As cloud adoption across the market continues to rise, is the shift of liquidity itself next to follow?

As cloud adoption picks up pace across the capital markets industry, Claudia Preece examines what leading market experts think about the current state of play and what the future holds. Cloud providers are banking on the fact that exchanges moving to the cloud will effectively “drag” the rest of their surrounding ecosystem along with them, asserts one market onlooker.

Fabien Oreve: Fixing Europe’s future markets

The TRADE sits down with deputy global head of trading and securities financing at Candriam, Fabien Oreve, to explore the future European trading landscape including solutions for low volumes and increased fragmentation, the role of the central limit order book (CLOB) and the new generation of order and execution management systems (OEMS).


Early bird catches the worm: A look at the race for first mover advantage in Europe’s emerging crossing network landscape

In light of the US ATS’ looking to migrate to Europe and new offerings being proposed by European exchanges, Annabel Smith weighs up increased fragmentation against innovation, exploring the new competitive landscape, the prospect of private rooms, and who might be the provider to benefit most from first mover advantage.



Start of IPO year 2024 sees world’s biggest listings in Switzerland and Spain

Speaking to The TRADE at TradeTech Europe 2024, Tony Shaw, executive director London office and head sales UK and Ireland at SIX Swiss Exchange, comments on the world’s biggest IPO’s so far this year, with Galderma’s listing in Switzerland which is expected to be topped by Puig in Spain, two exchanges operated by SIX. Shaw also highlights the importance of IPOs for other financial product categories and provides an outlook on the growth potential of Crypto products in Switzerland following regulatory updates.




Fireside Friday with… Stifel’s Raymond Powell

The TRADE sits down with Stifel's head of equity execution, UK and Europe, Raymond Powell, to unpack the current pan-European market outlook, differing approaches to dealing across the channel and the likelihood research rebundling.