In 2019, the wholesale FX market is not the market of yore. Formerly, the defining characteristic of the currencies trading landscape was liquidity fragmentation and siloed pools of cash held within geography-specific currency pairings.
Banks are one of the greatest engines for generating data: daily, they collectively produce petabytes of transactions, prices, risk metrics, customer information….
GreySpark Partners presents an insight paper to inform CTOs of the potential cost savings that can be made by engaging a near-shore data centre provider for non-latency sensitive high-performance computing (HPC) services.
A decade after the financial crisis, the buyside (asset managers, hedge funds, institutional investors and large corporates) have changed at least as much as the investments banks that serve them.
Over the past decade, both the environment in which CIBs operate and the rules that they need to abide by have drastically changed.
What originally started as ‘electronification’ – the automation of external-facing, front-office processes and workflows – has become much more pervasive, and it now encompasses the entire value-chain.
A new generation of trading solutions allows buyside bond trading desks to create a new source of alpha by maximising their opportunities in an increasingly fast-moving electronic trading environment through the use of the surfeit of data in fixed income markets in 2019.