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Canada Reviews Order Protection Rule

07.21.2014

On May 15, Canadian securities regulators proposed amending the Order Protection Rule to make it easier for marketplaces to ignore, or “trade through,” quotes from other marketplaces that failed to meet a minimum volume threshold. Read more

Costs of FX Transactions Prove Elusive

07.21.2014

Measuring transaction costs on foreign exchange trading is difficult because the data needed to make the necessary calculations doesn’t get … Read more

Power Tools For Wealth Managers

07.21.2014

In the wealth management industry, every minute spent on record keeping and compliance tasks represents time taken away from the … Read more

Signs Mixed on Interest Rate Moves

07.18.2014

Whether, when and by how much the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike short-term interest rates is essentially a referendum on … Read more

Raw Computing Power Versus Human Intuition

07.18.2014

Human traders are relying on computers to search news feeds and social media for investment themes and for triggering actual … Read more

T+2 May Lead to More Failed Trades

07.17.2014

Chris Smith, head of post trade at Trax, the trade matching and reporting services technology provider, warned that the number … Read more

Trade Reconstruction Requirements Hit Swaps Market

07.17.2014

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, has imposed trade reconstruction and other recordkeeping requirements … Read more

Investment Firms Eye IBOR

07.17.2014

Because the concept of an investment book of record (IBOR) is relatively new, firms may need to rejigger their portfolio … Read more

Taking the ‘Stress’ Out of Distressed Investing

07.16.2014

Distressed situations, as when a company is undergoing reorganization under the federal bankruptcy laws, can present golden opportunities for savvy … Read more

China To Commence Options Trading

07.16.2014

China’s first options exchange is expected to launch later this year or early next year, and in preparation, U.S. market … Read more

Future Bright for Managed Futures

07.15.2014

Liquid alternative mutual funds provide retail and institutional investors with access to fund managers with expertise in particular strategies, especially … Read more

Liquid Alternatives Move Downstream

07.15.2014

As allocations to alternative assets increase across both retail and institutional channels, alternative managers are expanding strategies available to institutional … Read more

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

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

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 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


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