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Velocimetrics Implements Enterprise-wide Data Lineage PoC at Large European Bank

Velocimetrics has implemented an enterprise-wide data lineage proof-of-concept at a major European bank. Driven by regulation BCBS 239, the bank wanted to achieve automated intra-day reconciliation, correlation and trade netting, but was already challenged to achieve T+1. The primary compliance requirement was to show completeness of reporting, although the project is already showing additional value…

Pico Reaches Agreement to Acquire Corvil, Plans Corvil-as-a-Service

Pico has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Corvil, a deal that will create a powerhouse providing managed trading technology services underpinned by sophisticated real-time performance analytics. The acquisition will combine Pico’s trading technology services with Corvil’s performance monitoring and analytics products to help clients gain greater insight into Pico’s managed electronic trading environments. Existing…

How to Deliver Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

Sell-side firms struggling to gain ground in a highly competitive and regulated trading environment, where low-latency technology is a commodity and highly performant trading strategies and algorithmic models are the only differentiators, are looking at the potential of agent-based simulation (ABS) techniques that could optimise execution system performance and allow algorithms to attract and retain…

Evolution of the Algo Trading Desk

The algo trading desk continues to develop, driven by technology opportunity and competitive markets, but other factors are also playing into development as the buy-side and sell-side acknowledge the need for more communication and brokers invest in data transparency. The evolution of the algo trading desk and the role of both buy-side and sell-side firms…

Evolution of the Algo Trading Desk

Listen to a session recorded at A-Team Group’s recent TradingTech Summit where a panel of experts discuss algo development, buy-side investment and shifting relationships between the buy-side and sell-side. The panel was moderated by Bill Harts, CEO at Harts & Company, and joined by Saurabh Srivastava, senior vice president, electronic trading, at Jefferies; Eric Karpman,…

BTON Financial Taps Schwieger and Walker as Non-Execs

BTON Financial, a startup that is offering outsourced smart broker routing targeting mid-tier asset managers, has appointed the London Stock Exchange’s Brian Schwieger and Merrill Lynch’s Tony Walker as non-executive directors. Schwieger and Walker have joined as advisors, helping BTON to promote its vision of offering SaaS-based, broker-neutral routing of buy-side orders to sell-side trading…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

Barclays’ Equities Asset Class Prepares for BARX One

Barclays is planning the release of BARX One, a next-generation cross-asset trading platform that unifies for the first time its algorithmic trading and execution services offerings in fixed income, foreign exchange, listed derivatives and now equities. The BARX One initiative aims to optimise execution performance by accessing pools of liquidity through Barclays’ various trading technology…

Delivering Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

The global shift toward unbundling of research services from execution is forcing sell-side institutions to focus on differentiating their service offerings as they vie for buy-side liquidity in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With soft-commissioned research and high-speed connectivity to trading venues no longer potent as differentiators, the sell side is acknowledging that the quality and…

The Race is on – Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics Offer Competitive Advantage

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…