THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

New TAIFEX Product Uncovers Potential of Taiwan’s Biotech Industry

TAIFEX’s upcoming TIP Taiwan Bio Futures presents an opportunity to tap the island’s rapidly growing biotechnology and medical care industries – a market segment that deviates substantially from its benchmark index, TAIEX.

The future of ETF trading; best execution and settlement discipline

Ivan Gilmore, Head of Exchange Traded Products & Global Product Development for Capital Markets at London Stock Exchange, considers the future of ETF trading and how the market will evolve from a position of strength for smaller-sized executions.

MiFID Review: The long way towards data excellence

Price discovery through efficient liquidity pooling is the core function of a securities exchange. The Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) has a solid track record of delivering consistent high-quality market data, both in terms of content and latency. SIX is actively involved in industry initiatives aimed at promoting better data standards.

Do you know how your order is routed?

Lately, more and more emphasis is being placed on how orders are routed. Typically concerns are raised around whether brokers are routing in their own best interest or in their clients’ best interest.

The rising value of data in financial markets

Michael Chin, managing director and global head of trading proposition at Refinitiv, explains that data is not simply a buzzword, and if gathered and interpreted accurately, it’s the path forward for trading.

Deciphering global execution dynamics for optimal trading

Michael Steliaros, Global Head of Quantitative Execution Services at Goldman Sachs, explores how algorithmic research lies at the heart of the quest for better risk and cost models.

A vision of the trading desk in 2024

The trading desk of the future has been identified by buy-side and capital markets participants in a technology survey by Refinitiv and Greenwich Associates. How do they think artificial intelligence, big data and analytics will benefit their industry by 2024?

2020: The year of institutional flow

Koine co-founder and head of strategy, Phil Mochan, on why market infrastructure and regulatory changes in Europe could make 2020 the year institutional capital buys into crypto currencies and sees the first quality digital securities come to market.

Outsourced trading: The opportunities for buy-side dealers

Gary Paulin, global head of integrated trading solutions at Northern Trust Capital Markets, explains how the rise of outsourcing in the buy-side front-office presents dealers the opportunity to be part of the solution.