Ahead of TradeTech, global head of trading at Legal & General Investment Management, Ed Wicks, gives his thoughts on some of the hottest topics discussed at TradeTech Europe this year, including remote working, automation and outsourced trading.
Ahead of TradeTech, head of global equity trading at PIMCO, Eden Simmer, tells The TRADE that a hybrid trading desk composed of traders with remote and physical office presence can offer a number of advantages.
Ahead of TradeTech, European head of equity trading at JP Morgan Asset Management, Neil Joseph, tells The TRADE that automation helped his trading desk navigate a 40% increase in volumes in 2020.
UBS Asset Management’s Lynn Challenger told TradeTech that Europe needs to focus less on primary exchange bid-asks spreads in an increasingly internalised equities market.
Ahead of TradeTech, deputy equity head of dealing at Amundi, Frédéric Pons, tells The TRADE that as automated processes become a larger part of the trading landscape, adding alpha will be the second phase of this trend.
Ahead of TradeTech, head of multi-asset dealing at Aegon Asset Management, Kirstie MacGillivray, tells The TRADE about the challenges in hiring new talent during the global pandemic.
Ahead of TradeTech, global head of trading at Schroders, Gregg Dalley, tells The TRADE about the impact of market structure changes on liquidity since Brexit, and provides his thoughts on other hot topics such as SPACs and the consolidated tape.
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.
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.
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.