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Tuning Up Symphony

The Symphony communications service, which provides a self-contained messaging protocol for financial services firms, is finding that its openness can be a double-edged sword. Intelligent 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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Trading Communications Become A ‘Mammoth’ Challenge

The volume of securities trading communications that requires recording and the amount of time that regulators mandate that information be retained have become a “mammoth” challenge for financial...
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Inside The Matrix: How Broadway Technology Links Systems Together

Trading complex financial products on behalf of a large enterprise is an elaborate challenge that requires distributed systems working together. Broadway Technology, a provider of middleware serving...
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Enyx Accelerates Trading Transmissions With Radio Waves

For major established trading communication routes that have relied on fiber optic cable, such as New York to Chicago, London to Frankfurt, or local back office transmissions as from New York to...
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When Is Lower Latency Worth The Effort?

Shaving response times by nanoseconds can produce value in high-frequency trading, but the cost of achieving that size of an improvement in latency, in resources and time, can be too high for trading...
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ICE Atrium Acquisition Streamlines New York-Toronto Low Latency Ties

The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) acquisition of TMX Atrium, the wireless and extranet infrastructure services business owned by Canadian exchange operator TMX Group, could expand the low latency...
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Housden Brings Capital Markets Focus To Colt

Network and communications provider Colt Technology Services’ hire of Andrew Housden as vice president of capital markets may herald greater attention and effort on financial markets work by the...
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Trade Surveillance is Challenging, But is There Also a Glint of Opportunity?

If Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) extend the breadth and depth of trade surveillance, could they also provide opportunities for firms that...
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Truphone Provides Solace For Industry BlackBerry Users

The business world, and particularly the financial industry with its stricter security needs to protect trading communications, has not been as quick as consumers to give up on BlackBerry, but has...

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