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MiFID II – 10 key takeaways that will give you indigestion

Just back from a two week trip around Asia and Australia that took in dark pool seminars in Hong Kong and Singapore and attendance at the FPL conference in Sydney. In my absence, it seems like the Eurocrats in Brussels have been busy as the official version of the widely leaked MiFID II proposals came out last Thursday. For a good roundup of the general themes look no further than... Read More

Now with added derivatives

Spent an interesting week in Boca Raton at the FIA’s annual conference which brings together the top executives from the global futures industry to debate what lies ahead. The event had extra spice this year as the recent wave of merger mania in the exchange space has placed a high premium on those venues that have – or that can create – a derivatives capability.... Read More

A Shot in the Dark

This week saw the announcement that six brokers are going to publish their dark pool volumes in a bid to improve transparency of non-lit trading in Europe. The report is published by Markit and is available here. Whilst the six firms involved should be applauded for taking these first steps towards greater transparency, the announcement still leaves a few questions unanswered. Firstly,... Read More

The Colour of Money

It was a record day yesterday here at Fidessa Towers as 1000s of people logged on to look at the stats on Turquoise now that the liquidity agreements with its institutional backers have expired. The drop off in volumes is significant but it is worth digging a little deeper into the true cause and impact. Firstly, as Eli Lederman (Turquoise’s CEO) points out “it was an... Read More

Think I’ll do my Xmas shopping at PLUS Markets this year

Yesterday, while looking at the PLUS Markets website I noticed that they are now advertising mobile phones and coffee makers. (Check it out at http://www.plusmarketsgroup.com/PLUS_myplus.shtml). When I wrote yesterday that the trading landscape was still to undergo fundamental change I didn’t think that alternative venues would be diversifying into the household goods market... Read More

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