Delivering functionality in response to convergence of market structure. A white paper by GreySpark Partners and Itiviti.
Historically distinct, the FX and equity derivatives markets have undergone significant changes in structure that have effectively seen them converge and create much the same pressures for market participants. This has in turn had an impact on the technology-related challenges that firms face, creating a stronger business incentive to refresh their technology stacks, while consolidating and reducing overhead costs by leveraging multi-asset class solutions.
These solutions exist in several forms: packaged software, development frameworks, and Buy & Build systems. This white paper presents the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, covering the history of the two markets, recent trends and developments, and the specific functionality now required of FX E-trading software.
Trading Internalization has historically involved a lot of manual processes, but these can be costly in terms of both accuracy and efficiency. With regulatory requirements creating increasing burdens when it comes to data collection and reporting, firms have a lot to gain from leveraging electronic workflows and technologies that automate time-consuming tasks while simultaneously creating rich […] April 25, 2018
FIX Infrastructure While trading products continue to raise trading platform complexities, the need to automate end-to-end testing is essential to ensure the ever growing number of flow permutations perform as expected. With time-to-market being a key success factor, organizations struggle to test existing and new functionality in acceptable time frames while ensuring reliability. What are the repercussions […] April 17, 2018
Execution In the final video in this OMS-EMS series, Lars Wiberg, VP Strategic Research Trading and Trade Execution, discusses innovation in the order and execution management and outlines the most pressing challenges facing firms post-MiFID II. Go to Solutions April 4, 2018
Trading Trends towards passive investment strategies and the constant search for liquidity and cost efficiency have heavily influenced development and innovation in the ETF trading space. This has in turn made trading more complex, and created several substantial pain points for market participants, not least around ETF pricing. In this video, Chris Anderson and Ildar Khalidov […] March 28, 2018
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