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And Finally…

There was an interesting development from the Royal Bank of Canada last week when it announced that it had launched a new AI-based trading platform for its equities business, and I, for one, am very interested to see how – if at all – the trading style offers something different. I do believe that when […]

Sucden Adds TY3 Connectivity

Sucden Financial has launched its TY3 (Tokyo) matching engine, in conjunction with FlexTrade Systems. The new matching engine targets Asia-Pacific clients, providing a reduction in cross-region latency and an overall enhanced experience, with improvements to liquidity and price discovery during Asia trading hours. Combined with Sucden Financial’s established NY4 and LD4 infrastructure, the addition of […]

EBS Plans Matching Engine Changes as Part of Migration to Globex

EBS is planning to change how clients match on its EBS Market platform as part of a planned migration to CME Globex, including a new matching engine infrastructure. The firm, which was bought by CME Group in 2018, is in the throes of migrating its fixed income BrokerTec platform to Globex later this year and […]

ITRS, Refinitiv, Renew Partnership

ITRS Group, the provider of estate monitoring, capacity planning, IT analytics and load testing to cross-industry enterprise clients, has announced a renewed partnership with Refinitiv. The collaboration will maintain market data feeds for the financial services industry. Although the firm says the deal is a renewal, a release states that Refinitiv clients will now also […]

Velocimetrics Unveils Monitoring Solution for 100 Gbps Feeds

Velocimetrics has announced what it claims is a unique, modular, software-only approach to monitoring and analytics of 100Gbps network feeds. With the service, the firm says exchanges and trading companies can now fast-track their move to 100Gbps (gigabits per second) using their existing hardware, rather than having to invest in new, dedicated and expensive servers. […]

Avelacom Deploys New PoP in Virginia

Connectivity and IT infrastructure provider Avelacom has deployed a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Ashburn, Virginia, with direct connectivity to Amazon AWS US – East–1 region. Its AWS Ashburn to AWS Dublin, one of the most popular routes for cryptocurrency arbitrage, is now the fastest line available in the market at a guaranteed 65.3ms round-trip latency. The new […]

In the FICC of It

Trading automation in the non-spot FX world is again firmly in the sights of Colin Lambert and Galen Stops in this week’s podcast, although this time it is in FX options. With SynOption launching in Singapore this week and Digital Vega expanding its capabilities further, they ask, ‘is this the time that the FX options […]

And Finally…

At face value the report that the US government is seeking to change how it releases economic data to markets seems to be yet another attempt to put the high-speed traders in the box seat, but in reality it is just another attempt to rearrange the deckchairs on the Titanic. Currently, as I have discussed […]

And Another Thing…

The issue of the Bank of England’s news conferences being “hacked” raises several questions, but most prominently, what is different about someone paying for a faster feed from such an event, to someone paying for co-location – or even building microwave towers to get data quicker? In December it was reported by The Times that […]

Moex Signs with Avelacom for More PoPs

Moscow Exchange has facilitated connectivity options for professional market participants and their clients from Asia and the Middle East by deploying new Points of Presence (PoPs) in collaboration with Avelacom, in data centres in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai and Mumbai. The firms say market participants have high speed access to Moex’s markets and data […]