Trading Technologies and Strategies

Regulating EU Change

The financial crisis and recent government bail-outs are likely to result in more regulation, which will affect financial data management. Carla Mangado explores where the EU currently stands and whether the push to principles-based legislation will…

Breaking Out

While banks are focusing on cost cutting and downsizing, firms are looking at ways to rapidly improve data management strategies. Will outsourcing certain reference data activities be one of the options organizations will review? Tine Thoresen explores…

StanChart Deploys FX Aggregator

SINGAPORE-Standard Chartered (StanChart) has gone live with a liquidity aggregator developed by Progress Apama for its FX electronic pricing and trading division in Singapore, bank officials tell DWT.

Aegisoft Expands Monitoring in AthenaTrader

NEW YORK-Custom trading and testing software provider Aegisoft will add new tools to the next release of its AthenaTrader product that will be aimed at letting the end user have greater control of their foreign exchange (FX) trades, DWT has learned.

BarCap Selects Caplin for Fixed Income

LONDON-Barclays Capital (BarCap), the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has selected Caplin Systems' Web-based trading application for BarCap's Fixed Income eCommerce offering, officials announced today, Oct. 20.

360T Adds Multi-Leg Swaps

FRANKFURT-Multi-dealer trading platform vendor, 360 Treasury Systems (360T) introduced multi-leg foreign exchange (FX) swap trading on its cross-product trading platform, 360T TEX, in response to client demand today, Oct. 13, according to vendor…

Capacity Management: Voices from the Trenches

Today's complexity and enormously competitive requirements to predict and mange scale, quality of service (QoS) and cost, demand a new tooling discipline to truly transform the way we manage capacity, and to take it to the next level. Only by engineering…

Baxter to Add Algos

NEW YORK-Customers trading on the Baxter ECN from venue operator and foreign exchange (FX) technology provider Baxter Financial Services will have algorithmic capabilities by the end of the year, DWT has learned.

Bellegarde: Data Never More Important

The European data industry must adapt to new technologies and market forces in the face of an economic crisis if established providers are to remain competitive, according to NYSE Euronext group executive vice president and head of European execution…

Volatility Still Challenges Algos

Trading via technology and algorithms alone may not be the best strategy during volatile times in the financial markets, according to industry experts.

Taming the Dark Pools

With the low barrier of entry to developing and deploying new dark pools of liquidity, the industry has experienced a dramatic growth in non-displayed liquidity venues in the past year. However, with that growth many industry participants say it's time…

Timing Is Everything

In early January the editors and publisher of DWT and Buy-Side Technology sat down to determine how best to serve our readers and we came up with an idea to launch a new conference covering the subjective and elusive topic of "best execution."

Shaking Up Transaction Cost Analysis

Though the use of transaction cost analysis (TCA) has permeated the buy side, a number of industry participants see the need for an evolutionary change.

Leadership Key for IT Hires

NEW YORK-As firms on Wall Street grapple with the current turmoil in the financial markets, they are looking to well-rounded IT professionals to help get them through it, according to industry experts.

Business Success Spurs Customization

It is possible for a firm to customize off-the-shelf technology to create a differentiated system or product, but sometimes vendors stand in the way, say industry experts.

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