FF Virtual Arena: Time and the Importance of Accuracy
Nov20

FF Virtual Arena: Time and the Importance of Accuracy

In today’s Virtual Arena we will be discussing time and how businesses need to be measuring at picoseconds to be competitive. With increasingly demanding regulations in finance, being on time has never been more critical. Join James Beeken from Cisco, Leon Lobo from the National Physical Laboratory and Hugh Cumberland from txtsmarter who bring our host Doug Mackenzie up to speed – don’t be...

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Researchers bring Atomic Clock Timestamp Precision to Stock Market Trading
Aug24

Researchers bring Atomic Clock Timestamp Precision to Stock Market Trading

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers from the National Physical Laboratory, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMX), and Z/Yen, timestamped financial stock trades with Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC) generated from atomic clocks and recorded the trades directly on a distributed ledger.  The results will be analysed by Strathclyde’s Centre of Financial Regulation and Innovation. The “Atomic Ledger” project recorded over 20 million...

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