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Why You Should Think About TCA Earlier When Trading

Transaction cost analysis (TCA) is mostly viewed as an after-the-fact function, or at best, a task that is performed alongside transactions in real-time. However, some service providers are beginning...
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Go West, Old Exchange!

Following the EU’s block of the London Stock Exchange merger with Deutsche Boerse, LSE could consider North American suitors with lower regulatory hurdles By: Jim Northey, Principal Services...
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Challenges of MiFID II Reporting Leave Firms Unready for Compliance

Few financial institutions are ready to meet the requirements of transaction reporting under Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), while many are facing ongoing challenges...
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Making Market Data Instantaneous: Beast Apps Shakes Up Trader Workflow

With its Monoceros Market Data Platform (MDP), financial data, analytics, trading and risk technology company The Beast Apps expects to change the traditional client sales trader workflow from the...
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No Need to Reinvent the Tech Wheel for Key Derivatives Rule, When (Or If) It Comes

By: Steven Strange, Buy-Side Product Manager, Fidessa In late 2015, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission proposed a new rule designed to regulate the use of derivatives by registered...
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Time-stamping Needs To Be Better Than Regulators Require, Providers Say

Although the requirement for time-stamping set by Europe’s MiFID II regulation and for the US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) is within 100 microseconds of the recognised standard UTC time, in...
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Colt Adds More Destinations To PrizmNet

Last month’s hire of Andrew Housden as vice president of capital markets appears to be just the first step in expanding the Colt Capital Markets unit of network and communications provider Colt...
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Ullink Expands MiFID II Solution Portfolio with Automated Trade Reporting

Ullink is developing a portfolio of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) products, the latest being an automated trade reporting solution designed to help firms comply with the...
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Firms Struggle To Grasp MiFID II Time-stamping Rules

MiFID II definitions for time-stamping and rules for record keeping to support tracking of trade orders — as defined in Article 25 of the directive’s regulatory technical standards (RTS 25) — ...
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Inside The Matrix: How Broadway Technology Links Systems Together

Trading complex financial products on behalf of a large enterprise is an elaborate challenge that requires distributed systems working together. Broadway Technology, a provider of middleware serving...

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