Trading Technologies and Strategies

Complex Structures Fuel Cross Asset Drive

LONDON-Demand for trading multiple instruments from a single desktop from the buy and sell side has grown consistently over the past few years due to multiple drivers, a number of industry participants recently conclude.

OMS Vendors Tackle Multi-Asset Risk

LONDON-To address the growing trend among financial institutions of broadening the asset classes and geographies in which they trade, trading platform vendors are enhancing their multi-asset pre-trade analytics, say vendor officials.

Business Is Still Business

All eyes in the market are turned to the negotiations between the Democrat-led Congress and the Bush administration about a proposed $700 billion bailout of the U.S. economy. But last week, for at least one rainy day in Manhattan, a large number of buy…

Demystifying Liquidity Management

Ever since the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid) took effect, many new terms have been added to the trading lexicon. The latest, liquidity management systems (LMSes), is still in the process of being defined. DWT has assembled a panel…

Liquidity Management's Redux

Unlike many broker-dealers looking to get their arms around the new buzzword, "liquidity management," the agency brokerage arm of Crédit Agricole, CA Cheuvreux, believes that the concept has been around for a number of years.

Wall Street's Binge Leads to Integration Hangover

NEW YORK-After the aftershocks subside from the financial earthquake that hit Wall Street at the start of last week, IT executives from the institutions left standing will be forced to grapple with the headache of integrating their newly acquired wares…

Darwin in Action

After several quarters of whistling past the graveyard, Wall Street and the global markets have succumbed to all the toxic debt that the market has been generating for the past few years. What does this mean from an IT perspective? Except for the…

Calypso Technology Updates Fast-Track

SAN FRANCISCO-Trading software vendor Calypso Technology has released today, Sept. 15, Fast-Track version 2, the latest version of its preconfigured application environment designed to expedite deployment of Calypso's offerings.

Dear Clara and Joe...

Last week, Clara Furse and Joe Ratterman, chief executives of the London Stock Exchange and BATS Trading, which is gearing up to launch an alternative venue in Europe trading LSE-listed stocks, exchanged words via open letters on the state of competition…

CantorCO2e Preps Web-based CER Auction

LONDON-Officials from CantorCO2e, a member of the Cantor Fitzgerald group of companies, plan to hold their first online auction for certified emission reductions (CERs) using the firm's new Web-based auction platform on Oct. 2.

BOCI Adopts CEP Platform from Progress

BEDFORD, MASS.-BOC International Holdings Ltd. (BOCI), the wholly owned investment bank of Bank of China, has selected application infrastructure software provider Progress Software's Progress Apama complex event processing (CEP) platform, the vendor…

Doing more with less in 2008

Traditional investment managers are being assailed on all sides. The market volatility of the past twelve months has only served to emphasise legacy challenges, while bringing with it new obstacles to be met and overcome. With revenues squeezed, managers…

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