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SEC Rule 606 Features Highly at FIX Americas Conference

The imminent adoption of amendments to SEC Rule 606 was high on the list of hot topics when electronic trading professionals met at the FIX Americas conference in New York this week. And while speakers, panellists and delegates acknowledged the initiative represents a significant challenge in terms of technology resource, most said they believed the…

Corvil Plans Next-Generation Predictive Trade Execution Analytics

Corvil will introduce its next generation of predictive trade execution analytics later this year, in a bid to exploit what it sees as a growing need for more advanced analysis of execution amid an increased as a growing tendency among buy-side firms to use sophisticated tools to analyse broker execution performance. The Dublin-based trading data…

Mizuho Bank Selects smartTrade LiquidityFX to Power Next-Generation FX Platform

Mizuho Bank Japan has selected smartTrade Technologies, a provider of multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions, to deliver its next-generation FX platform. The bank will use smartTrade’s LiquidityFX platform to centralise aggregation and optimise and internalise the management of its FX flows. This is expected to generate cost savings for Mizuho and create new opportunities for…

Algorithmic Trading and Smart Order Routing Post-MiFID II

A-Team Group’s London TradingTech Summit on February 27, 2019 hosted a lively discussion on Post-MiFID II use of algorithms and smart order routers (SORs). Gavin Williamson, former managing director, global head of product development and regulatory change at HSBC, moderated the debate that ranged from total cost analysis (TCA) and pre- and post-trade analytics to…

TickSmith Partners with Vela for TCA Solution

Montreal-based TickSmith has added Vela’s SuperFeed to the range of data feeds available to users of its high-performance database platform. A project to deliver a cloud-based transaction cost analysis (TCA) solution for a Tier 1 global investment bank was the catalyst for the partnership. According to Francis Wenzel, TickSmith CEO, the unnamed investment bank was…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe 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 London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

TickSmith Releases Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) Tool

Montreal-based TickSmith has made available its Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) solution offering, providing clients with a library of industry standard transaction cost analytics. Deployed as a turnkey solution with all the flexibility of a custom application, TickSmith’s TCA offering can be calibrated to suit unique client requirements. The TCA add-on to the TickSmith analytics platform…

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…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…