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September 2014: Change Is the Only Constant

Machine learning and artificial intelligences are reshaping algorithms into adaptive programs that can adjust on the fly, which Victor says could end up all but eradicating losses.

Waters | Opinion | Algorithmic Trading | 01 Sep 2014


GreySpark Study Yields Pre-Trade Risk Best Practices

Recently published research from London-based capital markets consultancy GreySpark Partners has yielded a number of best practices designed to help sell-side firms manage a range of risks associated with their electronic trading activities.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 15 Aug 2014


Bowles Joins LSEG Board

Sharon Bowles has been appointed as a non-executive director at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). With the new appointment, the LSEG hopes to further its understanding and experience of UK and European politics, economics, and regulations affecting...

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 15 Aug 2014


Performance Measurement: The Devil’s in the Data

Performance measurement has always been one of the most crucial business processes that all buy-side firms need to manage, irrespective of their investment strategies and the complexity of their operating models. Victor Anderson recently caught up with...

Waters | Interview | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 13 Aug 2014


August 2014: Start Me Up

There are no prizes for anyone identifying the August issue of Waters as the “start-up” issue. That is down to coincidence as opposed to design. Marina Daras travelled to Israel recently with the view to visiting a number of the country’s technology...

Waters | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Aug 2014


IBOR: No Walk in the Park

The investment book of record (IBOR) phenomenon currently sweeping the buy side shows no sign of slowing down, as asset managers on both sides of the Atlantic start moving down the road toward managing their investment positions and cash, not only on...

Waters | Feature | Buy-Side Operations | 04 Aug 2014


Waters Rankings 2014: Best Performance Measurement and Attribution System Provider — ConvergEx Group

New York-based ConvergEx Group, a provider of brokerage and trading-related services, emerged top in this year’s performance measurement and attribution provider category, a win that will undoubtedly raise a few eyebrows, not because of PerformEx’s...

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 01 Aug 2014


Waters Rankings 2014: Best Enterprise Data Management Systems Provider — Bloomberg PolarLake

It is no secret that large portions of the third-party technology vendor community have grown through acquisition as the market has evolved and matured—after all, it is cheaper, more time efficient, and significantly faster to market to buy an existing...

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 01 Aug 2014


Waters Rankings 2014: Best Transaction-Cost Analysis System Provider — ITG

ITG, a New York-based agency brokerage and capital markets technology provider, follows up its success in the transaction-cost analysis (TCA) category in last year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards by winning the corresponding category in this year’s Waters...

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 01 Aug 2014


Waters Rankings 2014: Best Reporting System Provider — Eze Software Group

There is little doubt that since the global financial crisis of 2008, capital markets firms, both on the sell side and the buy side, have been scrutinizing their vendor relationships, not only with the view to consolidating functionality and minimizing...

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 01 Aug 2014

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