The TRADE Magazine, Summer 2018

John runs through what you can find in the latest issue of The TRADE, now available to read online.

The latest issue of The TRADE is now available to read online, so regardless if you’re off on holiday or still in the office, dive into all the best content from the Summer 2017 issue:

Buy-side cover interview – Neil Joseph, European head of equity trading at JP Morgan Asset Management talks to John Brazier about his 16 years at the business, the underlying importance of new trading technology and how the desk is handling ever-increasing volumes.

TradeTech 2018 – The best of our coverage from the 2018 edition of TradeTech in Paris, including the key takeaways from this year’s conference.

First mover advantage – The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has been the first adopter of blockchain technology for its equity post-trade infrastructure. Will this move resonate with other clearing houses, and is this the time to embrace blockchain? Sarfraz Thind investigates.

Active versus passive trading: The end of a false dichotomy? – The active versus passive trading debate has evolved with the emergence of new technologies and products, but does this make any difference to the end investor? David Whitehouse investigates.

Buy-side voluntary clearing: Set to take off – Regulation and collateral costs have made the cleared derivatives market much more attractive for the buy-side. Joe Parsons asks what else will it take for them to voluntarily take part?

Fixing foreign exchange: Addressing legacy technology – The battle with legacy technology systems is ongoing concern for many banking institutions, but arguably no more so than w foreign exchange. With an explosion of market data and increasing market fragmentation, Hayley McDowell finds that strategies at large FX institutions have never been more important for staying ahead of the game.

A new age in FX markets – Following years of scandal, the introduction of the FX Global Code of Conduct in 2017 aimed to restore the public’s confidence in FX markets. One year later, Hayley McDowell examines whether FX institutions are choosing to adhere to the Global Code and finds that compliance has proved difficult for some.

The 2018 algo trading survey –  The arrival of MiFID II has shaken up capital markets and algorithmic trading has been no exception to this trend. The 2018 algo survey provides a glimpse into where hedge funds are setting their priorities in the early days of the new regulatory landscape.