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In an effort to effectively tap dark pool liquidity and leverage the tools dark venues provide, brokerage ITG announced the launch of the Posit Marketplace 3.0 algorithm.
Alternative trading system PDQ has unveiled Auction1, an electronic equity auction designed for larger orders with heightened sensitivity to market impact.
Research firm Tabb Group has unveiled a new trade data and routing analysis service, dubbed Clarity, that will help market participants monitor and benchmark the impact on execution price performance of routing strategies for US equities trades that…
Research firm Tabb Group has unveiled a new trade data and routing analysis service, dubbed Clarity, that will help market participants monitor and benchmark the impact on execution price performance of routing strategies for US equities that include…
New York-headquartered brokerage ConvergEx has upgraded its opening and closing auction algorithms for the NYSE, NYSE Arca and Nasdaq exchanges.
Machine learning and artificial intelligences are reshaping algorithms into adaptive programs that can adjust on the fly, which Victor says could end up all but eradicating losses.
As market movements become faster and more complex, it is impossible for humans to react quickly enough to those changes, requiring machines to step in. Now, artificial intelligence is extending its reach beyond algorithms, permeating other aspects of…
Agency broker Neonet has announced the enhancement of its trading interface with Visual Trader, the Spanish trading platform owned by Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME).
Although the flagging and tagging of algorithms is only currently required in Germany, under the German HFT Act, it is slowly making its way into Pan-European law. Marina Daras looks at the German rule to see how the algo labeling requirement under Mifir…
Technology vendor TradingScreen has debuted PairsHub, its electronic execution interface that connects with pair-trading algorithms from tier-one investment banks.
Instinet has announced that the Philippines has become the 12th Asia-Pacific capital market to be added to its direct market access (DMA) and algorithmic trading platforms.
Market-maker Volant Trading has rolled out extensions to its execution services for options traders, allowing them new capabilities through the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS).
The annual TradeTech event taking place in Paris has triggered a lot of debate, ranging from the legitimacy of high-frequency trading (HFT) practices, to the need for accurate and reliable Transaction-Cost Analysis (TCA) tools and the future of dark-pool…
The release of Michael Lewis' latest book, Flash Boys, has caused a stir on Wall Street. Since Monday, the author and his interviewees, as well as his depicted villains, have been plastered across television programs and the internet, defending and…
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating high-speed buying and selling of securities on US markets, in an attempt to determine whether firms engaged in this practice are contravening rules on insider trading.
A panel of foreign-exchange (FX) practitioners analyze the results from the recent Tibco-sponsored survey on FX trading practices, arguing that electronic trading in the asset class doesn't necessarily equate to algorithmic trading.
A potent mixture of in-house, futures commission merchant, and boutique brokerage-provided algorithms now play a part in commodity trading advisors’ and managed futures funds’ trading activities. Tim Bourgaize Murray examines why a new cadre of…
US-based foreign exchange (FX) broker Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), has integrated Seer Trading’s technology with its offering, giving clients the ability to test and develop algorithmic trading strategies.
Instinet, the equity execution services arm of the Tokyo-based Nomura Group, has launched what it has dubbed its MAKE algorithm, the broker’s latest addition to its Execution Experts algorithmic trading suite.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has streamlined its algorithmic offerings for options trading, consolidating them into four strategies.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has announced plans for a two-day conference next week, aimed at discussing the market risks associated with algorithmic and high-frequency trading (HFT).