Trading

CME Group chooses executive to replace retiring CEO

Terrence A. Duffy was named CEO of derivatives exchange operator CME Group, replacing Phupinder Gill, who will retire Dec. 31.

November 11, 2016 | 02:38 pm
CFTC tweaks proposed automated trading rules with call for algorithm disclosure

CFTC tweaks proposed automated trading rules with call for algorithm disclosure

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission agreed Friday to supplement proposed rules on automated trading with additional changes, including a controversial requirement that money managers disclose...

November 04, 2016 | 03:13 pm
FX algorithms could be great for long term but ...

FX algorithms could be great for long term but ...

The increased use of algorithms in foreign-exchange trading is expected to be a long-term boon for pension fund executives seeking better execution and lower transaction costs, but in the short term...

October 31, 2016
CFTC chairman: Managers' concerns over algorithm codes disclosure to be addressed

CFTC chairman: Managers' concerns over algorithm codes disclosure to be addressed

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will address concerns from market participants over the agency's proposed Regulation AT, which would require money managers' algorithm codes to be disclosed ...

October 19, 2016 | 12:45 pm
CBOE-Bats tie-up seen as opportunity to reduce trading costs

CBOE-Bats tie-up seen as opportunity to reduce trading costs

CBOE Holdings Inc.'s agreement to acquire Bats Global Markets Inc. could ultimately lead to savings on trading and data costs for institutional investors, sources said.

October 13, 2016 | 02:25 pm
Supreme Court reconsiders insider-trading law

Supreme Court reconsiders insider-trading law

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over what kind of benefit the government has to prove to convict someone providing insider information that is traded on by others.

October 05, 2016 | 03:54 pm
Funds go exotic with put-write options to stem volatility

Funds go exotic with put-write options to stem volatility

Put-write equity options are finding their way into more pension fund allocations to protect against volatility and, in some cases, take the place of fixed income as an income provider.

October 03, 2016
Defined Contribution Balances: Finding the Right Solution for Participant Management

Defined Contribution Balances: Finding the Right Solution for Participant Management

As DC plans increasingly replace defined benefit plans, responsibility for retirement readiness has shifted to employees. Auto-enrollment and auto-escalation help, but how else can we prepare...

October 01, 2016 | 12:01 am
SEC proposes two-day settlement time for securities transactions, enhanced clearing standards

SEC proposes two-day settlement time for securities transactions, enhanced clearing standards

The SEC on Wednesday proposed to shorten the standard settlement time for broker-dealer securities transaction to two business days after the trade date, or T+2, from the current three-day settlement ...

September 28, 2016 | 03:42 pm

Luxembourg Stock Exchange launches first green securities platform

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange launched the Luxembourg Green Exchange, which it says is the first platform for green securities.

September 27, 2016 | 11:00 am
CBOE goes ahead with acquisition of BATS Global

CBOE goes ahead with acquisition of BATS Global

CBOE Holdings, parent company of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, agreed to acquire BATS Global Markets for $3.2 billion in stock and cash, both companies announced Monday.

September 26, 2016 | 09:29 am
CBOE said in talks to buy exchange operator BATS Global

CBOE said in talks to buy exchange operator BATS Global

CBOE Holdings is in talks to acquire BATS Global Markets, according to people familiar with the matter.

September 23, 2016 | 11:46 am

More investors turning to bond ETFs to combat trading challenges — survey

More institutional investors are increasing their usage of bond exchange-traded funds due to a challenging trading environment and a need for liquidity, a Greenwich Associates survey said.

September 22, 2016 | 03:38 pm