Wavelength Podcast Ep. 175: Tradeweb's Billy Hult

Duncan Wood interviews Tradeweb's Billy Hult about the changing trading landscape.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can download it.

On the podcast this week, Wei-Shen and Tony briefly discuss the Waters USA conference. Then, Billy Hult, president of Tradeweb Markets, speaks with Duncan Wood, global editorial director for Infopro Digital, about the changing face of trading, how Tradeweb stacks up against the likes of tech companies like Bloomberg and Symphony, the dimming allure of exchanges, and much more. 

3:00 – Billy joins the podcast with Duncan
7:00 – Billy and Duncan talk about Tradeweb post-IPO 
14:30 – Next, they discuss Tradeweb’s expansion into new asset classes
18:30 – Duncan asks about how Mifid II’s best execution requirement creates challenges
21:00 – Which trends are having the greatest impact on the market structure debate
28:00 – What is the difference between an old-style exchange and an interdealer broker 
32:00 – Billy responds to whether Symphony is a disruptive force
39:30 – To wrap it all up, Billy bravely answers Duncan’s random quick-fire questions


Contact Info

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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  [email protected]

Anthony Malakian: + 646 490 3973; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 165: Roman Ginis on Trade Execution

Episode 166: Brian Lichtenberger on Alternative Data

Episode 167: Keith Lubell on Libra, Big Tech & Programming Languages

Episode 168: A Look at the Hemp Market 

Episode 169: Wall Street Rides FAR for Autism Research

Episode 170: A European Consolidated Tape

Episode 171: FactSet's Rich Newman on Open Data

Episode 172: Buy-Side Trading & Automation

Episode 173: Hadoop, Data Warehousing

Episode 174: Previewing Waters USA

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