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Gary Stone
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Challenges Begin for Implementing New SEC Liquidity Management Rules

A month after the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the Investment Company Act rule 22e-4, fund managers are still digesting its implications.

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ALGO UPDATE: Barclays Reconfigures Liquidity-Seeking Algo

Barclays has revamped and reprogrammed its Hydra algorithm – which is the bank's liquidity-seeking strategy. It joins the broker’s table of other algorithms – VWAP, TWAP and IS. The algorithm’s reconfigured features incorporate Barclays’ proprietary technology as well as feedback from clients to achieve more differentiated execution styles and refined control of interaction with liquidity in the market.

‘Best Ex’ Raises Bar on Analytics

Brokers need to do right by their clients. But doing so requires an increasing body of supporting evidence -- and the technological capabilities to harness the data

MTS Eyes High-Touch Trading

Although electronic trading continues to make inroads into corporate bond trading, electronic bond-trading platform operator MTS Markets International has invested in its offerings for phone-based clients.

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BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Careful Speed Traders: ITG Unveils Anti-HFT Algo

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG is now offering a new algorithm designed to thwart high-frequency traders and their strategies.

RTS Adds Build-Your-Own Features and Analytics to Algo Suite

RTS Realtime Systems is now offering traders an analytics package to its algorithmic trading platform that is aimed at increasing alpha capture and efficiency.

Instinet Helps MAKE Liquidity

The agency-only broker's newest algorithm is designed to assist the buyside's desire to provide liquidity to the market rather than take it.

Changing on the Fly

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

KCG Chases Big Slice of Algo Business

KCG Holdings is looking to become a bigger player in the electronic execution business.

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