The vendor is drawing on its vast collection of data to develop predictive signals for credit ratings, shareholder activism and more.
Project Octopus becomes Octaura, killing BofA’s Instinct platform and Citi Velocity trading protocol
Backed by the banks in the Project Octopus consortium, the new, independent company will launch this year with a focus on new trading protocols and integrated data analytics. At the same time, Bank of America will sunset its single-dealer loan trading platform, and Citi Velocity will end use of its BWIC protocol.
Mike Carrodus says his firm, Substantive Research, has found that pricing inconsistencies for the same dataset can vary enormously, with some institutions paying almost five times more than their peer group.
The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
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