Money in Motion

Greenwich Report
July 2019 By: Richard Johnson
U.S. equity commission wallets are down almost 50% since their peak in 2009. This presents challenges for brokers in terms of lower revenue and profitability, causing many to rethink their business models.
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Steampunk Settlement

Greenwich Report
June 2019 By: Ken Monahan
Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has a big role to play in improving the quality of the settlement infrastructure, but it may not be able to replace it entirely without imposing the very costs it was designed to reduce.
The final phase of uncleared margin rules (UMR) could trigger a shift in FX options trading from OTC to exchange-based trading.  
The FX industry is no stranger to mergers and acquistions. Since 2006, there have been 11 major transactions, with the pace only accelerating.
Traders have adapted to the MiFID II regulations and are navigating the new European equity trading landscape but there have also been some downsides.
Thanks to the dual trends of e-trading and more intense competition, dealers are finding it challenging to make money on some transactions.
This report takes a look at the recent trends in global electronic execution, including shifting attitudes brought about by MiFID II, the uptake of algo wheels and the use of AI technology.
Competition among order and execution management systems providers has always been fierce. In 2018, the buy side spent $1.4 billion on OMS and EMS, and nevertheless, competition is about to get even tougher.
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