News

Shouting
29 Nov
2016

Why Aren't They Shouting?

Steve just finished 'Why Aren't they Shouting?' By Kevin Rodgers, who is recently ex Deutsche Bank FICC. If you want to understand how capital markets work, how banks have evolved and the role of technology, it’s well worth a read.

Nut
21 Nov
2016

Cracking The Nut - Open Sourcing From a Single Source Tree

Judd discusses the benefits of using a single source tree and how to avoid the pitfalls

Fils0
15 Nov
2016

The Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Takeaways

Steve's thoughts on the Fixed Income Leaders Summit, organised by WBR Research

Dd
11 Nov
2016

Dragons' Den Votes For TransFICC

Steve pitched TransFICC in the Dragons' Den at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit....and won.

Untitled
07 Nov
2016

Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Barcelona - 8-10 November, 2016

Steve is pitching TransFICC in Dragons' Den at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit later this week.

Tech
21 Oct
2016

New Report On Hedge Fund Technology Spending

A new study highlights increasing investment in technology by Hedge Funds, as they seek regulatory compliance and efficiency gains.

Time
14 Oct
2016

Time Is Back In Fashion......According to MiFID II

Geeky we know, but its not just us who are talking about the need to timestamp an event to within 100 microseconds. Joanna Wright at Waters Technology reports on new timestamping regulation and the need to synchronise clocks.

Credit Trading
03 Oct
2016

Credit Bond Trading Venues - What Is The Size Of The Prize?

Joel Clark looks at fragmentation in credit bond trading and the venues battling for market share.

Fils
16 Sep
2016

New Report From WBR Highlights The Key Challenges Facing Fixed Income In Europe

Results of WBR's research into some of the issues facing the fixed income markets. The survey was completed by 100 senior buy-side professionals based in Europe.

Fixing
12 Sep
2016

Fixing Fixed Income

Great article by Brett Chappell - "The buy-side needs to learn how to aggregate data and above all how to aggregate liquidity."

Clock
05 Sep
2016

Time.....Obtaining Nano-Second Precision in Java

MiFID compliance requires the need to timestamp an event to within 100 microseconds. To achieve this in Java isn't as simple as you might think, as the time from the OS needs to have better than millisecond precision.

Mi Fid Ii Booklet
30 Aug
2016

MiFID II Booklet From The Trade

Very good overview of MiFID II

Os
25 Aug
2016

More Open Source - Continuous Delivery Feedback

More free stuff.......We have just open sourced our continuous delivery feedback screen.

Ftw3
01 Aug
2016

FinTech - Filling The Void

A recent panel during London FinTech Week highlighted how FinTechs are filling the void created by banks moving away from running large infrastructure projects themselves.

Open
20 Jul
2016

Free Software From TransFICC

TransFICC's software uses open-source components and we also believe in giving back. We have just open-sourced some functions designed to help Java developers write cleaner code.

Rubik1
19 Jul
2016

TransFICC Rubik's Cube

Our Rubik's Cubes have just landed and we are giving them to people who spotted the deliberate mistake on our technology page

Reg Tech
09 Jul
2016

Key Themes From The RegTech Capital Markets Conference

RegTech has the support of the regulators, but for it to grow the whole market needs to take responsibility, breaking down barriers and giving innovative technology a chance

Rotm
30 Jun
2016

MiFID II and Workflow - The Rise of the Machines (or.....Is Technology the Answer?)

In 18 months time MiFID II becomes law in the EU. Trading institutions need to look at the technology that supports their workflow now to avoid becoming the Nokia of the Fixed Income and Derivatives markets.

Ll2
29 Jun
2016

Don't Just Assume Array Will Be Faster When Implementing Object Pooling

Implementing object pooling - looking at how different data structures have affect latency and throughput

Ny2
20 Jun
2016

Time.....Where does it come from?

Why is time important in a computing world? MiFID and the importance of the microsecond.

All Roads
17 Jun
2016

All Roads Lead to Technology for the Buy Side

In a recent TABB study of 100 Asset Managers and Hedge Funds, 66% believe that even if MiFID II is never implemented in the US, it will impact them. All roads in this new global ecosystem for the buy side lead to technology

Survey
15 Jun
2016

Trading Intentions Survey 2016

The Desk has published its 2016 survey. In Credit trading named venues increased from 19 in 2015 to 28 in 2016. The market continues to fragment.

Pl
03 Jun
2016

FinTech in FX: As Old As...This Century

Steve Toland talks with Profit & Loss Magazine about start-ups, disruption, business plans and, most importantly, fixing clients' problems

Greyspark
04 May
2016

MiFID II Delays are Reducing Tech Debt, Not Increasing it

Research from GreySpark - delays in MiFID II are allowing banks and the buy-side to think more holistically about tech upgrades