24 July 2017

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Riding the Wave: Speed, Algos and Consolidation

12 July 2017  |  4436 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A wave of consolidation has hit high-speed trading firms and brokers in the past few months, and many are blaming low volatility and weak trading volumes in the face of rising compliance and market data costs. Starting with electronic market-maker Virtu’s acquisition of rival KCG in April, Two Sigma Securities buying options market-marker Timber Hi...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Ethical FX via the Global Code

14 June 2017  |  5358 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Foreign exchange participants are getting a crash course in ethical behavior. With the release of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange market last month, the FX industry is counting on a single set of guidelines to prevent bad behavior in currency trading. Launched by the Bank International Settlements on May 25 in London, the fina...

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

14 June 2017  |  4991 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Almost every day another story appears in the ongoing tug-of-war between Europe and the UK over euro clearing. And, of course, the story is given extra poignancy when viewed through the varifocal lens...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

MiFID II - the best thing that ever happened?

08 June 2017  |  7927 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So, if you're planning to attend any kind seminar on what you need to do for MiFID II over the next few months, forget it and go to the movies instead. You're simply too late and whatever plans you ha...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Japan Tightens Regulations on High Frequency Trading: 3 FINTECH Needs

22 May 2017  |  7641 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Japan’s FSA (Financial Services Agency) is looking to implement tighter regulations on High Frequency Trading (HFT) as soon as 2018. Reuters states that “The growing presence of HFT on the Tokyo Stock...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

The same, only different?

18 May 2017  |  6619 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For MiFID II to work, the industry must have a clear understanding of what constitutes a single instrument. For cash products such as equity or debt this is straightforward, but in derivatives the con...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Options Market Structure: Fragmented Reality

16 May 2017  |  5720 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Some experts are debating whether the complexity of the listed U.S. options market structure is hurting liquidity providers and driving some market makers out of the business. Options market makers ar...

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Chaney Ojinnaka
Chaney OjinnakaVendorMach - London/New York

Seven ways to boost supply chain resilience

15 May 2017  |  4902 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Supply chain failures compromise the ability of an organisation to operate effectively and in extreme circumstances even to survive. Yet many businesses struggle to mitigate the risk of such failures:...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

The far reaches of reporting

12 May 2017  |  5307 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Trade and transaction reporting rules under MiFID and EMIR can easily be confused, even though they have different requirements, different formats and, most importantly, different scopes. To recap, Mi...

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Chaney Ojinnaka
Chaney OjinnakaVendorMach - London/New York

Treat Suppliers like Clients and Reap the Benefits

11 May 2017  |  4959 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most organisations strive to be on the best possible terms with their clients but too often neglect with third parties that contribute to the success of their business. The nature of buyer and supplie...

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