Operations & Technology Archive

June 05, 2008

Eurex Clearing enhances OTC service offering

Eurex Clearing has enhanced its over-the-counter (OTC) clearing offering. As of 1 July 2008, it will introduce a multilateral trade registration (MTR) facility and a new deal-based pricing structure for equity options. read more>

June 04, 2008

Townsend’s EMS to access TD Securities’ algorithms

Trading solutions provider Townsend Analytics has integrated broking firm TD Securities’ algorithms and electronic execution services for Canada and the US into its RealTick execution management system. read more>

June 04, 2008

Gissing launches market data system for hedge funds

Gissing Software, a market data solutions provider, has launched the Gissing Hedge Fund Market Data System, a market data integration platform for hedge funds. read more>

June 03, 2008

Townsend’s EMS links to NYSE dark pool

Trading solutions provider Townsend Analytics has added NYSE MatchPoint, the New York Stock Exchange’s dark block-trading facility, as a destination on its RealTick execution management system. read more>

June 03, 2008

NYFIX updates its Appia FIX engine

NYFIX, a trading solutions provider, has released Appia v5, the newest version of its FIX engine. The new version features load-balancing capabilities and performance fine-tuning. read more>

June 02, 2008

Settlement services merger promises lower trading costs

Euroclear, the European settlement services provider, has signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ to acquire the Nordic Central Securities Depository (NCSD) from Nordea, SEB, Svenska Handelsbanken and Swedbank. read more>

June 02, 2008

Lehman Brothers expands Asia-Pacific trading tools

Global investment bank Lehman Brothers has added new products and services to its electronic trading platform in the Asia-Pacific region. read more>

June 02, 2008

Buy-side warned on risks of outsourcing MiFID to brokers

Buy-side warned on risks of outsourcing MiFID to brokers

The buy-side should be wary of passing too much responsibility for MiFID compliance onto their brokers, according to Brian Sentance, CEO of analytics and data management firm Xenomorph. read more>

May 29, 2008

NYSE to launch two new data products

Exchange group NYSE Euronext will introduce two new data products – NYSE OpenBook Ultra and NYSE Order Imbalances. read more>

May 29, 2008

Singapore Exchange connects to Thomson Reuters

Market data vendor, Thomson Reuters has signed up the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to its global portfolio of low-latency direct exchange interfaces. read more>