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David Azaraf
Traders Magazine Online News

Five Predictions for Crypto in 2019

In this guest article, David Azaraf examines 5 macro trends that crypto investors and traders should watch out for in the next 12 months.

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Fewer Than Half of Banks Ready to Deal with Impact of FRTB by 2022: IHS Markit

– The ‘FRTB Readiness Report’ shows that only 44 percent of respondents globally believe their institutions will be ready to deal with the impact of FRTB by January 2022, the deadline for compliance.


Seabury Capital Partners with Thomson Reuters in Asia

– The duo created a Receivables Board app that will allow both primary and secondary trading, while developing a network of qualified corporates and investors.


NEX Regulatory Reporting Launches Australian Derivative Solution

– Clients using the solution will receive an evaluation of their ASIC transaction reporting requirements, including: product specific obligations, trading methodology and a data gap analysis and closure plan.


New BIS Report Analyzes Evolution of Electronic Trading and Market Structure

– The new report, "Monitoring of fast-paced electronic markets," analyses major developments in the evolution of market structure and their implications for central banks.


DTCC Paper Identifies Ways to Strengthen Global Stability

– This new DTCC paper raises awareness of key risks and emerging threats facing the industry today and proposes actions to help address them.


BSO and Hoptroff Bring Plug-and-Play Time-Sync Service to Market

– This new service will enable market participants to meet additional regulatory demands, such as CAT and PSD2.


Rival Systems Releases OPRA Market Data Feed Handler

– The new options feed handler allows clients to easily access consolidated options book and efficiently handle increased data rates.


SEC to Host Roundtable on Market Data and Market Access

– The SEC announced that its Division of Trading and Markets will host a two-day roundtable on October 25 and 26 on market data and market access.


EF Hutton Leads Group to Establish the American Cryptocurrency Exchange

– The ACEx is expected to commence trading of digital assets based on blockchain technology, such as tokens and virtual currencies similar to Bitcoin, by January 2019.


Credit Suisse Offers Algo Trading for High-Yield Corporates

– The bank now makes markets in 6,500 Investment Grade Corporate Bonds and over 1,000 High Yield Corporate Bonds on its CSLiveEx algo platform.


Dash Financial Technologies Launches Advanced Portfolio Trading Solution

– Firm now offers program trading and a next-generation portfolio trading (PT) algorithm, a highly customizable workflow and execution solution with real-time transparency and analytics, allowing institutional clients to achieve their portfolio trading performance goals.


TRADERS Q&A: CBOE's Global Head of Cryptocurrencies John Tornatore

– Traders Magazine's sister website IntelAlley recently interviewed John Tornatore, Global Head of Cryptocurrencies at Cboe about his new role and some quick views on the exchange initiatives.


Got Transparency?

– Disclosure can go a long way toward resolving the rebate issue in equity trading.


STA Preps for Annual DC Market Structure Conference

– In an interview with Traders Magazine, STA President and CEO Jim Toes discusses STA's upcoming conference and the impact of the pace of regulatory and technology change as a key theme of the event.


Institutions Believe in Future of Crypto

– The majority of institutional investors continue to believe cryptocurrency will have a place in the future although regulators need to develop a framework for an institutional market.