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June 16, 2020

Companies Pitch Shortwave Radio to Shave Milliseconds Off Trades

Companies Pitch Shortwave Radio to Shave Milliseconds Off Trades Bloomberg Businessweek  They say they can beat fiber-optic cables in getting data across oceans. By: Thomas Seal and Justina Lee June 16, 2020, 9:01 PM PDT High-frequency traders will famously do almost anything to get the latest market data and send their buy and sell orders a few milliseconds ahead of the competition. They blasted through mountains to build the most direct fiber-optic routes possible between […]
April 1, 2019

The Inaugural FT Founders’ 50 2019

The Inaugural FT Founders’ 50 2019 The Financial Technologist  Feature available here 
February 6, 2019

The Definitive List of the Most Influential Fintechs 2019

The Definitive List of the Most Influential Fintechs 2019 The Financial Technologist Download your copy from the The Financial Technologist for free here:  TFT Q1 2019 low res NEW V3.pdf  
June 19, 2018

Inside Market Data Best Low-Latency Data/Technology Provider: Quincy Data 

Inside Market Data Best Low-Latency Data/Technology Provider: Quincy Data   Inside Market Data Tine Thoresen 19 Jun 2018 Best Low-Latency Data/Technology Provider: Quincy Data IMD/IRD Awards 2018 As firms push for quicker routes to market and faster access to market data, vendors are responding by continuously advancing their networks and data offerings. For some, it is not only about the need for speed but also the need to ensure speed is available to all market participants. The winner of […]
November 4, 2016

Deutsche Börse-LSE Merger in Focus

Deutsche Börse-LSE Merger in Focus This entry is part 3 in the series Trans-Atlantic Trading: U.S. to Europe (9/16-1/17) 11.04.2016 By Terry Flanagan The overriding uncertainty regarding the planned mega-merger of European exchange giants Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange Group is whether and under what conditions regulators will approve the deal. But say the union is consummated and the derivatives suite of DB, the equity prowess of LSE, and the clearing houses of the two […]
September 1, 2016

High-Speed Trader IMC Buys Stake in Ultrafast Microwave Network  

High-speed-trader-imc-buys-stake-in-ultrafast-microwave-network By John Detrixhe September 1, 2016, 4:55 AM PDT  Deal comes as some traders signal truce in arms race for speed  McKay is open to receiving investments from other firms High speed trader IMC BV bought a stake in a company that builds microwave radio systems for trading, providing funding that will help the data network compete in the arms race to shave microseconds off trading times. The Dutch company’s minority stake will provide […]
May 16, 2016

McKay Adds Marseille, Madrid POPs for EMEA, India Connectivity

McKay Adds Marseille, Madrid POPs for EMEA, India Connectivity Inside Market Data Joanne Faulkner 16 May 2016 Officials say the PoPs offer access to the lowest one-way latency for futures market data from CME Group’s datacenter in Aurora, Illinois, which reaches Marseille in 41.552 milliseconds and Madrid in 43.978 ms. Stephane Tyc, co-founder of McKay and sister company Quincy Data, says the Madrid PoP was built at the behest of a client who specifically wanted […]
May 13, 2016

Quincy: Latency Reductions ‘Nearing Perfection’ on Aurora-NJ Data Network

Quincy: Latency Reductions ‘Nearing Perfection’ on Aurora-NJ Data Network Inside Market Data Faye Kilburn  13 May 2016 The microwave data provider’s latest improvements bring it closer to the physical limits of low-latency wireless data transmission between Illinois and New Jersey, officials say. Quincy is now distributing market data between CME’s Aurora datacenter and Nasdaq’s datacenter in Carteret, NJ with one-way latency of 3.982 milliseconds, measured from rack to rack inside the datacenters (compared to 4.012 […]
May 5, 2016

McKay Boosts European Futures Content on QED Wireless Data Service with Euronext Data 

McKay Boosts European Futures Content on QED Wireless Data Service with Euronext Data Inside Market Data Joanne Faulkner 05 May 2016 McKay Boosts European Futures Content on QED Wireless Data Service with Euronext Data The vendor says the QED millimeter-wave wireless service will provide the lowest latencies between Euronext’s co-location facility and other key London datacenters.   Officials say QED subscribers can now receive data on select Euronext instruments at the lowest known latency in major […]
January 14, 2016

Quincy Eyes Asia, Fixed Income For Growth

Quincy Eyes Asia, Fixed Income For Growth Inside Market Data Faye Kilburn  14 Jan 2016 Quincy Eyes Asia, Fixed Income for Growth After initially focusing on the US and Europe for equities and derivatives, Quincy is now looking to Asia and bond markets. In December, Quincy’s sister company, microwave network provider McKay Brothers, completed its UK millimeter wave network with a new Point of Presence (POP) adjacent to the London Stock Exchange in central London. […]