Trading Technologies and Strategies

Risk Management Hampers International DMA

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Pre-trade risk analysis and management concerns about international direct market access (DMA) fall partially on the traders, according to members of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

TT Eyes Additional Hub in Asia

NEW YORK-Futures trading platform and exchange connectivity provider Trading Technologies International (TT) is looking to open its seventh global hub in Hong Kong, vendor officials tell DWT .

Algos: The Next Generation

With the dramatic growth in available processing power and advancements in complex event processing (CEP) technology to handle expanded real-time inputs, trading algorithms are on the verge of the next evolutionary quantum leap. DWT has gathered a…

Portfolio Trading Dominates Algo Growth

Most Wall Street players tend to leave divining the future to mediums with basement storefront dens, but most agree that in the next five years the use of trading algorithms will be going nowhere but up.

Edgar Online: Redefining Data

Philip Moyer, former entrepreneur and general manager of global customers and professional services at Microsoft, joined Edgar Online last April as president, becoming chief executive in July. Inside Market Data recently quizzed Moyer on his plans for…

Algos to Solve FX Fragmentation

NEW YORK-Systematic and algorithmic trading could be implemented to combat the liquidity fragmentation in the electronic foreign exchange (FX) space, according to an industry insider.

Minerva Gains Credit Suisse FX Algos

LONDON-Credit Suisse has integrated foreign exchange (FX) smart routing and algorithmic execution strategies into Fidessa LatentZero's Minerva order and execution management system (OEMS), with the bank's Advanced Execution Services (AES) FX, vendor…

Sophis Increases TRS Support

NEW YORK-Clients using the Risque and Value offerings from French cross-asset trading and risk management platform vendor Sophis will soon have further enhancements for trading total-return swap (TRS) products.

Study highlights Euro trading inefficiencies

Oxera, the Oxford, UK-based economic consultancy has, in conjunction with Omgeo, released the results of its research into the current status regarding the automation of trade processing in the European markets.

White paper calls for greater fund pricing transparency

Hedge funds' pricing and valuation methodologies never seem far from the spotlight these days as the industry contemplates ongoing calls for greater levels of disclosure and transparency. However, as Stewart Eisenhart reports, calling for reforms and…

Spotlight on Steven Richard

After holding management positions at Spectrum Global Fund Administration and Harris Insight Funds, Steven Richard has taken the reigns as managing director at hedge fund technology and service provider Gravitas Technology's new business cons-ultancy…

Fly to comply

The increased flow of institutional capital and mandates to the buy side means that compliance and risk management considerations have never been more crucial for buy-side firms, especially for those alternative managers that until recently have led a…

BNY ConvergEx Group rolls out buy-side dark pool service

BNY ConvergEx Group, the agency brokerage and technology provider, has launched a new execution service, the Dark Desk, through which the firm's traders can more efficiently execute orders on behalf of buy-side and hedge fund clients across dark venues.

The more prime broker relationships, the better

Large and mid-tier hedge funds have been trimming the numbers of their prime broker relationships over the past two years, eliminating redundancies and gaining operational efficiencies. But that may change in the wake of the Bear Stearns collapse and…

Seeing the wood for the trees

The nuances between Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Application Service Provision are often misunderstood, although, perhaps not altogether ignored. But while the variations between the two may not be of utmost importance to the buy-side firm accessing…

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