29 July 2014

Trade execution

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Please lock the door behind you

25 July 2014  |  1360 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Under MiFID II European regulators introduce new rules around algorithmic trading. Whether it’s algo IDs, enhanced audit trails or business clock synchronisation, none of these items would have been on the agenda if it were not for the rapid innovation in information technology over the past decade. Now ESMA is extending its reach into cyberspac...

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ganeshbabu AnnamalaiRBS - Chennai

Bigdata analytics to curb rate fixing scandal

22 July 2014  |  2154 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Foreign exchange market is world's largest and least regulated financial market. Its estimated daily turnover is $5.35 trillion, according to the Bank for International Settlements’ triennial survey of 2013. Speculative trading dominates commercial transactions in the forex market, as the constant fluctuation of currency rates makes it an ideal v...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Hang on a second!

17 July 2014  |  1166 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

MiFID II introduces the requirement to synchronise the business clocks of trading venues and their customers, standardising the recorded time on post-trade data, transaction reporting and, most import...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Tour de Force

09 July 2014  |  1231 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The current MiFID II consultation is infamously complex, covering 800 pages and 800 questions to be answered in 8 weeks. If that in itself is not enough of a challenge, ESMA invited all market parti...

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Ton MetselaarCapco - Amsterdam

Swap futures: Why should the buy-side care?

24 June 2014  |  1696 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

True or false? In the post-EMIR landscape, insurance firms and pension funds are likely to face increased cost from mandatory clearing and margining of their interest rate swaps in order to hedge inte...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Oh, for some goal-line technology!

19 June 2014  |  2000 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the new technology in place for the World Cup in Brazil, long and unsettled disputes about whether the ball was in or out are a thing of the past. Discussing the scope of MiFID II with some marke...

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Philippe CarreSUNGARD - LONDON

Technology Innovation in Exchanges

12 June 2014  |  2078 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Exchanges have changed tremendously in recent years. The concept of a public market for trading securities has continued to evolve ever since the first exchange was established in 13th century Belgium...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Build vs Buy becomes Rent vs Collaborate

12 June 2014  |  1743 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

An interesting couple of days at the International Derivatives Expo in London this week. Alongside the usual debate on OTC clearing, algo tagging and other regulatory conundrums, I was on a panel look...

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Jonny SpeersTorstone Technology - London

Is it really a question of In or Out?

09 June 2014  |  1606 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Outsourcing is a hot topic. Should your operations head for the door? In-house or outsourced, it’s a question I have been asked many a time – which is why I’ve noticed with interest the lead articl

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Shaun RussellInformatica - London

How Customer Centric Are You?

28 May 2014  |  2551 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The need to be more customer-centric in financial services is more important than ever, as banks and insurance companies look for ways to reduce churn as those in the industry know that loyal customer...

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