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Velocimetrics, the provider of real-time business flow performance monitoring and analysis solutions, today announces the availability of new TipOff functionality, enabling organisations to automatically discover which market data streams they are consuming and detect gaps in market data sequence numbers. This new high performance, automatic protocol discovery feature will dramatically slash the time, effort and costs associated in manually identifying which market data streams are present in an environment and maintaining this information on an on-going basis.

Fidessa group today announced the launch of its Partnership Program which enables selected third parties to integrate their services directly into Fidessa's global trading workflow platform.

SR Labs, the global leader in capital markets technology solutions, has successfully completed the migration of its consolidated market data feed product SuperFeed, to brand new data centre environments in Europe and the US. The former environments located in the ex-NYSE Technologies facilities in Mahwah, Weehawken and Basildon, have been fully decommissioned, with SuperFeed’s primary sites now hosted in Equinix LD5, Slough, and Equinix NY2, Secaucus.

Today Bloomberg announced it has signed a long-term data agreement with Twitter that will further enhance financially relevant information found on the social media platform for users of the Bloomberg Professional service.

Pragma Securities, an independent provider of quantitative trading technology, has selected smartTrade Technologies, a global leader of multi-asset end-to-end trading solutions, to provide Pragma with an FX liquidity aggregation platform.

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of its Algo Ranking Model technology, designed to enhance the way institutional traders make their execution decisions. The Algo Ranking Model, built to complement Liquidnet’s recently launched suite of Next Gen Algos, uses innovative technology and a multi-factor model to holistically profile every order to rank execution strategies in real-time according to order characteristics, trading objectives, market conditions, and performance targets.

Exegy, a leading provider of managed services and technology for market data normalization and distribution, has announced today the availability of a feed handler for the BrokerTec ITCH electronic fixed income feed that provides real-time pricing for U.S. and Canadian treasury bonds and notes.  The feed handler is available for Exegy’s lineup of hardware-accelerated appliances and embedded software ticker plant products. BrokerTec is the most recent addition to their portfolio of over 200 feed handlers for direct and consolidated feeds for global equities, commodities, derivatives, currencies, and fixed income markets.

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today the launch of its industry leading market data services inside Singapore Exchange’s co-location data centre. This will help provide local financial firms with access to high-performance, high-quality content while lowering their total cost of ownership.

GBST, a leading global provider of securities transaction and fund administration software for the financial services industry, today announced that Ian Jack has joined the company as CEO for its Capital Markets business in the UK.