Trading Floor Technologies

ETAS 2013: The Benefits of Going Commando

According to Pierre Dulon, CIO of Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, his organization needs to “transform” the way it delivers IT to the business, by reducing its operating costs, and crucially, establishing small, discrete commando-style…

Orange Sells Trading Solutions Business to Gores Group

The Gores Group, a US-headquartered private equity firm, has announced its acquisition of the Paris-based provider of voice and electronic trading infrastructure, Orange Business Services ─ Trading Solutions, a subsidiary of France Télécom-Orange.

Bloomberg Under Fire for Terminal Breaches

Data vendor Bloomberg has come under sustained pressure for the past few days over admissions that reporters from its news arm accessed client information through the company's ubiquitous terminals.

Open Platform: IP Turrets Gain Traction

Traditionally, trading turret technology has lagged behind the world of enterprise telephony. But that is beginning to change, as IP trading turrets gain acceptance thanks to a number of key drivers. By Mark Gibbons

ICE, Cetip Bonds Platform Approved in Brazil

Brazilian securities regulator Comissao de Valores Mobiliarios (CVM) has approved Intercontinental Exchange's (ICE) fixed income trading platform, developed in conjunction with Rio de Janeiro-based depository Cetip.

The UX Factor: Visual Design Meets Finance

Financial applications once eschewed Marshall McLuhan’s famous argument—that the “medium is the massage”—by prioritizing function and cost over the beauty of the interface. No longer, experts say. Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on a design revolution that…

BAML's Walker: It's Not All About Speed

The message at the European Trading Architecture Summit (ETAS) in London this morning was clear: When it comes to developing cutting edge capital markets trading infrastructure, it's not all about speed.

High-Frequency Trading Webcast

Waters gathered leading industry experts for a webcast on October 11, 2012 to discuss what technological and operational initiatives firms are employing in their high-frequency trading strategies