Yipes Enterprise Services, a provider of managed, end-to-end ethernet solutions for enterprise customers, today announced an agreement to offer market data access and trading capabilities through the Yipes FinancialConnect! platform, making the Yipes network the first ethernet-based extranet used by the exchange.
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.
FT Interactive Data has made improvements to its syndicated bank loan pricing service. Users will now get terms of refinancing, termination and substantial amendments to loans, as well as the effective date of the change.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Credit Suisse and Relegence, a real-time search and news engine for the global financial services industry, have enhanced their joint venture product, Relegence Connect. The product now provides quantitative metrics, enabling users to identify investment opportunities in a real-time environment within organisations and industries.
Royalblue, provider of Fidessa, has announced that Cornhill Asset Management, the specialist IPO & pre-IPO brokerage firm has gone live with Fidessa Workstation in its London office. Fidessa will supply Cornhill users with real-time UK equity and derivatives market data.
Continuing its push to provide investors and traders with a single-source platform for research and trading, online broker AOS has launched an expanded suite of research tools, charts, news and fundamental data, available at aosbroker.com . This latest release includes an array of integrated research tools to help tr