Ratings Agencies Come Under Fire from EU Watchdog
March 18, 2013 | The European Union's markets watchdog has criticised the world's top three credit ratings agencies for a lack of transparency over how they evaluate banks and demanded more robust internal reviews of their methods.
Buy-Side Shifts Commissions to Pay for Research
June 21, 2011 | Why are U.S. institutions pulling back on e-trading and shifting more commissions to high touch sales traders?
Bloomberg & Information Mosaic Tackle Corporate Actions
December 07, 2010 | In a new partnership, clients will have access to Bloomberg data and IM's corp actions tools.
How Finance Reform Will Alter Swap Execution Facilities and Boost Transparency
November 15, 2010 | The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is moving closer to issuing the preliminary rules defining swap execution facilities. This particular rulemaking will set the parameters for trading platforms for the over-the-counter derivative markets that will largely determine how transactions will be executed under the Dodd-Frank framework.
Technology Adoption Brings Change to Indian Capital Markets
September 21, 2010 | While foreign brokers have influenced the adoption of high-touch DMA and the FIX protocol in India, Celent analysts say fully automated DMA remains a distant pipe dream as regulators are skeptical.
Execution Quality:Electronic Order Books Dominate
July 28, 2010 | New reports from Celent on Execution Quality in NYSE and Nasdaq stocks found that electronic order books (EOBs) such as BATS, Nasdaq, NYSE Arca and Direct Edge's EDGA and EDGX, are leading performers when speed and price are taken into account, but the NYSE specialists/DMMs are the fastest, except for small orders.
FX Trading: The Next Generation
May 26, 2010 | Algorithmic trading in FX is on the rise. Last year StreamBase’s annual FX trading and technology survey revealed that around a third of active FX traders were using algo strategies; this year the number increased to almost half with still more planning to add this capability in the near future.
High-Frequency Trading in FX: Open for Business
May 04, 2010 | A new report from Aite Group examines the presence of high-frequency trading in the global FX market, providing details on the changing market dynamics of the last three years and analyzing the evolving bank-to-high-frequency-trading relationship.
How Electronic Can Europe Get?
E-trading: "Missing Link" To More Efficient OTC Derivatives Space
Smart Regulation: Is It Possible?
High Frequency Equities Trading: From the U.S. to Asia?
Sponsored Access: Where the Naked Need Not Apply