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September 14, 2015

Exegy, a leading provider of managed services and technology for market data normalization and distribution, has announced today the availability of a feed handler for the BrokerTec ITCH electronic fixed income feed that provides real-time pricing for U.S. and Canadian treasury bonds and notes.  The feed handler is available for Exegy’s lineup of hardware-accelerated appliances and embedded software ticker plant products. BrokerTec is the most recent addition to their portfolio of over 200 feed handlers for direct and consolidated feeds for global equities, commodities, derivatives, currencies, and fixed income markets.

September 14, 2015

GBST, a leading global provider of securities transaction and fund administration software for the financial services industry, today announced that Ian Jack has joined the company as CEO for its Capital Markets business in the UK.

September 14, 2015

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today the launch of its industry leading market data services inside Singapore Exchange’s co-location data centre. This will help provide local financial firms with access to high-performance, high-quality content while lowering their total cost of ownership.

September 10, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced two strategic recruitments: Christer Wennerberg, who joins Orc from the SEB Group and Magnus Hedin, most recently with Nasdaq. They are entering Orc’s newly established market structure team with the key mission to adapt Orc’s platforms to upcoming regulatory changes, and to launch a broader product and services offering for supporting clients affected by new European market regulations, including MiFID II/MiFIR. The new team will be headed by Christer Wennerberg.

September 10, 2015

Ullink, a leading global provider of electronic trading and connectivity services to the financial community, today announced a new partnership with LiquidMetrix, experts in financial data research and execution quality analysis. The partnership enables Ullink to provide its global community of market participants trading over Ullink’s NYFIX network with cutting edge post-trade analytics powered by LiquidMetrix analytics.

September 8, 2015

Bloomberg STP Solutions, a global cross-asset, post-trade processing provider, and Traiana, the leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, today announced a joint effort to develop a straight-through processing infrastructure to further streamline the workflow of foreign exchange (FX) options. The solution integrates Traiana's Harmony messaging network with Bloomberg's trade processing tools.

September 3, 2015

Boat Services Ltd and London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced the signing of Heads of Terms to build a MiFID II compliant trade reporting service. The new service will offer customers a single, multi-asset, pan-European reporting solution to help them meet their real-time MiFID II trade reporting obligations.

September 1, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced that Avery Trading has chosen Orc Tbricks for spread trading on CME Globex.

August 26, 2015

CodeStreet, the leading provider of market data development and testing platforms, has announced a new version of Replay, the industry standard enterprise-level market data development environment.  The latest release includes several key performance enhancements, enabling financial services firms to test market data and messaging applications at significantly increased data rates.

August 25, 2015

Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced certified connectivity to Borsa İstanbul. This new high-speed interface enables quoting and trading on Borsa İstanbul for all Orc clients using the Execution Bricks or the Orc Trading Bricks platforms. Since its formation in 2013, Borsa İstanbul brings together all the exchanges operating in the Turkish capital markets under one roof.

August 24, 2015

SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise grade market data and trading technologies, has announced the hiring of Raakhee Tharani Miller as Head of Sales based in New York.

August 20, 2015

S3, a financial services software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution, today announced improved capabilities for its Buy-Side Execution Quality Suite. The augmented market structure analytics platform now includes both point-in-time and order summary statistics for each trade composing larger orders, offering greater insight into those factors impacting best execution.

August 19, 2015

Delta Capita, an international consultancy specialising in delivering business and technology solutions to financial services organisations, has announced the appointment of Kevin Covington to its Board. Kevin will be joining as a Non-Executive Director.

August 19, 2015

The Corporate Solutions business of Nasdaq and Visible Alpha announced today an exclusive agreement to provide detailed analyst forecast data and models on the Nasdaq IR Insight platform. Through this partnership, select corporate executives and investor relations officers will gain the capability to compare and contrast the financial and operating assumptions of the sell-side analysts that drive market expectations of their companies.

August 13, 2015

Ballintrae is partnering with FISD to enable FISD members in Asia that are consumers of market data to review B.E.R.R.D. Information Policy content for Asian exchanges.  This pilot is designed to enhance consumer awareness and assist compliance with exchange market data distribution policies.  B.E.R.R.D.  is Ballintrae’s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database containing the policies of over 150 exchanges.

August 13, 2015

Options, the leading managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has today announced the appointment of the former NYSE Technologies sales executive, Helen Viccars, to the firm’s sales team. Ms. Viccars, who was responsible for EMEA sales and account management at NYSE Technologies, joins Options as VP Sales and Account Management.

August 12, 2015

CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Fixnetix, a leading provider of front-office managed trading solutions in capital markets. The proposed acquisition will enable CSC to offer capital market clients an expanded range of as-a-service front office capabilities and will strengthen its ability to address growing client demand for greater efficiency and innovation in trading, market data, hosting, infrastructure, connectivity and risk management.

August 11, 2015

Speakerbus, a leading provider of voice collaboration solutions for financial institutions, today announced  that  Verba Technologies is to join the Speakerbus global Technology Partner Programme as a certified partner. This is an important addition to the Programme’s set of compliance products as it helps clients to meet ever-growing regulatory requirements. Verba’s software has been developed to provide full plug-and-play connectivity to the Speakerbus iTurret dealerboard and its complete range of speakers. The combination of Speakerbus and Verba provides clients with voice recording capability across their entire voice technology, helping them to meet regulatory and compliance requirements for financial institutions.

August 11, 2015

OneMarketData, LLC , the founders of OneTick, a single solution for event stream processing and tick data management, today announced that KOR Group, LLC, a SaaS (Software as a Service) analytics and trading compliance firm, has selected OMD's newly launched OneTickCloud service as its tick data management and analytics platform.

August 10, 2015

Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information services, today announced the launch of its FX trade confirmation service.

August 10, 2015

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, today announced that Bloomberg’s consolidated B-PIPE market data feed is now supported in its InRush(TM) accelerated ticker plant.

August 6, 2015

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, today announced its new Capital Commitment Crossing Algorithm for options facilitation trading.

August 6, 2015

Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has released a number of new features for the buy-side and the sell-side in the latest version of its EMS. Enhancements include actionable IOI support, securities borrowing improvements and enriched support for ACT reporting.

August 4, 2015

Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it has formed a commercial resale partnership with Chelmer, an Auckland-based software solutions company that provides services and support for front and back office trading systems. Through the agreement, Chelmer is now able to provide its New Zealand financial services customers with access to Azul Zing, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed for systems that require consistent low latency and high scalability.