Tag: market data

Quant House announces the acquisition of SmartQuant technology

Quant House, the low latency market data feeds, feed handlers and solutions provider for quant traders and low latency-sensitive financial institutions, has announced that it has acquired SmartQuant technology, rebranded QuantFACTORY. SmartQuant's trading strategies development tools enable users to develop, back-test, simulate and execute program trading strategies, the firm says.

Data vendor Perfect Information appoints DPC Data as its US agent

The UK-based financial data provider Perfect Information (PI), which is owned by Centaur Media, has appointed DPC DATA to support its customers in the United States. DPC DATA Inc. is a provider of data-related outsourced services, and a publisher of municipal securities reference data and disclosure documents.

Chi-X latency measured to be 10 milliseconds by TransactTools

Instinet Chi-X, the first pan-European equity alternative trading system (ATS), or multi-lateral trading facility (MTF), as it will be known once MiFID goes into effect in November, yesterday announced that its roundtrip latency has been measured at 10 milliseconds - or 1/100th of a second — after a series of latency and throughput tests performed by TransactTools.

Tenfore adds Indian stock exchanges to data distribution platform

Market data provider Tenfore Systems Ltd has added the National Stock Exchange of India and the Bombay Stock Exchange to its real-time data feed. The company says this is the first step in a major strategic project to enhance its Asian content and globalise its market data offering. As part of this initial phase, the company has also extended its contract with BT Radianz to provide exchange connectivity across all of Asia-Pacific and is utilising Radianz Proximity Solution to launch a new ticker plant in Tokyo.

FT Interactive speeds up delivery of syndicated bank loan valuations

FT Interactive Dathas enhanced its bank loan pricing service. Access to independent valuations of syndicated bank loans will now be accompanied by automated delivery of refinancing, termination and substantial amendments to loans, as well as the effective date of the change. FT Interactive says that, due to the massive volume of loans in the marketplace, estimated to have reached $3.5 trillion in 2005, it can be challenging for firms to efficiently keep track of these events.

SGX buys new data feed technology from OMX and Cicada

OMX and Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) have signed an agreement to develop a new data feed system designed to enhance SGX's data dissemination services to market participants. The new data feed system is designed to enrich and package price data from multiple sources. With this system, SGX intends to be able to enable brokers and data vendors to provide comprehensive data to their customers.