Tuesday, February 7, 2023


Flash Friday
FLASH FRIDAY: Jay Clayton Discusses the Past, Present and Future

FLASH FRIDAY: Jay Clayton Discusses the Past, Present and Future

Former SEC Chairman says technology cannot replace the fundamentals of financial regulation.


Traders Feature

Women in Finance Awards Q&A: Michelle Gadsden-Williams, BlackRock

Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion speaks about company’s efforts to foster an inclusive culture.


Interactive Brokers Introduces IBUSOPT

The feature is aimed to achieve better price execution on US options trades.

Broadridge Leverages Point Focal on Alternative Data Driven Insights

The collaboration will bring Point Focal’s insights to NYFIX, Broadridge’s order-routing network platform

Morgan Stanley IM Takes Full Control of China Joint Venture

Wall Street giant plans to "more fully serve this dynamic asset and wealth management market."

Time Running Out for Buy Side on SEC MiFID II No-Action Letter Expiry

Substantive Research survey shows market participants are unprepared for imminent structural changes.

ON THE MOVE: STT Adds Keith Cacciola; Thomas Bonville to Clear Street

The weekly recap of new hires, promotions and job changes in capital markets trading and technology.

ION Cyber Incident Delays CFTC Commitments of Traders Report

Issue "is impacting some clearing members’ ability to provide the CFTC with timely and accurate data."

FIA Announces 2023 Hall Of Fame Honorees

New members will be honored at FIA Boca next month.

OCC Clears 923M Contracts in January, Third Highest Month on Record

Volume increased 2.9 percent compared with January 2022.

More Than 100 Firms Sign Up to CFA Institute’s DEI Code

Signatory organizations represent $11.2 trillion in assets under management.


TECH TUESDAY: Digital Transformation Changes Complexion of Risk

Capital markets industry’s technology re-architecture presents challenges, and opportunities, for modern risk platforms.


CTO Surgery: How the Right Technology Can Boost Emerging Managers Into the Big Leagues

CTO Surgery: How the Right Technology Can Boost Emerging Managers Into the Big Leagues
By Chris Kingsbury, Chief Technology Officer, TS Imagine



A Perfect Time for Pairs?

A Perfect Time for Pairs?
By Chris Jenkins, Managing Director at TORA, an LSEG business

TradeTech FX – Feb 22-24

TradeTech FX – Feb 22-24
North America's biggest FX buy-side conference will be held in south Florida.

Firms Should Invest in Technology to Keep Up with Regulatory Landscape

Firms Should Invest in Technology to Keep Up with Regulatory Landscape
The market is shifting towards holistic, integrated and data-driven compliance practices.

US Regulatory Changes Rival Post–Dodd-Frank Period

US Regulatory Changes Rival Post–Dodd-Frank Period
Even if a fraction of the SEC's proposals are finalized, significant implementation efforts will be needed.


Eventus Introduces Validus AML

End-to-end anti-money laundering solution helps exchanges and institutions combat financial crime.

State Street, MSCI Add to Cloud Migrations

State Street says it will more quickly deploy client environments and launch new products and services.


CME to Launch Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Options

Volume for micro E-mini Equity Index futures and options increased more than 50% last year.

More than 60% of Retail Traders Expect Recession This Year

Capital.com survey shows trader expectations tend toward a 'short and mild' economic slump.


DTCC Issues First-Ever Analysis on Climate-Related Financial Risk

Whitepaper asserts that financial market infrastructures (FMIs) can have direct exposure to climate-relates physical risk.

Esprow Launches ETP S-Box to Streamline API Management

Product is based on FIX Trading Community's new Orchestra technology standard.

TD Ameritrade Announces thinkorswim Enhancements

Brokerage says new features across desktop, web and mobile platforms will innovate the trading experience.

Level 3 Data: A Portfolio Manager’s Key to Liquidity Risk Measure in Times of Uncertainty

By Masami Johnstone, Senior Client Advisor, BMLL

Strong Volume Year Expected for Listed Derivatives

Global listed derivative volumes are expected to remain strong in 2023 after reaching a record last year.

Digital Assets

Five Lesson from 2022’s Blockchain Failures

By Alisa DiCaprio, Chief Economist, R3

Integral releases full Crypto Technology Solution for Banks, Brokers and Hedge Funds

Integral Digital provides trading and custody for cryptocurrencies and fiat-backed stablecoins.

Change Ahead: Key KYC and Financial Crime Developments in 2023

By Farnoush Mirmoeini, Co-Founder, KYC Hub

Nadine Chakar Joins Securrency as CEO from State Street

Fintech firm aims to accelerate commercialization of compliance-driven digital asset technology.


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