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The pursuit of multi-asset trading

Gill Wadsworth assesses the progress being made, the gaps and the costs needed to be addressed. Multi-asset trading desks have become central to the buy...

Profile: Rick Di Mascio

Rick Di Mascio, founder of Inalytics explains why it is important to take a deep data dive into the investment research process. Going back to...

The missing pieces – integrating ESG analysis into investment research

Lynn Strongin Dodds explores the never-ending challenge in integrating ESG analysis into investment research. Despite the demand for sustainable funds, the plethora of regulation especially...

The end of the Libor era

Gill Wadsworth provides a progress report on the alternative reference rates that have replaced the old benchmark. It has been a decade since several big-name...

Buyside focus: Stay flexible

Lynn Strongin Dodds assesses why skills shortages are the most severe in the UK financial services community. Although a recession is looming, the financial services...

How to innovate in a volatile bond market

When trading teams are fully stretched it is hard for them to support innovation and change, yet Dan Barnes finds that the two things...

A natural curiosity

Karim Awenat, Invesco's head of fixed income trading, London discusses the skillsets, culture and technology needed to navigate the bond markets. What are the challenges...

Research by The DESK: OMS/EMS Survey 2022

Traders prioritise O/EMS analytics as liquidity dries up OMS/EMS stacks need to help traders assess trading conditions in 2022. The DESK’s research into buy-side execution and...

Connecting the dots

Shanny Basar talks to Dr. Stephanie Eckermann, Head of Strategy & Controls, Pre- & Post-Trading at Deutsche Börse Group, about transforming Clearstream, preparing for...

Trade-Desk Outsourcing Providers Prepare for Boom

As Wall Street contemplates layoffs and hiring freezes, the outsourcing industry is preparing for a boom, according to Anup Kumar, EVP, head of global...

Seamless Integration Needed to Bridge Digital, Traditional Assets

Natacha Dezert, Blockchain & Digital Assets Program Manager, and Aman Mehta, Sales Director and Digital Assets Lead, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Securities Services talk to...

Data as a nucleus

Sabrina Bailey, Global Head of Investment & Wealth Solutions at London Stock Exchange Group, talks to Shanny Basar about data being a nucleus for...

Market Opinion: Through the looking glass

Steve Grob, founder of Vision57, takes a look at the future of capital markets technology. Despite the billions of dollars spent by capital markets technologists...

An uneven playing field

Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at why independent research providers (IRP) have not gained the foothold expected after MiFID II. Although MiFID II was supposed to...

Regulation & compliance: Parting of the ways

The UK is carving out its own path in financial services. Gill Wadsworth assesses the divergent gameplan the government is developing. In May 2022, the...