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A Multi-Asset Trading Culture

09.15.2014

As asset managers seek to create alpha by identifying assets that are uncorrelated with the rest of the market, they … Read more

Scotland, Other Macro Events Drive Volatility

09.15.2014

Global macroeconomic events, especially for options trading, involves analyzing the markets in real time and using that to price options, … Read more

Demand for Liquid Alternatives Increases

09.12.2014

Demand for liquid alternatives is increasing across all distribution channels, especially wealth managers and family offices, neither of whom has … Read more

Market Efficiency and Fairness: Finding the Right Balance

09.12.2014

Can markets be both fair and efficient? That’s an open question according to many, as the combination is the holy … Read more

Volatility Poised for Upswing?

09.12.2014

To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of volatility’s demise are greatly exaggerated. Financial markets are being pushed and pulled by a … Read more

OPINION: Regulators Create Perverse Incentives

09.11.2014

Generally, it’s good to be important. If you are important, it means you are significant, powerful, and influential to some … Read more

OTC Industry to Aid Bank Resolutions

09.11.2014

The rights of holders of OTC derivatives to terminate the contracts during the course of a bank resolution are likely … Read more

Fragmentation Alters Stock, Bond Trading

09.11.2014

The steady increase in the number of exchanges and the need to route orders based upon numerous pricing permutations has … Read more

DTCC Streamlines Trade Capture

09.10.2014

Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., the central securities depository for the U.S., is working with industry participants via its National … Read more

Fragmentation Worries OTC Users: Survey

09.10.2014

Fragmentation in the OTC markets is being driven by a lack of cohesion by national regulators on execution, reporting, and … Read more

Client Mandates Create Compliance Issues

09.09.2014

Asset managers ranging from small hedge funds to global institutions need to be cognizant of three different types of pre-trade … Read more

CBOE To Launch Fixed-Income Volatility Futures

09.09.2014

CBOE Futures Exchange plans to launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility Index (VXTYN) on November … Read more

Fund Managers Hire Compliance and Legal Staff

09.09.2014

Headcount rose by 3.4% last year amongst members of The Investment Management Association, which represents UK fund managers, with the … Read more

Asset Managers Assess Cybersecurity

09.09.2014

Buy-side institutions are ramping up their information security to guard against cyber-attacks, boosting physical and network security, and crafting incident … Read more

Search For Alpha Leads Far and Wide

09.08.2014

With the market-beating return known as alpha arguably more difficult to generate, asset managers have looked to diversify their offerings … Read more

Perseus Expands FinTech Services

09.08.2014

The lifeblood of any financial-market participant is connectivity — to exchanges, to customers, and to each other. But the ability … Read more

Order-Execution Rule for Options Sought

09.08.2014

The push for greater transparency in financial markets has led to calls to broaden U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules … Read more

European ETF Assets Reach Record 

09.08.2014

Assets in exchange-traded funds and products listed in Europe reached a high of $477.4bn as year-to-date net new inflows overtook … Read more

‘Fungibility’ Leads to Multiple Options Exchanges

09.05.2014

A shift away from floor-based to electronic trading and multiple listings are the primary drivers behind the explosive growth in … Read more

Canadian Market Structure Parsed

09.05.2014

With an effective regulatory regime and comparatively low representation of the high-frequency trading and dark pools that cause consternation in … Read more


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