This blog post originally appeared on AsiaEtrading. Trading in Hong Kong remains a challenging endeavor for global investors. As authorities work to eradicate insider trading, Hong Kong has served as an informal test case for exploring how far the free market ethos can go before it begins to scare off investors.
Posts Tagged: SunGard
Jordan Kai, Member of the Board at Steubing AG, talks about the challenges faced by continental Europe brokers and how SunGard’s trading and connectivity solutions help Steubing deliver better trading services to its clients.
Lambda Capital, a Swiss-based hedge fund, comments its business and technology requirements such as controlling costs through hosted services while developing its market access and trading services. Valdi Trader and Valdi Market Access help Lambda Capital achieve its business and technology goals.
Daniel Lee, business director, DBS Vickers Securities, discusses technology and efficiency in the changing Asian agency brokerage business.
The MiFID II consultation period is closed and we now await the legislative proposals. What are the main implications for brokerage firms and their technology planning? It seems clear that ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) will impose greater convergence of policy than its predecessor, the Commission of European Securities Regulators. The European Commission believes [...]
Over the past year or two, a lot of digital ink has been devoted to technology wars that are re-shaping our capital markets. The terms latency, low-latency, ultra-low latency; high-frequency trading; algorithmic trading; naked-access: they have all entered our lexicon. We have gone from measuring execution times in seconds, to milliseconds, to micro-seconds and nano-seconds, [...]
On March 27th the 2011 Formula 1 season kicks off with the Qantas Australian Grand Prix. Each of the teams will have spent untold millions of dollars refining their cars to be as fast and as aerodynamic as possible. The drivers will study the tracks and other drivers carefully, plotting and memorizing the optimal driving [...]
Last week’s announcement that Micex and RTS, Russia’s two main stock exchanges, are to merge could herald a revolution in the country’s capital markets. The non-binding agreement was announced last Tuesday; the agreement should become binding in April and that the merger completed by the middle of next year. The merger is another indication of [...]
Valdi Market Access continues to make ground. The latest news comes from Italy, Spain and South Africa and concerns fixed income, equities and derivatives trading.
A big welcome to Winterflood Securities: the UK-based international securities firm has gone live on the SunGard Global Network (SGN) low-latency market data and order routing service.