Tag: market data

Wombat acquires Harco and promises clients enhanced market data management

Direct market data feed specialists Wombat Financial Software has acquired Harco Technology Ltd., a market data usage reporting and compliance technology firm. The price was not disclosed. The acquisition of Harco, which services over 70 trading floors worldwide with its Data Access and Reporting Tool (DART), is intended to enhance the Wombat offering by combing Harco’s reporting product line with the Wombat Entitlements System.

lastminute.com technology adviser Niall Dalton joins market data specialists Kx Systems

Kx Systems, which provides analytics on streaming and historical price data, says that Niall Dalton has joined the company as Chief Solutions Architect. The position of Chief Solutions Architect was created for Dalton, an expert in developing scalable parallel and distributed solutions. He will advise Kx prospects and customers before and after the sale on the IT architecture best suited to their performance requirements.

SIFMA challenges SEC on prices charged by stock exchanges for market data

The New York-based Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) has urged the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to implement a moratorium on market data rule filings for American stock exchanges until the regulatory is able to address what the organization calls "the fundamental legal and policy issues created by for-profit exchanges."

Gissing Software launches Gissing Realtime XL version 3.0

Gissing Software, solution specialists in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has announced the immediate availability of Gissing RealtimeXL 3.0, its Microsoft Excel add-in. The latest release incorporates a number of improved usability features including an enhanced toolbar, data viewer, administration interface and a number of wizard formula builders, making it easier for traders to handle and manipulate real-time market data within Microsoft Excel, the firm says.

Accenture Data Expert Neil Edelstein joins Jordan & Jordan

Neil Edelstein, who specializes in reference data and securities pricing services, has joined New York-based Jordan & Jordan’s Management Consulting Practice. Jordan & Jordan says Edelstein's experience in addressing data quality, sourcing and distribution issues from the perspectives of both the vendor and the consumer will provide its clients with practical solutions to meet their security master file and reference data management challenges.