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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in April 2010
TriOptima Posts First Report on Global OTC Derivatives IT TRR
News  |  4/29/2010  | 
TriOptima has posted the first public reports for the OTC derivatives interest rate swap market on the Global OTC Derivatives Interest Rate Trade Reporting Repository (IR TRR) Web page.
ITG Invests in Independent Research Firm Disclosure Insight
News  |  4/29/2010  | 
ITG becomes exclusive distributor of Disclosure Insight research to large institutional investors.
Nasdaq OMX to Close pan-European Equity MTF
News  |  4/28/2010  | 
Deutsche Borse Launches Data Products for Algo Trading
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
The historical data products from Eurex and Xetra are tailored to the needs of algorithmic traders.
Winterflood Securities choses IFS LiquidMetrix for Best Ex Analysis
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
UK broker uses the Liquidmetrix platform to independently verify the quality of its execution services for clients.
Broadridge Develops Solution Connecting Brokers to Omgeo Central Trade Manager
News  |  4/22/2010  | 
Enables brokers to take advantage of event-based "push" functionality recently added to Omgeo CTM for timely notification of trade statuses.
Verizon Expands Financial Services Network to Europe
News  |  4/21/2010  | 
Dedicated trading infrastructure offers managed connectivity and an interface to various financial market centers and data providers.
MF Global FXA Goes Live with Fidessa for Japanese Equities
News  |  4/21/2010  | 
MF Global FXA picks Fidessa's hosted Japanese trading platform as it expands into Japanese equities research and routing of client orders.
UBS Connects to MarketPrizm
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
UBS will connect to Chi-X Global Technology's MarketPrizm pan-European trading infrastructure in support of the firm’s Direct Execution ultra-low latency market access and co-location services.
Thomson Reuters Launches Next Gen Network
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
In an effort to boost trading and data speeds, Thomson Reuters has launched its new Elektron next generation aggregated data network.
Knight Unveils Oasis Algorithm for European Equities
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
New algorithm sources liquidity in small-and mid-cap stocks in thin and difficult-to-trade names for European equities.
Nomura Enhances Asia-Pacific Trading
News  |  4/19/2010  | 
Nomura has enhanced its Asia-Pacific algorithmic trading platform with several new execution strategies and has also co-located its TactEx strategy for Japan on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
ExpertRiver Brings Out New Market Data Feed
News  |  4/19/2010  | 
Harnesses the wisdom of the investment crowd to predict whether the trend of an instrument's price is going up or down.
SunGard Launches Valdi Trading Solution for U.S. Brokers
News  |  4/19/2010  | 
SunGard integrates new and existing services under Valdi brand, pitching a single solution to sell-side customers.
The Ethics of High-Frequency Trading
Commentary  |  4/15/2010  | 
There are many arguments simmering in the field of HFT fairness and ethics however, once the fear of revolutionary change passes, real changes in productivity are possible.
RTS Adds Tokyo Commodity Exchange Access
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Real Time Systems Group (RTS) is now offering clients high performance connectivity to the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM).
Wesley Clover Upgrades Trading Floor Communications Platform
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Wesley Clover Solutions, a provider of IP voice communications platforms for trading firms has upgraded its virtualized trading platform portfolio.
Revere Capital Advisors Takes Equity Stake in Statistical Research Laboratory
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Revere will offer SRL's Nexus managed account platform to clients to promote transparency for investors.
EuroCCP Introduces Clearing Service for U.S. Equity Issues
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
European trading firms can trade U.S. securities on various Pan European platforms during the day and settle those trades at DTC.
Algo Technologies, FibreSpan Form Joint Venture
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
Algo Technologies Limited and FibreSpan have launched AlgoSpan Limited to offer a network linking U.S. and European exchanges with traders.
Solace Systems Partners with Redline Trading for Faster Market Data
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
They demonstrate prototype embedding Redline's Inrush ticker plant card within the Solace hardware-based messaging platform.
Reform in the Capital Markets: How We Would Do It.
Commentary  |  4/13/2010  | 
With current regulatory reform efforts likely to follow the path of many past actions and result in compromised solutions that don't achieve targeted ends and have a host of unanticipated side effects, we outline what changes we would make.
Thomson Reuters Partners with Palantir Technologies
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
Creating a financial analysis platform, QA Studio, to support quantitative and data-intensive strategies.
Regulator Authorizes First DMA Provider in Argentina
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
Primary Trading Solutions has received authorization and technical certification from Rofex, an Argentinean futures exchange, to provide its DMA platforms to brokers.
Fidessa to Bring Fragulator to U.S. Markets
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Plans to launch cloud-based Internet service in U.S. in time for SEC rules on increasing transparency in dark pools.
Trading Technologies Connects to BM&FBovespa
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Trading Technologies and BM&FBovespa have entered into a partnership to provide direct access to BM&FBovespa’s multi-asset class platform via Trading Technologies’ X_Trader platform.
Orange Business Services Launches First Mobile Recording Solution
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
By next year, traders will be required to record all mobile phone conversations related to trading, based on FSA announcement.
How Electronic Can Europe Get?
Commentary  |  4/8/2010  | 
While the U.S. has led the world in the adoption of electronic trading, Europe is quickly catching up, driven by MiFID and the subsequent explosion in fragmentation.
NYSE Technologies, Unitelco Launch SuperFeed in Brazil
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
NYSE Technologies and Universal Telecom (Unitelco) have launched the first real-time market data delivery service to Brazil with NYSE Technologies’ SuperFeed.
Liquidnet Selects Solace Systems for Messaging
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
Liquidnet has selected Solace Systems’ Unified Messaging Platform as a key component of its liquidity matching service.
Charles River Expands Brazil Presence
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
Charles River has expanded its regional presence in Sao Paulo, Brazil with local, multi-lingual employees providing implementation, consulting and support services for regional clients and prospects.
Is Your Network Aligned With Trading Opportunities?
Commentary  |  4/5/2010  | 
Traders today must navigate a highly complicated and fragmented marketplace and face the daunting challenge of connecting to all liquidity centers while also managing the networks and the services on them. Fiber networking aims to help alleviate these issues.
Deutsche Bank Electronically Executes and Clears First OTC Interest Rate Derivative Transaction Via Autobahn
News  |  4/1/2010  | 
Achieving this milestone is part of a commitment made by Deutsche Bank to clients and regulators to improve derivative market infrastructure.

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