SIX has announced that it is to establish a jointly owned company with Nasdaq. The new company, RF Nordic Express AB, will build and operate microwave routes for the transmission of market data from Stockholm to London.
SIX owns and operates the largest microwave network in Europe. Earlier this year it took a majority stake in 12H AG, the operator of its microwave network. This network allows all SIX trading participants to access low-latency market data transmission from Zurich to London, Frankfurt and Milan as well as from Milan to Frankfurt and London.
In this week's Future Focus we speak with Abdullah Hiyatt, CEO and Co-Founder of THETA Trading Technologies, about the changing requirements of the buy-side, the inflexibility of incumbent vendors' solutions, and the need for a modular and flexible technology infrastructure to increase efficiency, flexibility and transparency.
OTC - What are the key technology issues faced by the buy-side?
SIX and Crux Informatics are working together to provide a managed market data solution, which enables buy-side firms to focus on core activities without having to manage complicated technical integration.
We recently spoke with Dietmar Nowatschek, Head of Product and Co-Founder of Hudson Fintech, about Entity Component System (ECS) Architecture. Dietmar shares his views below on Capital Markets technology and the need for a more flexible approach.
From Pixels to Prices - The New New Thing for Capital Markets Technology
Accuity has acquired Apply Financial, the provider of automated payment validation services..
Apply Financial’s flagship product, Validate, uses cloud and API technology to help firms submit the correct bank account and payment details when processing a payment, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing the risk of a transaction failing.
IPC and Cloud9 have launched Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), a cloud-based solution for voice trading disaster recovery. DRaaS allows traders to have access to a custom-designed virtual trading desks from any global location during an emergency.
Harrington Starr has just published its annual list of leading FinTechs, which it believes will have the biggest impact on the financial industry.
Now in its third year, the magazine is circulated to over 60,000 Financial Technology professionals globally.
Deutsche Bank and Xceptor, the data ingestion specialist, today announced a partnership enabling Deutsche Bank to automate its core process in Indonesia.
The partnership also includes Xceptor being used to automate reconciliations with multiple external parties for the bank’s Securities Services division.