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July 23, 2015

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, today announced the launch of its new Buy-Write Algorithm. This new algorithm leverages Convergex’s advanced VWAP equity algorithm and Pulse options algorithm to allow clients to electronically employ a buy-write trading strategy.

July 23, 2015

Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, today announced the acquisition of iLEVEL, a leading portfolio monitoring, analytics and transparency platform for global private capital markets. iLEVEL will be merged with Ipreo's Alternative Assets group to form a new Private Capital Markets division within Ipreo.

July 22, 2015

Anova Technologies announces its hybrid laser Market Data offering is live and operational between the Carteret and Secaucus, New Jersey data centers that house the matching engines of NASDAQ and BATS/Direct Edge.  NASDAQ TotalVIew ITCH & BX, BATS BZY & BZX and DirectEdge EdgeA & EdgeX are now available as discreet feeds on the world’s first and only dual spectrum wireless network. Customers can also pair the market data with order execution bandwidth.

July 21, 2015

Aquis Exchange, the subscription-based European equities exchange, has announced its first software licensing transaction.

July 20, 2015

Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of a new app on its flagship desktop Thomson Reuters Eikon that uses unique data visualisations to help FX traders quickly pinpoint value in currency markets across multiple value metrics and multiple currency pairs in real-time.

July 16, 2015

TradingScreen, the leading independent provider of electronic trading solutions, and a group of 15 of the largest long-only asset managers in Europe have launched TradeCross, the first buy side-designed crossing platform for fixed income corporate bonds. With the support and collaboration of these asset managers, TradeCross enables participants to uncover and unlock hidden liquidity from buy-side inventories along with other new sources of liquidity to complement the traditional trading approach for credit products.

July 14, 2015

Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Mark Sykes as Global Market Strategist. Mark’s role will be to broaden the application of the kdb+ database solution within financial services and into other markets such as energy, pharmaceuticals and click-stream analytics.

July 14, 2015

Thomson Reuters has today announced that it has expanded its Elektron Direct Feed service to include the Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA).  This provides customers with high-performance access to real-time options data with a low hardware footprint.

July 10, 2015

Algo-Logic Systems, a recognized leader in providing hardware-accelerated, deterministic, ultra-low-latency products, systems and solutions for accelerated finance, datacenter acceleration, and embedded system industries, today announced availability of their new 5th Generation 40G TCP Endpoint running on ReFLEX’s XpressGX5-LP platform. The IP-Core enables FPGA-implemented logic to directly communicate over 40 Gigabit Ethernet networks with remote hardware or software devices and includes easy to use hardware application programming interface that supports multiple real-world accelerated datacenter use cases.

July 8, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced that Orient Securities Co. (Orient Securities), one of the largest securities firms in China, has selected Orc’s Trading Bricks platform for their options market making operations on Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE). With the signed agreement, Orc and Orient Securities will be able to take advantage of the opportunity in China’s financial market development.

July 8, 2015

Fidessa group has announced that Toyo Securities, an independent securities company headquartered in Tokyo, has selected Fidessa as its new wholesale agency trading system. Fidessa's agency trading platform is currently used by six of the top eight domestic brokers in Japan, as well as by many of the country's mid-tier brokers.

July 7, 2015

Appleby Capital, is pleased to announce that smartTrade Technologies, a leading global provider of liquidity management systems for the international banking industry has received a material investment from Keensight Capital, a Paris based, technology focused private equity firm. Appleby Capital served as smartTrade Technologies exclusive financial advisor. This is now the 3rd significant European transaction Appleby has executed recently.

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, a leading Japanese online foreign exchange (FX) trading company, to deliver a fully automated and hosted low latency FX connectivity platform.