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Nasdaq, Tradeworx to launch test facility for algorithms
By Reuters
10/09/2013 2:02:53 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters) Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. said on Wednesday [Oct. 9] it is partnering with a unit of high-frequency trading firm Tradeworx on an algorithm testing site for firms to examine automated trading strategies and reduce operational risk.
Buy Side Steps Up, and Streamlines: TABB Group Study
By Rich Blake, HedgeWorld
05/04/2010 10:02:17 AM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—As money managers engage in increasingly sophisticated trading methods while encountering more compliance pressures, the push to invest in technologically advanced Order Management Systems (OMS), and separate Execution Management Systems (EMS), has never been greater, according to a soon to be released TABB Group study which surveyed 118 buy-side trading desks.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
08/20/2008 3:59:29 PM ET

Penserra, BIDS Trading in Agreement NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Agency broker Penserra Securities and BIDS Trading on Wednesday [Aug. 20] announced an agreement whereby Penserra's institutional investor client base will get direct access to the BIDS Trading crossing system.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
07/31/2008 1:36:33 PM ET

Sybase, QlikTech Join to Offer Data Tool LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Sybase Inc., the enterprise software group, and QlikTech Inc., a business intelligence display software maker, are linking to offer a new data analytics solution that offers speeded up processing and advanced graphic display reporting tools.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
07/29/2008 5:20:06 PM ET

Citi Offers Market Access Solution LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Citigroup Inc.'s Global Transaction Services business launched a solution that offers multiple market access throughout Europe with a consolidation of securities and cash accounts.
DTCC, Markit Form OTC Initiative
By Maggie Shea, Financial Correspondent
07/21/2008 6:04:47 PM ET

LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Clearing and settlement provider The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. and information services firm Markit have formed a new company combining Markit's front- and middle-office trade processing services with DTCC's Deriv/SERV matching and confirmation service.
Test of A Pic Story
By S Moy
07/11/2008 3:28:15 PM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Citigroup Inc.'s OpenPrime, a front-to-back operating platform for hedge funds and 130/30 funds, recently added three new clients.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
07/09/2008 1:07:12 PM ET

Citi's OpenPrime Adds Three Clients NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Citigroup Inc.'s OpenPrime, a front-to-back operating platform for hedge funds and 130/30 funds, recently added three new clients.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
07/02/2008 5:32:13 PM ET

Pivot Enhances Pivot 360° JERSEY CITY, N.J. (HedgeWorld.com)—Inter-enterprise network Pivot Inc. has upgraded its Pivot 360°; application with the introduction of Pivot Instant Markets, its third module add-on that offers over-the-counter derivatives traders electronic communication surrounding trading activities.
dbFX for the Not Quite Institutional HF
By Maggie Shea, Financial Correspondent
06/26/2008 3:29:28 PM ET

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (HedgeWorld.com)—Integrity FX LLC, a two-year old hedge fund that manages about $3 million in assets, found that Deutsche Bank's dbFX platform has filled the void of a brokerage for experienced traders that aren't quite retail or institutional.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
06/19/2008 12:33:23 PM ET

CEP Vendors Approved For Sybase RAP Platform LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—Three of the top complex event processing (CEP) vendors have completed integration certification with RAP-The Trading Edition, Sybase Inc.
First Coverage Sorts Buy-Side Info Flow
By Maggie Shea, Financial Correspondent
06/10/2008 4:56:02 PM ET

BOSTON (HedgeWorld.com)—Web-based software company First Coverage Inc. on Tuesday [June 10] released Version 2.0 of its web-based platform that helps portfolio managers gather, control and evaluate information coming to them from the sell side.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
06/05/2008 5:15:15 PM ET

ConvergEx Launches Dark Desk NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—BNY ConvergEx Group LLC has launched a trading desk that will provide complete coverage of all major dark liquidity pools to buy-side clients.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
05/20/2008 6:41:00 PM ET

SunGard Releases Compliance Module PARIS (HedgeWorld.com)—SunGard, a financial services software provider, announced Tuesday [May 20] the release of a new module of its Asset Arena solutions suite designed to address compliance issues.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
04/30/2008 3:08:56 PM ET

GL Trade Launches Trading Solution PARIS (HedgeWorld.com)—GL Trade will launch MarketMap Plus, the newest solution in its market data product suite, to support traders in the price discovery and decision-making processes.
Instinet, Nomura Team Up on Algo Suite
By Chris Clair, Managing Editor
04/14/2008 6:17:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Since acquiring Instinet Inc. in early 2007, Nomura Holdings Inc. has kept its distance, mostly so as not to compromise Instinet's reputation as an independent securities firm.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
04/14/2008 1:48:58 PM ET

Tullett Prebon Signs Data Deal SHANGHAI, China (HedgeWorld.com)—Financial market data provider Tullett Prebon Information Ltd. signed a multi-year agreement with Shanghai Wind Information Co.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
04/04/2008 2:39:46 PM ET

LaSalle Signs Abraxas to Integrated Administration Platform LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)—LaSalle Global Fund Services Europe said the capabilities of its global network and infrastructure integration led it to sign Abraxas Capital Management Ltd.
Corporate Actions Solution Offers Hedge Funds a Leg Up
By Maggie Shea, Financial Correspondent
03/27/2008 2:41:25 PM ET

BOSTON (HedgeWorld.com)—More than 1 million corporate actions are reported each year worldwide, from stock splits to dividends, mergers, acquisitions and spinoffs.
Technology Briefs
By HedgeWorld Staff
03/20/2008 3:29:18 PM ET

Pragma, Weeden Launch Dark Pool Solution NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—Institutional broker Weeden & Co. LP and software provider Pragma Financial Systems LLC launched OnePipe, an Optimal Liquidity Management System that offers integrated exposure to non-displayed liquidity sources, or dark pools.

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