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November 24, 2015

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and TMX Atrium today announced that NPLTime is now available on the TMX Atrium infrastructure over a cross-connect at the Equinix, London Slough (LD4) data centre campus. NPLTime is a trusted timestamp provided by NPL, the United Kingdom’s National Measurement Institute.

November 18, 2015

Recognizing that financial markets participants require greater flexibility in working practices, Thomson Reuters today announced that its Eikon Messenger service would be made available across all major mobile device types, providing its growing community of users with greater agility to connect and transact business with counterparties over an open messaging system.

November 17, 2015

Arachnys and Dow Jones today announced a partnership bringing together Arachnys’ D3 award-winning global due diligence platform with Dow Jones data. The partnership creates an enhanced end-to-end product which will enable users to conduct smarter and faster due diligence checks, ultimately reducing compliance risk.

November 16, 2015

Celoxica, a leading provider of accelerated market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions for the electronic trading community, today announced the extension of its Celoxica Feed Handler and Gateway portfolio to further support Interest Rate Markets by including the BrokerTec and Nasdaq eSpeed venues, delivering small footprint, high message volume processing at ultra-low latency.

November 16, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced the availability of a market adapter to the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX). This new Orc market adapter connects exchange members and trading firms to the CFFEX platform for derivatives trading.

November 10, 2015

Options, the leading managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has today announced it has partnered with software and appliance vendor, TraderServe. The partnership will see Options become a strategic managed service and hosting partner for TraderServe’s fully functional, exchange emulated test environment, AlgoGuard.

November 9, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced an expanded trading solution and expert services offering to address new requirements arising from updated European market regulation. From January 3, 2017, the revised MiFID II Directive and the new MiFIR Regulation will apply throughout the EU, with major implications expected for market participants: trading venues, investment firms and their clients.

November 9, 2015

Thomson Reuters has brought together all of its FX transaction venues onto one platform to create a single point of access to the industry’s largest collective independent pool of FX liquidity. Thomson Reuters request for stream service (FXall QuickTrade), continuous streaming prices (Bank Stream), central limit order books (Matching, Order Book) and conversational dealing platform (Dealing) have now all been fully integrated into the company’s next-generation desktop solution FX Trading.

November 3, 2015

McObject and IBM announced today that a new report* from the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) demonstrates the performance value of McObject’s SQL-based eXtremeDB Financial Edition database management system (DBMS), running on IBM POWER8 S824L Linux server, executing a time-series data analytics workload. The STAC-M3 Benchmark suite is the industry standard for testing solutions that enable high-speed analytics on time series data such as tick-by-tick market data.

November 3, 2015

Metamako, the leading specialist in network devices for financial services and telecommunications, today announced the launch of MetaWatch. It’s unique in the way it combines diverse functionality in a single software app for Metamako’s MetaMux and MetaApp devices (announced in November 2014 and June 2015 respectively), and dramatically simplifies network monitoring and analysis.

November 3, 2015

NovaSparks, the leading field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data company, today announced that it has expanded its coverage to the U.S. fixed income and bond markets by adding BrokerTec, a leading electronic trading platform for the fixed income market. NovaSparks’ ultra-low latency ticker-plant, NovaTick, will now support BrokerTec ITCH feed. NovaTick is based on a powerful FPGA matrix architecture that handles the high performance requirements of the highly liquid on-the-run U.S. Treasury securities with the speed and determinism that only FPGAs can bring.

November 3, 2015

OneMarketData, the founders of OneTick, a single solution for event stream processing and time series management of historical and real-time tick data, today announced the acquisition of Virginia-based Tick Data Inc., a trusted and leading provider of historical intraday exchange time series data, for an undisclosed sum. Tick Data Inc. will be a wholly owned subsidiary of OneMarketData and will continue to operate from their Virginia offices under the current management team.

November 2, 2015

Fintech firm Acuity Trading announced today the launch of its latest innovation, the Market Alerts Sentiment Indicator.

November 2, 2015

Australian-based Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic ultra-low latency devices for the trading community, exchanges and telco providers, has today announced the appointment of Alastair Richardson as the new head of business development for EMEA. This follows significant growth for the company since its launch in 2013, especially in North America and Europe.

October 29, 2015

Interxion Holding NV, a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced the launch of a free of charge test platform in its City of London data centre for firms looking to trade the London Metal Exchange (LME).

October 22, 2015

Ullink, a global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced that Daiwa Securities, one of the leading Financial Services firms in Asia, has selected Ullink’s Middle Office solution (UL Middle) for deployment across its Asia-Pacific Equities electronic trading operations.

October 20, 2015

MarketPrizm, a leading provider of market data and trading infrastructure services, today announced it has expanded its managed services into the Premium Rack Colocation area of the AT TOKYO Corporation (@Tokyo) data centre; the same facility where Access Point 3 (AP3) of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) is located. With this expansion, cost-effective, low latency connectivity to all JPX trading environments will be available with MarketPrizm Managed Services. Furthermore, connectivity with cross-connects to PrizmNet, MarketPrizm’s global financial extranet connectivity service that was launched in 2015, will be provided enabling quick and flexible low latency connectivity to major markets around the world.

October 19, 2015

Neonet, the independent agency broker and execution specialist, today announced that it will provide access to BATS Periodic Auctions Book from its go-live date today.

October 19, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced a partnership with OneMarketData, to make OneMarketData’s flagship OneTick product an integral component of Orc’s Trading Bricks and Execution Bricks platforms.

October 19, 2015

Horizon Software has today announced the launch of its innovative market data recording and replaying module. The Horizon Replayer allows financial institutions to replay an entire day of market data for a broad range of asset classes and instruments, including stocks, futures, options, bonds, indexes and ETFs. For the first time this enables traders to test and fine-tune their algo strategies using real-time data.

October 16, 2015

OneMarketData, the founders of OneTick, a single solution for event stream processing and tick data management, today announced it has appointed Dermot Harriss to head development of the OneTick Market Surveillance Service. Prior to joining OneMarketData, Mr. Harriss had accumulated over twenty years of experience at D.E. Shaw, Morgan Stanley (U.S. and Japan), and Goldman Sachs, in roles that included technology management, derivatives risk management, statistical arbitrage, futures trading, program trading, and wholesale execution services. As a strategist and trader at Goldman Sachs, Dermot Harriss was responsible for the Quantitative Trading Group’s high-frequency market-making platform, and later for the development of the first fully automated ‘blind bid’ principal risk pricing workflow.

October 14, 2015

Orc, a global market leader in electronic trading technology, today announced that Cidron Delfi S.à r.l*, the owner of Orc Group Holding AB and CameronTec Intressenter Holding AB, the global standard in financial messaging infrastructure and tools for the capital markets industry, intends to combine both companies under a new entity.

October 14, 2015

OTAS Technologies has today announced the availability of its advanced market intelligence and analytics directly inside Thomson Reuters Eikon. Two applications, OTAS Core Summary and OTAS Microstructure have been integrated to provide users with immediate access to OTAS analytics and visualization tools for supporting trading, risk and portfolio management from within their Eikon workflow.

October 12, 2015

Fidessa group today announced that it has extended its long-standing partnership with CIMB Securities (CIMB), the international securities franchise of ASEAN’s leading universal banking groups, by providing its derivatives trading platform to support CIMB’s regional and global growth.