Category: Trading Technology

AI in Electronic Trading Panel - FIX EMEA Trading Conference 2024

Demystifying AI in Electronic Trading: Insights from the EMEA FIX Trading Conference

The intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and electronic trading has been a subject of fervent discussion, particularly in the financial industry where innovation can lead to significant potential gains. At the recent EMEA Trading Conference organized by The FIX Trading Community in London, a panel of industry leaders convened to dissect the role of AI […]

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Which Trading Functions are Best Suited to Cloud

Which Trading Functions are Best Suited to Cloud

In previous blogs, we’ve explored the factors driving capital markets’ embrace of cloud technology (link), the benefits firms are already enjoying from making the move (link), and some of the obstacles that can derail a cloud migration strategy (link). What’s clear is that for capital markets, cloud isn’t a panacea but rather an increasingly important […]

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Differentiation and Scale – is cloud ready to transform trading infrastructure?”

Differentiation and Scale – is cloud ready to transform trading infrastructure?”

Modern capital markets’ structure has been shaped by the adoption of new technologies. Major regulatory shake-ups, such as MiFID and RegNMS, drove huge investments in technology, pushing executions from screens and phones onto electronic trading platforms to take advantage of the fragmenting liquidity landscape. This sparked the rise of algo and HFT trading, which in […]

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Tilting at Giants

Tilting at Giants

In Miguel de Cervantes’ seminal 17th Century novel, a delusional middle-aged man named Alonso Quixano becomes obsessed with chivalry and believes he is a knight named Don Quixote. Accompanied by his loyal sidekick, Sancho Panza, Don Quixote sets out on a series of misadventures, perhaps the best known of which is tilting at windmills in […]

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Platform for Growth – an Emerging Approach to Making Better Trading Technology Decisions

Platform for Growth – an Emerging Approach to Making Better Trading Technology Decisions

In this article, orginally published in Best Execution, our CEO, Mike Powell, looks at an emerging approach to making better trading technology decisions. Capital markets institutions face a heady mix of geopolitical, economic, and structural challenges as they consider their strategic growth plans. With Europe slipping into recession, the Ukraine conflict driving up energy prices, […]

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