KVH Provides Proximity Solution to CQG for Trading Connectivity in Japan
CQG, Inc., an industry-leading order execution, charting, and analytics provider for global electronically-traded futures markets, and KVH Co. Ltd., a leader in IT and communications in Japan, today announced that CQG has selected KVH’s ultra low latency networks and proximity hosting solutions suite, “KVH Trading Avenue,” for its trading connectivity in Japan. CQG will locate its Hosted Exchange Gateways for major Japanese exchanges at KVH Tokyo Data Center beginning October 1st, 2010.
CQG’s network of collocated Hosted Exchange Gateways provides low-latency trading connectivity to more than thirty-five exchanges worldwide. Trading through CQG is extremely cost-effective and allows traders access to worldwide markets without any infrastructure investment. With “KVH Trading Avenue,” CQG further enhances its network by providing trading access to such major Japanese exchanges as Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE). “KVH Trading Avenue” is experiencing high demand from the financial services community as it offers ultra low-latency connectivity to the major exchanges in Japan and is the ideal managed environment for supporting more efficient electronic trading techniques. The solution enables financial institutions to connect to multiple exchanges from a single location with the lowest latency possible.
“CQG is committed to continuing to build its network of Hosted Exchange Gateways worldwide. For the Japan market, CQG has recently added the connection to TSE and now seeks to expand its list of connected exchanges. We believe that KVH’s services ensure our customers the benefits of fast direct market access and low-latency trade executions in a secure environment with close proximity to major Japanese exchanges,” said Mr. Mike Glista, CQG’s Director of Order Routing.
“We are very pleased that CQG has selected KVH Trading Avenue for its trade routing. KVH is a market leader in providing ultra low latency connectivity and proximity hosting in Japan, having pioneered such services. Focusing on the needs of electronic traders, KVH continues to improve its service performance to help energize the trading market,” said Dr. Zhongmin Guo, Vice President, Telco and International Business Unit of KVH.