Open Platform: Can Lightweights KO the OMS Heavyweights?


By failing to provide scaled-down alternatives, the leading vendors of order management systems may have trouble selling to smaller buy-side firms.

Since their beginnings nearly a decade ago, the dominant order management system (OMS) vendors have focused their sales and marketing efforts on investment management firms with billions of dollars in assets under management. The number of these larger buy-side firms left who have not purchased an OMS but developed one in-house, or are willing to

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Systematic tools gain favor in fixed income

Automation is enabling systematic strategies in fixed income that were previously reserved for equities trading. The tech gap between the two may be closing, but differences remain.

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