Articles from the print editions of Best Execution.
Charlotte Crosswell, CEO, Innovate Finance explains how fintechs are reshaping the financial services landscape. What are the challenges facing the
Gianluca Minieri, Deputy Global Head of Trading CEO of Amundi Intermediation UK and Ireland assesses the current trading landscape and
BREAKING NEW GROUND. RFQs are a familiar sight in fixed income but will they be successful in the equity world?
NAVIGATING THE CRYPTO LIQUIDITY LANDSCAPE. Jannah Patchay looks at the progress being made and the gaps to be filled. When it comes
THE MARKET DATA CONUNDRUM. Heather McKenzie assesses the market data landscape and the persistent bumps along the road. For nearly
THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE BOND MARKET. Europe had led the race to electronify credit trading, but the US has overtaken
TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE. The logic of tapping into a highly motivated and capable pool of talent
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE REQUEST-FOR-QUOTE. Scott Bradley, Head of Business Development, London Stock Exchange and Turquoise What is different about London
THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD OF SFTR. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the state of play and whether firms are
SUSTAINABLE, GREENER FUTURES. Serafino Tavoletti, Market Hub Brokerage & Execution, Banca IMI Incorporating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in
THE CONSOLIDATED TAPE – IT’S NOT EASY BUT WITHOUT STANDARDS IT IS IMPOSSIBLE. Neena Dholani, Global Marketing Programme Director, FIX
RFQ viewpoint Agency broker Instinet was the first to launch an RFQ platform in European cash equities with Blockmatch MTF
THE RISE OF RFQ IN EQUITIES TRADING. Adriano Pace, Head of Equities (Europe) at Tradeweb, explains why the RFQ protocol
SECURITIES FINANCING TRANSACTION REGULATION. Gathering the data required to complete Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reports could well prove a
LSEG LOOKING TO ACQUIRE REFINITIV. After a flurry of rumours
SIMCORP REPORT REVEALS THE CHALLENGE OF DATA MANAGEMENT. Although regulation has been a constant theme over the past ten years,
SGX SIGNALS GREATER PUSH INTO FX. It has been reported that SGX, the Singapore exchange, is planning an aggressive expansion
BARCLAYS JOINS THE EUREX OTC CLEARING BANDWAGON. Barclays has become the first European bank to provide Eurex over-the-counter (OTC) clearing
ALGOMI AND MARKETAXESS JOCKEY FOR POSITION. Competition is intensifying among electronic bond-trading platforms as they roll out new products that
ESMA TAKES A BALANCED VIEW ON PERIODIC AUCTIONS. Market participants heaved a sigh of relief after The European Securities and
TESTING THE CRYPTO WATERS. London-based venture studio 20:30 made the news as the first UK company to successfully complete the
STAYING ONE STEP AHEAD. Stuart Williams, President of ICE Futures Europe explains how ICE is navigating the twists and turns
THE SUM OF THE PARTS. Dan Nicholls, head of trading, Hermes Investment Management describes how the trading desk both meets the
THE LONG GOODBYE. In two years’, time, LIBOR is destined for the history books but it is not that straightforward.
THE ABCs OF DATA MANAGEMENT. Data management has been a major theme for years but Heather McKenzie argues that many
BE ON YOUR GUARD. Dan Barnes explains why trading firms must brace for cyber-attacks on counterparties. What if the next
TRADING OUT OF THE BOX. Outsourcing of trading has long been talked about but it has started to gain momentum.
THE FUTURE FINANCIAL NETWORK? Umberto Menconi, Head of Digital Markets Structure, Market HUB at Banca IMI investigates the rise of the
TAKING THE LID OFF CRYPTO. Jannah Patchay delves into the world of cryptocurrencies and how it is progressing. In the
COMPETITION STIMULATES FUTURES INNOVATION. In nature, evolution happens at a glacial pace. Change is incremental, barely perceptible from one generation