THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

A turning point for Nordics markets clearing

Jens Quiram, global co-head of FIC derivatives and repo sales at Eurex, sits down with their first live Nordic OTC clearing broker, Danske Bank’s chief sales manager for investor services sales and product owner for central clearing, Kristine Åsblom and Sebastian Strömbäck, to explore the Nordics clearing landscape and buy-side challenges amid the UMR Phase 6 deadline, upcoming expiration of the clearing exemption for PSAs in June and the end of temporary equivalence for UK CCPs in 2025.

Berenberg’s TIA, the next frontier in execution analysis

“The Times They Are A-Changin.” Jason Rand, global head of electronic trading and distribution at Berenberg, sets out how democratising access to quantitative execution analytics and data visualisations can lead to better trading outcomes for participants, irrespective of size.

MiFIR Review: Current state of negotiations and the importance of getting it right

As EU policymakers continue their negotiations on the Mifir review, The TRADE speaks with Nick Dutton, chief regulatory officer at Cboe Europe, and Niki Beattie, chief executive of Market Structure Partners, to reflect on some of the key topics and overall importance of the process to the EU.

Cboe BIDS Europe: Evolving the block trading ecosystem

Relatively new entrant, Cboe BIDS Europe, has become the largest electronic block trading platform and is seeking to support rather than compete with the traditional high touch model, write Natan Tiefenbrun, president, Cboe Europe, and Stephen Berte, president, BIDS Trading.

The rapid evolution of FX clearing

With monthly cleared NDF volumes consistently over $1.75 trillion this year and client clearing YTD volume reaching $313 billion in August at LCH ForexClear, Andrew Batchelor, LCH ForexClear chief operating officer and head of product, sits down with The TRADE to explore how the foreign exchange clearing landscape is evolving in light of major regulatory change and greater buy-side involvement.

UBS leverages machine learning to optimise venue selection

UBS-developed machine learning techniques have been successfully employed to make context-aware adjustments in routing behaviour to extract value from differences in venue-placement for its cash equities offerings in the US and EMEA.

Euronext confirms superior market quality for equity trading

Home to seven national exchanges, Euronext is further integrating its capital markets value chain whilst maintaining superior market quality for equity trading, to the benefit of a wide variety of market participants.