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Communications Gap Stymies Fixed Income


The attention on high-frequency trading surrounding Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys is putting the spotlight on information, in particular the … Read more

HFT Not Black and White, Wealth Managers Say


Within the wealth management community, reaction to the book Flash Boys by Michael Lewis and the issues it raises about … Read more

FCA Pushes for International Cooperation


John Griffith-Jones, chairman of the UK Financial Conduct Authority, said international cooperation between regulators had improved since the crisis but … Read more

Whither Volatility?


The era of low volatility may be nearing a close, with interest rate hikes on the horizon. “Volatility has been … Read more

The Long and Short of Fixed Income


The ability to go short on credit, i.e., to borrow a bond and repurchase it at a lower price, is … Read more

Europe Weighs in on ‘Flash Boys’


Mark Hemsley, chief executive officer of Bats Chi-X Europe, said he disagreed with claims in Michael Lewis’ new book that … Read more

Multi-Asset Traders Look to Future(s)


Multi-asset trading has become the watchword for all asset managers, including traditional long-only ones. As a result, they are demanding … Read more

Fund Managers Address Front-Office Risk


As funds and institutions move forward with more agile, market-appropriate strategies, risk adjustment must occur in real time. That can … Read more

EuroCCP Gets EMIR Authorisation


EuroCCP, the European equities clearer, has become the second central counterparty to become authorised under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation … Read more

HFT Reaches “Flash”-point


Michael Lewis, author of the new book Flash Boys, has succeeded not only in drumming up publicity for himself and … Read more

Canadian Family Offices Face Stiff Competition


Family offices in Canada are a rarity, given the iron grip Bay Street exerts over the wealth management industry. Independent … Read more

Bond Platforms Generate Valuable Data


As fixed income markets become more electronic, so are the modes of delivering market data. Increasingly, data is being delivered … Read more

FX Market Evolves Swiftly


The evolution of electronic trading in FX has been swift. Just 10 years ago, almost all activity was transacted over … Read more

CME Select Sector Futures Gain Traction


CME Group created E-mini S&P Select Sector Index futures at the request of a few customers to provide a sector-specific … Read more

Threadneedle Investments Targets Africa


Threadneedle Investments has partnered with Stanlib, a South African fund manager, as they expect the assets under management of international … Read more

Dark Pools Emerge for Bonds


Dark pools and other types of trading markets are emerging for corporate bond traders who are looking for the anonymity … Read more

Low Touch Is the New High Touch


Electronic trading is a mixed blessing for some buy-side traders, bringing reduced commissions and tighter spreads at the cost of … Read more

OTC Marketplace Takes Shape


The challenges of melding together the exchange-traded model and the traditional voice-traded OTC derivatives model have moved from the theoretical … Read more

Euronext Appoints Business Heads Before IPO


Lee Hodgkinson, who was promoted to head of markets and global sales at Euronext in January has  named heads of … Read more

Bank Loans Attract Investors


Floating-rate debt in the form of bank loans is being used as a hedge against a rise in short-term interest … Read more

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