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.