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July 7, 2015

Avelacom Telecoms, a Global Telecom carrier today announced it has increased significantly its Fibre based solution from London to Moscow, with dedicated low latency dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) technology delivering the fastest latency available on the market. Historically based in Moscow, Avelacom has confirmed, thanks to its massive investments, its mission to be the ideal path between Europe, Russia, the CIS and APAC for all growing companies.

July 2, 2015

SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency enterprise market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, today announced that Jennifer Nayar, has joined the company as CEO.  Ms. Nayar will draw upon her extensive expertise in the financial information and technology industry to drive continued global growth of SR Labs.

July 2, 2015

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today the introduction of the Elektron API  family, a set of open-source Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that simplify access to Thomson Reuters data feeds and services, and help developers to innovate by creating their own customised applications. The Elektron API family consists of a broad set of interfaces ranging from low latency/high performance to simple content aware and web APIs.

July 1, 2015

Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced two appointments at ICE Data Services, Intercontinental Exchange’s global data business comprising ICE and NYSE’s exchange data, analytics and connectivity services.

June 30, 2015

Lanware today announced that the firm has been awarded a three year contract to provide its cloud based technology outsourcing services to Finisterre Capital, a hedge fund and part of Principal Global Investors (PGI) who took a majority stake in Finisterre Capital in 2011.

June 30, 2015

Object Trading, the provider of a global, multi-asset trading infrastructure today announced that TradingScreen, the provider of liquidity, trading and investment technology via SaaS, has integrated with Object Trading’s global DMA service platform.  The combination of two independent suppliers of award-winning trading solutions presents end clients with new opportunities for growth. 

June 30, 2015

The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE), the Dublin-based exchange, has chosen to implement Scila Surveillance, provided by the leading independent Stockholm-based surveillance technology provider Scila. The ISE will deploy Scila Surveillance for the surveillance of their trading on its markets. Deutsche Börse will take over the hosting and support of the Scila surveillance infrastructure, which will be located in Frankfurt.

June 29, 2015

Fastback Networks today announced that Perseus, a leading global provider of managed services for high-precision, high-speed connectivity, has successfully deployed the Fastback Intelligent Backhaul Radio (IBR) to extend fiber based services via wireless connectivity with full SLA support to a top financial services firm. The site location for the deployment is surrounded by fully obstructed Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) conditions in the restricted confines of lower Manhattan. With 760 Mbps aggregate throughput in NLOS, Perseus’ IBR deployment is delivering fiber-equivalent performance and reliability to fully meet SLAs in conditions not normally conducive to wireless.

June 26, 2015

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, today announced that BM&F Bovespa market data is now supported in its InRush 3 accelerated ticker plant software and is available via its fully managed RedlineFeed.

June 25, 2015

Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity solutions to financial services and corporate professionals, announced plans for the launch of Investor Access, which will allow investors to electronically submit Indications of Interest (IOIs) on fixed-income issuances directly into Ipreo’s syndicate-to-syndicate communications platform for the primary new-issue markets, IssueNet.

June 25, 2015

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of Liquidnet Dark IEX, a new order routing strategy that provides the buyside with more access to safe trading opportunities by giving them the ability to access Liquidnet’s market-leading institutional liquidity pool while working their orders within IEX. This proprietary algorithm was designed to give the buyside broader access to block liquidity and a safer way to trade large orders while minimizing market impact.

June 23, 2015

smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions for Tier1, Tier2, regional Banks, Brokers and Asset Managers, has been selected by Gaitame.com, a leading Japanese online foreign exchange (FX) trading company, to deliver a fully automated and hosted low latency FX connectivity platform.

June 23, 2015

INTERXION HOLDING NV , a leading European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that McKay Brothers International has chosen Interxion’s Central London data centre campus to deploy the lowest known latency connections between the City of London & Slough and the City of London & Frankfurt.

June 23, 2015

NovaSparks, the leading field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data company, today announced that it has expanded its coverage of the Canadian markets to include Canada’s oldest exchange, the Montreal Exchange (MX). MX is a fully-electronic Canadian exchange that trades futures contracts on equities, indices, and currencies, among others. NovaSparks’ ultra-low latency feed handlers, based on a powerful FPGA matrix architecture, already support other important Canadian markets including the Quantum feeds for Toronto Stock Exchange (TQL2), Alpha (AQL2), Select (SQL2) and Venture (VQL2), as well as CHI-X Canada and CX2.

June 18, 2015

Rival Systems (“Rival”) is a newly formed trading software company focused on empowering professional traders with the technology and resources required to compete in today’s markets. Rival will officially launch its low-latency derivatives trading and risk management platform later this year.

June 18, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced a contract with Sberbank CIB – the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank, which is Russia’s largest bank and one of the leading global financial institutions.

June 10, 2015

Eagle Alpha has launched a new component to its research suite, Investment Themes. This service consists of fundamental research that will provide insights from non-traditional sources on 100 global investment themes. These 100 themes will be chosen by our team of experienced analysts based on their understanding of the key topics that will drive equity markets in the months and years to come.

June 10, 2015

Neonet, the independent agency broker and execution specialist, today announced the latest addition to its algorithmic trading suite with the launch of the new “Capture” algorithm. “Capture” is a liquidity seeking algorithm designed to leverage a number of underlying algorithmic models and methodologies across both dark and lit markets, depending on the client’s urgency to complete the order.

June 10, 2015

REDI Global Technologies today announced the extension of its multi-broker network to include Options on Futures strategies.

June 10, 2015

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Zing, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed for systems that require consistent low latency and high scalability, has been deployed by Traiana, the leading provider of pre trade risk and post trade processing solutions.  Traiana has chosen to implement Zing on CreditLink, Traiana’s real-time platform for pre and post-trade certainty of clearing, to drive higher scalability, lower average latency execution and eliminate inconsistent response time outliers to ensure it meets strict Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and regulatory standards. This initial deployment is part of a staged Zing roll-out across the entire Traiana network.

June 9, 2015

Interactive Data, a trusted, leading provider of fixed-income evaluated pricing, announced that it will provide Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, with continuous evaluated pricing to help its fixed income trading platform participants meet their price discovery and best execution objectives. Liquidnet will soon launch the first dark pool for corporate bonds which is centralizing a critical mass of corporate bond liquidity from its network of more than 780 asset managers and providing enhanced data and proven technology that will make corporate bond trading more efficient.

June 9, 2015

Symbiont, a pioneer in the creation of Smart Securities on the blockchain, has secured $1.25M of seed funding from influential financial market leaders. Early investors include Duncan Niederauer, former CEO of the NYSE Euronext; Matt Andresen, founder of the Island ECN and trading head at Citadel; Getco, LLC founders Dan Tierney and Stephen Schuler through Wicklow Capital; Scott Carmilani, Chairman and CEO of Allied World Assurance Company; and Celeridem FinTech Fund. A ‘Series A’ round of institutional investment is expected to close in Q3 2015.

June 8, 2015

Fidessa group today announced the launch of a powerful new order analytics service for its derivatives community that brings greater precision to the control and measurement of derivatives algos.

June 2, 2015

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I), a leading provider of software and consulting services, today announces its results for the year ended 28 February 2015.