Latency is still a key issue for trading firms, though with the obvious impediments to low latency largely removed, firms are facing the dilemma of whether to skimp on risk controls that introduce extra processes - and hence delays-into the flow of data, or whether to seek out new markets and asset or implement newer technologies in the hunt for alpha, said panelists at IMD Chicago last week.
"Today, over 75 percent of trading volume is generated by automated engines. More firms are using these,
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails