Conscious usage of TCA: Making trade analytics more actionable

Conscious usage of TCA: Making trade analytics more actionable

With data becoming unavoidably vital to the trading desk, Wesley Bray explores how traders are delving past traditional TCA and collaborating with data scientists on the desk to help gain a deeper understanding of market dynamics, in order to make better informed trading decisions.


From The TRADE’s Research Desk: A tale of two algo strategies

While algo usage continues its rise across the buy-side, Claudia Preece delves into the latest results from The TRADE’s Algorithmic Trading Survey which found that while almost half of traders elect five or more providers, almost a third use just one, demonstrating a notable difference in key schools of thought – is the answer loyalty or diversification?


Citi bolsters rates trading team with spell of new hires

The incoming traders join the bank from JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank according to an internal memo seen by The TRADE.



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.




Oriane Cochard: The future is versatile

The TRADE sits down with equity trader at T. Rowe Price, Oriane Cochard, to explore the versatility of new talent reaching the trading desk and how the hiring process has changed to accommodate this.