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More evidence this week that market practitioners are embracing intelligence in trading with news that a major global investment bank has implemented a risk and data management platform that appears to make a significant step toward the Holy Grail of incorporating enterprise analytics into the pre-trade decision-making process.

Quincy Data has pushed further into Europe with the extension of its Quincy Extreme Data service to Frankfurt. The Frankfurt service distributes CME Group market data from the CME Aurora data centre in Chicago to the FR2 data centre in 37.79 milliseconds. The company has also lowered the latency of distributing CME Group data from Aurora to the LD4 data centre in Slough, west of London. This service was first offered in May 2013 at 36.40 milliseconds rack to rack, a latency that has been lowered to 35.39 milliseconds.

I’m thrilled that the agenda for our Intelligent Trading Summit on May 13 in New York is emerging as a match for our new editorial ‘agenda’ here at Intelligent Trading Technology.

BT has built out its Netrix range of trading turrets with Netrix HiTouch, a turret that integrates with services delivered by the BT Radianz Cloud as well as with trading applications and market data. The turret is designed to support complex trading strategies requiring high touch collaboration and communication among traders, clients and counterparties, and complement low touch automated trading.

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A discussion of the issues surrounding bank-contributed market information for benchmarks and indexes.

Recent scandals involving bank-contributed financial information – most notably 2010's discovery of fraudulent contributions to the widely used the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark – have underscored the lack of transparency and lack of control of the rates and prices financial institutions contribute to industry benchmarks and indexes.

Trading firms are moving on from an obsessive focus on latency reduction to a ‘new normal’ of applying intelligence to high performance trading, to ensure that they are executing the best – most profitable and least risky – trades, and not simply the fastest ones. It's called Intelligent Trading.

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As trading firms look to improve business performance, perhaps using sophisticated strategies running at speed, and regulators demand increased transparency and integrity across trading environments, the need is for tools that can monitor and analyse complex business flows. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com spoke to Velocimetrics’ CEO Steve Colwill about the need for real-time business insight and how it can be achieved.

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