The Bionic Trading Desk

The discussion around institutional-grade trading technologies has never been more relevant. The need for true cross-asset analytics and decision support throughout the life of a trade–within a single platform operating on a single, integrated data footprint–is only growing clearer. Furthermore, the ability to align a global network of trading desks on a single execution platform has become crucial in today’s highly volatile markets, subject to flux in currencies, interest rates, and regulations. This Spotlight Series, sponsored by Portware, explores the tools – from TCA, to intelligent order routing and algo management, to data visualization – that are powering the trading desks of the future.

2015 TOP STORIES: Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services Threatens Incumbents

Paul Paul, Alphacution Research Conservatory

This article originally was published on January 15, 2015. Building anew is much easier than renovating. This is precisely why most disruptive innovation occurs in newer, often smaller and more nimble...

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