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.
The platform will provide surveillance capabilities for Convergex Global Equities and Options businesses.
Exchange operator MIAX has launched MIAX PEARL, which began formal operations on Monday. This successful launch brings the total number of U.S. options markets to fifteen.
Traders who route and use complex orders are going to be able to use Wolverines Best X algorithm for options now. And if that isnt enough, the firm is also announcing two brand new FIX- protocol based options algorithms too.
The Chicago Board of Options Exchange has set an April 10 date for the trading of options with a weekly expiration date.
Warburg Pincus is acquiring asset manager Source with eyes for more growth down the road in the ETF market space.
While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.
The term "big data" has been around for some time, but questions remain exactly how hedge funds and other buysiders exploit the vast stores of data that has never been available to them in the past, which continue to grow each day.
With 17 newly minted swaps execution facilities now live, and looming regulatory deadlines that will push more trading to SEFs, 2014 is expected to be the year the industry redesigned by the Dodd-Frank Act begins to really take shape.
Leveraging the popularity of its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the Chicago Board Options Exchange closed 2013 with a spate of activity that has included introducing several new volatility products and expanding its trading hours to accommodate European trading.