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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in April 2011
Q&A with BATS Founder, Tradebot Chairman Dave Cummings
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
Six years ago, as many Wall Street players fretted about fewer trading options and reduced competition after Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange each swallowed Island Instinet and Archipelago, BATS Global Markets founder Dave Cummings saw an opportunity.
Merlin Securities Unbundles Multi-Prime Analytics Package
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
Offers standalone analytics package to broader universe of money managers, without requiring them to be prime brokerage clients.
Tradeweb to Integrate Tervela's Messaging Layer
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
Tervela will provide Tradeweb with an enhanced messaging layer to integrate into its existing electronic trading infrastructure.
CZ Capital Switches to Paladyne
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
European hedge fund implements Paladyne's FastStart as fully-hosted front-to-back-office solution, replacing Linedata Beauchamp.
Tradeweb to Integrate Tervela's Messaging Layer
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
Tradeweb is addressing the information distribution demands of a worldwide network of electronic fixed income and derivatives trading customers.
Greywolf Selects SunGard Valdi OMS
News  |  4/22/2011  | 
Why NYSE Shareholders Will Probably Spurn Nasdaq
Commentary  |  4/21/2011  | 
Much to the chagrin of those who are loathe to see the New York Stock Exchange fall into foreign ownership, NYSE Euronext shareholders are more likely to accept Deutsche Borse's offer rather than Nasdaq OMX and InterContinental Exchange's rival bid.
Buy, Sell or Hold With Twitter?
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
As a U.K. hedge fund taps the social network to predict market moves, industry participants argue that Twitter may be ineffective - or even dangerous - as a sole forecaster.
Deutsche Bank Sells Retail FX Unit to GAIN Capital
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
Deutsche Bank, the world's largest FX provider to institutional investors, announced it agreed to sell its retail FX unit to GAIN Capital Holdings Inc.
New Hedge Fund Taps Blog Modeling
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
Citigroup Called Out For Trying To Spin Weak Q1 Results
Commentary  |  4/20/2011  | 
Citigroup is catching some grief over its transparent attempt to disguise weak first-quarter earnings.
Hedge Fund Managers Predict Strong Performance in 2011: Survey
News  |  4/20/2011  | 
Happy days are evidently here again for hedge funds, even as the fragile global economic recovery plods along.
Pinpointing Prohibited Prop Trading
News  |  4/20/2011  | 
Nasdaq OMX-ICE Deal Has Merits
Commentary  |  4/18/2011  | 
The Nasdaq combination wtih NYSE would create the largest U.S. equity trading venue, reduce technology costs for traders and diversify ICE's derivatives business.
SEFs Will Improve Global Swaps Market: Survey
News  |  4/18/2011  | 
A wide range of market participants believe swap execution facilities will improve the derivatives trading market, according to research conducted by Tabb Group.
Technology Management Provider Genpact and SmartStream Aim To Give More Control To CFOs
News  |  4/18/2011  | 
The deal will allow Genpact, a finance and accounting services expert, to leverage SmartStream's new TLM Account Reconciliation solution.
Restarting the Engines of Growth
News  |  4/15/2011  | 
The process of becoming a public company is broken. The SEC needs to reform the rules to revive the stalled IPO market and spur growth.
Balancing Latency vs. Cost
Commentary  |  4/15/2011  | 
The days of Wall Street firms and clients building data centers in the "race to zero latency" are nearly ending, contends David Kelly, Thomson Reuters Enterprise CTO.
NYSE Technologies Unveils Liquidity Centers in Chicago, Toronto
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology arm of NYSE Euronext, announced the launch of liquidity centers in Chicago and Toronto that are designed to help traders access key global markets more quickly.
J.P. Morgan Worldwide to Clear Knight Capital's Trades on UBS MTF
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
Providing clearing and settlement services on UBS MTF continues JPM's strategy to offer access to multiple exchanges and trading platforms.
Thomson Reuters Taps Corvil for Latency Measurement of Elektron
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
New service will provide latency monitoring and reporting for data delivery and trade applications inside the Elektron Hosting center as well as clients' internal infrastructures.
GlobeOp Indices to Boost Transparency of Hedge Fund Flows
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
GlobeOp Financial Services announced the launch of two indices designed to track monthly capital flows at nearly 10 percent of hedge funds worldwide.
Chi-X Australia Picks Equinix for Primary Data Center
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
Preparing to launch its alternative trading venue in Q4, Chi-X Australia will leverage Equinix's infrastructure to offer proximity hosting and network connectivity needs.
Feeling the Crunch of New Regs
News  |  4/12/2011  | 
BofA Merrill Lynch Unveils European Pairs Algo
News  |  4/12/2011  | 
Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced the launch of a pairs algorithm for the European market, the latest step in a plan to roll out such strategies for each region globally.
Mariner Rolls Out G2 Tax Kit
News  |  4/11/2011  | 
Ramius Implements HedgeSphere
News  |  4/11/2011  | 
The Exchange Merger Arms Race
News  |  4/7/2011  | 
ConvergEx RealTick Expands into Brazilian Derivatives
News  |  4/6/2011  | 
The RealTick platform now provides Brazilian futures and options data and execution capabilities from Brazil's BM&FBovespa, the nation's largest exchange, ConvergEx announced.
Fidessa Launches Mexican Trading Platform
News  |  4/6/2011  | 
The multi-asset trading platform is compliant with new regulations in Mexico introduced to drive more automated trading solutions.
4 Steps for Preparing for Disaster -- What Every Manager Should Know
News  |  4/5/2011  | 
If firms truly want to survive a disaster, preparation must be about more than just data.
The 'Rubin 300' - An Experimental Market Index of Tech Leaders
Commentary  |  4/5/2011  | 
An experimental market index of technology leaders shows that IT is a key driver of business success, even when the economy has slowed.
QuoteMTF Completes Go-Live With Passive Liqudiity Providers
News  |  4/5/2011  | 
Initial participants in the Pan-European trading venue's equity participation program, are starting to trade across more than 1,400 single stocks and ETF securities.
Gain Capital Opens Singapore Office
News  |  4/5/2011  | 
Gain is looking to expand business development efforts in Asia for GainGTX, an institutional electronic communications network launched in March.
First American and Capital Trading Corp. Chooses SunGard WealthStation
News  |  4/4/2011  | 
Boca Raton-based brokerage firm offers SunGard WealthStation to financial advisor, with trading and reporting functionality, and Valdi OMS for agency and riskless principal trades.
LMAX Launches Smart Phone Trading Apps for Mobile Exchange
News  |  4/4/2011  | 
The retail FX and contracts for difference trading venue, announced the first mobile exchange with LMAX Trader for iPhone and BlackBerry devices.
All Roads Lead to the Smart Router
News  |  4/4/2011  | 

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