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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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Exegy Adds IEX Data As Its First Direct Source

Market data managed services and technology provider Exegy has taken a step to be a direct source of some US National Market System (NMS) data itself, with an announcement of the addition of IEX (The...
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Bloomberg Tradebook’s OPTX Promises Solution For More Complex Markets

Global agency broker Bloomberg Tradebook has launched OPTX, an agency execution platform that uses quantitative data models and analytics to route orders. The launch is a response to what Glenn Lesko...
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ESMA Raises Alarm About Systematic Internalisers

The European Securities and Markets Authority’s chair, Steven Maijoor, has raised an issue concerning the use of systematic internalisers (SIs) to circumvent MiFID II rules, writing to European...
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Trade Surveillance is Challenging, But is There Also a Glint of Opportunity?

If Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) extend the breadth and depth of trade surveillance, could they also provide opportunities for firms that...
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As New Regulation Arrives, Europe Can Expect More Trading Venues

Experts on the European execution venue landscape are split on whether the future of that landscape is consolidation or fragmentation, as they expressed in a panel discussion on the topic at the...
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Convergex Implementation Shows Ancoa’s Global Value

Trading services and solutions provider Convergex has implemented an Amazon Web Services (AWS)-hosted market surveillance platform provided by Ancoa, gaining a “one-stop shop” for surveillance of...
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Outside Partnerships Bolster Trade Execution Infrastructures

Partnership is the most important ingredient for optimising the performance of trading infrastructure and reducing its complexity, say operations executives who spoke at the Intelligent Trading...
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Careful Redundancy and Re-Purposing Can Improve Trade Execution

Looking at what systems to switch off and how take apart infrastructures to optimize resources and hardware are the best ways address undue complexity of electronic execution infrastructures, states...
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Proving Best Execution Depends On Collecting More Data

The best way to accomplish all the aspects of ensuring best execution of trades in a manner compliant with Europe’s MiFID II regulation taking effect next year is by gathering all data, market...

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