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The Race Is On – Catch Up with Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics at TradingTech Summit

Trade execution analytics are taking a leap forward with the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to machine-time data. Ultimate results could include the ability to understand, evidentially, the relationship between trading systems performance and trade outcomes. Corvil has been working for about two years to develop machine learning algos that can identify…

Is Crypto Trading for You? Find Out at Next Week’s TradingTech Summit

Financial institutions stand at the edge of the crypto boom. With little interest in unregulated cryptocurrencies and utility tokens targeted at retail markets, yet a desire to get involved in crypto trading but only where markets and assets are regulated and infrastructure is familiar, FIs are increasingly interested in the concept of security tokens. Ahead…

TradingTech Summit: Find Out How to Use Cloud to Maximise Compute Performance

Adoption of cloud computing continues to increase as trading firms pursue maximum compute performance – but it is not all plain sailing with problems including making the right decisions on what to put in the cloud, integrating legacy systems, and overcoming ongoing concerns about cloud security, hacks and breaches. Ahead of next week’s A-Team Group…

MiFID II: The True Cost of Research Unbundling – Part One

The implementation of MiFID II in 2018 catalysed a maelstrom of regulatory modifications for financial institutions. One of the biggest changes was the requirement to separate the cost of investment research and corporate access from the cost of trade execution – forcing providers to drastically alter their models in order to comply with the explicit…

J.P. Morgan Makes Algo Central Available to Bloomberg Terminal Clients

J.P. Morgan has made its Algo Central solution available on the Bloomberg App Portal, allowing clients that use the Bloomberg terminal service to access its electronic FX trading services. Algo Central, also available via the J.P. Morgan Markets Execute platform, provides access to the firm’s pre-trade, real-time, and post-trade analytics. The tool also enables investors…

How to Get eComms Surveillance Right

Electronic communications surveillance is a tough challenge for financial services firms and an extensive regulatory requirement in many jurisdictions. So how can firms bridge the gap and deliver successful eComms surveillance and strong regulatory compliance efficiently and cost effectively? Barriers to success include high volumes and different types of communications and data that need to…

Kx Offers kdb+ Time Series Database on Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Kx, a division of First Derivatives, is offering its kdb+ time series database on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an important step forward for kdb+ customers that plan to migrate existing applications to the cloud and develop new cloud-based applications. Firms moving kdb+ development to AWS will be able to build and scale systems…

Discover the Outlook for Risk, Regulation and Sustainability at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit

Managing risk, regulation and sustainability will be key to success for financial institutions throughout 2019, but what will the biggest risks look like, what can you expect in terms of regulatory development, and how can you create sustainable risk management during a year of ongoing change? Beate Born, executive director, risk and regulatory management at…

QuantHouse Onboards Fenics USTreasuries Providing Expanded Access to Market Data

QuantHouse is offering direct access to the Fenics USTreasuries (Fenics UST) platform through the QuantHouse FeedOS API and QuantLINK global network. This gives QuantHouse buy-side clients fast, streamlined access to normalised real-time and historical data to trade the US cash treasuries market. Fenics UST provides buy-side participants with access to cash treasuries via two electronic marketplaces:…

FCA Sets Out No-Deal Action Plan for Post-Brexit Transaction Reporting

The Brexit deal may still be up in the air but even as the Government scrambles to resolve a seemingly insoluble impasse, regulators are paddling hard under water to attempt a (relatively) seamless transition should the UK depart on March 29 with no deal. The UK Treasury has drafted legislation giving the FCA temporary power…