Fireside Friday

Fireside Friday with… Bloomberg’s Ravi Sawhney

The TRADE sits down with Ravi Sawhney, global head of trading automation and analytics at Bloomberg, to discuss evolving buy-side priorities for transaction cost analysis (TCA), how it can lead to better execution outcomes and what’s next on the horizon for TCA.

Fireside Friday with… DTCC Digital Assets’ Nadine Chakar

The TRADE sits down with Nadine Chakar, global head of DTCC Digital Assets, to discuss how digital assets are impacting traditional financial markets, their influence on traditional trading practices and how market infrastructure can help bridge these two separate worlds together.

Fireside Friday with… Euronext’s Anthony Attia

The TRADE sat down with Anthony Attia, global head of derivatives and post-trade of Euronext, to unpack the current state of play of post-trade across Europe, including how regulators are addressing the fragmented market, key roadblocks to consolidation, and the potential for a T+1 shift across the region.

Fireside Friday with… Liquidnet’s Gareth Exton

The TRADE catches up with Gareth Exton, head of execution and quantitative services EMEA at Liquidnet, to discuss must watch areas for 2024, the challenges associated with accessing liquidity, and how the industry can work together to promote a more optimal ecosystem.

Fireside Friday with… BidFX’s Scott Gold

The TRADE catches up with Scott Gold, head of sales, Americas at BidFX at the TradeTech FX US conference in Miami, to unpack the challenges facing asset managers when it comes to pre-funding accounts, the untapped potential of technological innovation to ease trader workloads, and how the buy-side can best leverage data capabilities.

Fireside Friday with Brown Brothers Harriman’s… Brendan Burke

The TRADE sat down with Brown Brothers Harriman’s (BBH) managing director, head of Americas FX sales and business development, Brendan Burke, to discuss the feasibility of outsourcing FX workflows, the costs associated with opening foreign trading desks, the potential benefits of distinct approaches and how the US shift to T+1 is exacerbating the need to consider these topics.

Fireside Friday with… APG Asset Management’s Sunil Patil

For this week’s Fireside Friday interview, The TRADE had the pleasure of sitting down with APG Asset Management's senior trader, Sunil Patil, to explore the realm of non-deliverable forwards trading, examining next steps for automation and buy-side demand for algo trading.

Fireside Friday with… Google’s Rohit Bhat

The TRADE sat down with Google Cloud’s managing director for capital markets, exchanges, and digital assets, Rohit Bhat, to discuss the capital markets’ uptake of artificial intelligence, the current state of play when it comes to adoption of the cloud, and how T+1 is expediting the need for technological enhancements.

Fireside Friday with… Cboe Global Markets’ Jon Weinberg

The TRADE sits down with Jon Weinberg, head of FX and US Treasuries at Cboe Global Markets, to discuss expectations for FX volumes in 2024, the drivers behind increased interest in NDFs and potential methods to improve transparency in FX.