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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in August 2010
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A Bright Spot for Agency Brokers
Commentary  |  8/31/2010  | 
As agency brokers expand into the alternative research area, they are becoming alpha generators, which turns out to be a more stable, if not growing, piece of the total commission pie.
Thomson Reuters Brings Elektron Hosting Platform to India
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Thomson Reuters announced the launch in India of Elektron, its real-time network and hosting platform, as part of a bid to meet soaring demand for fast and cost-effective access to one of the world’s fastest growing markets.
Cross Research Group Joins Pulse Trading's Independent Research Platform
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Cross Research's analysts provides focuses on the global tech sector.
Knight Direct Joins the Orc ExNet Broker Connectivity Network
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Knight Direct will offer its suite of execution algorithms to Orc's trading customers.
EXQIM Chooses OneTick for Quantitative Strategy Development
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
French investment manager selects unified CEP and Database system rather than multiple systems.
Newedge Warns of International Regulatory Arbitrage in OTC Derivatives
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
Supports regulatory harmony between the European Commissions proposals and the U.S Dodd-Frank Bill's private clearing initiatives.
Voltaire Announces High Density 10 GbE Switch for Efficient Scaling of Cloud Networks
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
Top-of-rack switch delivers new virtualization and converged data center capabilities.
Bats Europe to Roll Out Depository Receipt Trading
News  |  8/27/2010  | 
Bats Europe announced plans to launch trading of depository receipts on its integrated book and dark book pending regulatory approval.
Nasdaq OMX Unveils Volatility Target Index
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX Group announced that it will launch a new volatility index in conjunction with Deutsche Bank’s global asset management segment, a system it said is designed to limit risk for investors dealing on the Nasdaq-100 Index.
CBSX Daily Volume Exceeded 100 Million Shares
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
Equity exchange surpassed 100 million shares in daily volume for the first time since it was launched in 2007.
Shore Capital Turns Liquidity Provider via +TRADER Platform
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
The broker will offer Retail Service Provider (RSP) trading to users of +TRADER.
Numerix Expands South Asia Presence With New Seoul Office
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Numerix, a provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, announced the opening of a new regional office in Seoul, a move the firm said is aimed at capitalizing on the growing South Korean derivatives market.
Nasdaq Teams Up With Tivo
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Tivo to improve the visual experience and interactive nature of NasdaqMarketSite.
FX Bridge Names Stephen Best CEO
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
FX Bridge Technologies, a provider of FX and options trading platforms, announced it hired Stephen Best as CEO, a post he assumes after a decade of overseeing complex trading strategies at several large firms.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chooses Calypso for Trading and Treasury Management
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Hong Kong's monetary authority will use the system to trade across multiple asset classes, while monitoring the underlying risks in real time.
Solace Systems And Serisys Sign Distribution Agreement For China
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
This agreement allows Serisys, which is based in Hong Kong and has offices in Shanghai, Tokyo and Singapore, to sell and service Solace equipment to financial services providers throughout China including Hong Kong.
TradeStation Integrates Futures Trading on Eurex
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
TradeStation Securities announced real-time trading in Eurex futures has been integrated into its platform, a move the firm said was driven by growing demand from traders seeking the ability to deal in a wider range of global futures markets.
Tokai Tokyo Securities Picks Japanese Trading Platform
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
The Japanese brokerage firm picked Fidessa for its high-performance capabilities and its hosted-Software-of-As-Service solution.
Morgan Stanley Takes Speedway Trading Platform Global
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
Morgan Stanley announced that U.S. traders can now use Speedway, its high-speed direct access platform for low-latency trading, to access major equity trading venues in Europe and Asia.
Neptuny Launches New Virtualization Planning Tool
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
Caplan 3.3 new features include virtualization planning, benchmark management, tagging, filtering and searching enhancement, and integration of new data sources.
GFI Group Deploys IPC's IQ/MAX to Fuel Growth in South America
News  |  8/23/2010  | 
The IQ/MAX Turret will provide specialized communication applications for GFI's brokers in Santiago, Chile.
Colt Deploys Infinera's Network to Deploy Low Latency Routes in Europe
News  |  8/23/2010  | 
Colt is now offering a measured latency of 4.22 milliseconds between London and Frankfurt and 2.65 milliseconds between Paris and Brussels.
Morgan Stanley iPad Application Takes Aim at Institutional Clients
News  |  8/23/2010  | 
Morgan Stanley announced the launch of an application on Apple Inc.’s iPad that aims to let institutional clients view reports on fixed income markets, stocks, currencies and economics.
TradeStation Buys Portfolio Testing Software From Rina for $5 Mln
News  |  8/23/2010  | 
TradeStation Technologies Inc. announced it bought the Portfolio Maestro software platform from Rina Technologies for $5 million, acquiring a system that allows users to test their portfolios and trading strategies.
State Street Beefs Up Risk Analytics Tools
News  |  8/20/2010  | 
State Street Corp announced it enhanced its risk analytics tools with portfolio reallocation devices and economic stress tests to help traders grapple with a volatile market.
Fidessa Connects Its Global FIX Network to Chi-X Japan
News  |  8/19/2010  | 
Fidessa group plc announced its global FIX network is now connected to Chi-X Japan, the latest proprietary trading system in the Japanese equity market and first Chi-X venue operating in Asia.
Voice Trading in Derivatives Is Not Dead: Long Live the Squawk Box!
Commentary  |  8/19/2010  | 
Sweeping financial reform of the OTC derivative market targets aspects of voice trading, however today’s traders rely on voice solutions more than ever.
LCH.Clearnet Hires Michael Davie to Head SwapClear's Products for Buy Side
News  |  8/19/2010  | 
Appointment of JP Morgan executive reflects commitment to buy-side OTC derivatives clearing offering.
Broadridge Acquires NewRiver in $77 Million Deal
News  |  8/18/2010  | 
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. announced it acquired NewRiver Inc., a firm which specializes in electronic investor disclosure platforms, for about $77 million in a deal that’s expected to close later this month.
FTEN Receives Patent for its Financial Data Processing System
News  |  8/18/2010  | 
The technology provides real-time cross-market risk management and surveillance at a time when regulators are pondering new mandates for sponsored and naked access.
IT: The Global Economic Accelerant
Commentary  |  8/17/2010  | 
IT is a major driver of global economies, but traditional indicators such as GDP do not go far enough to accurately measure global competitiveness.
CQG Adds Platts Data for Energy Industry Customers
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
With the addition of Platts' end-of-day data sets, customers can do all of their analysis within the CQG environment.
BATS' Second US Equities Exchange To Go Live in October
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
BATS received SEC approval to operate a second US equities exchange last Friday, putting it on a level playing field with NYSE and Nasdaq.
S&P VRS Rolls Out Benchmark For Evaluating Corporate Bonds
News  |  8/16/2010  | 
S&P Valuation and Risk Strategies, the analytics arm of Standard & Poor’s, announced the debut Risk-to-Price, an evaluation benchmark aimed at helping corporate bond investors measure how well they’re being compensated through yield.
Lime Brokerage Rolls Out Low-Latency Options Data From CBOE
News  |  8/16/2010  | 
Joint offering will give non-members a real-time, low latency alternative to OPRA consolidated feed.
Atrium Network Upgrades Connection Between New York, Toronto
News  |  8/16/2010  | 
Atrium Network announced it upgraded the exchange ring connecting New York to Toronto to 10 gigabits per second as the firm looks to improve its existing latency performance.
SimCorp Tool Allows Fund Firms to Measure Growth Prospects
News  |  8/12/2010  | 
SimCorp announced the launch of a self-assessment center which allows a mutual fund firm to see its growth prospects and evaluate how they measure up against their peers.
EuroCCP Nabs J.P. Morgan as General Clearing Participant
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
EuroCCP, a provider of clearing and settlement services for a range of European markets, announced that J.P. Morgan has agreed to become one of its general clearing participants.
Interactive Data Adds Bond Analytics to RemotePlus
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
Market data provider Interactive Data Corp announced that it added bond analytics to RemotePlus, its financial server for the Microsoft Windows and UNIX operating systems.
Mexico’s GBM Deploys FIX Flyer’s Software for FIX Messaging
News  |  8/10/2010  | 
Electronic trading software provider FIX Flyer announced that Mexico-based broker Grupo Bursatil Mexicano using both the Flyer Engine and Daytona Monitoring for their FIX messaging.
Nexaweb And Pyxis Mobile Join Forces To Modernize Legacy Apps For Mobile Platforms
News  |  8/10/2010  | 
The integration between the vendors will create opportunities for companies to create new mobile customer service, financial trading, real-time news and data streaming solutions on iPad, iPhone, Blackberry and Android applications.
StreamBase Links CEP To Brazil's BM&FBovespa
News  |  8/9/2010  | 
StreamBase Systems announced that it connected its complex event processing platform to Brazil’s BM&FBovespa, a move it said will give users low latency access to derivatives and equities listed on the exchange.
StreamBase, Alphastream Collaborate on Trading Systems for Brazilian Market
News  |  8/6/2010  | 
StreamBase Systems, which develops complex event processing technology, announced that it formed a partnership with Alphastream to build electronic trading systems targeted for the Brazilian market.
Interactive Data Strikes Deal To Distribute Tradition’s OTC Data
News  |  8/5/2010  | 
Interactive Data Corp said today that it will carry over-the-counter data from interdealer broker Tradition through its low-latency data feed PlusFeed.
Direct Access Partners Teams Up With Rivel Research Group
News  |  8/4/2010  | 
Institutional broker partners with independent research provider of investor perception research.
Measuring Liquidity: A Challenge in OTC Markets
Commentary  |  8/4/2010  | 
The credit crisis has demonstrated the need for a new generation of market-based liquidity measures in OTC instruments, according to David Austin and Gavan Nolan at Markit, who contend the focus should be on indicators of 'prospective liquidity.'
ConvergEx Receives U.S. Patent For Commission Management Technology
News  |  8/4/2010  | 
The patent covers the proprietary technology and methodology allowing users to pool and manage their commission dollars from multiple executing brokers and authorize payment of research invoices.
Citi Hires Ian Smith to Head Electronic Execution in Asia Pacific
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Smith joins Citi after ten years with Credit Suisse where he was head of AES in Asia Pacific.
Rosenblatt Securities Selects NYSE Technologies' SuperFeed As Global Data Service
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Agency broker will use SuperFeed to more cost effectively offer pre-and post-trade TCA tools to customers.
CQG Provides Low Latency Routing to Turkish Derivatives Exchange
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
CQG's hosted trading gateways enable traders to route orders to TurkDEX and manage both inter-and intra-exchange spread strategies.
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