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Nasdaq Targets Q3 for ITCH eSpeed Feed


Nasdaq Targets Q3 for ITCH eSpeed Feed

Nasdaq OMX is set to release a new market data feed for its eSpeed fixed income platform on Sept. 30, based on its ITCH data protocol, to provide algorithmic and high-frequency trading firms with a higher-performance alternative for distributing data on US Treasury bonds from the eSpeed market.


Canadian Market Participants Skeptical of Proposed Exchange Data Fee Regulation

Proposed regulations in Canada to curb the fees that Canadian trading venues can charge for their real-time market data have received mixed reactions from market participants, who are unconvinced that the new proposals will significantly reduce the cost of market data overall.


Eze Adds AIFMD Functionality to Reporting Product

Eze Software is helping funds manage reporting requirements of the EU directive, which include submitting information about regional, counterparty and asset class exposures


Money.net Adds ETF, Mutual Funds Data, Bows Mobile Apps

New York-based low-cost market data display vendor Money.net has added new content to its datasets and has rolled out native mobile apps to accompany its data desktop and web-based terminals, and is planning significant analytics enhancements for future releases later this year.

SimCorp Unveils New Dashboards

SimCorp has launched Asset Services Dashboards and Alerts, which provide users with a real-time overview of asset-servicing metrics, while alerting them of areas that need attention, such as acting on exceptions.

Analysis & Opinion

Internal Dark Pools—Into Darkness?


Internal Dark Pools—Into Darkness?

This week, trading on Barclays' US-based LX platform fell off a cliff after a lawsuit was filed alleging high-frequency (HFT) manipulation at the venue. Is the buy side finally spooked?

AIFMD: How Independent Are Your Valuations?

In his last column before leaving Inside Reference Data for pastures new, Nicholas Hamilton considers the challenges of complying with the European Union's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, which had a compliance deadline this week

DTCC Announces Settlement and Collateral Initiatives

The Depository Trust Clearing Corp. (DTCC) is making an effort to publicize its primary initiatives surrounding collateral management and settlement in an effort to help the industry lay out budgets for the coming year.

Walter Mitty Does Wall Street

Waters Rankings winners and hedge fund cyber-attack scenarios lead this week's coverage.

Opening Cross: Data Dilemmas Will Be Just Fine... If You Read the Fine Print

The financial markets are full of nostalgic tales about how deals used to be done on a handshake in the street. Unfortunately—or perhaps fortunately, depending on your point of view—those days are gone. Now, there’s a paper trail for everything—in fact, not just a paper trail, but an electronic paper trail, archived and protected by regulations governing information storage, to make it harder to commit fraud and to ensure that firms can meet any demands for information from regulators.

Midnight Hour for European AIFMs

The deadline for applying for authorization under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) arrives on July 22, and one recent measure suggests a few firms out there are still sweating bullets. But, Tim wonders, is that such a bad thing?

Special Reports

Swap Futures Special Report

May 2014 ─ sponsored exclusively by Equinix.


Data Management Special Report

June 2014 ─ sponsored by Eagle Investment Systems, ClusterSeven, and Xenomorph.


Fatca special report

May 2014 - sponsored by: Actimize, SIX Financial Information, Thomson Reuters


IBOR special report

May 2014 - sponsored by: Advent; Eagle Investment Systems; InvestTech Systems Consulting; Linedata; SimCorp

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