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Financial Markets Operations Response to COVID-19: Best Practices for Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all walks of life, and carries with it implications for society beyond even the obvious and immediate health impact. Business is being hit across the board, with many corporations sending staff home in an effort to keep them both safe and working. It’s clear that firms can’t rely on a…

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…

Countdown To MiFID II: Best Execution, Brexit and Trading Infrastructure Best Practices

The events of 2016 have muddied the waters for financial institutions operating in Europe that need to figure out how planning for possible outcomes of Brexit will in turn affect compliance with European MiFID II regulation taking effect in January 2018. While it is widely recognised that firms will have to make major changes to…

Trade Europe Now

This paper has been written to provide a guide to effective electronic trading in Europe. It offers an overview of current state of play in the European market as well as dispelling myths surrounding MIFID II. It examines what elements are needed to effectively trade Europe, specifically looking at selecting the right physical point of…

Financial Markets Tune In To Wireless

Wireless network technologies offer firms with latency-sensitive trading strategies a significant speed advantage over fibre optic technologies. But to deliver a competitive edge in trading performance they must be carefully selected, deployed and operated. Download our White Paper today and learn: The benefits of latest generation microwave and millimetre wave wireless technologies that can reduce…

How to Create an Agile Trading System

High speed, low latency trading connectivity is no longer enough to differentiate you from your competitors – so how do you add value to your trading systems? How can you create a trading platform that is: Flexible enough to accommodate the transaction lifecycle? Powerful enough to deliver the analytics for better informed trading decisions? Fast…

Dell Processor Acceleration Technology Industry Briefing

In the world of the financial markets, securing an edge over the competition can mean life or death for a trading firm. Whether it is acting on news alerts or price movements, determining the best trading opportunity, or delivering an order to the marketplace, microseconds mean the difference between winning or just playing. Reducing those…

Measuring Latency in Equity Transactions

This white paper was written by Ixia. Ixia is the Leader in Converged IP Testing and offers solutions for higher speed gigabit Ethernet as well as testing network performance The importance of minimizing latency in data center networks has been discussed intensely in the last year, mostly with respect to trading in financial markets – where…

A Flexible Approach to Market Infrastructure

he growing speed and complexity of today’s financial markets are placing all but the most technologically well-resourced participants at a strategic disadvantage. Buy- and sell-side firms, the execution venues they use, and the wide range of post-trade, market data and other service providers whose offerings they consume, are all struggling to keep up with the…

High Performance Trading – FIX Messaging Testing

This white paper was written by OnX Enterprise Solutions, and others. It reports on the activity of a consortium of leading IT vendors that have joined forces to create demonstrable high performance solution stacks to address common business requirements in financial trading. The initial focus of the consortium is on a reference-able technology stack of…