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Through Acquisition, Japan's Buy Side Grows its Presence Globally

According to NRI's Kazumitsu Yokokawa, asset managers in Japan are working to grow their global presence largely through acquisition. Additionally, the regulatory and economic environment in the nation is changing in a way that may prove favorable to...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 14 May 2014


Extending 'Continuum of Innovation', BlackRock and Tradeweb Ally on Electronic Rates Trading

A recently announced and newly-integrated electronic trading solution will fuse Tradeweb's marketplace with Aladdin for order management, pricing, and execution of interest rate products and derivatives, serving only to deepen one the industry's longest...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | OMS & EMS | 14 May 2014


Dark Pools Are Growing, but Regulations Loom

According to studies conducted by consultancy Celent, dark pool trading in the US has steadily risen since 2008.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 12 May 2014

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Speed, Listing Exclusivity Promote New Volatility Index Options

Patrick Fay, director of listed derivatives at Russell Investments' index arm, says the way to a successful volatility index option is through the buy side. The rub? Not every buy-side firm understands derivatives the same way.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Indexes & Ratings | 07 May 2014


HFT Profits Down as Concerns Grow

At the recent Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, Neil Katkov, senior vice president of the Asia region for Celent, laid out the state of high-frequency trading (HFT) in the US and discussed what might lie ahead for Japan.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 05 May 2014


GSO Capital Partners Turns to SS&C for Form PF Filings

GSO Capital Partners only began outsourcing its regulatory filings once Form PF came around. The performance of SS&C GlobeOp in handling that filing may prod GSO to hand over others.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Compliance | 02 May 2014


The Roadblocks to Investing in Innovation

In part three of a three-part series, members of Japan's trading community discuss the decisions they have to make about what to invest in, and what will have to wait for another day.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 29 Apr 2014


Japan's Trading Firms Work to Automate FX, Fixed-Income Platforms

At this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, panelists for two Japanese trading firms discussed how they're working to automate their systems.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 28 Apr 2014


D.E. Shaw Technologist: 'Eliminate IT'

The conflict between IT and business is well documented. One soldier in that fight suggested something more than baby steps.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 21 Apr 2014


SEC's Berman: The Data Disputes HFT Narrative

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC’s) office of analytics and research has run extensive studies in the past year on cancellation rates and other market activities related to high-frequency trading (HFT). Citing the results, Gregg Berman,...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 16 Apr 2014

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