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Communications Gap Stymies Fixed Income

04.08.2014

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

04.08.2014

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

04.08.2014

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?

04.07.2014

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

04.07.2014

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’

04.07.2014

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)

04.04.2014

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

04.04.2014

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

04.04.2014

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

04.04.2014

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

04.03.2014

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

04.03.2014

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

04.03.2014

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

04.02.2014

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

04.02.2014

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

04.01.2014

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

04.01.2014

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

04.01.2014

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

04.01.2014

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

03.31.2014

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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