OpEd by Sam Clapp, Mizuho Americas equities, and Don Hundley, Japan head of Mizuho equities electronic trading
For years, brokers have offered suites of algorithms, each geared toward a certain strategy and outcome. Now, firms are compressing these into multifaceted algorithms that can switch between different strategies or markets in response to trading…
Founded with the principles of “transparency and academic rigor,” some say Proof’s model and technical approach is a test case for a new generation of cloud-native broker startups.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
Dealers say the agencies’ request for info could prompt new rules that stifle model innovation.
A transatlantic group of researchers has examined a treasure trove of market data to see whether or not high-frequency trading is a necessary component of today’s market structure. The answer is largely ‘yes,’ but with caveats.
Increasingly, exchanges are trying to get closer to their customers, in a bid to better understand how they use market data. This move may come at the expense of data vendors that are being gradually squeezed out of the exchange-client relationship.
Aiden, a trading platform launched last year, is the product of five years of experimentation with deep learning by RBC Capital Markets on top of an additional five years of hypothesizing about what best execution would one day require.
Buy-sider traders remain skeptical of the benefits of algo execution for credit derivatives.
Algorithm development specialist BestEx Research is making a play to address inefficiencies in futures trading algorithms.
Later this year the vendor is looking to allow users to clip together various components of an algorithmic trading strategy, making it easier for users with limited programming skills to build their own trading strategies.
A look at some of the past week's financial technology news.
Jo wonders if the EC's approach to regulating AI could adapt existing liability laws—with implications for individuals.
Industry insiders warn that the regulator’s attempts to modernize equities data by redefining trading lots will fall short of the mark if odd lot orders remain unprotected.
Blaze 7 will feature an enhanced, integrated suite for options volatility traders.
As the fight over market data fees in the futures market heats up, the Chicago-based trading platform provider is rolling out a new platform that provides a free view of market order flow for TT platform users.
Executives from Barclays discuss why the bank is transforming its BARX trading platform and what that might mean for the future of trading desktops.
The firm is using ACA's Decryptex to identify fraudulent trading behavior.
Concurnas founder says his language will help traders work more easily with concurrent computing and offer a Python-like syntax with Java-scale performance.
The company is combining different data sources to help users spot market abuse and manipulation.
Duncan Wood interviews Tradeweb's Billy Hult about the changing trading landscape.
Clients can use the algos from the libraries to connect to their existing algos and strategies.
At Waters USA, the chief market intelligence officer of hedge fund Point72 discussed how tech and data are disrupting traditional ideas about investing.