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This is the third and final event report following an exclusive MiFID II roundtable event held in London in March 2017. We examine the changes that participants from across the market expect to see in business models, trading patterns, and relationships.
This is the second in a series of three reports following an exclusive MiFID II roundtable event held in London in March 2017. We touch on the political and secular decisions as it relates to MiFID II.
This is the first in a series of three reports following an exclusive MiFID II roundtable event held in London on 22 March 2017. We look at how the participants, who came from across the market, emphasised the need to automate more than ever before, and for greater collaboration between buy-side, sell-side, and technology vendors.
Over the last year the rate of growth has increased as investment firms look for global expansion and Asia exchanges seek to expand their liquidity sources and compete to be the one-stop shop within the region. And as demand for market data increases, the willingness of industry participants in the region to spend on market data solutions instead of attempting to build in-house is notably on the rise. So what are the key drivers behind this change and just how much growth should we expect in the coming year for market data services in APAC countries?
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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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?
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.
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.