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Anne Plested from Fidessa highlights potentially harmful effects of the MiFID II trading obligations for shares.

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Liquidnet Studies Dark Trading in Post MiFID II World

While the market has been focusing on unbundling, soft dollar agreements and paying or research, dark pool Liquidnet is examining just how trading will be impacted by the upcoming MiFID II regulation.

FINRA Posts Review and Advisory on Order Routing Conflicts

FINRA is conducting a review concerning the impact the receipt of order routing inducements, such as payment for order flow and maker-taker rebates on a firms.

Invesco to Migrate PowerShares ETF from TSX to NEO

This is the first ETF migration for Invesco and the second time an ETF issuer will migrate ETFs from the TSX following the move of certain iShares by Blackrock ETFs to NEO earlier this year.

Five Data Challenges Every Index Provider Faces

In this contributed article, Partha Sen examines how indexes drive countless financial decisions, but providers need to modernize to better their performance.

PROFILE: Breaking Through: Brynne Kelly, Part 1

As part of the series “Breaking Through: How Three Women Took on the World of Trading,” Trading Technologies shared with Traders Magazine the second installment spotlighting the career of Brynne Kelly.

SEC Digs Deeper into Wrap Fee Trade Away Costs and Disclosures

Guest commentator Mark Viani recommends wrap sponsors and managers review their policies and procedures before ahead of increased future SEC scrutiny.

Buy-Side Unhappy with Tick Pilot; Want Rebates Banned

A new Greenwich Associates report analyzes status of tick-size pilot, speed bumps, maker-taking pricing, and the “Order Protection Rule.”

MiFID II Drives Buy-Side to Measure Research ROI

The thirty-five page report from Visible Alpha provides the results of an extensive survey of both asset managers and asset owners and covers topics from research budgeting to valuation to implementation.

Deutsche Asset Management Launches Benchmark International Equity ETF Suite

Deutsche Asset Management launches a gaggle of new ETFs to give investors exposure to global markets.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Growth in Low-Touch U.S. Equity Trading Stalls at 33%

What is the state of low-touch trading in the current market structure? And how will upcoming regulations, such as MiFID II affect trading.

Data Assets Strategy and Int-Data

In the report, Celent looks at the powerful combination of data and costs will trigger an interrogation of front-office processes in a manner never previously experienced. It also looks to answer some unique questions.

Traders Put Biggest Priority as Finding Alternative Sources of Liquidity

In a report shared with Traders Magazine, WBR Digital said that finding alternative methods to source liquidity was highlighted as the biggest priority in the 2017 WBR Digital & Equities Leaders Summit. But there were other areas highlighted too.

Why US firms Must Pay Close Attention Ahead of MiFID II Implementation

In this contributed item. Daniel Carpenter details the important upcoming changes U.S. firms need to look out for ahead of the January MiFID II implementation.

Is This the Time to Consider Reinsurance for a Diversified Hedge Fund Portfolio?

In this contributed opinion piece, Agecroft argues that hedge funds should examine the reinsurance sector for alpha and that it will attract more assets than any other hedge fund strategy over the next 9 months.

Barchart Launches Dashboard Charting Service

Dashboard provides Barchart.com users with a full screen, interactive and real-time charting experience.