More buy-side firms are looking at outsourced trading as COVID-19 shines a spotlight on costs, business continuity and remote working.
London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to sell its Italy-based stock exchange, paving the way for its planned acquisition of Refinitiv.
Interdealer broker TP ICAP is in advanced discussions to acquire share-trading platform operator Liquidnet in an up to $700 million deal.
Sophie Lugiez was appointed head of global trading at BNP Paribas Asset Management.
A number of changes to European trading rules are necessary to ensure best execution and to enhance pre- and post-trade transparency.
Suggestions to remedy perceived problems caused by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II could mean more upheaval for managers.
London Stock Exchange Group is acquiring more shares in clearinghouse LCH Group Holdings, bringing its stake to more than 80%.
The Financial Conduct Authority issued a report identifying good and bad practices within algorithmic trading.
Norges Bank Investment Management has called for improvements to three areas of the foreign-exchange market.
Money managers disagree on whether investors and markets are complacent, but they agree that external factors are feeding into the lower levels of the VIX.
CME Group intends to close its derivatives exchange CME Europe and clearinghouse CME Clearing Europe, both based in London, by the end of the year.
The Saudi stock exchange will move to a two-day settlement cycle for listed securities, and will also introduce short selling, both effective April 23.
U.S. and European regulators ease requirements for some uncleared over-the-counter derivatives to comply with a March 1 deadline to use mark-to-market margin.
Institutional trading network Liquidnet is set to launch an institutional dark pool for corporate bonds, in the third quarter this year.
Fails to deliver under naked short selling did not cause the 2008 financial market crash, a new study says.
Four additional money managers have signed up with Plato Partnership, a consortium that aims to create a new trading platform in Europe.
The European Commission will review legislation that could force pension funds to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives transactions.
The development of buy side-owned equity trading venues has attracted interest from long-term investors.
Pension funds in Europe should be granted a further two-year exemption from compliance with new central clearing rules for over-the-counter derivative transactions, said a report from the European Commission.