Marc Gabelli, chief executive of Gabelli Securities, praised the UK for bringing together retail and institutions in the investment trust market and said London could…
Speed may not offer quantitative traders the edge it used to, but being fast remains a critical component of a systematic strategy.
Almost two weeks on, the outage that stopped trading for more than half the day on the world’s best-known stock exchange already seems to be fading into memory.
The Bank of England has identified the reduction in liquidity in some markets as one of the the main risks facing the financial system in…
After several years of soft performance, the mainstay trading business of Wall St. may have turned a corner.
Citadel, the US hedge fund, said it supports mandatory clearing of over-the-counter interest rate derivatives in Europe in a wider range of currencies. The European…
The post-execution life cycle of a U.S. equity trade is getting shorter.
Financial technology was the topic du jour on Wednesday at Markets Media’s Summer Trading Network.
For systematic quant traders, seamlessness of technology systems is critical.
Almost a half-decade since being signed into law, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has had a broad impact on various areas within capital markets, swaps trading prominent among them.
A lengthy outage at the New York Stock Exchange was the biggest news in U.S. markets, putting China and Greece on the back burner at least temporarily.
New York-based firm has uniquely stitched together all that is needed over the ‘fintech’ lifecycle.
“There is a big concern about liquidity on both sides of the Atlantic.”
In options, there are a limited number of highly liquid names, and the rest of the market consists of issues with questionably liquidity, i.e. a…
It’s the behind-the-scenes hammering, drilling, stripping and unscrewing, that makes the ETF market unique.
David Zahn, head of European fixed income at Franklin Templeton fixed income group, said short-term volatility from the uncertainty over Greece presents opportunities but does…
As social media has gained ubiquity over the past six to eight years, intrigue has risen regarding how information disseminated via the medium can be used to improve trading and investing results.
The Bank for International Settlements warned that pension funds face growing funding problems which could lead to repercussions in the broader economy. The BIS said in…
If one were to ask market participants for opinions on U.S. equity market structure, the one guarantee is that nobody would call it optimal.
The Bank for International Settlements said policymakers should encourage regular liquidity stress tests for asset managers to ensure they can withstand shifts in market sentiment….