Another Reuters CEP announcement!


Like buses, nothing, then all of a sudden…. two at once (well nearly)!

Two days after Reuters announced the release of a hosted CEP aggregation service for FX, they follow that up today by announcing they have integrated StreamBase into their new Elektron platform.

The StreamBase CEP technology will be offered as a component within the Enterprise platform for Velocity Analytics to create an end-to-end quant system for back testing, algorithmic development and deployment. It will also complement the existing Thomson Reuters Dealing Aggregator FX trading offering by providing CEP capability in tandem with the low latency algo trading platform.

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Single-Dealer Platforms: In depth coverage in e-Forex magazine


The July 2010 edition of e-FOREX magazine includes an excellent article “Special FX – building a new breed of trade execution platforms” – this touches on a whole variety of areas including multi-asset trading, increasing product complexity, connectivity and STP issues, whether lower latency is relevant or even achievable, the change in the relative use of multi-dealer and single-dealer platforms and the adoption of Web technologies and rich internet applications (RIAs) in single-dealer platforms.

All in eight pages – a really good read.

If you have a print copy of e-FOREX then turn to page 112 (page 114 of the digital edition and page 59 of the full PDF edition) and you’ll find that journalist Nicholas Pratt has encouraged Continue reading