The newest US stock exchange, IEX, asks, "what is an exchange" and how can it help the buy-side.
Nasdaq has announced that it is formulating an "extended life" order type designed to compete with IEX. Does that make you more likely to trade on Nasdaq?
As the equities, equities options, and fixed-income markets reach the midpoint of their journey to a T+2 settlement window, some within the industry wonder if the migration plan should include disruptive technologies like distributed ledgers.
New hires take place inside Citadel Securities and Apex Clearing.
A Greenwich Associates study takes the pulse of the finserv arena as it brings Blockchain to the capital markets.
A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.
Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.
The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.
Longtime Omgeo CEO and president Marianne Brown has stepped down from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. subsidiary and will be replaced by Paula Sausville Arthus.
Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators looking to manage incoming and outgoing alternative investment data now have a cloud-based choice from SunGard.
IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.