Special report

Survey: Win an Apple iPad Mini for your opinions

As a valued reader of our WatersTechnology family of publications, we value your opinion on current trends driving the datafeeds marketplace for a survey we are conducting on behalf of S&P Capital IQ. By contributing, you will give our research accuracy…

Survey: Valuation, Risk, Regulation to Drive Data Spend

Risk management and emerging markets will account for the highest growth in market data spend over this year and next, with valuation tools accounting for the highest single area of expenditure, according to the results of a survey of market data demand…

An Integrated Future

With regulatory pressure and increased focus on achieving an enterprise-wide view of data, firms are prioritizing projects aimed at making data more easily accessible by integrating systems and sources. On April 21, Inside Reference Data gathered leading…

Laying the Groundwork for Cross-Asset Trading

As institutional investors' demand for cross-asset trading grows, sell-side firms are challenged to deliver the capability or risk losing order flow. Providing a single trading interface capable of trading multiple asset classes is the relatively easy…

Creating the Proper Cross-Asset Recipe

Since the latter half of 2004, Barclays Capital has been refining its multi-asset-class electronic trading support to meet its client demands.

Cracking the Secret Sauce

Next to low-latency execution, cross-asset trading is one of the biggest buzzwords in the industry today. However, the open secret is that while everyone seems happy to talk about cross-asset trading, very few firms have managed to truly deliver it to…

Report Compares Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters FI News

A comparative analysis of fixed income news coverage from Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters conducted by Burton-Taylor International Consulting reveals that while the two vendors deliver roughly the same number of fixed income news items per day, they differ…

MTFs Urge Consolidated Tape in MiFID Review

Operators of pan-European multilateral trading facilities are calling for this year's review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive to make it easier for trading firms to participate in multiple markets by mandating an affordable means for…

Immediate risks, distant rewards

Research from Greenwich Associates and Omgeo published in February examines more pro-active hedge fund approaches to risk management aimed at dealing with counterparty risk and investor demand. Meanwhile, studies from Tabb Group and Celent Communications…

With a Little Help From Your Friends

Not so long ago, outsourcing part of your infrastructure was anathema to anyone who was interested in bleeding out latency in order to execute high-frequency trading (HFT) strategies. Right-thinking financial technologists knew that everything related to…