Archive of: August, 2017

Is the US equity institutional brokerage in sharp decline?
01 August 2017

The US equity brokerage business has shrunk dramatically since 2008, while US equities have soared, finds a report from Greenwich Associates.

Will MiFID II hit liquidity in equity markets?
01 August 2017

A guru in the foreign exchange market has warned that the new MiFID II regulations, coming into force on January 3rd 2018, could cause a fragmentary effect in the equity market, creating less liquidity, duplicating the less appealing aspects of the FX market.

Luquidity Cockpit to give visibility through dark pools
01 August 2017

A new cloud based product, called Liquidity Cockpit, designed to give global trading and investment firms enhanced visibility over dark and lit liquidity, has been launched, to provide support post the introduction of MiFID II.

Beware of 'unintended consequences' of regulation
04 August 2017

Regulation can have unintended consequences on market infrastructure, as it was suggested at the RegTech Forum event sponsored by DXC Fixnetix, earlier this summer.

Time to dive deep into digital transformation
10 August 2017

One of RegTech’s key aspects is the impact that Digital Transformation is having on participants and their providers. Data is now a valuable commodity, and as the volumes continue to soar upwards, new and innovative solutions are being developed every day to help Buy- side and Sell-side institutions gather, store, manage, analyse and monetise this information. In this article from the RegTech Forum, industry experts including Bob Fuller, Chief Administration Officer at DXC Fixnetix, discuss the aspects of digital transformation in regulatory technology.

Fixed income ecosystem takes form, despite regulatory burden, as more see electronic trading as an opportunity
15 August 2017

A new fixed income ecosystem is evolving, suggests a report from Greenwich Associates, with institutional investors increasingly trading with an expanding list of market specialists.