Industry Issues & Initiatives

Financial Reconciliation: The Road to end-to-end Automation

WatersTechnology is keen to find out more about the challenges and benefits facing capital markets firms when it comes to managing reconciliations and how they should go about assessing the most important features of a reconciliation platform.

Commodity Firms Tighten Up on Spoofing

With increased high-frequency trading in commodities markets likely to increase instances of “spoofing,” the CFTC has said it will be monitoring markets more avidly for instances of spoofing and other forms of market manipulation. Selwyn Parker reports…

Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Human Augmenter?

At the North American Trading Architecture Summit in New York, artificial intelligence came under the spotlight with industry participants discussing the extent to which it might replace humans across the capital markets.

Trax Gets FCA ARM Nod, Awaits Test Details

MarketAxess’ Trax unit has received FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II, but is waiting for details of what the tests will involve.

Robo-Advisors Permeate Asian Markets

Robo-advisors are gradually becoming more popular in Asia, especially among retail investors. While it will take some time, these advancements—and the technologies that underpin these platforms—are likely to seep into the institutional space in years to…