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Rising Rates and Vol Give Funds Food for Thought, but a Menu Overhaul Isn't Required

Due to a combination of pressure to deliver greater returns and a prolonged period of low rates, the investment world is experiencing a major shift requiring asset managers to rethink their strategies.

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Cboe Global Markets Announces Migration Info for Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Platform

– Cboe Global Markets announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on October 7, 2019.

Rising Short-Term Rates Should Help Some Hedge Fund Strategy Returns

– Who said rising interest rates were not good for Wall Street? According to one pundit, rising short-term rates might boost certain hedge fund strategies.

ON THE MOVE: Mackintosh to Nasdaq; Incapital Snags Mottola

– The weekly recap of hires, job moves and promotions around Wall Street.

CEO CHAT: Liquidnet’s Merrin Sees Virtual High Touch as the Future

– Liquidnet Chief executive Officer Seth Merrin has seen the future…and it is high-touch. Virtual high-touch that is. In this conversation, he discusses the melding of technology and people to help the buy-side trade more efficiently.

NYSE – The Great Fragmenter

– In this shared blog from Themis Trading, the authors examine the idiosyncrasies in the NYSE's bid to purchase the Chicago Stock Exchange.

TSE Now Accepting Applications for ETF Market Makers

– Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) plans to introduce an ETF market making incentive scheme in July 2018 to improve liquidity in the ETF market and has started accepting applications for ETF Market Makers.

Six Additional Leading Global Banks to Accept Orders over Ipreo’s Investor Access

– Several leading investment banks going live with the ability to receive primary market orders through Investor Access.

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.

MIAX Exchange Challenges Nasdaq Options Trading Patents

– MIAX Exchange petitions to have NASDAQ patents for options trading canceled.

BOX Options Introduces Auction-Only Designation

– Beginning April 30, BOX will introduce an "Auction Only" designation for Directed Orders.

NYSE Announces B & C Tape Fees

– In a recently posted Trader Update, the New York Stock Exchange announced trading fees for Tape B and C securities.

IntelAlley Names Agorai Strategic Partner

– IntelAlley, a distribution platform for market intelligence, announced Agorai, the integrated marketplaces for artificial intelligence tools and data assets, as its first strategic channel partner.

Quantitative Brokers Partners with CQG to Offer Best Execution Algorithms for Futures

– QB’s algorithms are specifically engineered for futures markets and helping traders achieve best execution. The addition of QB algorithms to the CQG platform will further assist buy-side traders.

QUICK TAKE: PDQ’s Don Ross Says NYSE/CHX Deal Aids System Gamers

– In this QUICK TAKE, Don Ross, CEO of PDQ Enterprises, commented that the ICE announcement to purchase CHX means zero benefit to investors but more opportunity for gaming.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: S3 Annual User Group Forum and Golf Adventure

– This week’s Flashback Friday looks back to April 2009, when vendor S3, a software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution for options, equities, and fixed income securities gathered its users in sunny Austin, TX.