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Experts fear rise in trading costs will follow onset of Volcker rule

Experts fear rise in trading costs will follow onset of Volcker rule

The implementation of the Volcker rule last month is expected to accelerate the trend among institutional money managers to break up their block trades in fixed income, causing concern that the...

August 10, 2015

SEC proposes registration rules for swaps dealers, participants

The SEC on Wednesday recommended establishing registration rules for security-based swaps dealers and major swap participants that also would allow those that are subject to enforcement actions to...

August 05, 2015 | 04:08 pm
Loan trading volumes down 3.5% in second quarter

Loan trading volumes down 3.5% in second quarter

Secondary trading volumes for loans fell 3.5% in the second quarter, to $153 billion, according to the Loan Syndications and Trading Association’s second-quarter Secondary Trading Study.

August 03, 2015 | 03:30 pm

ITG names interim CEO

Jarrett Lilien on Monday was named interim CEO of brokerage and financial markets technology provider Investment Technology Group.

August 03, 2015 | 01:39 pm
Study: U.S. managers held stocks longer after 2008 financial crisis

Study: U.S. managers held stocks longer after 2008 financial crisis

Institutional investors held onto stocks longer after the 2008 financial crisis, according to a report by Abel Noser Solutions.

July 22, 2015 | 04:09 pm
Och-Ziff subsidiary to pay SEC penalty for inaccurate trade reporting

Och-Ziff subsidiary to pay SEC penalty for inaccurate trade reporting

OZ Management LP will pay a $4.25 million penalty to settle charges that it provided inaccurate trade data to four prime brokers.

July 14, 2015 | 03:10 pm
Federal agencies report finds high-frequency trading a factor in October 'flash crash'

Federal agencies report finds high-frequency trading a factor in October 'flash crash'

The “flash crash” in U.S. Treasuries on Oct. 15, 2014, came from several factors, including high-frequency trading.

July 13, 2015 | 01:49 pm
Diversity, not fragmentation,  observers say

Diversity, not fragmentation, observers say

Money managers were able to trade normally during the July 8 shutdown of the New York Stock Exchange, as volume shifted to the 50 other U.S. equity trading venues until the NYSE was back online.

July 13, 2015
Managers push SEC for limits on brokers' maker-taker rebates

Managers push SEC for limits on brokers' maker-taker rebates

Money managers want the Securities and Exchange Commission to examine maker-taker rebates — to limit or eliminate them for all stock trades — claiming that the rebates spur broker-dealers ...

July 13, 2015
Shanghai market resumes plunge, dragging down other markets in the region

Shanghai market resumes plunge, dragging down other markets in the region

Shanghai stocks plunged 5.9% Wednesday, with concerns about the outlook for China's economy dragging down other markets in the region as well.

July 08, 2015 | 06:57 am
New York Stock Exchange resumes trading following nearly 4-hour halt

New York Stock Exchange resumes trading following nearly 4-hour halt

The New York Stock Exchange suspended all trading for nearly four hours Wednesday because of “a reported technical issue,” the exchange said in a statement on its website.

July 08, 2015 | 03:38 pm

Tradewatch for June 29, 2015

June 29, 2015 | 01:04 pm
Shanghai composite index plunges 7.4% as sentiment turns cautious

Shanghai composite index plunges 7.4% as sentiment turns cautious

The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite index plunged 7.4% Friday to close at 4,192.8

June 26, 2015 | 06:00 am
Majority of managers not confident in accuracy of their investment performance stats — survey

Majority of managers not confident in accuracy of their investment performance stats — survey

More than half, or 53%, of money managers surveyed by SimCorp said they are not confident that investment performance figures they report are accurate.

June 25, 2015 | 11:45 am

Liquidnet launches institutional dark pool for corporate bonds

Institutional trading network Liquidnet is set to launch an institutional dark pool for corporate bonds, in the third quarter this year.

June 18, 2015 | 12:26 pm