Craig Viani

Why Hasn't Cognitive Computing Revolutionized Equity Trading

In this guest blog, Greenwich Associates' Craig Viani ponders why equity trading trails the technological progress made in other industries.

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Dark Pools to Face SEC Plan Seeking Sunlight on How They Operate

Dark pools are about to be put on notice: time to go from black box to open book.

BNP Said to Shut H.K. Dark Pool Amid Tougher Rules

BNP Paribas SA is closing its dark pool business in Hong Kong in December as tougher rules kick in, according to a person familiar with the matter.

ITG Says 18% of Orders Using Dark Algos Qualify Under New MiFID II Dark Pool Caps

As the approach of the new MiFID II regulations are about to grab hold, ITG has released a new paper examining the effects on algorithmic trading in the European equities trading market.


Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Mixing Soft Dollars and Bitcoin?

A proposal to use the virtual currency for brokerage fees could be too tempting for those in the financial arena.

Buyside Can Now Grade Its Brokers

The buyside can now grade the performance of its brokers, evaluating how the services they provide-such as research, management access or execution-stand up to one another.


Order and execution management systems vendor Eze Software Group will incorporate Markit's transaction-cost analysis product into its OMS.

Levinson TCA via Charles River

Institutional brokerage S.J. Levinson & Sons and vendor Charles River formed a partnership to distribute Levinson's transaction-cost analysis software through Charles River's trading and portfolio management system.

ConvergEx Offers Real-Time TCA on Child Orders

ConvergEx Group has begun to offer clients detailed transaction-cost analysis in real time for every child order sent, not just the initial order.



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