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We want your input on managed FIX connectivity!

We want your input on managed FIX connectivity!

Blog Today many financial firms are invested in activities that detract focus away from core business. Administrative tasks along with management of telecom, server hardware, networks, software maintenance and IT security are some of the requirements to retain a robust trading environment. Some firms prefer to hand this off to a service provider, to be able […] March 1, 2017

Do opportunities still exist for proprietary trading firms in Chicago?

Do opportunities still exist for proprietary trading firms in Chicago?

Blog While many in the financial industry share in my substantial concerns over market regulations and the resultant market structure impacts, there is a glimmer of hope. Before we examine the current landscape, I think it is only appropriate to remind everyone of the history of proprietary trading firms in Chicago. Starting in the 1980s, these […] November 10, 2016

Improving post trade processing

Improving post trade processing

Blog The industry’s focus on improving the post trade process is growing due to the success of electronic placements, increased customer demands and trading volumes as well as a need for cost-reduction, reliability and performance. Trades are now electronically executed in milliseconds but post trade processing still takes hours or days along with frequent human intervention. April 20, 2016

Client Centric Fix Infrastructure is Key to Unlocking Business Intelligence

Client Centric Fix Infrastructure is Key to Unlocking Business Intelligence

Blog Itiviti VP Strategic Research Mikael Persson weighs in on the advantages for investment banks embracing a customer centric approach to unlock business intelligence. Amid rising regulatory costs and mega fines, brokerage firms continue to struggle with how to increase profitability. October 26, 2015

Decoupling helps sell-side firms future-proof trading infrastructure

Decoupling helps sell-side firms future-proof trading infrastructure

Blog Itiviti’s VP Strategic Research Mikael Persson weighs in on the advantages of decoupling complex trading infrastructure. All infrastructure ages. Similarly, IT infrastructure becomes outdated. Message volumes and latency requirements increase. New regulations require ever more transparency into systems that were not designed to give it. Customers expect to be connected to markets faster and with more visibility into their order flow and risk than ever before. August 25, 2015

Multi-asset connectivity roundtable highlights divergent views

Multi-asset connectivity roundtable highlights divergent views

Blog Itiviti’s VP Strategic Research, Mikael Persson, captures highlights from the recent thought-leadership roundtable held in London to examine the evolution of the multi-asset trading platform, at a global level.  July 9, 2015

3 reasons why firms should optimize their FIX infrastructure

3 reasons why firms should optimize their FIX infrastructure

Blog Itiviti’s VP Strategic Research, Mikael Persson, highlights the measurable ROI in reduced infrastructure and maintenance costs by replacing an existing FIX infrastructure.  March 3, 2015

5 reasons why firms should enhance quality assurance testing

5 reasons why firms should enhance quality assurance testing

Blog Market participants are under heavy pressure to ensure their technology is stable and performing as intended. But often participants rush to launch services to the marketplace, and are cutting corners on performance testing. In their push to quickly release new functionality – whether in response to regulations, exchange updates or customer demand, firms may be putting themselves in a dangerous position. February 24, 2015

FIX drive Turkey’s emerging capital markets

FIX drive Turkey’s emerging capital markets

Blog Over the past several years, Turkey has grown increasingly ambitious in its quest to become an economic stronghold. The country even has aspirations of joining the ranks of the top ten global economies by the year 2023. February 5, 2015

Buy-side’s unlocking business value by investing in trading technology

Buy-side’s unlocking business value by investing in trading technology

Blog A FIX backbone has become the standardisation layer to the sell side trading community, empowering the buy side and equipping them with the agility and flexibility to swap and change trading partners to realise greater value in their business. May 3, 2014