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Canada Takes Lead in HFT Study

04.17.2014

Canadian regulators are ahead of their peers in terms of examining market structure, especially high-frequency trading. Read more

The Value of Volatility

04.17.2014

An upturn in volatility could provide savvy investors with a chance to lock in profits. Griffin Asset Management, a New … Read more

ICE Clear Europe to Debut Western European CDS

04.17.2014

ICE Clear Europe will become the first central counterparty to clear Western European sovereign credit default swaps this month and … Read more

The Future of Information Security

04.16.2014

Hedge funds are likely to find themselves engaged in a two-front war in cyber-security over the next several years, with threats emanating both from within and outside their organizations. Read more

Canadian Dark Pools Adapt to Market Change

04.16.2014

Canadian dark trading venues have adapted their pricing models to reflect the new realities created by price improvement rules. Under … Read more

Congress Unlikely to Act on HFT

04.16.2014

Congress is unlikely to take any legislative action against high-frequency trading according to analysts at KBW, the financial services boutique, … Read more

SEF Rules Inhibit Cross-Border Trades

04.16.2014

Recent regulatory rulings have resulted in a shift in trading in euro- and U.S. dollar-denominated interest rate swaps. The Commodity … Read more

Regulatory Harmonization in Focus

04.15.2014

As regulators across the U.S., Europe and Asia move forward with new derivatives regulations, the concern among market participants is … Read more

Fixed-Income and Multi-Asset Indices Emerge

04.15.2014

Mark Makepeace, chief executive of FTSE Group, said he expects that  assets tied to fixed income indices to grow to … Read more

HFT Debate Highlights Need for Transparency

04.15.2014

In the recharged debate about high-frequency trading touched off by mainstream news coverage of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys, there is … Read more

Business Continuity Via the Cloud

04.14.2014

Virtualization, mobility and cloud technologies have broadened the possibilities for business continuity and disaster recovery, both of which form an integral component of information security. Read more

European Markets Gain Traction

04.14.2014

European markets have stabilized after some difficult times after the past few years, and renewed investor interest has the so-called … Read more

Fixed-Income ETFs Expand in Europe

04.14.2014

Fixed-income exchange-traded fund trading volumes grew 5% in the first quarter of this year while equity ETF volumes fell according … Read more

Multi-Asset Trading Systems a Must-Have

04.11.2014

Buy-side traders are melding multiple asset classes together onto a single trading platform as asset classes become increasingly connected. Futures … Read more

Fund Managers Eye ETF Adoption

04.11.2014

Providers of ETFs and mutual funds are using targeted marketing approaches to match the right products with the right customers. … Read more

Data Centers More Than About Data

04.11.2014

Data centers have become the nerve centers of financial markets, hosting exchanges, matching engine, ticker plants, and the complex telecommunications … Read more

Systemic Risk on Industry Radar

04.11.2014

Systemic risk protection is becoming embedded in standard risk practices, as companies increase their spending on systemic risk mitigation. Read more

Eurex Clearing Receives Emir Approval

04.11.2014

Eurex Clearing said European sell side and buy-side firms can save at least €5bn in costs through central clearing as … Read more

HFT and Fixed Income: Strange Bedfellows

04.10.2014

High-frequency trading, and algorithmic trading in general, which has transformed trading in equities, is not readily applicable to the cash … Read more

Buy Side Has Qualms About SEFs

04.10.2014

While swap execution facilities have officially been in operation for months, and some trades have been mandatory via SEFs since … Read more


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