Algorithmic Trading Archive

April 08, 2014

Data holds the key to the future of trading, Invesco’s Srivastava says

Data holds the key to the future of trading, Invesco’s Srivastava says

Increasing evidence of the impact of trade implementation costs on fund performance is driving a revolution on buy-side trading desk, Saurabh Srivastava, global head of electronic trading, Invesco, said at TradeTech Europe 2014. read more>

April 02, 2014

Call for market making obligations as HFT hits the bookshelves

Call for market making obligations as HFT hits the bookshelves

Moves to regulate high-frequency trading firms need to refocus on their responsibilities as market makers, according to David Weiss, senior analyst at consultancy Aite Group. read more>

April 01, 2014

Invesco to build proprietary trading algos

Invesco to build proprietary trading algos

Global asset manager Invesco will develop a number of equity trading algorithms internally to execute orders in the US market, but has said the move will not reduce its reliance on the sell-side. read more>

March 31, 2014

Buy-side rides high on technology – The TRADE poll

Advances in trading tools and technology have proven the greatest positive change to buy-side dealing desks in the last decade, results from’s March poll have shown. read more>

March 17, 2014

Are we there yet?

Automation of buy-side trading processes has come a long way in a short time. Are we reaching the law of diminishing returns or are there new advances around the corner? read more>

March 10, 2014

The price of autonomy

Dealing desks have significantly more power and control over trading than in 2004, but the pursuit of best execution is not yet conducted on a level playing field. read more>

March 05, 2014

Buy-side market making in sights of algo developers

Algorithm development is increasingly focused on providing a service that helps the buy-side to become liquidity providers and adopt high-frequency trading tactics. read more>

February 14, 2014

Data drives buy-side demand for low-latency infrastructure

More buy-side firms using algorithmic trading find low latency critical to their business, according to a recent Celent report. read more>

February 05, 2014

New algo turns buy-side firms into market makers

Instinet has launched a new algorithm that gives the buy-side the same liquidity providing tactics used by market makers, while also providing protection against predatory techniques. read more>

January 13, 2014

SEC to focus on algos and broker-dealer ATS activity in 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission will focus on algorithmic trading strategies and how broker-dealers interact with alternative trading systems amongst a list of 2014 priorities, it has said. read more>