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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

TTLiquidity: what could be a single big improvement in SOR?

25 November 2009  |  4837 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

The TradTech Liquidity event was very good this year. It provides a good outlook on the state of the industry as well as perfect networking opportunities. Personally, I enjoyed the panel on How Smart Are Smart Order Routers? the most. The final question in this panel was if there is any revolutionary improvement that can happen in Smart Order Routi...

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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

Consolidated tape and cost of surveillance systems

01 November 2009  |  3834 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There is a set of vendor solutions available already to provide EBBO. Technology development and competition will enable buy-side to obtain a reasonable benchmark for the best-execution. On the other hand, regulators should carefully assess demands for changing market data prices, as revenues from market data services are accompanied by the costs ...

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Cinnober on latency

22 October 2009  |  4000 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Cinnober just announced the publication of an in-depth whitepaper on latency on their web site: http://www.cinnober.com/files/A_Cinnober_whitepaper_on_latency_1.pdf The paper contains a much more de...

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Iosif ItkinExactpro Systems - Moscow

Sub-Millisecond Latency: One Figure, Many Dimensions

13 October 2009  |  5299 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

So, there are two matching engines claiming 100mks latency: Gatelab and MillenniumIT. This post is neither about arguing whether industry and especially buy-side really needs such enormous achievement...

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Dark pools rulebook transparency

03 March 2009  |  7594 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Would it be fair to say that the regulators should care about all types of legitimate participants even for market operators? The climate for institutional investors is not extremely warm after MiFID,...

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New MTF web site and trading support in Eastern Europe

10 February 2009  |  4306 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is actually exciting to find out that a new MTF will soon join the market. I would be interested to learn more about the new venue. Unfortunately, no detailed information is currently available, a...

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Hedge fund spending - SOR vs. RMS

06 January 2009  |  4553 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

To be honest, I remain skeptical about the necessity to invest heavily into Risk Management technology. It seems to me that the issue is not in software or hardware but in general assumptions and prac...

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Random thoughts about a recent computer glitch that hit TSX

22 December 2008  |  4800 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Most financial systems are designed to handle outages in one or another way. However, even if redundancy is incorporated into the system’s architecture it is not uncommon to see that insufficient atte...

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Crisis exposes banks' weaknesses towards ERM vendors

19 December 2008  |  3491 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Comparing Ernst & Young figures against PRMIA Global Risk Survey results (http://www.prmia.org/globaleventseries/news/20080618.html) Ernst & Young Enterprise-wide risk-reporting process is in ...

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