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[Video] Connectivity Under MiFID II

December 7, 2015 by Ullink   Comments (0)           

This video from Ullink explores how regulatory changes are affecting the connectivity landscape in Europe and beyond.Featuring Rebecca Healey, Founder & Managing Partner of Incisus Group, in conversation with Richard Bentley, Chief Product Officer, Ullink; Stuart McDowell, Global Head of Client Connectivity, Societe Generale; and Arjun Singh-Muchelle, Senior Advisor, Regulatory Affairs, The Investment Association.For more info, visit 

MiFID II: Clock synchronisation and meeting the divergence challenge

December 7, 2015 by Velocimetrics   Comments (0)           

By Adam Woolhouse, Head of Sales, Trading Systems, EMEA and APAC at Velocimetrics Ltd
MiFID II will introduce the requirement for trading venues, their members and participants to synchronise the business clocks used to record the date and time of reportable events to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). According to the latest regulatory technical standards, published in September, for this information to be valuable, these parties will need to adhere to a maximum divergence from UTC....

[Video] Addressing Liquidity Issues in the Fixed Income Markets

November 30, 2015 by The Realization Group   Comments (0)           

Financial Markets Insights - Peter Fredriksson of Baymarkets, Stu Taylor of Algomi and Industry Consultant Jeremy Venables speak to Mike O'Hara of The Realization Group about the current state of liquidity in the Fixed Income markets, and how technology is being used to address some of the problems facing both the buy side and the sell side.http://www.baymarkets.comhttp://www.algomi.com

Digital transformation - when business & technology go hand in hand

November 27, 2015 by The Realization Group   Comments (0)           

In this article, Mike O’Hara and Adam Cox of The Realization Group explore opportunities for financial services firms to undergo digital transformation, a concept some companies have thus far been slow to embrace. The benefits are proven in other sectors, but banks and other financial firms have been cautious about adopting many of the new technologies that make transformation possible. What’s holding them back, how can they overcome those hurdles and what advantages can...

The train on platform MiFID 2 is delayed by one year

November 26, 2015 by Fidessa   Comments (0)           

This article was originally published at the Fidessa blog, and is reproduced here with permission. By Steve Grob

Not surprising to see that it now looks odds-on that we’ll get a full one year delay on the implementation of MiFID 2. This will embarrass the politicians who don’t want to be seen as going soft on those “wreckless” bankers, but I assume Jo Public will have forgotten all about this by the time they’re up for re-election in...

Trading with Determinism

November 23, 2015 by xCelor LLC   Comments (0)           

By Rob Walker, CTO, xCelor On a big market move, traders need move their orders as quickly as possible to avoid being ‘run over’. The instructions moving orders need to travel from the trader’s systems to the exchange’s systems as quickly as possible. But you have a low-latency switch, so this should not be an issue, right? Wrong. Even with the lowest-latency, full-service switch on the market, you still have a chance of getting run over. Why? The answer is...

[Video] Emerging Markets Trading Hubs - Bringing the Market to the Liquidity

November 23, 2015 by The Realization Group   Comments (0)           

Financial Markets Insights - Robert Bath of Digital Realty, Hirander Misra of GMEX Technologies and Stuart Turner of Avenir Technology speak to Mike O'Hara about a radical new concept in trading: The Emerging Markets Trading Hub.By linking far-flung exchanges from a neutral site in a developed market location, The Emerging Markets Trading Hub essentially brings the market to the liquidity rather than the other way around, revolutionising the relationship between venues and the investors who...

[Video] Stephane Tyc at STAC London 2015 with Mike O’Hara from the Trading Mesh

November 18, 2015 by McKay Brothers   Comments (0)           

Stephane Tyc, Co-Manger of McKay Brothers and Quincy Data, discussing Microwave adoption in Europe with Mike O'Hara of the Trading Mesh. SHOW MORE