The UPI, the LEI & Beyond
The organizational mechanisms are in place. Now it's time for the financial industry professionals to provide guidance on a global coding scheme that is fit for all the purposes intended.
Single Dealer Platforms: Are Their Days Numbered?
Today, clients are not really consolidating their trading through preferred single suppliers; they will always hunt for the best price, best service, and most trusted supplier in any given market.
Modernizing Voice Bond Trading
Algomi doesn't take the approach that it can migrate voice trading to electronic flow. Instead, it focuses on how to make voice trading more efficient.
The New Race to Zero
The low-latency trading race is almost over, but the in-memory analytics race is just beginning.
HFT's Death by a Thousand Cuts
It took a while for regulators to catch up with high-frequency traders. Unfortunately for the HFT players, the regulators found their footing in September.
Why Settle for Less in the Front Office?
Recent research shows that sell-side firms are less than satisfied with their order management system (OMS) technology. Many front offices, however, continue to make do with their current solutions. Are they selling themselves short?
Reframing the HFT Debate
The debate surrounding HFT should focus on whether the practice unnecessarily adds complexity to the markets.
Is FIX Protocol Use Declining?
FIX may be the dominant standard for buy-side to sell-side electronic trading around the world, but binary protocols such as OUCH have gained traction among high-speed traders. Now the rise of Bitcoin and crypto currencies is fueling the next stage of evolution.
Driving Competitive Advantage Through FX TCA
Accurate TCA for FX trading has proved more challenging than in equities, delaying its progress. But the benefits to trading strategies can't be ignored, and investors are already positioning FX TCA as a critical business function.
Market Data Gone Wild
While some people talk of a new “transaction tax,” most ignore the hidden tax within the markets.