25 September 2016

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Dan JamesIHS Markit - New York

Self-shipping aluminum: the future of commodity markets

22 September 2016  |  2741 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 1958 an economist named Leonard Read wrote a famous essay named “I, Pencil” that so potently described the power and complexity of the modern economy that is it still widely evoked today. In the essay he takes on the persona of a pencil to describe how even simple objects contain expertise and materials from around the globe. "My family t...

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Jeroen AumandCapco - London

Understanding market abuse in the age of market surveillance 2.0 - Part 3

22 September 2016  |  1829 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Spotting how offenders conceal information and other tell-tale signs Beware of accepting everything at face value. And don’t be afraid to look under the rug for something that’s been hidden! In this three-part blog series, we look at how market abuse is being perpetrated and the challenges for new market surveillance controls/ solutions. Part 1 p...

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Blockchain and standards: first things first!

20 September 2016  |  3787 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Kevin Cullen has written an interesting blog on the need for messaging standards for the blockchain world. In June I also wrote a blog on Linkedin with the title “Blockchain: "Should we agree on ...

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Kevin Cullen
Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

The Need for Messaging Standards in Blockchain

16 September 2016  |  6200 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

As financial firms are compelled to deploy Blockchain technologies to satisfy client demand and to participate in market initiatives, many questions arise. According to a recent white paper produced j...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

Momentum Ignition: Arson for Financial Markets

13 September 2016  |  2616 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

ESMA has defined momentum ignition as a case of prohibited market manipulation. ICE Canada considers this to be disruptive, and so does the CME Group. One UK government report stated that momentum ig...

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Martijn Groot
Martijn GrootAsset Control - Amsterdam

Creating a Shared Service for FRTB Compliance

17 August 2016  |  3393 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial institutions are increasingly leveraging shared services, from enabling Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance to post-trade reference data management, in order to reduce both cost and complia...

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Daniel Cohen
Daniel CohenDataStax - London

Simplifying Market Tick Data Management

12 August 2016  |  6315 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For my first post, I thought I'd look at some of the issues that exist around managing trading data. After all, market trading generates phenomenal amounts of data. The NYSE, for example, saw more tha...

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Modelling fixed income: Why realtime analytics are key

29 July 2016  |  5133 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Portfolio risk is a fact of life for the asset manager. While attention has been largely focused on the significant swings in the stock markets following the UK’s Brexit vote, the complex world of fix...

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Matthew Hill
Matthew HillMarkit - London

Staying ahead of the regulatory curve in FX

11 July 2016  |  3082 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Regulatory reform, including Basel III, Dodd-Frank, Emir, and Mifid II has led to significant changes in market dynamics including the move to-exchange-style trading and centralised clearing for produ...

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Rob De Dominicis
Rob De DominicisGBST - Watford

The Potential of Blockchain and DLT in Capital Markets

04 July 2016  |  7021 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain technologies are being investigated by many in the industry to rebuild and disrupt the way financial markets operate. Arguably the most important blockchain technology, as it applies to cap...

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