Forward-thinking asset managers can rewrite the rules of management to provide hybrid portfolios that combine the benefits of both active and passive strategies by leveraging quantitative techniques.
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The best way for a broker to prove their value to a buy-side trader is to simply pick up the phone and reach out. In other words, show the buy-side some love. Now.
In this week's On the Move, moves at the CFTC and an executive from Finra get things started while one 30 year market structure veteran departs IHS Markit to start his own firm. Also, a few moves at the brokers round out the week.
Instinet announced it is helping buy-side traders better manage their commission dollars and spend by adding two new tools to its Plazma online account management platform: Vendor Search and Credit Tracker.
Increasingly, traders are waiting until the final minutes of the day to trade. Liquidity is more plentiful. Spreads are tighter. Thats the motivation behind agency-broker BTIGs newest algorithm the benchmark market on close algorithm.
Florida-based NTL FCStone Financial ranked as the #1 market maker in 2016 for international securities traded over-the-counter, as well as ranking #1 by dollar value for approximately 2,500 securities, according to Bloomberg rankings.
Block trading is coming to The Land of Smiles. Thailand marks the 11th country in the Asia Pacific region and the 37th country globally where ITG's POSIT Alert block crossing is now available.
The rapid maturity of digital-advice technologies will reach the highest strata of wealth management in 2017, according to industry analysis firm Aite Group.
Visible Alpha has purchased ONEaccess, a corporate access, resource tracking and broker valuation platform with more than 185 contributing sell-side firms and 150 buy-side client firms.
The Tick Size Pilot Program has resulted in increased liquidity for included small-cap stocksbut that comes at a price, according to the latest study from ITG.
In this week On The Move, two brokers bulk up their desks with senior hires while the CFTC gets a new interim Chairman. Also, UBS loses its head of prime brokerage sales.
Convergex announced that in 2016, its Prime Brokerage business added new clients with a collective total of over $1 billion in assets.
Linedata snags a new client for its financial management products suite.
In this contributed white paper from newly-formed brokerage tastyworks, the firm shares its thoughts on te differences between passive investing and active investing and how "market randomness" can be used to gain a trading advantage.
Clearpool unveils their new corporate identity with a new website and logo as part of a corporate rebranding initiative announced today.
In this week's On the Move, two senior executives are appointed in Europe to lead their respective firm's desks while one New York-based clearing firm adds a business development head.