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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Management posted in May 2011
French Banking Group Picks Quantifi for OTC Derivatives
News  |  5/31/2011  | 
CM 10-CIC went live with Quantifi XL's front-office pricing and analysis tool to support trading operations in flow and derivatives products.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Allows Brokers to "Tweet" Market Research
Commentary  |  5/26/2011  | 
Twitter has proven to be a game-charger in news, now Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is testing whether or not it can do the same for market research.
Quantifi's Survey: Industry to Overhaul Counterparty Risk Systems
News  |  5/26/2011  | 
Releases preliminary results claiming that all respondents plan to make changes in their counterparty risk systems.
The Worst Market Structure ... Except All Others
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
To paraphrase (poorly) Winston Churchill, our equity markets are the worst form of market structure "except all the others that have been tried.
Instinet Takes Aim at Untapped Canadian Dark Pool Market With ICX
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
Agency broker Instinet Inc. announced the launch of a pair of Canadian dark pools aimed at traders who are looking to execute shares in large blocks without moving the market.
NYSE Technologies Expands Network into China
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
Partners with subsidiary of Shanghai Stock Exchange to offer FIX orde
Lime Brokerage To Provide Pre-Trade Risk Controls via BT Radianz
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
Lime leverages BT's financial cloud to offer pre-trade risk solutions to other brokers facing compliance with SEC's Market Access Rule in July.
FX Execution Platform Ogg Trading Launches
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
David Ogg, who pioneered the use of algorithms in the FX ECN market, announced the launch of Ogg Trading, a platform designed to help traders achieve best execution in FX.
On Wall Street, Social Media Needs To Be A Leap Of Faith
Commentary  |  5/23/2011  | 
Many banks still forbid their employees from using Facebook, Twitter or any other social media tools.
Palmer Square Launches Mutual Fund
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
Batterymarch Deploys FlexTrader EMS
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
The global equity specialist was looking for extensive pre-trade decision support and real-time trade analytics along with post-trade reporting.
Hedge Fund Adopts XSP's Corp Actions Kit
News  |  5/19/2011  | 
Twitter-Based Hedge Fund Makes Debut
Commentary  |  5/18/2011  | 
State Street Aims for the Cloud
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
Thomson Reuters Extends Elektron with StreamBase CEP Technology
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
The relationship will result in a trading platform that combines real-time and historical data, high capacity network connectivity and managed hosting services with a CEP platform.
Ranking of Top 100 Hedge Funds Shows How Far Industry Has Grown
Commentary  |  5/16/2011  | 
A close look at Institutional Investor's ranking of the top 100 hedge funds in terms of assets under management reveals how appealing such investments have become to institutional clients over the last decade.
Selerity to Offer S&P's Low Latency Credit Rating Announcements
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
Users of Selerity platform will gain access to analysts' changing credit rating outlooks on public companies and emerging sovereign nations in machine-readable format.
U.S. High-Frequency Trading Firms Look Eastward
Commentary  |  5/11/2011  | 
The new gold rush is taking place in the Far East. Plagued with depressed trading volumes, brutal competition and stunted growth, high-frequency trading firms are setting their sights on the Asia-Pacific region as the U.S. and European markets stagnate.
The SEC Deadline Dawdle
News  |  5/11/2011  | 
A lawyer who works with hedge funds says some firms are dragging their feet when it comes to registering with the SEC. And they're only hurting themselves.
Bloomberg Tradebook Beefs Up Research Offering
News  |  5/10/2011  | 
Bloomberg Tradebook, the agency broker division of the news and market data firm, announced the expansion of its research platform with the addition of several independent providers.
Capital Markets Continue to Race Against Time
Commentary  |  5/10/2011  | 
Having timely information is not simply a competitive advantage. It is a survival necessity in a highly competitive global environment.
Nomura Launches U.S. Conviction Buy List
News  |  5/10/2011  | 
The list of 10 to 25 securities highlights the best long-only ideas generated by the firm's fundamental equity research department.
Omgeo Forms Hedge Fund Operations Forum
News  |  5/9/2011  | 
Members will meet quarterly to discuss post-trade best practices that go beyond current regulatory requirements.
Post-trade Data to Play Key Role in Exchange Differentiation
Commentary  |  5/9/2011  | 
Exchanges have an opportunity to consolidate data and offer value added services, but this require a transformation of their data infrastructures, contends Jeffrey Wallis of SunGard Global Services.
LexisNexis And Recommind Form Strategic E-Discovery Alliance
News  |  5/6/2011  | 
Through its hosted litigation solutions group, LexisNexis provides a service litigation offering which includes a hosted approach to managing discovery and pre-discovery documents that now offers access to Recommind's Axcelerate On-Demand.
Deutsche Borse Unit Delivers Key Economic Data via Smartphones
News  |  5/5/2011  | 
Designed for traders, MNI Monitor is a web-based application that provides 260 market-moving economic indicators to smartphones.
Beware Venture Capitalist Advice
News  |  5/5/2011  | 
AIS Fund Administration Hires CTO from Harvard Management Co.
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
Anthony Perugini joins AIS in a new position. The firm provides provides middle and back office support to hedge fund managers.
JonesTrading Expands into Global Commission Management Services
News  |  5/2/2011  | 
Hires industry veteran John McGough from BTIG, as it plans to offer a virtual aggregation /broker neutral platform to manage CCA/CSA business.
TAG Unveils Meteor for Custom Analytics
News  |  5/2/2011  | 

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