Financial Markets Insights

Providing insights into trends, challenges and developments in the Financial Markets industry, through in-depth conversations with C-level executives and key experts within the sector.

Video – Taking the Leap into Asia – The Future for FX Trading?

As the world’s most heavily traded market, global foreign exchange is an incredibly dynamic asset class. And one of the trends we’ve seen in recent years is a shift in liquidity towards Asia. So what […]

Changing landscapes: Electronic trading picks up the pace in commodity markets

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While electronic trading, technology and related infrastructures are now a well-established part of highly-liquid markets, the rate of adoption has been markedly slower in the commodities space. But the past year has seen a notable […]

HPC strategies for financial services: The playing field widens

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HPC considerations now must form an essential component of any forward-thinking financial firm’s strategy, read this article to understand the options and the factors to consider.

Bridging the Gap: New Approaches to Creating a Culture of Innovation

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In this article we discuss what can be done differently by both financial institutions and FinTechs to put innovation back at the heart of the institution.

Systematic Internalisers – Data holds key to challenges and opportunities in MiFID II era

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MiFID II broadens the scope of the systematic internaliser (SI) regime, not only to cover more asset classes, but also to apply more stringent rules, with the aim of improving pre-trade transparency and improving price efficiency and […]

Taking the Leap into Asia and Cryptocurrencies: The Future for FX Trading?

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Explores the main drivers behind Asia's growing FX trading hubs and the explosion in cryptocurrencies, and how firms can make sure they are in the best position to take advantage of the opportunities they present.

Alpha profiling, strategy toolkits, broker scorecards: The keys to best execution?

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Discussion around various emerging tools to help buy-side firms optimise their broker selection for best execution, such as algo wheels, broker scorecards and bracketing frameworks.

Beating repetitive strain: Value-added services in post-trade

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A discussion about the choices that the leaders in the post-trade industry are making in order to align themselves with a customer-centric post-trade landscape.

AI and Deep Learning in Risk and Investment Management

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Discussion into possible use cases for deep learning within financial services, particularly in risk and investment management, as well as the challenges that arise from an infrastructure and data storage perspective.