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Regulatory Harmonization in Focus


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

HFT Debate Highlights Need for Transparency


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

European Markets Gain Traction


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

FCA Pushes for International Cooperation


John Griffith-Jones, chairman of the UK Financial Conduct Authority, said international cooperation between regulators had improved since the crisis but … Read more

Europe Weighs in on ‘Flash Boys’


Mark Hemsley, chief executive officer of Bats Chi-X Europe, said he disagreed with claims in Michael Lewis’ new book that … Read more

EuroCCP Gets EMIR Authorisation


EuroCCP, the European equities clearer, has become the second central counterparty to become authorised under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation … Read more

Software AG Enables Market Surveillance


For institutional market participants operating in today’s high-speed electronic markets, the risks of trades going wrong are arguably more acute … Read more

Bats Chi-X Europe to Benefit From Direct Edge


Mark Hemsley, chief executive of Bats Chi-X Europe, said there will be benefits from the merger with Direct Edge even … Read more

The Market Speaks


As the name implies, the Markets Choice Awards are a function of what market participants tell us. Here’s a sampling of what they said this year... Read more

Best Company: Markit


WITH THE FINANCIAL industry facing unprecedented regulatory and cost pressures, Markit in 2013 launched products and services designed to reduce … Read more

Best Buy-Side Derivatives Trading Desk: Allianz Global Investors


MARKETS MEDIA SPOKE with Gary McAnly, managing director and U.S. head of derivatives trading at Allianz, via telephone on Jan. … Read more

State Street Traders Navigate European Regs


Dale Brooksbank, head of European trading at State Street Global Advisors has two big challenges. Six months ago he became … Read more

European Repositories Focus on Reconciliation


European trade repositories focus on standardising data and reconciling trades between them after launching trade reporting in the region last … Read more

MarketAxess Addresses European Bond Liquidity


MarketAxess, the bond-trading platform, has introduced an index which measures liquidity in the bond market in Europe after launching in … Read more

TeraExchange Expands in Europe


TeraExchange, a U.S. swap execution facility, has signed up two European inter-dealer brokers despite a fall in cross-border trading since … Read more

MiFID II May Roil Algo Trading


Juan Pablo Urrutia, European General Counsel at broker ITG warned that new European trading rules may cause mayhem in algorithmic … Read more

New Trading Rules Ahead for Europe


European lawmakers have agreed revisions to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive governing trading in the region which include limits … Read more

Commerzbank Chooses Regis-TR as Trade Repository


Commerzbank has chosen Regis-TR as its trade repository from the six that have been authorised by the regulator due to … Read more

ICE Trade Vault Gauges U.S. Clients for European Reporting


Bruce Tupper, president of ICE Trade Vault, said IntercontinentalExchange has more than 700 participants in its US trade repository who … Read more

Caplin Launches Single-Dealer FX Service


Caplin Systems has launched a hosted, managed service to allow smaller banks to offer a single-dealer platform for foreign exchange, … Read more

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