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…

Esma Struggles to Define HFT

The European Securities and Markets Authority said high-frequency trading accounts for between 24%  and 43% of value traded on European Union exchanges, but the regulator said…

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…

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…

ECSDA: T+2 Settlement Smooth

The number of failed transactions did not increase when the Eurozone last month shortened its settlement cycle by one day, according to the European Central…