Hanweck officials say the tool will deliver a real-time dataset on stock borrowing activity, where information has traditionally been opaque and delivered only daily.
While blockchain has not quite lived up to its hype as the replacement for almost every part of the trading lifecycle, financial firms are finding it useful in managing some of the “less-sexy” and data-heavy processes that most firms have to carry out every day. Joanne Faulkner reports on one such initiative underway around index data management at Vanguard.
Recent appointments at the US Securities and Exchange Commission have led some firms to believe regulators and policymakers will finally start to address what they believe to be opaque pricing structures for market data at exchanges. Joanne Faulkner investigates whether a recent SEC appointee will take firms’ side in their battle against exchange fees.
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this goal, and the significant challenges to achieving it.
“We need to seriously rethink encryption and seriously rethink things that rely on encryption, like blockchain. Anything that is heavily dependent on complexity needs to be reconsidered in a quantum world.”
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
Jamie Hyman talks with an LEI issuer, advocate and end-user about how Esma’s LEI grace period will impact operations during the first half of 2018.
The French bank's securities services arm successfully tests a full trade cycle with OFI Asset Management on a blockchain platform
2018 is the year when large numbers of participants in the derivatives market expect to see emerging technologies being integrated into their existing technology ecosystems
The two proposals could bring settlement down to a day-and-a-half from time of trade, but still need more feedback from the industry.
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