Richard Balarkas interview: Driving the development of algorithms. Part 1

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Richard Balarkas giving an interview to The Trade News on algorithmic tradingWith the buy-side demanding increased control over their trading strategies, an ever-expanding network of algorithm providers, and the possibility that MiFID will result in the kind of liquidity fragmentation in Europe that has been seen in the US, the algorithmic trading space is now fiercely competitive. What can sell-side firms do to remain innovative? What does all this mean for those firms that are struggling to compete?

Richard Balarkas, managing director and head of Advanced Execution Services (AES) sales, Credit Suisse, explores these issues with