How much of an incentive are incentives?
21 December 2015
Exchanges and clearing houses have taken different approaches to the application of incentives for members
We need to talk about Sonia
28 September 2015
The Bank of England is working on a plan to take over the administration of the overnight rate
The impact of Iran's oil supply on futures
20 August 2015
The future success of the Iranian Petroleum Contract will be a key aspect in boosting production
Regulation a hurdle for blockchain
20 July 2015
The European authority's latest call for evidence on virtual currencies and distributed ledgers passes Tuesday
A look back on 2014 and ahead to 2015
09 January 2015
January will be an interesting month with a Greek election and an ECB decision on QE
The Holy Grail of cross-asset margining
10 November 2014
How the ability to cross-margin across asset classes is becoming a reality
FCA takes tough line on pay for flow
31 July 2014
The British regulator has lost patience with brokers' lack of progress on payment for flow and best execution
Flashboys reaction: what the market thinks
07 April 2014
Michael Lewis’ new book has ignited further debate in an already contentious subject
Maybe markets are unfair, but are they rigged?
02 April 2014
Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys has reignited the whole HFT/dark pool debate
Getting into Proprietary Trading: the Definitive Guide
07 March 2014
Read FOW's guide to starting out in the proprietary trading business.
The ‘Race to Zero’ continues with faster hardware
04 March 2014
Stephanie Hammer looks at hardware acceleration and why it matters to more than just low-latency firms
Emir trade reporting leaves clients in limbo
19 February 2014
Europe's corporates and smaller financial firms face a race against time to comply with new trade reporting rules
New Year’s revelations for derivatives market
11 February 2014
Volatility has returned to the futures and options markets, sparking a surge of trading activity
Reporting deadline too tight for buy-side
10 February 2014
The short timeframe for reporting compliance will leave many caught short, says Dan Barnes.
A fair exchange of labour?
07 February 2014
Common technology platforms enable efficient markets, but buying systems from potential competitors has raised concerns about conflicts of interest, writes Dan Barnes.
Exchanges aim to tap rising retail demand for derivatives
31 January 2014
An influx of retail investors in the derivatives market is driving new trading platforms and specially tailored contracts.
2014 forex outlook: The slow decline of the euro
28 January 2014
A strengthening US dollar may well mean repercussions for the euro, writes Nordine Naam, strategist at Natixis.
Derivatives exchanges raise the stakes
16 January 2014
Some of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges are building up a portfolio of investments in bourses around the globe to tap into the potential of some of the world’s fastest growing markets, writes Jonathan Watkins.
Promoting standardisation in Sef reporting
07 January 2014
Jodi Burns of Thomson Reuters looks at the need for greater harmonisation in the Sef back office.
The evolution of Europe's equity derivatives markets
04 January 2014
Europe’s single stock futures and options markets have been traditionally dominated by local exchanges, but as competition increases, the landscape could be set to change across the continent, writes Jonathan Watkins.