derivatives

See more content on this topic

The derivatives market undergoes transformation as it moves closer to the exchange
On the regulatory front, a handful of new policies are set to affect the options market and will likely enhance transparency, execution, and market data.…

foreign exchange

See more content on this topic

Spread Revisited: How size adjusted spread metrics can deliver FX trading insights
How informative are spreads for market participants who engage in FX trading? Can proper spread monitoring and analysis further enhance the investment and trading process?…

european markets

See more content on this topic

The New WM/Reuters Fixing Methodology Doesn’t Fix Everything
At the 2015 Profit and Loss London Conference, ITG’s Jim Cochrane, Director, ITG Analytics, was a panelist on the debate “The New Fix Regime.” The panel’s task was to judge if the recent changes in the fix methodology had a material impact on competition, transparency and market conduct. These changes were only instituted February 15th of this year, making a final judgment premature. However, it is not too early to observe that transparency and directional trading costs are still problems that international portfolio managers will have to confront if they aim to keep up with the competition while fulfilling their fiduciary responsibilities. Asset managers will have to pay a spread or use a combination of matching and algo trading to reduce costs.

Listen to the client call >

asia pacific markets

See more content on this topic

2014: The Year in Review – Regional Marketplace Evolution and Varied Market Structures Makes TCA a Must
While the rest of the world continues to be caught up in the fervor surrounding the March 2014 release of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys, trade…

canadian markets

See more content on this topic

Blocking and Tackling in the Canadian Market
The Canadian market has traditionally been very block driven. Much of this block trading has been a result of relatively high levels of dealer capital…