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Gary Stone
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Challenges Begin for Implementing New SEC Liquidity Management Rules

A month after the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the Investment Company Act rule 22e-4, fund managers are still digesting its implications.

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Thomson Reuters Partners with BestX to Offer TCA to FX Buy-Side

– Thomson Reuters is working with FX analytics specialist BestX to enable buy-side participants using Thomson Reuters FXall and FX Trading to streamline analysis of transaction costs, helping them define, achieve and demonstrate best execution.


TRADING UP: OCC Fills Senior Roles: Tower Research Snags DB Vet

– In this weeks's On the Move, Options Clearing Corp sees several changes in its senior management while one HFT firm snagged a bulge broker executive. Also, a top stock market operator executive has joined a blockchain technology firm and another top bourse executive resigns.


EMSAC Makes Policy Recommendations as SEC Extends Its Term

– What’s old is new again as the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee (EMSAC) has made several recommendations on several initiatives previously put forth while its term, set to expire this year, was renewed for another year.


TRADING THE WEEK: Jobs, Fed Eyed By Markets

– With the jobs report out of the way and failing to spark significant up or downside movement, equities traders continue to look ahead to the upcoming FOMC meeting.


SEC's Chief Economist Flannery to Leave

– The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Chief Economist and Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) Director Mark J. Flannery will leave the agency by the end of the month.


Embracing the Machines: Semi-Automation Gains Traction on Buy-Side

– The challenge for the buyside is finding a balance between trade ideas that require expert human intervention and orders that can be outsourced to trading systems for execution.


Distributed Ledgers to Be Mainstream Within a Decade

– Blythe Masters, chief executive of fintech provider Digital Asset Holdings, said she is seeing all the things needed to happen now for blockchain and distributed ledger technology to be mainstream in five to 10 years.


Blockchain Leaps Forward

– R3, the distributed ledger consortium, has made its platform open source while CME Group, the US exchange operator, is developing a blockchain platform for trading gold which highlights the digitization of wholesale financial services.


IEX Files to Upgrade its Primary Peg Order

– Exchange operator IEX has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission an application to upgrade its Primary Peg order type.


MiFID II Draws Nearer  

– In an article sponsored by Interxion, Traders Magazine examines how the upcoming rule set might boost the appeal of Europe as a trading destination.


Challenges Begin for Implementing New SEC Liquidity Management Rules

– A month after the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the Investment Company Act rule 22e-4, fund managers are still digesting its implications.


ALGO UPDATE: Barclays Reconfigures Liquidity-Seeking Algo

– Barclays has revamped and reprogrammed its Hydra algorithm – which is the bank's liquidity-seeking strategy. It joins the broker’s table of other algorithms – VWAP, TWAP and IS. The algorithm’s reconfigured features incorporate Barclays’ proprietary technology as well as feedback from clients to achieve more differentiated execution styles and refined control of interaction with liquidity in the market.


SEC Votes to Renew Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

– The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the Commission voted to renew the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee’s charter until August 2017 with the current membership. The committee’s charter was originally scheduled to expire in February 2017.


Thinking of Selling Your Data?

– When Rado Lipuš, CFA, founder and CEO of Neudata, started thinking about data scouting as an outsourced service for asset managers, he was worried he might not unearth enough new data sets. A year down the line and he is busy hiring more staff to deal with the amount of providers looking to monetise their data.


Liquidnet Sees Growth in Fixed Income

– Block trading of bonds is the focus.



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