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.

Brokers must outsource technology to survive says report

Easthope: brokers must "think the unthinkable" and outsource more of their technology and infrastructure

Brokers need to cut back costs radically, reducing staff numbers and even casting aside parts of their equity business that were once considered core, according to new research by analyst firm Celent.