News & Commentary
Content posted in February 1999
Choices Abound As LIFFE Opens its Connect System to Vendors and Customers
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Working towards an April 12 deadline for the start of futures trading on its homegrown trading system, the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) is touting a new generation electronic trading platform-dubbed LIFFE Connect.
DTC’s TradeMatch Scores Win at Fidelity
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Fidelity Investments, the Boston-based mutual fund giant, has given its traders the green light to use the Depository Trust Co.'s (DTC) TradeMatch service to match and process institutional trades for its U.S. trading operations.
BankBoston Deploys PixelVision FPDs
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
BankBoston has installed PixelVision Technology's flat-panel-display (FPD) monitors in support of its foreign exchange traders and salespeople worldwide.
Brokat Partners With Diffusion to Create Notification Product
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Riding the wave of personalized customer interactions, Diffusion has teamed up with BROKAT Infosystems, a leading provider of secure e-commerce services, to create an event-driven notification product that's being aimed at financial services companies.
Electronic Bond Trading Systems Pass Critical Mass
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
The numbers tell the story: bond traders, long considered the most conservative of financial market participants, are changing the way they conduct business in an increasingly electronic trading environment.
Standarized Testing for IT Recruiting
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Matching technical skills with technical projects, TeckChek simplifies the hiring process.
Brown & Co. Launches Trading Voice Module
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
In an effort to expand its customers' trading options, Brown & Co. is getting geared up to roll out a natural language voice recognition module for its Infocom Systems Services-supplied trading system.
Inprise Builds Up Java Development
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Financial firms that want to jump into Java development have a friend in Scotts Valley, Calif.-based Inprise Corporation, a company that focuses on rapid-application-development and middleware products.
Swiss Pitch Component Middleware at Real Tim
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Softwired, a two-year old Zurich start up, has released a new middleware product aimed at real-time financial applications developed with components that run over intranets and extranets.
Advances in ECNs
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Technological innovation and a budding trend toward linking the once standalone electronic communication networks (ECNs) to increase liquidity is changing the face of electronic trading.
Wireless Trading Makes the Mainstream
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
The RIM950 takes the next step in wireless trading.
The Automation of Order Management
News  |  2/1/1999  | 
Shopping for an order management system from the buy-side perspective.

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