29 March 2015

Trade execution

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Left in the dark

26 March 2015  |  985 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Currently, it doesn’t really matter whether dark trades are executed under the reference price waiver (RP), large in scale waiver (LIS) or a negotiated trade waiver (NT). However, under MiFID II, the waiver flavour will make a significant difference. Whilst RP and parts of NT will become subject to the clunky double volume cap, LIS will not, so we...

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Neil Crammondevoi - london

regulators finally begin to outpace physicists in race to catch market manipulators !

19 March 2015  |  1574 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

ESMA want HFT venues to syncronize their clocks to within a nano second to help exchange supervisors track market abuses . This is a proirity to link the time stamp acknowledging an order after receiving a trade request ; ie gateway to gateway latency and time . This ability of HFT to process orders faster than rivals using techno

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Orit Nathan MahalalBanc De Binary - Limassol

Currency Crises in Emerging Markets?

19 March 2015  |  1165 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

‘It’s like a unilateral U.S. military operation, but global infrastructures are left standing’ The sheer size of the U.S. economy and the fact that the greenback is the world's reserve currency weigh ...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Change is the only constant

19 March 2015  |  1390 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The unbundling of payment for research is a top concern for the industry. There seems to be general acceptance that, one way or another, Europe is set on the soft dollar research market becoming a har...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Holding a steady course

12 March 2015  |  2332 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having spent the last three months buried under a deluge of MiFID II consultation pages, the real world looked quite different when I came up for air recently. Since ESMA published the consultation ba...

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Mark ChengCapco NA - New York

RegBlog - Chinese Options Market

10 March 2015  |  2312 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Shanghai Exchange: China’s First Step for Options After much speculation and delay, February 9, 2015 marked the day when China launched her first publicly traded stock options exchange in Shanghai...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

GMEX - going to eleven?

19 February 2015  |  4007 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The announcement that new derivatives exchange GMEX has received investment from SocGen reopened the debate here as to the future of rates trading and who the likely winners are going to be. Reliable...

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Neil Crammondevoi - london


19 February 2015  |  4193 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

HAS HIGH SPEED PINGING FINALLY FOUND A CATEGORY IN MARKET ABUSE ? HFT has tip toed through the market abuse field for years BUT now looks finally to have been captured . Under the COMMODITY EXCHANGE

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

On a quest for answers in Paris

18 February 2015  |  3342 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Travelling to Paris today for tomorrow’s open hearing on MiFID II, the two issues I’ll be mulling over on the Eurostar will be record keeping for trading venues and transaction reporting. Both could ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

One step forward, one step back

06 February 2015  |  3544 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Market making, at its core, is a simple exchange where the market maker gives immediate liquidity and takes the bid/ask spread in return. This is set to become much more complicated in MiFID II as ESM...

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