firm said was driven by growing demand from traders seeking the ability to deal in a wider range of global futures markets.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Complaints
Leading industry experts respond to gripes that IT professionals have about the security, cost, and portability of cloud computing in the enterprise.
Knight Capital's Trading Floor
As speculation swirls that Knight Capital Group could go of out business after reportedly losing more than $400 million Aug. 1 when a software error misfired a program trade, causing mayhem in 148 listed stocks, regulators have the firm under a microscope. Advanced Trading takes you behind the scenes to view Knight's cavernous trading floor in Jersey City, N.J., where the firm's electronic trading operations and traders are based. Taken two years after it was built, the photos show how the floor is structured and include close-ups of the technology used on specific desks.
The Demise of the Corporate Data Center
To secure their infrastructure and processes, Wall Street firms have built up castle walls around their data for years. But electronic trading is creating cracks in those walls.
IT: The Global Economic Accelerant
IT is a major driver of global economies, but traditional indicators such as GDP do not go far enough to accurately measure global competitiveness.
The New Alpha Generators
With commissions growing ever tighter on the execution side, agency brokers are entering the research business to capture a larger share of the buy side's alpha-generation wallet.
SocGen Adds Block Cross Liquidity Finder to E-Trading Platform
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking announced it added Block Cross, a liquidity-seeking feature to the electronic trading platform Quantitative Electronic Services, as it looks to offer clients access to European MTF dark pools like Chi-Delta and Turquoise Dark.
Accelerating At-Trade TCA
The explosion in high-frequency trading underscores the need for tools to enhance execution strategy at the point of trade.