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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Management posted in September 2010
UNX Upgrades Catalyst EMS
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Adds support for international equity trading in Europe, Canada and Latin America as well as trade analytics from Goldman Sachs and QSG.
Oracle Capital Selects Options IT to Support Desktop and Mobile Tech
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model provides on-demand access to email, file storage and PC environment, as well as disaster recovery and business continuity.
Oracle Capital Chooses Options IT
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Hong Kong-based hedge fund selects Options PIPE Core service, which offers full site of office and mobile technology.
Philippine Stock Exchange Completes Migration to NYSE Technologies' NSC V900 Trading Platform
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
The new trading platform is able to handle larger trading volumes and process trades 10 times faster than previous system.
Equinix Partners with Bloomberg
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Will provide colocation, connectivity and interconnection services for Bloomberg data services and Bloomberg Tradebook.
Quote MTF Commits to Pan-European Harmonized Tick Sizes
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Plans to adopt the same tables as the domestic exchange venues by October 2010.
FSM Labs and Spectracom Deliver Time Accuracy to the Low Nano-Seconds
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Test results prove synchronized time accuracy within 30-40 nanoseconds of GPS time from within the server’s trading applications.
Pipeline Partners with IRC Securities
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
Buy-side clients of IRC Securities will be able to generate research credits for independent research by trading through Pipeline's Algorithmic Switching Engine.
Tradeweb Launches Equity Derivatives Platform, Supporting Regulatory Efforts
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
Institutional dealer-to-customer marketplace will support electronic trade execution of equity options on all European single stocks and major indices.
S&P's Capital IQ Acquires TheMarkets.com Research and Estimate Models
News  |  9/23/2010  | 
The combined companies will deliver a complete investment management research offering to the buy side.
RBC Capital Market' Global Arbitrage Trading Group Picks Thomson Reuters for Risk Aggregation
News  |  9/23/2010  | 
The bank's proprietary trading unit will leverage Thomson Reuters' TopOffice to manage all risk exposures across the Global Arbitrage Group strategies on an intraday basis.
Stormtech Financial Services Chooses Orc Software for Electronic Trading
News  |  9/21/2010  | 
Independent trading firm is utilizing Orc for trading, market connectivity and integration with inhouse systems and back-office functions.
Traders Are Wrong to Think Speed Guarantees Profits
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
As technology advances to the point that speed is becoming a commodity, traders must think outside the box to produce out-sized returns, says CQG's Yuriy Shterk.
The Key to Understanding Systemic Risk: Data Driven Analytics
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
When addressing systemic risk, firms need to increase market transparency and accuracy of data while preserving anonymity and security.
Standard Chartered PLC Picks Solace Systems
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
Solace to provide messaging infrastructure for next generation FX trading platform.
Technology Adoption Brings Change to Indian Capital Markets
Commentary  |  9/20/2010  | 
While foreign brokers have influenced the adoption of high-touch DMA and the FIX protocol in India, Celent analysts say fully automated DMA remains a distant pipe dream as regulators are skeptical.
The New Wall Street
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
Heightened attention to risk, the growing role of central counterparties for OTC derivatives and a new breed of independent proprietary trading firms are just a few of the things changing life on the Street.
Lime Brokerage Launches High-Speed Options Execution Offering
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
Provides direct access to eight options venues and reduces latency to low double-digit microseconds.
SEC Selects EDGAR Online Data And Tools For Public Co. Filings Analysis
News  |  9/17/2010  | 
The SEC will also be able to leverage a database of more than 11 years of historical standardized XBRL data on all publicly held companies.
Tokyo Stock Exchange Chooses NYSE Technologies to Build Futures Trading Platform
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Futures platform will be based on Tdex+ trading platform for options, and futures products will be migrated to low latency platform in fall 2011.
Interactive Data Corp. Names Mason Slaine To Lead the Company
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Slaine brings a background in financial and technology industries to Interactive Data's financial market data and analytics business.
Social Media Spurs Innovation and Customer Interaction at Brokerage Firms
News  |  9/15/2010  | 
The significant growth of social media over the past two years can be measured not only in the increase in membership of online brokerages' proprietary communities, but in the large number of user-submitted ideas implemented as a result of social media forums, according to findings.
Direct Access Partners Acquired EFX Prime Services
News  |  9/15/2010  | 
Agency broker looks to grow it global prime services business for hedge funds, with integration of First New York's team and a capital introduction program.
Fidessa's Fragmentation Analysis Covers Global Trading Patterns
News  |  9/14/2010  | 
Expands Web-based tools to provide free access to stock trading patterns in lit and dark venues across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Bursa Malaysia’s Derivatives to Be Traded on CME's Globex Platform
News  |  9/14/2010  | 
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad announced it will move trading of its derivatives products onto CME Group’s electronic trading platform CME Globex, the latest step in a strategic alliance between the firms which began last year.
Was Cyberwarfare the Cause of the Flash Crash?
News  |  9/13/2010  | 
The clues to the causes of the mysterious May 6 flash crash are evidently buried in the trading data, leading to new conspiracy theories about high frequency traders conducting cyberwarfare to clog up the exchanges.
Advent Software Receives U.S. Patent for Tamale Research Management System
News  |  9/10/2010  | 
The patent is for a key component of Tamale RMS, which enables investment professionals to find and retrieve research related to specific investment queries or topics.
RBC Deploying Progress Apama FX Aggregation Platform
News  |  9/9/2010  | 
Progress Software Corp. announced that the Royal Bank of Canada is using the Progress Apama FX aggregation solution accelerator as part of a bid to help its traders obtain the best possible prices for clients.
SuperDerivatives Hires Sean Carnahan to Head Up Commodities and Energy Division
News  |  9/8/2010  | 
Cites demand for independent, management and revaluation tools in commodities and derivatives markets.
MPS Capital to Clear Interest Rate Swaps Through SwapClear
News  |  9/8/2010  | 
MPS Capital Services announced that it signed an agreement to clear interest rate swaps on LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear service through Barclays Capital.
PR Firm Cognito Launches Analytics Service Enabling Financial Firms To Track Media Profile
News  |  9/8/2010  | 
The service gathers and analyzes information from relevant financial media and grades the information so that users can see the level and quality of their profile in the market, the impact of their news and messaging, how they compare to competitors and what they could be doing to improve.
Trading Cross Connects Expands Technology Staff
News  |  9/7/2010  | 
TCX hired Atrey Parikh from Morgan Stanley to support its network infrastructure.
Options IT Brings PIPE Velocity to the ASX
News  |  9/7/2010  | 
Options IT, a firm specializing in high speed market connectivity, announced it added the Australian Securities Exchange to its PIPE Velocity ultra-low latency service.
SIX x-clear and LCH.Clearnet Publish Documentation About Interoperability
News  |  9/7/2010  | 
The documentation supports transparency and promotes understanding of how the two clearing houses interoperate to serve the London Stock Exchange and SIX Swiss Exchange.
BGC Cantor Offers Fully Electronic Euro Interest Rates Swap Trades
News  |  9/3/2010  | 
BGC Trader IRS, which went live on Sept. 1st, is an extension of BGC's proprietary hybrid technology platform.
Copenhagen's Eik Bank Chooses Orc Trading for Proprietary Trading
News  |  9/2/2010  | 
The bank will use Orc to support expansion into different assets, citing access to exchanges around the world.
GFI Group Launches Platform to Price Exotic FX Instruments
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
GFI Group has launched FENICS Exotics, a suite of pricing models it said can be used to price any type of exotic FX instrument.
worldflow Launches iPad Research Application
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
Finance software provider worldflow announced that users of its Research Distribution Service can now route their research directly to clients by using its iPad application.

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