We follow the adoption of technology by market participants to manage risk and stay compliant, and the change in market sentiment from defensive to offensive with the deployment of risktech.
Our independent third-party analyses form the basis for senior sell-side management to benchmark their client businesses, identify revenue opportunities, assess service quality, and optimize allocation of resources.
The ramifications of new equity exchanges, an increasingly tech-heavy fixed-income market, spending on surveillance technology, clearing and continued cloud adoption are some of the big themes we see shaping 2021.
If the financial industry still held any objections to the case for providing firmwide communications flexibility and remote working capabilities, March 2020 saw the argument’s proverbial microphone drop.
Although the prospect of an FTT for the U.S. has been proposed multiple times since the 60s, it has never gained significant traction. The idea is often raised in the context of how to pay for other programs.
Global markets liquidity came under extreme pressure in late February and early March as fear and uncertainty gripped the world. Market infrastructure, meanwhile, held up remarkably well. The swaps market, however, was not immune to liquidity...
Buy-side fixed-income trading desks have faced mounting demands on their time: the explosion of issuance, alongside greater transaction/trade reporting obligations, and increasingly rigorous internal audit requirements. However, they pale in...