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Chi-X Canada Selects TickSmith Big Data Platform as Its Historical Market Data Vendor

TickSmith announced today that Chi-X Canada ATS Limited has selected its Big Data Platform to manage and distribute Chi-X Canada and CX2 historical market data through its web portal.

TickSmith operates a web portal where users can source and access comprehensive historical trade and quote data for Chi-X Canada and CX2, as well as analytical reports and data produced by TickSmith, formatted for use in display and analytical applications. The web portal is based on TickVault, a financial Big Data distribution platform that stores, manages, and delivers financial trading data such as trade and quote history.

“Over the past five years, Chi-X Canada has become a vital component of Canada’s equity markets. Today we are the largest ATS in Canada which naturally places more value and creates more demand for our historical market data,” said Dan Kessous, CEO of Chi-X Canada.

“Requests for historical market data have increased as our market share has grown. TickSmith’s platform will offer clients access to our historical trading data as well as a powerful set of reports and analytics.”

“TickSmith’s TickVault platform provides a turnkey data distribution solution for marketplaces like Chi-X Canada,” said Francis Wenzel, CEO of TickSmith. “It has proven itself by managing petabytes of data and will easily scale to accommodate Chi-X Canada’s continued growth.”

TickVault is provided as a complete platform, as a service, or managed and installed at client sites. It is ideal for exchanges, trading networks, data vendors and regulators who need to manage and extract value from large amounts of financial data.

About Chi-X Canada

Chi-X Canada is a high-performance alternative trading system (ATS) marketplace for the trading of TSX and TSXV-listed securities from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET. The market, which is the largest ATS platform in Canada, offers strict price/time priority, post-trade attribution, market-agnostic smart routing, advanced order types, trade reporting, risk management tools, historical market data and direct connectivity services. Like all of the Chi-X Global platforms, Chi-X Canada and its newest marketplace CX2 aims to provide cost savings to investors through trading efficiencies, ultimately helping to improve investment performance.

Chi-X Canada ATS Limited, The Exchange Tower, Toronto 888.310.1560

About Chi-X Global

Owned by a consortium of major financial institutions, Chi-X Global operates market centers in Australia, Canada and Japan. Its Chi-TechTM technology services unit provides technology to its business lines and its Chi-FXTM platform.

About TickSmith

TickSmith is a FinTech that has built the first commercial Big Data platform for financial data. TickSmith's platform provides specific solutions to participants in the brokerage and trading ecosystem, from exchanges to financial institutions, vendors and regulators. Offered as cloud services and managed platform this solution is disrupting financial data management practices and providing untold new opportunities to exploit financial data. TickSmith’s customers and partners use its platform as data distribution portals, add-ons to trading networks, management and analytics tool, and in compliance applications. For more information, please visit www.ticksmith.com or contact us at [email protected].

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