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The rise of the Asian superbroker

Steve Grob is group strategy director at Fidessa

As the global banks grapple with tides of regulation, fines, and a myriad of other post-crisis issues, local Asian institutions are tooling up and stepping in to fill the gaps.

Citi adds TCA tools to futures and options platform

Marks: good quality historical data is key

Citi has launched a new set of trading features and transaction cost analysis tools on its Citi Futures and Options Execution platform, which it says will help clients to gain clarity from their futures clearing merchants.

Nasdaq signs algo testing deal with Thesys

The Nasdaq OMX Algo Testing Facility is intended partly to help reign in runaway algos

Nasdaq OMX is planning to launch a test facility for algo trading early next year. The Algo Test Facility will be developed jointly with Thesys Technologies, a subsidiary of Tradeworx,

Here algo again: MiFID II will require your attention in 2014

Some EU governments are pushing changes that may close legitimate practices

For firms who remember MiFID I, and those that don’t, round two is almost upon us. This month, the Council of the EU agreed their general approach, meaning that the draft of MiFID II/MiFIR is free to advance to the European Parliament. If all goes according to the current plan, the new combined legislation will be with us in time for 2015 implementation.

ConvergEx rolls out multi-legged options algos

Multi-legged options trading strategies are gaining in popularity

Trading technology company ConvergEx Group has released a new suite of algorithms designed to capitalise on growing interest among market participants in multi-legged options trading strategies.

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