Avoiding collateral damage: An intelligent approach to pre-trade risk

Avoiding the pain points of pre-trade risk controls may be tough, but it is possible, through the use of API-based systems that normalise information across markets, identify gross exposures and allow controls to take account in real time of any risk offsetting.

Data is in the DNA of our EMS

The TRADE talks to Chris Hollands, head of European sales and account management at TradingScreen (TS), about the increasingly pivotal role of the EMS in the capture, aggregation and accessibility of data across the order life cycle.

As multi-asset trading takes off, trading systems need to keep pace

Thanks to the growth of the “as-a-service” technology model and the development of hundreds of financial APIs seen in recent years, market globe-trotting has become a lot easier and much more cost-friendly.

Benefits of block trading

Dr Darren Toulson, founder of LiquidMetrix, reviews the benefits of block trading as part of the new MiFID II landscape.

The shifting liquidity landscape post-MiFID II

The TRADE speaks to Mark Pumfrey, head of EMEA at Liquidnet, about the shifting liquidity landscape under MiFID II, covering the introduction of the double volume caps on dark trading, the new SI regime, the growth of periodic auctions, and what this means for liquidity.