THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

AIR Summit London 2019

Bill Stephenson, managing partner at AIR Summit, and Mike Bellaro, CEO of Plato Partnership, talk to The TRADE about the first-ever London AIR Summit and the event’s evolution to date.

Accessing equities emerging markets

As investor appetite for new opportunities and GDP growth rates continue to rise, 2019 is shaping up to be a strong year for emerging markets.

From regulatory transparency to tactical transparency

Sylvain Thieullent, CEO of Horizon Software, explains how MiFID II requirements are creating new opportunities around transparency for the buy- and sell-side alike.

Will smarter machines make smarter traders?

Although the use of AI-led systems, such as algo wheels, automation and analytics solutions, have been in use for some time, the buy-side trading desk is primed to develop these tools even further.

Taking stock: A review of the equities trading landscape

Scott Bradley, head of sales and marketing, London Stock Exchange, Cash Secondary Markets and Turquoise, London Stock Exchange Group reviews the current state of the equities trading landscape post-MiFID II.

RFQ for equities: Arming the buy-side with choice and ease of execution

As a fully MiFID II compliant trading protocol, RFQ introduces another element of choice and control to the way buy-side firms can access liquidity in cash equities on-venue, says Adriano Pace, head of equities (Europe) at Tradeweb.

Transforming markets, driven by demand

The TRADE talks to Adam Matuszewski, senior product manager at Securities & Exchanges, about how SIX has reshaped Swiss equity trading with its non-displayed pool, SwissAtMid.

The case for the cost-effective execution stack

Ofir Gefen, President APAC at Itiviti, examines how the evolving investment and regulatory landscape affect the automated execution value chain, and why firms need to revisit their IT strategy in order to seize opportunities early and capture tomorrow.

Changing the game for SME block liquidity

Veronica Taylor, head of Euronext Block, tells The TRADE about Euronext’s continued focus on dark large-in-scale trading, as the exchange’s block MTF completes its transition to Euronext’s state of the art technology platform, Optiq.