Blogs and Articles

Building a data management blueprint

By Shiran Weitzman, CEO, Shield Financial Compliance Compliance teams who are able to bring the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) will provide a...
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Boom in tick data - big xyt

Boom in tick-data-as-a-service

By Robin Mess, CEO, big xyt The rise of quantitative analysis is mirrored by a rise in demand for its fuel – data. With one feeding the other, investment firms and banks are increasingly reliant...
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At your service: A new model for technology in the front office gains traction

By Ollie Cadman – Head of Business Operations at Vela Across a variety of industries, there are clear signs of increased spending on managed services. Whether it involves software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) or platform-as-a-service (PaaS),...
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TRG blog

Financial innovation 101

By Colin Slight, Managing Director, The Realization Group Large financial institutions need impetus from both senior management and individual businesses to successfully embed a culture of innovation To an outsider, the capital markets sector might...
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cybersecurity

It’s time for cybersecurity teams to play the collaboration game

Written by Andy Mather, Financial Service and Emerging Technology at Telstra Global If you’re a tad sceptical about the value of collaborative approaches to producing security-related technologies, you need look no further for confirmational evidence...
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As multi-asset trading takes off, trading systems need to keep pace

By Ollie Cadman – Head of Business Operations at Vela You don’t need to look far for reasons why multi-asset trading is on the rise. Asset managers remain engaged in a protracted “hunt for yield”...
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Telstra Global

MAR and beyond: Making market surveillance work for your company

Written by Andy Mather, Financial Service and Emerging Technology at Telstra Global In 2017, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recorded an approximate 75% increase in the number of investigations for potential market misconduct, compared...
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The new buy side toolkit

From broker and algo wheels to alpha profiling and scorecards, best execution is changing rapidly and traders are enthused by the opportunities ahead Amidst rising costs, squeezed profit margins and onerous regulations, it might not...
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Blueprint for best execution

Tools to reduce subjectivity in the selection of brokers and strategies yield new efficiencies and improve performance among asset managers, writes Allan Goldstein of Trade Informatics It is said that there is more than one...
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