14 February 2016

Trade execution

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

MiFID II delay - a missed opportunity

10 February 2016  |  1766 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission’s long-awaited official proposal for a one year extension to the MiFID II deadline is finally published today. In short, application dates will be pushed back by one year, with the official go-live date now set for Wednesday 3rd January 2018. While the delay comes as a massive relief to many market participants and the regu...

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Jeroen AumandCapco - London

Speech technology for trading, market surveillance and cyber security

09 February 2016  |  2770 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“Rrrrrrr”. No, I am not cold or angry. I’m teaching Siri to pronounce my name: Jeroen Aumand. After a few attempts, I settle for second best – an anglicised [Jeron] instead of [Yuron]. Then the app asks for help with my last name and I feel a sense of doom creeping upon me. We are told constantly that speech technology will revolutionise financial...

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Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Is there a case for utilities in blockchain?

08 February 2016  |  2806 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Many people I have talked to, mention "securities settlement" as an area suitable for lots of cost savings through the adoption of blockchain. But as we know, settlement is an area that does...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Nosey neighbours

05 February 2016  |  3064 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Is MiFID II really going to force investment firms to pass around huge amounts of personal, identifiable information? Will competitors and counterparties learn way too much about your business? While ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

SMP checks in the balance

29 January 2016  |  2675 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Self-match prevention (SMP) is offered by many exchanges – CME, ICE, Turquoise and BATS among them – and by the more advanced order management systems. In most cases, employing an SMP check is vol...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

The SEC’s ATS Transparency Rules: What’s the Impact?

27 January 2016  |  3098 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The SEC’s new proposed rules on transparency in alternative trading systems are going to shine a light on the operations of dark pools, ensuring fair access to information for all market participants....

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Chris PicklesConsultant - England

Using instrument identifiers to reduce latency

27 January 2016  |  2291 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At a reception with Asia/Pac exchanges hosted by BT yesterday, one of the topics of discussion among the attendees was, as so often, that of latency. While investment firms, exchanges and vendors hav...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Mobile Money - Subscribers -Thoughts and Experience

23 January 2016  |  1516 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Abstract: This article focuses on how & what mobile money subscriber thinks and experience in their life span of mobile money journey. Lot has been said on how to design, what to design, how to pr...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

And the MiFID II award for early guidance goes to...

20 January 2016  |  2135 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Amidst the on-going rumblings about delays to MiFID II, and the budget and planning uncertainty this has created, it’s good to see that market participants continue to press on with implementation. Mi...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

FX Liquidity and Technology: An Ecosystem in Flux

19 January 2016  |  2518 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Change is accelerating in the electronic foreign exchange markets. With the fixing scandal and the currency rigging cases resulting in multi-billion dollar bank fines, investors are choosing a mix of ...

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