Tag: TradeTech

Ed Wicks: change on the horizon

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. 

Eden Simmer: the future of the buy-side trading desk

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.   

Neil Joseph: automating trader workflows

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.

Gregg Dalley: navigating the new liquidity landscape

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.  

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.