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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’ … Read more

Fintech ‘Gold Rush’ Afoot


Financial markets remain challenged, but activity among financial-technology innovators is brisk. “We’ve seen a massive increase in the number of … Read more

Candriam Does More With Less


European trading desk handles more order flow with the same headcount. Read more

Belzberg-Founded Infinigon Offers Social-Media Analytics


Social media has ratcheted up the stakes associated with sentiment investing, as the 24-hour news cycle and Twitter create a … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Alfred Eskandar, Portware


Buy side demands for custom workflows, particularly control over order routing. Read more

OPINION: Marketing Under Microscope


Eric Schneiderman turned heads on Wall Street late last month when the New York Attorney General sued Barclays for misrepresenting … Read more

Eurex Enters FX Market 


Eurex Exchange believes that providing a central counterparty for its new foreign exchange derivatives will allow it to gain share … Read more

Wanted: Bond Liquidity


Axa Investment Managers adapts to a more barren fixed-income landscape Read more

Block Traders’ Wish: Block Trades  


Market forces over the past decade have conspired to make it more difficult to buy and sell equity blocks. Now institutional traders and technology providers are working to turn the tide. Read more

Got Compliance?


This entry is part 4 in the series Institutional Equity Traders Tap Pre-Trade AnalyticsInstitutional investment firms manage money on behalf … Read more

Algorithms in Focus


This entry is part 3 in the series Institutional Equity Traders Tap Pre-Trade AnalyticsAn institutional trader looking to electronically buy … Read more

Block Traders Gauge Liquidity


For institutional equity traders, pre-trade analytics can generate signals from data that can be likened to a “No Diving, Shallow Water” sign at a lake. Read more

For Block Traders, ‘Big Data’ is Double-Edged Sword


For U.S. institutional equity traders seeking to efficiently execute large buy and sell orders, the good news is there is a wealth of available data and information available. Read more

A Liquidity Mosaic


This entry is part 2 in the series Corporate Credit Traders Seek Diverse LiquidityIn September 2013, Verizon Communications sold $49 … Read more

ICE Options Exchanges Heat Up


Amex and Arca move forward on initiatives regarding education, functionality, and risk control. Read more



The facts about and the future of a fundamental facet of the options market Read more



There are hits and there are misses, but options market operators and technology providers will keep looking for new ways to meet -- or create -- demand Read more

In Bonds, One Size Doesn’t Fit All


This entry is part 1 in the series Corporate Credit Traders Seek Diverse LiquidityFixed-income markets are massively heterogeneous compared with … Read more

Options Markets, Then and Now


William Floersch, a director of ABN Amro Clearing, has seen the options industry undergo tumultuous changes during his 40-year career. … 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

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