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The second afternoon of TradeTech Europe 2014 devoted a whole stream to transaction cost analysis, and in particular, the buy-side perspective. All speakers made clear that traders want to use TCA to improve trading performance.
Reduced revenues are forcing brokers to reconsider their
areas of true differentiation and take a fresh look at how they organise
non-core activities. Collaboration, utilities and outsourcing are being
discussed for a widening range of functions as brokers identify the models that
will bring them long-term success.
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Many buy- and sell-side institutions are making similar mistakes in the way they are handling derivatives regulation as were made pre-crisis, which could have disastrous results, according to Bill Blythe, global business development director at Gresham Computing.
IPO numbers have been increasing but are still far from their pre-crisis peak. What would help improve the IPO process?