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.

Traders Poll

As IEX has applied for exchange status, many in the marketplace have commented for and against the upstart venue. If granted exchange status, would you trade there?

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EBS BrokerTec and SGX Sign Agreement; Launch FX Block Futures Trading

ICAP’s EBS BrokerTec and SGX have signed a collaborative agreement to launch SGX FX block futures on EBS Market, which is hoped to increase trading in blocks as well as to goose trading volumes in Asia.

UBS Blockchain Partner Clearmatics Raises Funds for Digital Coin

Clearmatics Technologies Ltd., the company working with UBS Group AG on a blockchain-based digital coin to redesign the global payment system, completed its first round of funding.

China’s Yuan Dreams Pit Germans Against Rest of Exchange World

For years, if not decades, just about every financial center in the world has tried to set up a yuan trading hub outside China.


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.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.



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