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Trading Technologies International (TT) today announced the release of its connection to NASDAQ OMX NLX (NLX), the new London-based derivatives trading market.

Mercury-Minerva Systems, (Carmel, IN, Tiburon, CA) has released its GunslingerHFT, probably the world’s fastest high frequency trading (HFT) system. The system is available as a turn-key appliance for purchase or lease. It is already deployed on a US exchange by an unnamed client with two additional clients about to deploy the system.


This month’s bulletin from the Financial Information Forum (FIF) finds that SIAC OPRA was down 3% to 6,468,740 mps over the 1 second interval

Thomson Reuters today announced that it has improved performance and transparency for customers of its Autex FIX order routing network with two strategic enhancements. The Company has moved its global FIX order routing system, Autex Trade Route, onto its Elektron network, improving performance for over 750 buy-side firms and 700 executing brokers and venues using the service. Additionally, Thomson Reuters announced the launch of Autex Client Portal, the first tool of its kind among FIX network providers, to give system administrators at financial services firms a real-time, interactive view of network status and trading activity both within the firm and across counterparty connections, enabling greater operational risk management.

Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, today announced the appointment of Tim Carley to Managing Director of EMEA where he will oversee all direct sales efforts in the region – driving the day-to-day initiatives of financial engineering, quantitative research and development. Reporting to Joseph Saporito, Executive Vice President of Global Sales, in his new role Mr. Carley will manage Numerix’s London, Paris, Dubai, Frankfurt, Milan and Stockholm sales and development office locations.

Global electronic trading technology provider InfoReach announces its new fixed-income trading functionality with direct access to one of the largest and most liquid fixed-income cash markets in the world: U.S. Treasuries.

RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, and Eris Exchange, a U.S.-based futures exchange offering capital-efficient Eris interest rate swap futures, today announced that RTS clients can now enjoy direct connectivity to the Eris SwapBook electronic trading platform through the full range of RTS trading solutions.

NanoSpeed, the provider of ultra-fast FPGA solutions to the trading community, has today announced that Michael Villain is joining the company as the global head of business development. Villain brings a great deal of industry experience and knowledge of the highly competitive HFT and low-latency sectors of global trading.

OptionsCity, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today unveiled OptionsCity Hosting, a global hosting service.