Spring 2018

Buyside profile : Huw Gronow : Newton IM

Brave new world? Huw Gronow assesses the impact to date of MiFID II and how Newton Investment Management is responding. What do you think the impact...

Sellside profile : Thomas Biotteau and Mark Freeman : Kepler Cheuvreux

OW.THE EBB AND THE FL Thomas Biotteau, Deputy of Global Head of Electronic Execution Services and Mark Freeman, Head of Execution Sales at Kepler Cheuvreux...

Profile : Jon Foster : SmartKarma

FORGING A NEW RESEARCH PATH. While MiFID II’s research unbundling rules may be an impetus, Jon Foster and his co-founders realised the research model needed fixing...

10 Year review : MiFID : Lynn Strongin Dodds

A DECADE OF CHANGE. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks back at the post-2008 world and how MiFID has altered the landscape. Long before the financial crisis wreaked havoc...

Buyside focus : Conflicting interests : Dan Barnes

SEC MAKER-TAKER PILOT REFLECTS LONGSTANDING CONCERN. Concern about maker-taker impact on order routing leads to regulatory response. Dan Barnes reports. Inducement is a loaded term amongst...

Equities trading : Market structure & liquidity : James Baugh & Sai Dharmayogan

NAVIGATING THE NEW LIQUIDITY LANDSCAPE. By James Baugh, Head of EMEA Market Structure and Sai Dharmayogan, Head of EMEA Execution Advisory Services, Citi. Throughout 2017 and...

Data management : The impact of MiFID II : Heather McKenzie

THE DATA CONUNDRUM. Heather McKenzie looks at the impact of the new MiFID II reporting regime. In January, the MiFID II regulations were rolled out. Between...

Equities trading : High and low-touch trading : Willis Bruckermann

SELLSIDE CASH EQUITIES TECHNOLOGY AND WORKFLOWS CONVERGE. In 2018, the role of the sellside equities trader is still undergoing change, driven by regulation, technological progress...

Equities trading : The Johannesburg Stock Exchange : Donna M. Nemer & Merlin Rajah

AFRICA’S TIME. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is staying ahead of the pace required for a modern exchange, improving efficiencies through new trading solutions and colocation...

Equities trading : Overview : Lynn Strongin Dodds

THE DARK SIDE. MiFID may want to shine an ever brighter light but traders are looking to avoid the glare. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports. It is...

Equities trading : Industry viewpoint : SIX Swiss Exchange

TICK SIZES, PASSIVE EXECUTIONS AND THE INNOVATIVE ORDER TYPES FOR SWISS EQUITIES. By Adam Matuszewski, Senior Equity Manager, SIX. Harmonisation means lower MiFID II tick size harmonisation...

Equities trading : Utilising retail flow : John Owen

UNLOCKING RETAIL LIQUIDITY. John Owen, COO of Stifel Europe, discusses the post MiFID II market structure and how retail liquidity offers new opportunities to enhance execution...

Equities trading : Industry viewpoint : Turquoise

ENABLING FLOW. By Scott Bradley, Head of Sales and Marketing, LSE Cash Secondary Markets and Turquoise. We saw some very noticeable changes occurring to order flow...

Equities trading : Managed services : Ollie Cadman

AT YOUR SERVICE: A NEW MODEL FOR TECHNOLOGY IN THE FRONT OFFICE GAINS TRACTION. By Ollie Cadman, Head of Business Operations, Vela. Across a variety of...

Fintech : Risks & rewards, Part 1 : Chris Hall

THE RISKS OF THE TECH REVOLUTION. Innovation is encouraged but Chris Hall looks at why fintech may be doing more harm than good in some cases. Ten...