A Pioneering Pension


Colorado PERA charts its own investment course 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

Market Structure, Valuations in Focus


A seasonal lull is expected to keep markets comparatively quiet into September, but there are at least a couple major … Read more

M&A, Emerging Managers Draw Interest


Mergers and acquisitions and ‘emerging’ hedge-fund managers are among alpha-generating strategies deployed by buy-side investors so far in 2014. The … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Terry Duffy, CME Group


The major themes of our business so far in 2014 have been focused on growing our core business and expanding the reach of our products. Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Alfred Eskandar, Portware


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

Low Volatility, Rate Risk Vex Markets


At mid-year, market participants are keenly watching two metrics: the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), and the yield on the benchmark … 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

Reassessing Dark Pools


Scrutiny on equity-trading venues that are out of the ‘light’ of public exchanges is ratcheting up in the wake of … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Tony McCormick, BOX Options Exchange


What have been the main themes of your business so far this year? 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

Malaysia Awaits CFTC Direct-Access Approval


Average daily trading volumes at Bursa Malaysia doubled after the launch of a partnership with CME Group and could receive … Read more

Branching Out


BMO Global Asset Management steps up from just a regional player Read more

Buy Side Assesses Pre-Trade Compliance


Pre-trade compliance has become a major pain point for buy side firms as regulations, especially around OTC derivatives, place the … 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

Block Traders Eye Real-Time TCA


This entry is part 5 in the series Institutional Equity Traders Tap Pre-Trade AnalyticsFor institutional equity investors, transaction cost analysis … Read more

Bond ‘Electronification’: Catalyst Needed


Institutional bond markets have come a long way in their evolution towards ‘electronification’, but market participants say a catalyst is … 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

SEFs Face June 16 Trading Deadline


Operators of swap execution facilities are gearing up for handling swaps transactions consisting of multiple swaps, known as packaged transactions. … Read more

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