News

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

Continuous Delivery
29 Apr
2016

Can Continuous Delivery Succeed Where Agile Has Failed Before?

Dave tells us to focus on Continuous Delivery. The rest (like Scrum) can follow.

Perfect Storm
20 Apr
2016

ICMA - Changes to the Fixed Income Market Structure

Excellent report from ICMA. A recommended read.

Branching
17 Apr
2016

How Branching Affects Team Culture

Dave talking about his experiences when introducing Continuous Delivery. This video is taken from the Pipeline Conference 2016

Workflow
31 Mar
2016

Technology: Driving OMS Reform

This article, taken from The Desk, looks at the electronification of bond trading and the resulting importance of workflow systems. But traders feel that they are having to push providers to keep pace.

Fintech Launch Image 2
15 Mar
2016

95% of Banks Fear Fintech

Almost all banks, 95%, believe part of their business is at risk of being lost to standalone financial technology companies according to a PwC survey. The report released today, ‘Blurred Lines: How FinTech is Shaping Financial Services’, found that 83% of respondents from traditional financial service firms believe..

Servers
10 Mar
2016

Former LMAX Team Launches Tech Company

The Trade talks with TransFICC about its launch and how it aims to address the issues of market fragmentation, exploding data rates, and complying with MiFID II.

Wf2
19 Oct
2015

Post-MiFID II RTS: What Next for Fixed Income in Europe

Managing workflow to comply with MiFID II transparency. "There will need to be a wholesale embrace of automated workflows - front to back - for firms to understand what their obligations are..."