Ground Zero: Digital Currencies in Asia

As cryptocurrencies gain interest from investors around the globe, Wei-Shen Wong examines the splintered Asian marketplace to see how regulators are adopting different strategies when it comes to overseeing these complex instruments.

Fixed Income: Electronic Evolution

The historic liquidity issues plaguing the fixed-income market have been recognized for some time and a number of trading platforms have been launched to facilitate trading, particularly within the secondary bond market.

Industry Split on Impact of ESMA Data Plan

Industry participants and experts seem divided over the likely outcome of European regulator the European Securities and Markets Association’s consultation process as well as over the impact of the provisions on end-users and data providers, after ESMA…

Investment Banking Platforms Set to Become More Social

As regulations continue to reshape the global financial marketplace, single-dealer platforms are being forced to rethink how they operate. Influenced by ever-increasing consumer use of technology and social media, and determined to put their clients in…

Circuit Breakers Adequate for Flash-Crash Prevention

A recent report by London-based consultancy GreySpark Partners has found that circuit breakers and venue controls on algorithms should be sufficient measures to control aberrant behavior related to algorithmic trading, without a need for further…

Vendor Relationships: What Lies Beneath

Consensus among buy-side firms is that there can sometimes be a world of difference between expectations and reality when dealing with a vendor. Steve Dew-Jones canvasses opinion on the most important considerations before awarding a technology or…

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