WORK IN PROGRESS. Gill Wadsworth assesses the highs and lows of the MiFID II implementation and the gaps needed to
TRANSPARENCY THROUGH BETTER ALGORITHMS. Getting access to proprietary liquidity, from high-frequency trading firms and brokers, is now a key differentiator
COLLATERAL CRUNCH. Industry participants are coming up with new ways to deal with margin requirements, but regulation has yet to
VAPOURWARE: FIXED INCOME LIQUIDITY. Liquidity in high quality bond markets has taken a severe downturn, increasing cost and risk for fixed
THIRD-PARTY TIME. Louise Rowland looks at the return of outsourcing. We’ve been here before: growing numbers of financial firms calling
INDEX APPEAL. Sophisticated risk-weighted index products are heaping competitive pressure on active fund managers with promises of low volatility portfolios.