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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

Fixed-Income ETFs Expand in Europe


Fixed-income exchange-traded fund trading volumes grew 5% in the first quarter of this year while equity ETF volumes fell according … 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

Fund Managers Address Front-Office Risk


As funds and institutions move forward with more agile, market-appropriate strategies, risk adjustment must occur in real time. That can … 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

HFT Reaches “Flash”-point


Michael Lewis, author of the new book Flash Boys, has succeeded not only in drumming up publicity for himself and … Read more

FX Traders Seek Market Transparency


Traders in FX welcome innovations, especially automation, but want more transparency about market conditions, such as exists for other asset … Read more

Traders Look for Speed Outside Equities


Sanjay Shah, chief technology officer of NanoSpeed, a provider of ultra-fast low latency trading technology, said traders are interested in … Read more

Alger Takes on Giants


New York-based asset manager marks a half-century as an equity growth boutique 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

‘Yellen Effect’ Limited So Far


Janet Yellen’s first six weeks as Chair of the Federal Reserve had a limited effect on the markets, as there … Read more

Pullbacks Wanted


After a mostly continuous advance for U.S. stocks over the past five years, Vision Capital would welcome occasional moves in the other direction 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

Traders Gauge Ukraine Crisis


Marshall Gittler, head of global foreign exchange strategy at online trading platform IronFX Global  expects the Japanese yen to strengthen … Read more

Tradeworx Talks Market Structure


Market structure has been dramatically affected by the advent of automated trading, dark pools, and other off-exchange trading venues. The … Read more

Source Aims to Grow ETF Assets to $50bn


Source, the European exchange-traded fund provider, aims to triple assets following its sale of a majority stake last month to … Read more

State Street Launches ETF Platform in Europe


State Street Global Exchange has launched its online FundConnect platform in Europe, which is designed to reduces transaction times by … Read more

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