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With MiFID II Unbundling Looming, Commcise and TR Roll Out Research Capabilities

Amid media reports that sell-side firms are struggling to settle on commercial arrangements for subscriptions to their unbundled research services post-MiFID II, service providers are starting to...
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Vela Adds to Object Trading to Growing Portfolio of Managed Services Components

In another burst of corporate activity, Vela Trading Technologies has agreed to buy Object Trading, a provider of Direct Market Access (DMA), pre-trade risk, and analytical applications. The deal...
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Industry Looks To Market Data For FRTB Compliance

Although regulatory authorities may be giving the financial industry more time to comply with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) guidelines on market risk and capital adequacy, firms are...
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Data-as-a-Service Emerges As Valuable Concept

The data management method known as Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) can be very effective for addressing data operations challenges that have emerged due to regulation and for other reasons, according to...
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OTCX-SimCorp Partnership Takes On MiFID II Compliance

OTC derivatives multi-dealer platform OTCX’s recently announced partnership with investment management solutions provider SimCorp makes the OTCX Request For Quote (RFQ) platform more widely available...
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Trading Execution Concerns Shift From Latency To Proactivity

The ground on which market participants walk is shifting from a foundation of latency and performance concerns to a playing field where being proactive is their best asset, according to trading...
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The Time to Implement Innovative Technology for Electronic Execution is Now

Technology innovation is side-lining low latency in the drive to optimise performance and reduce complexity and cost of electronic execution infrastructure – but which technologies are finding favour...
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Metamako Links Multiple FPGAs

FPGA networking platform provider Metamako has launched capability to run different FPGAs [field programmable gate arrays] at once, saving its users the costs of data center rack space and freeing...
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Market Signals and Risk Data Emerge As Opportunity

Demand from traders, portfolio managers and quants for better systematic data workflow management is an opportunity for service providers, according to Tom Doris, CEO and founder of OTAS Technologies...
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Metamako, MayStreet Take Steps For Time-Stamped Order Ledger

FPGA networking platform provider Metamako has added market access and data analytics provider MayStreet’s services to its network, which will make it possible to develop a time-stamped order ledger...

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