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CQG, Inc., the industry-leading order execution, charting, and analytics provider for global, electronically-traded futures markets, and the Turkish Derivatives Exchange (TurkDEX), the first private exchange in Turkey, have partnered to provide low-latency trade routing and consolidated market data access for TurkDEX derivatives contracts through CQG’s advanced trading platforms, the companies announced today.

Instinet Incorporated, a global leader in electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, today announced that its U.S. brokerage subsidiary, Instinet, LLC, has launched Instinet Options CBX. The platform, which is currently live, has an established base of liquidity providers and complements the agency-only broker’s existing options product offering.

IPC Systems, a leading provider of indispensable trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms, today announced the opening of a new express route to existing points-of-presence (POPs) between 350 East Cermak, Chicago, Illinois and 165 Halsey St, Newark, New Jersey. Market participants can connect to their trading engines with the assurance their transaction is over the lowest current possible latency route. This enhancement is an integral part of a long term strategic plan to deliver the optimum trading network to connect brokerages, investment firms, money managers, market makers and execution venues globally.

Selerity, a provider of real-time event data solutions for the financial services industry, today announced the availability of earnings preannouncement event data as part of its content offerings to allow traders to use unexpected, market-moving events in their trading strategies.

Correlix Ltd., the leading provider of Latency Intelligence solutions for monitoring, measuring and analyzing order and market-data flows in real-time, today announced that Direct Edge, America's newest stock exchange, has selected Correlix's RaceTeam latency monitoring service to provide full latency transparency of order execution and market data flow in real-time to its customers.

Pan-European multilateral trading facility Bats Europe is live with market data sourced from Thomson Reuters’ new Elektron delivery infrastructure. Bats is the second major MTF to sign up for Elektron-delivered data from the main European equity exchanges and other MTFs, following an earlier decision by rival Chi-X Europe.

Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Alliance Asset Management has gone live with a tick data management and complex event processing (CEP) system from OneMarketData. The proprietary trading specialist commenced production use of the OneTick solution a week ago, using it to "generate alpha researching trading ideas that occur at higher frequencies," says Vinicius D'alesandro, a partner at the firm.

Atrium Network’s addition of FXCM to its list of foreign exchange connections is part of the French connectivity provider’s ongoing expansion both in terms of asset class and geography. FXCM will use Atrium’s extranet to connect its North Bergen, New Jersey, data centre to Atrium points of presence (POPs) in the New York/New Jersey metro area.

Internap Network Services Corporation, a leading provider of end-to-end Internet business products and services, today announced its alliance with Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider in the Northeast. Through the relationship, enterprises in buildings and data centers connected to Lightower’s all-fiber network can now optimize network performance and availability through the use of Internap’s Performance IP. Businesses can also benefit from Internap’s Managed Hosting, CDN and Colocation services.