RTS Realtime Systems announced the launch of DMA to Brazilian Exchange BM&FBOVESPA, for a more in-depth analysis of the current trading situation in Brazil & Latin America read the article in Automated Trader by Timo Pentner of RTS - Brazil - The Challenges of DMA and Risk Management. This was also a topic covered in Automated Trader's recent Algorithmic Trading Survey, click here for more details.
In other recent industry news - last week the LSE announced the acquisition of a majority stake in LCH.Clearnet and this week LCH.Clearnet received regulatory non-objection from the FSA for ForexClear, and signed an MoU with NYPC, DTCC and NYSE Euronext to explore cross-asset netting and offsetting, SGX and Eurex teamed up to enhance market access, SGX also announced the launch of hubs in Chicago and London, and Fidessa too expanded its US presence this week with the opening of a Chicago office.
Cleartrade Exchange announced its Market Data Service, Deltix and CitiFX launched an automated FX Trading Solution at Equinix, Optimum Lightpath introduced a Private Fiber Service, Wall Street Horizon offered its Real-Time Earnings Date Monitor, and TradingTechnologies released an upgrade to its trading platform.
Ullink is to provide DMA to Russian Bank URALSIB Capital, R.J. O'Brien announced the deployment of FFastFill's Trading Pro solution, Eze Castle Integration & eSentire teamed up to improve hedge fund security, Schroder selected Milestone Group's pControl software, and NYSE Euronext & Bloomberg partnered to deliver integrated OMS.