Leveraging outsourced trading for growth

As institutional investors look to optimise returns in competitive markets, how can outsourced trading help maintain efficiencies while focusing on outcomes aligned with their strategies?

Dispelling the myths around FX futures liquidity

CME Group unpacks the benefits associated with centrally cleared futures in FX and how best to target liquidity in the highly fragmented global FX market.

As the needs of a buy-side trader evolve, so should their technology

Chris Gizmunt, principal product manager, EMS product management at FactSet, explores the use of automation tools by the buy-side for consistency and measurability in decision making, as well as how automation has evolved far beyond being used for simple, mundane tasks.

Winsorisation: How to outsmart the outliers and address bad input data

In a world of large data sets, techniques such as winsorisation can be used to handle outliers by keeping the observation but reducing its influence on aggregate metrics like value weighted performance, writes Chris Sparrow, principal product manager at FactSet.

Prime brokerage for emerging asset managers: The Lazarus effect

The TRADE sits down with Dale Klynhout, managing director, Lazarus, and Oscar Bernardi, dealing associate, Lazarus to discuss how the buy-side’s priorities are shifting when selecting a prime broker and how Lazarus is addressing the current gaps in the market.

Cboe Europe Derivatives: Fixing Europe’s single-stock options markets with a more capital-efficient market structure

The TRADE speaks with Cboe Europe president Natan Tiefenbrun, the exchange’s head of European derivatives, Iouri Saroukhanov, and Vikesh Patel, president, Cboe Clear Europe, about how Cboe Europe Derivatives (CEDX) is bringing a pan-European and capital-efficient market structure to European single stock options.

Solving the data challenge for the buy-side front office

INDATA’s David Csiki discusses the challenges that buy-side firms face and how traditional and emerging technology tools can be used to solve these data challenges.