Of the below SEC initiatives described as ongoing by Chair Mary Jo White in a June 5 speech, which could have the most significant impact?
Mark Johnson, vice president of global sales at Asset Control, writes about data management, data governance, and the intersection of the two.
Lewis Richardson, derivatives product manager at Fidessa, writes about the importance of a night desk and how to make it more efficient.
Panelists and members of the audience attending a panel on US equity market structure at SIFMA’s 14th Annual Market Structure Conference last week had positive reviews of FINRA’s ATS proposal that would mandate reporting of trades in the facilities on a delayed basis.
Vega Chi plans to release two new trading platforms in 2014, according to Constantinos Antoniades, who spoke to WSL.
The growth of dark pool volumes, cited this week as rising to nearly 40% of total US equity trading volume in September, presents a number of opportunities for the market in terms of making changes to market microstructure, according to comments from Tom Farley, senior vp of financial markets at the IntercontinentalExchange, who spoke to WSL.
ITG is establishing high-touch equities trading capabilities in Colombia and Peru, and has implemented algo trading in Chile to round out its offerings in the Latin American region, according to Eric Blake, director, Latin America.
Participants at the Security Traders Association’s 80th Annual Market Structure Conference have mixed opinions concerning the use of a website that collects trade data from the US markets to support the SEC’s plans to better understand US equity markets.
Weeden & Co is creating a suite of basket algorithms in the coming year, according to David Margulies, head of the electronic products group.
Trading Technologies is optimizing its cloud infrastructure to store historical, audit, and order data by the end of the year going into 2014, according to Steve Decker, group product manager of sell-side technology.
Informatica has plans to launch a new monitoring capability for its Ultra Messaging system in support of buy- and sell-side firms seeking an additional edge for their trading operations, according to Jitesh Ghai, vice president of product management for Ultra Messaging.