By Chris Rice, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Trading, State Street Global Advisors. New data mining and architecting techniques are helping to bridge the transparency gaps that challenged fixed...
By Steve Grob, Group Strategy Director, Fidessa. The traditional build or buy dichotomy is being eroded by the costs incurred to keep pace with regulatory changes and technological advances.
By Robert Barnes, CEO, Turquoise. Investors who wish to outperform benchmarks are calling for innovation in electronic block trading.
By Michael Chin, Managing Director, Co-Head of Trading, Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk. Open platforms allow clients to leverage multiple best-of-breed components to enhance performance, reduce risk and cut...
By Stephane Loiseau, Managing Director, Head of Cash Equities & Global Execution Services – Asia Pacific, Société Générale. MiFID II’s commission unbundling provisions will lead to more independent research...
By Jyoti Rai, Associate Director, Business Development & Advocacy, Edelweiss Prime Brokerage Services. The investment case for India is compelling and overseas access is becoming easier.
By Elliot Noma PhD, Managing Director, Garrett Asset Management. AI has conquered games and image recognition, but will it master investing? The short answer is yes, but how soon and how complete?
By Mark Vos, Chief Information Security Officer, Iress.Cybersecurity has become a significant and increasing cost of doing business, but by striving for a “best fit” solution, it can be a business enabler.
By Jay Boyd, Application Services Technology Officer, Invesco. Implementing large-scale systems programmes requires commitment and discipline as asset managers aim to take advantage of new technologies.
With Gary Kazantsev, Head of Machine Learning, Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science, and Bruno Dupire, Head of Quantitative Research, Bloomberg. Machine learning cannot do everything, but is growing.
By Matthias Burghardt, Head of Xitaro Exchange System Development, Boerse Stuttgart. If you consider MiFID II testing requirements are a challenge, you might have a problem with your established processes today.
By Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading. New products, the extension of China Connect and service upgrades are strengthening HKEX’s role as a leading financial hub.
By Sara Furber, Head of Listings, IEX. IEX hopes to attract primary listings from corporate issuers who demand a fairer, cheaper service.
By Duncan Begg, Electronic Product Manager, ITG Asia Pacific. A data-driven broker selection tool demonstrates a process-driven, quantitative approach to execution performance measurement.
By Damian Bierman, Head of Asia-Pacific, Portware. Trading systems need to incorporate new configurations and capabilities to meet the best execution requirements of MiFID II.
Write-up by Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading. Automation throughout the trading process is increasing rapidly, but there are roles for human agency.
By Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading.Technology and regulation are re-shaping the trading industry in a shifting geopolitical environment.
By Curt Engler, Head of Equities Trading, The Americas, JP Morgan Asset Management. Systemisation should be a gradual process until it becomes a solid foundation for further development.
By Jim Northey, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Research, Itiviti. Market participants have a duty to ensure that they pursue best practices.
By Sanjay Awasthi, Director, Central Dealing Desk, Eastspring Investments. Different levels of stock liquidity determine the best way to transact a block trade.
By Mark England, Senior Managing Director, Head of Asset Manager Sector Sales, Asia Pacific, State Street. The application of digital technology is shaking up the investment management industry.
By Joseph Bacchi, Head of Multi-Asset Trading and Investment Operations, Acadian Asset Management. A reliance on electronic tools creates a danger that human expertise is not fully harnessed.
By Courtney Doyle McGuinn, Operations Director, FIX Trading Community. The countdown continues in earnest to January 2018 and the go-live date for MiFID II compliance.