Tag: TradeTech

The long journey to frictionless electronic trading

Having been instrumental in the development of the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) Protocol, chairman of Rapid Addition and director at FIX Protocol Ltd, Kevin Houstoun, provides a brief history of the industry’s messaging standard. 

Reflections and expectations

Julia Streets, CEO of Streets Consulting, takes a look at how data and technology have impacted the industry over the past decade and highlights how emerging technologies could reimagine the trading desk in the years to come. 

The evolution of the trader

Pictet Asset Management’s global head of fixed income trading, Carl James, takes a look at how traders have evolved since the Big Bang in 1986 and finds the ability to adapt remains as important now as it did then.

Technology – the forever force in trading

Former sales trader and industry veteran, Alexandra Foster, now director of insurance, wealth management and financial services at BT, outlines the impact of technology on trading processes. 

Unprecedented change

In celebration of TradeTech’s 20th Anniversary, buy-side industry veteran and head trader for EMEA equities at Invesco, David Miller, explores the evolution of trading over the past two decades.