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ITG discusses on new Canadian DarkPool regulation

ITG discusses on new Canadian DarkPool regulation

Written by on July 10, 2012 in Featured on app, regulation & compliance, Technology with 0 Comments

After a relatively slow start, dark pools development in Canada picked up speed in 2011. In response to the growing dark trading activities, Canadian regulators, the CSA and IIROC, published their final dark pool regulations (“Provisions Respecting Dark Liquidity”). As a noticeable leader in the Canadian trading market and operator of the biggest Canadian dark […]

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#Newedge improves smart order router platform

#Newedge improves smart order router platform

Written by on May 22, 2012 in futures, options & derivatives, Technology with 0 Comments

Newedge is a global leader in multi-asset brokerage and clearing. It announced in March the launch of Phase 2 of their Smart Order Router (SOR) platform for U.S. equity options and cash equities products. This upgrade of platform aims to provide independent, best execution and superior price discovery to all executing market participants, including small- […]

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#DeutscheBank expanding #lowlatency product in the U.S.

#DeutscheBank expanding #lowlatency product in the U.S.

Written by on May 22, 2012 in HFT with 0 Comments

Deutsche Bank is aggressively expanding its low latency produce and services in the U.S. to attract more speed-hungry traders. Earlier, it rolled out its µltra FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) product suite to all major US stock exchange co-location facilities, including NYSE, NYSE Arca, NASDAQ, Direct Edge and BATS. The μltra FPGA platform provides high […]

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#NAG leads the #investment in its employees and building a stronger team

#NAG leads the #investment in its employees and building a stronger team

Written by on May 14, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments

Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) is a leading global expert on utilizing numerical engineering to delivering high-quality computational software and high performance computing services. And recently, NAG has been recognized by Investors in People (IIP) as part of the top 1% of UK organisations. IIP aims to provide a UK national quality standard which defines good […]

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#Quantamental strategy: does it really combine #quant and #fundamental strategies’ respective strengths?

#Quantamental strategy: does it really combine #quant and #fundamental strategies’ respective strengths?

Written by on May 7, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments

Quantitative and fundamental analyses were thought to be mutually exclusive. However, now there is a new strategy gradually emerging and it’s name is “Quantamental”. A few days ago, Morgan Stanley’s equity strategy team published their list of five most favored and five least favored growth stocks based on their "quantamental" model. Team leader Adam Parker […]

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#Options #exchanges: the more the better?

#Options #exchanges: the more the better?

Written by on April 26, 2012 in Exchanges, futures, options & derivatives with 0 Comments

Nasdaq OMX Group announced last month that it plans to open its 3rd options exchange to further complement the stock derivatives market. Nasdaq considers this new platform a necessary addition to its floor-based Nasaq OMX PHLX and the fully electronic Nasdaq Options Market. Its two existing options exchanges were home to more than one-quarter of […]

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Extending the #low-latency race from underground to the air

Extending the #low-latency race from underground to the air

Written by on April 26, 2012 in HFT with 0 Comments

Traditionally, high frequency traders seeking the fastest connections between markets have looked to fiber-optic networks. It’s been a largely successful endeavour. Latency between the markets of Chicago and New York has been cut as low as 13.3 milliseconds. But now, microwave radio technology is the uprising new star in the low-latency arena because traders are […]

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#HKEx leading the #bidding on #LME

#HKEx leading the #bidding on #LME

Written by on April 24, 2012 in Exchanges, futures, options & derivatives with 0 Comments

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEx), together with 3 other global exchanges (CME Group, NYSE Euronext and InterContinental Exchange), are in the final bidding for the 135-year old London Metal Exchange (LME). The growing role of Asia, especially China, might turn out to be crucial in this bidding. Earlier this month, LME indicated that […]

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#Latency race to the zero

#Latency race to the zero

Written by on April 20, 2012 in HFT with 0 Comments

In recent years, various constituents in the financial services industry have played their part in reducing latency, to a point now where we’re seeing diminishing returns. Nevertheless, latency is still the prominent buzz word in the highly competitive world of modern electronic trading, as it is not about the absolute speed but being faster than […]

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#CBOE to move electronic #trading platform to #NewJersey

#CBOE to move electronic #trading platform to #NewJersey

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Exchanges, futures, options & derivatives, HFT with 0 Comments

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to move its flagship options trading platform from Chicago to Secaucus, New Jersey in the 4th quarter this year. As the largest and oldest venue for trading options, CBOE will be the last major stock or options exchange to locate in a data center in the New York metropolitan […]

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