QSG Announces Release of SYNC
New trading analytics platform addresses the challenges of 'impact costs' in a high-speed, high frequency driven trading market.
FX Trading: The Next Generation
Algorithmic trading in FX is on the rise. Last year StreamBase’s annual FX trading and technology survey revealed that around a third of active FX traders were using algo strategies; this year the number increased to almost half with still more planning to add this capability in the near future.
TNS, EZX Partner for FX Solution
Connectivity provider Transaction Network Services (TNS) and EZX, a trading software provider, have announced a partnership to create a low-latency FX market data and trading aggregation service.
Fidessa Opens Singapore Hub
Fidessa group has opened a new hub in Singapore to supplement its existing presence in the Asia Pacific region in Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Six Firms to Publish European Crossing Volumes
Six firms have launched an initiative to improve transparency in post-trade over-the-counter equity markets by reporting the volumes of cash equity trades crossed in their automated crossing systems through a service provided by Markit.
Opening Statement on the Flash Crash from SEC's Shapiro
The SEC and market participants are still trying to sort out what exactly happened during a 20-minute period on May 6 that saw the markets swing wildly in both directions. Mary Shapiro, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, briefs Congress on what the regulator has discovered in this video from MSNBC.
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Panopticon Partners with Sybase
Panopticon's visual interface will interact with Sybase RAP-The Trading Editionl as well Aleri's CEP engine for fast analysis of historical and real-time data.
Social Networking Site LinkedFA Teams Up With Nasdaq.com
The partnership gives linkedFA members direct access to NASDAQ’s Financial Advisor Center, which offers financial planners access to news, commentary, educational tools, job listings, advisor calculators and other resources.
SEC Announces Proposed Circuit Breaker Rules
In response to the May 6 “flash crash,” the SEC is publishing proposed circuit breaker rules to pause trading in certain stocks if the price moves 10 percent or more in a five minute period.
Clearstream Rolls Out Securities Depository
Clearstream teamed with Luxembourg’s central bank to create a securities depository service with an eye on reducing risk by allowing investors to settle securities deals in central bank money.
Burgundy Applies for Exchange Status
Burgundy has applied for authorization from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to operate a regulated market as an exchange for listing and trading warrants, certificates, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and structured products.