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More Unanswered Questions

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

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Goldman Sachs Is Now Executing Broker on Bloomberg Tradebook

– Goldman Sachs has entered an exclusive arrangement with Bloomberg Tradebook under which Goldman Sachs will offer equities execution services to Bloomberg Tradebook’s customers.


CME Announces Specifics on Bitcoin Futures

– In a post on its website, CME Group announced the details of its new bitcoin futures.


More Unanswered Questions

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


Artificial Intelligence in Trading Crypto Assets Might Not Be So Smart…

– In this guest commentary, David Weisberger argues that it is wrong to conflate the use of techniques and data in asset selection, portfolio construction and trading used for equities and apply them for crypto currencies.


TNS Expands Portfolio with New Cloud Connectivity Services

– The TNS Secure Cloud Connect service includes monitoring, full management and a range of security benefits. It utilizes telco circuits which offer high bandwidth, diversity, full redundancy and high-end resilient equipment.


Esprow Upgrades ETP Studio for FIX

– The upgrade expands automated testing solutions that include enhanced MiFID II compliance for more than 70 venues.


ON THE MOVE: Weeden, BTIG, Deutsche All Land Talent

– The week saw multiple moves at a bevy of the brokers - Weeden, BTIG and O'Neil - to name a few. Check out the moves ahead of the holiday weekend right here and now.


US Listed Options Grows By 45.9m Contracts in October

– According to the market consultancy Tabb Group, October saw monthly US options volume grow by 45.9 million contracts compared to September 2017, despite volatility remaining at record-low levels.


Loophole Lunacy

– In his latest blog shared with Traders Magazine, Fidessa's Steve Grob examines fundamental flaws in how the regulators have approached the whole task of improving on their previous masterwork, MiFID I.


Eurex Clearing’s Partnership Program Gains Broad Market Support

– Around 20 market participants from the US, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe already decided to participate in Eurex Clearing’s partnership program.


Theodor Weimer Appointed as New CEO of Deutsche Börse AG

– In January, 57-year-old Weimer will take over from CEO Carsten Kengeter who leaves the company at the end of 2017.


83% Asset Managers Predict Fundamental Change To Their Operating Models in the Next 24 Months

– In a survey conducted by Confluence, asset managers eye regulatory requirements and technology innovation as driving back-office transformation. Also, AMs find growing urgency to centralize data and automate processes.


BNP Paribas and GTS Announce Strategic Collaboration

– BNP Paribas will leverage GTS’ trading tech to further improve pricing to clients in the secondary market for U.S. Treasuries.


Goldman Leads In North American Flow Equity Derivatives; JPM Top Broker in Europe

– Against a backdrop of low volatility and MiFID II, Goldman Sachs leads the flow equity derivatives market in North America and J.P. Morgan holds the No. 1 spot in Europe, according to the latest data from market consultancy Greenwich Associates.


Weekly Corporate Events Calendar

– Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.