THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Talent, technology and a range of new flavours

TD Cowen has invested heavily in people and technology over the years, and now clients are seeking different forms of hybrid outsourced trading services from the provider along with delving deeper into new asset classes, says Michael Rosen, managing director and global co-head of prime brokerage & outsourced trading.

Dispelling the myths of outsourced trading

Outsourced execution can be misconceived as only being relevant to smaller funds, requiring a long and burdensome onboarding process, or presented as a binary alternative to running an in-house execution desk. In fact, none of these notions are true. The TRADE speaks with UBS Execution Hub about how it helps different types of asset managers do more with less and provides bespoke solutions to suit each client’s need as an extension of its existing trading desk.

Periodic auctions 2.0: A growing source of price improvement opportunities

As operator of Europe’s largest periodic auction – and pioneer of the category – Cboe is continuing its innovative approach to deliver the execution quality benefits of the mechanism more widely, says Natan Tiefenbrun, president, Cboe Europe.

Broker-dealers in the modern post-trade financial landscape

Alessandro Cavallari and Steve Gutowski of Societe Generale Securities Services discuss the evolving post-trade landscape, emphasising brokers’ need for technological adaptability and strategic partnerships with settlement agents.

Fine-tuned efficiency drives performance in an orchestrated ecosystem

What do the high-performance sports of Formula 1 motor racing and America’s Cup class yacht racing have in common with portfolio investment performance? Northern Trust’s global head of capital markets client solutions, Gerard Walsh, frames an analogy that all require an orchestrated ecosystem of solutions to help drive the highest possible performance outcomes.

The evolution of data in the fixed income market

With ongoing regulatory changes and the continuous push for digitalisation, the fixed income market is poised for further evolution in the coming years says Anya van den Berg, VP of data and analytics at Deutsche Börse.

Connecting the dots for a future-proofed FX trading platform

For the FX industry, managed services may be the catalyst for businesses to completely rethink the way that they access and manage high-cost, high-maintenance operational resources, data storage and distribution and client connectivity and engagement, writes Ganesh Iyer, chief marketing officer at IPC Systems.

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?