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Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:55

Bear Stearns has announced three new hires as part of the expansion of its global prime brokerage franchise. »

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:54

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal court in California has entered a consent order of permanent injunction against Montana-based Robert Beasley and Lo »

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:52

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will be launching around 170 further single stock futures on stocks listed on the Dow Jones Stoxx 600, RDXxt USD, and S&P 500 indices in th »

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:51

Gems Advisors in London has appointed as a director Stuart MacDonald, formerly director of alternative investments at Shore Capital and director of hedge funds at Henderson Global Investor »

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:11

As the role of hedge funds in the foreign exchange market continues to grow, algorithmic trading and technology are shaping the future of the market, according to a white paper issued by FXall, the »

Latency and Execution

Latency and Execution

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:34

Latency: A measure of delay. In a market where speed is of the essence, the spotlight falls on the issue of latency. Latency is the time it takes to get a deal done, cancel an order or know what is happening in the market. »

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:31

It is clear from conversations with a broad range of market participants that inherent latency is a problem for active market participants on current FX trading systems. »

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:29

Network latency is the time needed to effect a communication between two network nodes. »

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:28

Much has been made of dark pools of liquidity in the equity market at present. These are financial markets not available or visible to the general public - essentially 'non-displayed' liquidity. »

Fairness and Transparency in the Global FX Market

Fairness and Transparency in the Global FX Market

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:27

The e-FX market has evolved rapidly to meet the changing needs of an ever more diverse group of market participants. »

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