2015 Outlook: Eero Pikat, Barchart

Eero Pikat is president at Barchart, a provider of financial technology and market data. What were the major themes of your business in 2014? In…

Buy Side Analyzes FX Trading Costs 

Asset managers are increasing their transaction cost analysis spending in foreign exchange and their demands are becoming more sophisticated according to consultancy Aite Group. In…

2015 Outlook: Bob Gasser, ITG

Bob Gasser is CEO of ITG, an agency broker and provider of trading technology. What were the major themes of your business in 2014? 2014 was…

2015 Outlook: Hazem Dawani, OptionsCity Software

Hazem Dawani is CEO of OptionsCity Software, a financial technology company. What were the major themes of your business in 2014? 2014 was a foundation year…

Banks Struggle With Risk Data Regs 

A significant number of banks are unlikely to meet the Basel regulations for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting which come into force in…

Aquis Exchange: One Year In

Alasdair Haynes, chief executive of Aquis Exchange, said the pan-European equities exchange has attracted more liquidity than expected in its first year but not met…

Exchange Technology in Focus

While some market participants and observers believe automation and speed are over-emphasized in exchange trading, there is broad agreement that on balance, technology has massively…

MiFID II Vexes European Buy Side 

Fund managers will to change their workflows to meet best execution requirements under new trading rules in the European Union. Anthony Kirby, director and head…

TriAct Raises Bar for Canadian ATS

Toronto-based TriAct Canada Marketplace, which operates the MATCH Now alternative trading system, is underway with a plan to improve customers’ trading experience and gain market…