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Just One To Go For TradElect

With Oslo Børs moving to the LSE's Millennium Exchange technology sometime soonish, it looks like flicking the off switch for TradElect is moving closer. The exchange has already migrated its main...
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Getting to Grips with Latency for HFT in FX

There has been much discussion recently around the impact of high frequency trading (HFT) on the financial markets. There is no doubt that the concept of HFT, analysing market information such as...
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FPGA Momentum Accelerates!

Perhaps it's just me reacting to NIWeek, which just concluded here in Austin, but I seem to be noticing the F word - for FPGA (that's Field Programmable Gate Array for you x86 guys) - cropping up...
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Q&A: Cisco's Dave Malik on New Nexus Switches and Trading Fabric Architectures

Earlier this year, Cisco Systems announced new switches focused firmly on the low-latency trading space, and along with them, it announced its Trading Fabric architecture, setting out how these...
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TMX and Atrium - If You Can't Join Them, Beat Them?

With a plan to expand internationally through a merger with the London Stock Exchange thwarted by a lack of shareholder support and a rival bid, Canada's TMX Group - Toronto Stock Exchange, Montreal...
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Perseus Shaves Milliseconds to Sao Paulo

Just 106 milliseconds roundtrip, is the published latency for Perseus Telecom's new low-latency connection between Nasdaq's Carteret, NJ data centre and the Sao Paulo-based Brazilian securities,...
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Co-Lo + Connectivity. Just Add Community for Profit!

For those interested in trends in co-location and connectivity, and the emergence of the community effect fueled by these technologies, you might take a look at this feature that I authored for A-...
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Level 3 Goes Last Mile to LSE

A bit more insight into the Level 3/London Stock Exchange news today.  After previously relying on others - competitors - to provide last mile connectivity to the LSE's co-location centre, the...
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Breaking New Ground with Ultra Low Latency Messaging

Inter Thread Communication (ITC) is not a new concept. Developers have been doing it for quite some time. However, doing it fast and well has been tricky. This mimics almost all of the modern day...
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Wenig Departing Thomson Reuters in Reorg

Veteran Devin Wenig is leaving Thomson Reuters, where he was head of the Markets division (its focus being on financial information and trading systems) as part of a reorganisation that will see that...

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