By Cathy Gibson, Director and UK Head of FI Trading, Deutsche Asset Management. MiFID II is a catalyst for innovation in bond trading.
By Courtney Doyle McGuinn, Operations Director, FIX Trading Community. The countdown continues in earnest to January 2018 and the go-live date for MiFID II compliance.
By Curt Engler, Head of Equities Trading, The Americas, JP Morgan Asset Management. Systemisation should be a gradual process until it becomes a solid foundation for further development.
By Edward Sanderson, Vice President, Advanced Execution Services, Credit Suisse. Several factors are forcing firms to choose how best to integrate their dealing platforms.
By Don Mendelson, Owner, Silver Flash LLC and Technical Architect, FIX Trading Community. SBE has led to both a technical and an organizational revolution for FIX.
By Mike Bellaro and Nej D’Jelal, Co-Chairs, Plato Partnership. It is critical for the market to deliver continual improvement that address investor concerns.
By Sean Cunningham, Head of Capital Markets for iShares and Index Investing APAC, BlackRock. Exchange Traded Funds can be an increasingly important vehicle for investors to access depleted fixed income...
By Eugene Kanevsky, Global Head of Electronic Trading, CLSA. AI technology is an indispensable tool for traders to gain an edge in the algorithm arms race.
By Michael O’Brien, Vice President, Head of Product Management, Global Risk & Surveillance, Nasdaq. Regulation plays a major role in the buy-side’s use of trade surveillance technology.
By Joseph Bacchi, Head of Multi-Asset Trading and Investment Operations, Acadian Asset Management. A reliance on electronic tools creates a danger that human expertise is not fully harnessed.
By Damian Bierman, Head of Asia-Pacific, Portware. Technology provided by third-party systems improves trading efficiency and enhances execution alpha.
By Ben Jefferys, Head of Trading Solutions, IRESS. Market participants need to take a clear, objective look at their own individual requirements before selecting an appropriate trading system.
By Tan T-Kiang, Chief Technology Officer, Grasshopper. Financial innovators face pitfalls and hurdles to compete successfully in a highly regulated environment and it’s not for the faint-hearted.
A roundtable write-up by Rupert Walker, GlobalTrading. Collaboration is essential to meet the regulatory challenges affecting the trading process and to ensure technology integration is effective and beneficial.
By Michael O’Brien, Vice President, Head of Product Management, Global Risk & Surveillance, Nasdaq. Nasdaq’s survey on compliance trends is a wakeup call for firms that are unprepared for new regulations.
By Jon Evans, Head of BT Private Wealth Markets. The next logical step in the evolution of execution services is to their application in private banking.
By Chris White, CEO, ViableMkts. Illuminating the true costs of corporate bond electronic trading requires expanding the criteria for evaluating platforms.
By Ambrose Tan, Head of Central Dealing for Equities, Fixed Income, Treasury, Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia). The role of buy-side traders is becoming increasingly important - and more fun.
By Carl James, Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, Pictet Asset Management. The focus should be on process and dealer expertise to measure fixed income transaction costs.
By Brian Ross, CEO, FIX Flyer. There are key measures you can take to protect against cyber-attack and ensure that you are not the weakest link.
By Michael Corcoran, CEO, ITG Asia Pacific. Buy-side trading is a valued function in its own right, so brokers must adapt to serve their clients effectively.
By Bill Stephenson, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Trading, Franklin Templeton Investments. Disruptive technologies and innovation will enhance active asset management and create new sources of alpha.
By Michael Chin, Managing Director, Global Head of Trading, Thomson Reuters. Fund managers are gaining the upper-hand over trade order and execution systems vendors, who respond with flexible technology.
By Tim Healy, Global Marketing and Communications Director, FIX Trading Community. FIX Trading Community is taking the initiative as markets prepare for the impact of MiFID II and meet new challenges.