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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Management posted in July 2011
State Street Buys Slice of FX Options Platform Digital Vega
News  |  7/28/2011  | 
State Street, one of the world's largest institutional investors, announced it bought a minority stake in the FX options trading platform Digital Vega.
Six Entrepreneurs Present Latest Fin Tech Innovations To Venture Capitalists
Commentary  |  7/27/2011  | 
WS&T saw a sneak preview of the latest innovations from some of the brightest financial technology firms.
The Brave New World Of Banking Technology
Commentary  |  7/25/2011  | 
Increasing regulation will dampen profits, drive cost cutting and push banks into shared IT environments.
The Vanishing Data Center
News  |  7/25/2011  | 
As cost-effective third-party data centers increasingly become liquidity hubs where exchanges house their matching engines and firms colocate their trading strategies to minimize latency, the traditional data center may be vanishing from the Street.
Will the Buy Side Colocate?
News  |  7/25/2011  | 
Among the criticisms of high frequency trading is the charge that colocating trading strategies in the same data centers as exchange matching engines gives HFT firms an unfair speed advantage.
The Small Revolution of the Data Center
News  |  7/22/2011  | 
In the never-ending search for more effective and more efficient ways to process their workloads, financial services firms are rethinking how -- and why -- they build data centers, turning traditional data center models on their heads.
BofA Merrill Announces Ultra-Low Latency Platform
News  |  7/20/2011  | 
BofAML Express delivers sub 10-microseconds of wire-to-wire latency with pre-trade risk controls required by SEC rule.
BGC Partners Hires ICAP Executive to Run Market Data
News  |  7/20/2011  | 
Mark Benfield will head BGC Market Data from Asia Pacific, taking over for Bernie Weinstein, who will focus on Kleos and intellectual property.
Principal Trading Groups to Make Markets for Interest Rate, Credit Default Swaps
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Principal trading groups, firms that flourish in highly liquid and electronic markets, will become the new market makers for interest rate and credit default swaps once the new regulatory landscape is in place, a Tabb Group report contends.
Three Dealers Are Deadlocked in Fixed Income —Greenwich Study
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan are tied with 11.5 percent share in insttiutional trading, followed by Goldman and Citi with 10 percent each.
Worldflow Launches Research App for iPad and iPhone
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
The new app 'wRD Investor' delivers analysis and reports from three independent research firms.
MIK Fund Solutions Launches Equity Finance Application
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
Hedge funds and asset managers can reduce and optimize their stock borrow costs.
Buy-Side Unprepared for Dodd-Frank's OTC Swaps Rules - Survey
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
A majority of North American buy-side firms consider compliance with the Dodd-Frank finance reform bill to be among their top priorities, but most are unprepared for the new landscape, a survey by software provider SimCorp found.
Nasdaq OMX Enlists Cisco for Options Trading Network
News  |  7/15/2011  | 
Nasdaq OMX announced it will use the Cisco network platform for its options trading exchange and data center.
Citi Launches iPad IPO Solution For Issuers
News  |  7/14/2011  | 
Issuers will receive dedicated tablet computers pre-loaded with a comprehensive suite of applications.
Innotribe Plays the Innovation Game
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
SWIFT's Innotribe group aims to incubate new technology ideas that can help financial services firms evolve.
Hedge Fund Withdrawals At Highest Since 2009
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
Investors withdrew more money from hedge funds than at any point since October 2009 last month, reflecting ongoing difficulties in the global equity markets, GlobeOp data shows.
JPMorgan to Service Precidian's ETF
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
Is Congress Using Inside Information To Beat the Street?
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
Fund managers continually wrack their brains trying to figure out how to generate alpha. Perhaps they could look to Congress for tips on how to consistently beat the market.
AIB Rolls Out IPC Unigy
News  |  7/11/2011  | 
Roughly 55 traders are using the unified trading communications and application kit on the Malaysian bank's trading floor.
Who Needs Hackers? Morgan Stanley Loses Personal Data of 34,000 Clients the Old-School Way
Commentary  |  7/7/2011  | 
For a company that's worth more dead than alive, losing sensitive customer data was the last thing Morgan Stanley needed.
The Truth About The iPhone 5
Commentary  |  7/7/2011  | 
Taking a look at the iPhone 5's new features -- and its release date.
Sanford C. Bernstein Offers Algos Via SunGard Global Network
News  |  7/7/2011  | 
Broker's algos will be available to 2,000 asset managers in the SGN community across 24 European countries.
Three Latin American Exchanges Choose FIX
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
Chile, Columbia and Peru chose the FIX standard to create network linking the three exchanges.
SEB's Financial Community Launches Mobile Apps
News  |  7/5/2011  | 
The Benche is offering new iPhone and Android apps for finance professionals.
Best Ex in FX
News  |  7/5/2011  | 
David Ogg, who pioneered the use of algorithms in the international currency trading markets, argues that best execution in foreign exchange has been sorely lacking for the institutional buy side.
Markit Hub iPad App Adds Nomura Research
News  |  7/5/2011  | 

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