Trading Systems Insights

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MiFID II will change the market in six distinct ways

12th July 2017

In March, Vela hosted an executive roundtable in London on the cross asset challenges of MiFID II. In the third and final event report, we look at the changes that participants from across the market expect to see in business models, trading patterns, and relationships. No such thing as free research… Business models will change as a... read more
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MACD vs. OSMA: Which one should be the reference point for a pro trader?

12th July 2017

Trend-following is the primary method through which profit is made in trading. Buying when stocks or currency are cheap and selling when they are at their most expensive point is the desire of every trader. Knowing these points, however, is closer to gambling than most of them would like to admit. A game of nerve and risk follows. The uncertain... read more
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MiFID II: The debate is over, now is the time for action

11th July 2017

On 29th June, the FIX Trading Community held its summer London regional event kindly hosted by BNP Paribas, bringing together market participants to debate hot topics affecting the industry. And of course, there is nothing more pressing at the moment than the looming MiFID II deadline. The evening started off with an update from some of the FIX... read more
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Mutualisation and the benefits of implementing managed services for FX

10th July 2017

Company: GFT
Regulation is tightening within the banking industry and with the advance of technology, it is becoming more and more challenging for firms to retain acceptable profit margins within their foreign exchange (FX) business. Over the past decade we have seen many firms off-shoring and outsourcing their operations business to reduce costs in order to... read more
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Editor's picks: Developments in MiFID II

7th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. Making wealth managers ready as the MiFID II deadline approaches Rodney Taylor, Business Development Director, Profile Software The regulators have been clear in communicating the instruction that they expect best efforts to be made to comply with the fast approaching 3rd January 2018 deadline for MiFID II. Whilst an army of consultants... read more
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The emergence of Interaction Analytics as a compliance tool

4th July 2017

Business Systems’ Tim Thurston explains how Interaction Analytics can be used to help comply with the ever tightening regulations within the financial services Industry Why is the adoption of Interaction Analytics gaining momentum within financial services? In an effort to comply with the ever tightening regulations such as MiFID II,... read more
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Keeping up with European market infrastructure regulations

30th June 2017

The G20 commitments have significantly increased the levels of disclosure, granularity, traceability, and regularity of reporting requirements across the globe. The high standards expected by regulators are a challenge to all market participants. The only thing that is constant with the regulatory requirement is the continual change. Since 2014,... read more
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Making wealth managers ready as the MiFID II deadline approaches

27th June 2017

Company: Profile Software
The regulators have been clear in communicating the instruction that they expect best efforts to be made to comply with the fast approaching 3rd January 2018 deadline for MiFID II. Whilst an army of consultants have spent months explaining the challenges and interpreting the regulation, now is the time to move to the next phase if you have not... read more
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Rapid change is the only constant in the LNG Market

23rd June 2017

Qatar has been the world’s largest exporter of LNG for almost a decade and has been the primary supplier to many Asian consumers, including most of the Japanese utilities. Currently accounting for about 38% of global LNG exports, Qatar has been able to develop its LNG industry by being a prolific and reliable supplier - and buyers have been... read more