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Promised return from data assets under MiFID II

Posted 21st February 2017

European regulators are tearing down the instinctive, qualitative world of trading and replacing it with a measurable, traceable, transparent trading grid. This rigorous framework is imposed by the re-invented Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), coming into force in January 2018. It will make data an invaluable asset for trading desks. The new rules toughen demands upon equity traders – which MiFID I had harmonised across Europe in 2007 – but also expands the directive to the majority of other asset classes including derivatives, fixed income, FX (excl. spot) and commodity derivatives....

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SuperFeed case study with Money.Net

Posted 13th February 2017

Learn how this award-winning innovator leverages Vela's SuperFeed to power its terminals....


MiFID II Creates Cross-Asset Revolution Across Buy & Sell Side

Posted 26th January 2017

The cross-asset nature of MiFID II will demand significant investment from the asset management and banking communities - how will firms address the various challenges in order to stay both compliant and competitive? ...


Leveraging Open-Source Market Data Distribution for Innovation

Posted 1st November 2016

This White Paper, sponsored by OpenMAMA, considers the challenges of complex market data infrastructures and argues the case for adopting an open source approach, encouraging an ecosystem of interchangeable solutions, driving quality upwards and costs downwards....


Addressing the Complex Needs of Modern Electronic Trading

Posted 18th July 2016

This Best Execution article features Vela's CTO Aaron Wald as he shares his views on how firms can stay competitive at a time when trading connectivity is getting more complicated than ever....

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