Events Financial Trading Industry News, Articles & Insight
- Boat adds catastrophe risk modelling platform
1st September 2017 - Boat Oasis Multi-Peril Catastrophe (Cat) Risk Modelling Platform for the (re)insurance industry has added new risk models
- The October Club announces partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Trust at House of Commons event
4th July 2017 - Baroness Wheatcroft and Chairman Mark Pumfrey welcome Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Trust as the October Club's charity for the year, as it celebrates 30th anniversary.
- Automation could determine OTC swaps survivors
9th July 2015 - As MiFID II winds its way through a legal review in Europe, firms are preparing for a major shake-up in trading and markets and looking across the Atlantic for some clues as to how it might unfold.
- GAIM 2015: What's next for managed futures?
29th June 2015 - Surge in performance of managed futures strategies examined by quant and systematic trading experts at the Global Alternative Investment Management conference.
- #GAIM2015: Spectre of rising interest rates haunting markets
23rd June 2015 - Hedge funds and investors debated over strategy against a backdrop of uncertainty over how markets will react when interest rates rise in developed markets.
- Risk & Return QIF 2015: Managed futures death greatly exaggerated
12th June 2015 - Since 2011, investors and industry have been declaring the death of managed futures, an alternative investment category that involves long and short derivatives positions across asset classes. But players in the space beg to differ, and can demonstrate performance drivers to show they're alive and kicking. Thomas Pasturel gives us his first-hand account of the Risks & Returns Quantitative Investment Forum and talks to Pierre Thauvette, head of Quantitative Research at Claret.
- FIA launches Innovators Pavilion
29th May 2015 - FIA Innovators Pavilion to showcase new technology in the futures, options and cleared swaps industry. Startups can apply now to be featured at 2015 Futures and Options Expo in Chicago in November.
- #GDTRM15: Machine learning is the new C++
27th May 2015 - Derivative quants are finding that finance is shifting from statistical modelling to big data analytics.
- #GDTRM15: Latest on derivatives markets' risk and regulation
20th May 2015 - Delegates had optimistic views for a transatlantic agreement on clearing house regulation, even as derivatives markets grapple with systemic risk signals worldwide.
- AFME European Post-Trade Conference: Struggle and revolution
13th May 2015 - Post-trade infrastructures are struggling to meet the challenges of enormous changes being imposed on the industry while keenly observing tech trends that could revolutionise services.
- Calastone celebrates five years of five-a-side football
11th May 2015 - This year's Funds Industry Football Charity Shield to take place on 21st May.
- Quant Meeting Request
23rd April 2015 - Risks & Returns - Quantitative Investment Forum is coming up May 27 - 28 in Toronto. This event will bring together top industry practitioners across North America to discuss the latest quantitative strategies, trends and portfolio optimization techniques.
- Soundbytes from TradeTech Europe 2015
21st April 2015 - Participants from every corner of the market shared their thoughts in key notes speeches, on panels and in conversation with Automated Trader.
- TradeTech Europe 2015: Market ecosystem adapts
15th April 2015 - Buy side should probably accept HFT firms are here to stay, while also recognising how new challengers could disrupt equity business models.
- Quantitative Investment Meeting
1st April 2015 - Early bird ends this Friday for Canada's Quantitative Investment Forum. Register today and save $400! Mention Priority Code AutoTrader.
- Sound Bytes: views from the conference circuit
1st April 2015 - Visions of the future for the role of exchanges, a deep dive into research showing that there is a strong theoretical argument in favour of factor investing, and other juicy tidbits from a whirlwind week of conferences.
- Japan Securities Summit: Tracing the virtuous circle
16th February 2015 - Financial industry experts examined the results of Japan's economics programme at an event in London organised by the Japan Securities Dealers Association and the International Capital Market Association.
- alphascope 2015: Getting ready for dispersion, divergence and volatility
10th February 2015 - Asset managers have been struggling with the problems of getting returns in a risk averse, low interest rate environment. So what are the solutions to consider as divergence and volatility make a comeback?
- alphascope 2015 Investor Day: Demystifying the black box
4th February 2015 - Alternative investments in the quantitative space come with a lot of complexity and jargon. Fund of funds managers at this year's alphascope conference described how they pick winners.
- Battle of the Quants: (Em)powering technology-driven markets
25th November 2014 - Panellists and speakers addressed challenges facing the quantitative finance community amid warnings that professionals in the space need to communicate their role and methods more effectively.
- Mondo Visione Exchange Forum: Industry debates the role and future of exchanges
19th November 2014 - Scrutiny of exchanges' business models made for heated debate at last week's Exchange Forum conference hosted by publisher Mondo Visione, as tempers continue to ignite over the cost of market data in Europe.
- Traders navigate conflicting market signals
13th October 2014 - Trading Show New York examined how a challenging and opportunistic market is evolving.
- FX markets positioned at familiar tipping point
22nd September 2014 - TradeTech FX focused on how industry is overcoming major challenges - weak performance, electronification, latency, and regulatory impacts.
- ICAP to hold 21st annual global charity day
2nd December 2013 - 100% of ICAP's revenues and commissions to be be donated to more than 200 charities worldwide on Tuesday 3rd December.
- On Point Executions launches options smart order router engine
16th July 2007 - On Point Executions, an execution consulting firm providing equity-option smart-order routing solutions, today announced the launch of STING, its next generation options smart-order router and liquidity matching engine for options markets.
- Algorithmic Traders & Their Impact on the Derivatives World
10th June 2008 - Having revolutionised the equity markets, algorithmic trading is already reshaping the derivatives sector. Neal Brady, Director of Products and Services Technology, CME, looks at the technology and infrastructure changes that are fast attracting algorithmic traders to the futures and options markets.
- Algorithmic Trading News - Fixnetix provides ultra low latency access to EuroMTS government bond data
16th July 2007 - Fixnetix, today announced it has struck a global distribution deal with EuroMTS, the pan-European electronic trading platform for government and quasi-government Eurobenchmark bonds. Fixnetix will deliver EuroMTS fixed income data direct to financial firms over iX-Direct, its market leading data on the wire delivery service.
- Powering Algorithmic Trading
12th July 2007 - DSAL, a expert in real-time complex data and event processing, announced today the impressive results of performance testing.
- Credit Suisse and thinkorswim Form Joint Relationship
12th July 2007 - Combined synergies yield robust capabilities allowing the buy side and brokers access to front-end platform for algorithmic trading of options. Thinkorswim, today announced that its institutional arm, thinkpipes, has entered into a joint relationship with Credit Suisse's Advanced Execution Services. The relationship allows buy side firms and sell side dealers access to algorithmic options trading products that are integrated on thinkpipes's robust front-end platform.
- Less Smoke; More Mirrors
10th June 2008 -
Lets start with a quick multiple-choice quiz. What are Cobra, Ambush, Arid, Nocturnal and Covert? A) The line-up for a heavy rock weekender? B) A new range of toiletries for adolescent boys? or C) A new five-part Iraq War saga by Andy McNab? The answer of course is D) all of the above. Oh, and they’re also the names of algorithms, too. Add in a few references to dark books and deep pools of liquidity and you begin to understand how staff at certain marketing departments (mis)spent their youth.