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Investors
11 Oct
2017

TransFICC Secures Strategic Investment From Illuminate Financial and Main Incubator

Illuminate Financial and Main Incubator, capital markets investment specialists, have made a €1m early stage investment in TransFICC

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22 Sep
2017

TransFICC Selected For FIA Innovators Pavilion 2017

The FIA selection committee has chosen TransFICC to join the Innovators Pavilion at FIA Expo 2017 in Chicago, to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in financial markets technology.

Newnewjmh
11 Sep
2017

Why You Should Care About JMH.........And A New Tool To Analyse JMH Data

JMH is a tool to measure Java code that is executed within micro-second timescales. Because TransFICC operates an ultra low-latency environment we developed Influx JMH Reporter to process JMH data - this has now been open sourced.

Jim
25 Aug
2017

Weekly Roundup - The Evolution of Corporate Bond Trading

This week we highlight an article written by Jim Greco in his weekly newsletter, TradingPlaces. Jim's article looks at the rise of e-trading, with venues introducing alternative forms of liquidity and e-trading firms emerging to become some of the largest liquidity providers.

Greyspark4
18 Aug
2017

Weekly Roundup - Trends in Fixed Income Trading 2017 (Part 2)

GreySpark has just published the second part of its Trends in FI Trading, which includes a review of TransFICC's recently launched One API for eTrading.

Greyspark2
13 Jul
2017

Weekly Roundup - Trends in Fixed Income Trading 2017

New report from GreySpark highlights the structural shift taking place in corporate and government bond trading.

Echelon
30 Jun
2017

Weekly Roundup - Asia FinTech

FinTech is HOT in Asia - Steve and Tom have just returned from two exhausting days at the Echelon Asia Summit.

Fl2
15 Jun
2017

TransFICC Joins The FinLab's Accelerator Programme

TransFICC has been selected to join The FinLab's accelerator programme. The FinLab is a joint venture between UOB and SGInnovate.

Bubbles
08 Jun
2017

Weekly Roundup - Market Connectivity and Liquidity Aggregation

This week a piece in Markets Media stood out - mainly because it validates our business model. AxeTrading has received an investment of €2m, and Algomi and AllianceBernstein announced they will launch a bond market aggregator. This illustrates the demand for technology that helps navigate the fragmented bond market.

Bost4
21 May
2017

Weekly Roundup - The View From Boston

Views from last week's Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Boston. Two full days talking about the key themes in Fixed Income - Fragmentation, Regulation, Transparency and e-Trading.

A2 A
10 May
2017

The Holy Grail for Technology Firms - Matching Corporate Bonds

A very interesting piece by Shanny Basar at Markets Media points to the expected growth of all-to-all corporate bond trading, the increasing number of venues offering all-to-all, how market data is exploding, and the role of technology in connecting these markets. It's got it all.

Bondeco
09 May
2017

Bondecosystem and TransFICC Partner on Bond Market Connectivity

Bondecosystem and TransFICC are collaborating to provide Fixed Income traders with low latency connectivity to etrading venues. The partnership delivers point of presence in key Equinix datacentres and TransFICC's API, which supports fast, robust and scalable data throughput.

Data
03 May
2017

Weekly Roundup - Technology And Fragmentation Drive Market Data Volumes

When markets were more manual and intermediated by people, the flow of information was limited to human networks. Electronic markets, coupled with increased market fragmentation, have multiplied the volume of market data exponentially.

Phones
25 Apr
2017

Weekly Roundup - We Are All Dealers Now & The Bright Road Ahead For APAC Market Data

Two articles caught our eye over the last week, which highlight how the Fixed Income market continues to evolve. An article in The Economist highlighted the growth of all-to-all e-trading in corporate bonds and Markets Media published a comment piece about the growth of Market Data in APAC.

World
19 Apr
2017

Connectivity Platforms Report FI Deals Ahead of MiFID II

Sobia Hamid at The Desk reports that the increase in Fixed Income e-trading is driving the growth of secure connectivity channels.

Meet Me
13 Apr
2017

Meet Me On A Venue

Corporate Bonds - Under MiFID II there will still be phone calls, but the calls will end when it comes to market-making. If a trade is deemed Large in Size or Size Specific to Instrument Thresholds, clients will hear, "Meet me on a venue".

Ipc3
04 Apr
2017

IPC and TransFICC Announce Collaboration on Fixed Income and Derivatives Connectivity

IPC and TransFICC are now collaborating to provide over 6,000 market participants in IPC’s Fixed Income Marketplace with secure access to the production and UAT environments of TransFICC's high performance API.

Bubble
03 Apr
2017

FinTech - Delivering Generational Change In Capital Markets

"...the financial industry is going through a generational change in market structure due to deleveraging, regulation and zero tolerance of compliance failures." - Markets Media interviews Mark Beeston, from Illuminate Financial Management.

Boston
24 Mar
2017

Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Boston - 16 -18 May

Steve is pitching TransFICC again....this time to the FinTech Shark Tank in Boston

Fix1
03 Mar
2017

EMEA FIX Trading Conference - Takeaways

Yesterday, Steve attended a busy EMEA FIX Trading Conference. Unsurprisingly, discussions were dominated by MiFID II, with most panels highlighting how the structure of Fixed Income and Derivatives markets will change as a response to regulation.

Alltoall
28 Feb
2017

Electronification in Credit Markets and the Emergence of All-to-All Marketplaces

Thomas Thees from CastleOak Securities speaks with Larry Tabb - We have now reached the point where technology supports both the sell- and buy-side being price makers. Thees discusses the emergence of all-to-all marketplaces, the trader’s responsibility to achieve best execution, and the value of data.

Iosco
09 Feb
2017

New IOSCO Report Highlights The Importance of Connectivity for Fixed Income

"The recent proliferation of electronic trading platforms has created a set of challenges for market participants...These challenges highlight the importance of addressing connectivity...in order to provide access to appropriate platforms and counterparties, as well as to allow aggregation and search functions..."

Trans
27 Jan
2017

MiFID II, Transparency And Its Impact On The Market

More on MiFID II and transparency. We expect to see more OTC trading moving to regulated electronic venues, as these venues are obliged to meet the transparency requirements.

Ms
16 Jan
2017

Object Pooling Using Deque, Results in Mean Latency of 0.56 Microseconds

Tom's blog has been getting a lot of attention over the past month, due to a client sharing the Micro Benchmark Testing results - particularly the mean latency of 0.56 microseconds (stack object pooling using deque).