19 December 2014

Middle Men: The New Aces in the Derivatives Deck

In the world of derivatives, front-office-systems investment and cost-cutting exercises have almost reached the limits of their usefulness in driving profitability. Now forward-thinking firms are turning their attention to solving the inefficiencies that still exist in post-trade so as to create a competitive edge. ... rest of story...


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    Risk Data Challenges – Looking Forward, Not Backward: Thomson Reuters’ Kate Toumazi

    The risk management function has become a critical component of decision making across capital markets firms, impacting in which parts of the market companies want to participate to who they do business with. And ...
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    Holiday Bonus: Tax-Informed Investing

    Beyond real-time portfolio management and monthly portfolio accounting, firms increasingly are rethinking what traditionally has been a year-end burden – tax accounting. George Michaels, founder and ...
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    The Power of Trading Passively

    In today’s markets, firms often are overwhelmed by the proliferation of market data, leaving them unable to extract information that is useful for traders and portfolio managers, remarks Tom Doris, CEO of ...

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TABB Group's Options LiquidityMatrix for November 2014

In November 2014, industry options volume plunged 40% compared to the previous month, coming in at 294.8 million contracts. This represents the lowest volume month in 4 years, as monthly volume has not been below 300 million contracts since August 2010. Continue

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