Listed interest rate derivatives and commodities futures and options performed best for proprietary trading firms in the first half of 2022, according to a new report by Acuiti.
A recent study warns that firms are out of sync with market dynamics, with responses lagging the real time demands of current day markets, while fragmented legacy systems are hindering their ability to manage volatility.
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Acuiti report found that greater intermediation from traditional sell-side firms and more participation from the buy-side would have the biggest positive impact on the market.
Acuiti report found that just 12% of proprietary trading firms saw big potential in the asset class amid uncertain monetary policy from banks.
Survey found that 41% of respondents are already expecting a significant overhaul in their approach to managing market risk over the next 12 months.
Asset managers and hedge funds in Asia are reporting the strongest demand, marking their growing global influence, according to a joint study.
Post-trade investment is set to surge as record derivatives trading volumes led to failures across sell-side post-trade systems earlier this year.
Acuiti study finds nearly one-third of derivatives firms planning to adopt new front-office technology provider in the next two years.
Low volatility, regulation and Brexit are factors dampening optimism for buy-side derivatives participants.