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Another Take on Compliance

07.15.2014

In today’s complex regulatory environment, compliance is not a one-and-done exercise. Trades must be checked for compliance at every stage … Read more

Spending on Cloud Services to Reach $3 Billion

07.15.2014

Spending in capital markets for cloud-related initiatives is expected to be more than $3bn by 2017 according to new research … Read more

Market Surveillance Ferrets Out Abuse

07.14.2014

Trillium Trading has come a long way since 2010, when it was fined by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for … Read more

OPINION: Compliance Gone Wild

07.14.2014

“Deutsche Bank to Hire 500 Workers” That was the first line of a two-line headline from a July 9 Bloomberg … Read more

Trade Automation, One Asset Class at a Time

07.14.2014

As asset managers look to diversify their offerings, asset classes that were previously traded manually are becoming more automated, with … Read more

M&A, Emerging Managers Draw Interest

07.14.2014

Mergers and acquisitions and ‘emerging’ hedge-fund managers are among alpha-generating strategies deployed by buy-side investors so far in 2014. The … Read more

ETF Investors Attracted to New Funds and Fixed Income

07.14.2014

Michael John Lytle, chief development officer and founding partner at Source, an exchange-traded fund issuer, said investors has been putting … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Terry Duffy, CME Group

07.14.2014

The major themes of our business so far in 2014 have been focused on growing our core business and expanding the reach of our products. Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Alfred Eskandar, Portware

07.14.2014

Buy side demands for custom workflows, particularly control over order routing. Read more

Summer Trading Network Roundup

07.11.2014

Participants at Markets Media’s Summer Trading Network sketched a broad panorama of capital markets, ranging from OTC derivatives to high-frequency … Read more

Connecting the Enterprise, Capital-Markets Style

07.11.2014

For financial firms, data is the glue that holds together the systems and processes that take place across front, middle and … Read more

Norwegian SWF to Add External Mandates

07.11.2014

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, is adding external mandates as it moves into … Read more

Compliance Needs Drive Integration Efforts

07.10.2014

Capital markets firms are being challenged to integrate not only the data that flows between various front-, middle- and back-office … Read more

Multi-Strategy Funds Hassled by Workflow Issues

07.10.2014

As hedge funds evolve from single-strategy investment vehicles to multi-strategy, they enter a twilight zone of multiple, and in some … Read more

Low Volatility, Rate Risk Vex Markets

07.10.2014

At mid-year, market participants are keenly watching two metrics: the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), and the yield on the benchmark … Read more

SIP Overhaul: Long Overdue?

07.09.2014

The Securities Information Processor (SIP), the primary mechanism for distributing quotations on the U.S. public equity markets, has been a … Read more

Algorithmic Trading Broadens Appeal

07.09.2014

Although algorithmic trading has become ubiquitous among institutions, it’s been relatively inaccessible to everyday investors. That has spurred platform providers … Read more

London Hedge Fund Eyes Social Housing Investments

07.09.2014

Stuart Fiertz, co-founder, president and director of research of Cheyne Capital Management, said hedge funds have an opportunity to fund … Read more

Exchanges Without Borders: Inside the Financial Ecosystem

07.08.2014

IEX, a broker-neutral ATS that’s designed to quash the advantages of high-speed market participants, is first and foremost a technology … Read more

Market Structure: Perception Versus Reality

07.08.2014

Technology is reshaping financial markets, but the perception that markets have become distorted by automated trading has no basis in … Read more


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