Kx Product Insights: Surveillance Alerts Blog Series

27 Nov 2018 | , ,
Share on:

by James Corcoran

Kx has been providing solutions to the capital markets industry for over 20 years.  Our core product, kdb+, is typically deployed in areas where huge volumes of data need to be analyzed extremely quickly, such as electronic trading and post-trade analytics.

Over the last five years, the regulatory landscape within financial services has changed, with greater demands for transparency being placed on firms.  This means that compliance departments now have the same need for processing and analyzing tick-level data whilst ensuring their systems are scalable, resilient, and secure.

Kx is therefore a natural technology choice to help institutions meet their regulatory obligations.

At Kx, we have developed regulatory-specific solutions to address the evolving requirements of various capital markets participants.  ASIC, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, selected Kx to provide their next generation trade surveillance solution, whilst the SEC use our kdb+ database to store and analyze the data they collect from market participants.  Perhaps most notably, IEX, the exchange seeking to level the playing field and stamp out predatory behavior in the high frequency trading arena, use Kx for their internal trade surveillance system.

Our engineering teams, based in major financial centers across the globe, have worked closely with our clients to implement analytic models and algorithms designed to detect rogue, predatory, and illegal trading patterns.

In this upcoming blog series, we seek to highlight some of the scenarios which our software is designed to monitor.  Click here to read the first blog on Phishing

 

SUGGESTED ARTICLES

Kx Product Insights: Kx for Love!!

14 Feb 2019 | , ,

By Declan Fallontine This month’s Insights post falls on Valentine’s day so today’s article will feature a dashboard visualizing data centered on romance.  As a source we will use a blog post by dating site, Zoosk, which investigating generational differences in dating[1].   Zoosk has over 750K dating profiles and its members have generated nearly 250 million messages […]

Kx Product Insights: Unusual Trade Volume Alert

7 Feb 2019 | , , ,

By Gemma Clarke Kx has a broad list of products and solutions built on the time-series database platform kdb+ that capitalize on its high-performance capabilities when analysing very large datasets. Kx for Surveillance is a robust platform widely used by financial institutions for monitoring trades for regulatory compliance. The Surveillance platform instantly detects known trading […]

Kx Product Insights: Flow of Funds AML Alert

31 Jan 2019 | , , , ,

by Gerard Dickson Kx has a broad list of products and solutions built on the time-series database platform kdb+ that capitalize on its high-performance capabilities when analyzing very large datasets. Kx for Surveillance is a robust platform widely used by financial institutions for monitoring trades for regulatory compliance. The Surveillance platform instantly detects known trading […]