Nasdaq deploys AI for surveillance on US stock market

09.11.2019

Exchange group Nasdaq has bolstered its surveillance technology with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to broaden its view of US market activity. Nasdaq’s Market Technology business worked alongside its Machine Intelligence Lab and US market surveillance division to deploy AI technology on the system to improve detection of manipulative activity. The new technology is […]

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Liquidnet promotes EMEA technology head to CTO

08.11.2019

Liquidnet has promoted its head of technology in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to chief technology officer. The organisation confirmed that Patrick Strobel, who joined Liquidnet to head up technology in the region two years ago, will assume the role of CTO overseeing Liquidnet’s middle-office services, data and analytics solutions and systems architecture. […]

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Plato Partnership to launch BabelFish Analytics TCA platform in Europe

08.11.2019

Not-for-profit Plato Partnership is set to introduce a transaction cost analysis (TCA) platform from US-based BabelFish Analytics to the European market next year. Known as ClarityReveal, the BabelFish Analytics platform incorporates algorithmic trading data obtained directly from brokers allowing users to scrutinise unfilled order routes via a dashboard, with actionable answer to queries around execution […]

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Former MTS and EBS chief appointed chairman of FinTech firm Wematch

07.11.2019

Multi-asset matching and negotiation systems FinTech firm Wematch has appointed industry veteran Jack Jeffery as its new chairman. Jeffery has more than 35 years’ experience, having previously served as chief executive of fixed income platform, MTS, and spot FX broking platform, EBS. Jeffery also spent 11 years with Citigroup in senior roles, including global head […]

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How to trade seasonal patterns in Forex: EURCHF

06.11.2019

After the announcement of QE-ternity from the ECB on September 12, while financial markets found some rest in the trade dispute between the US and China, the EURCHF traded back above 1.1000. Still, technically the currency pair finds itself in a bearish mode on a daily chart with a potential short trigger around 1.1170/1200. With […]

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Citi calls for a 15% crash in the US dollar index! What’s the trade?

06.11.2019

Did you know that the US dollar index is one of the world’s most widely watched markets? After all, it does measure the value of the world’s reserve currency, the US dollar, against a basket of foreign currencies from the United States’ biggest trading partners. Any significant price movements in the dollar has huge ramifications […]

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Hedge funds preparing for the machines to take over

06.11.2019

Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will soon become embedded into the day-to-day trading and operations for hedge funds, according to senior institutional investor experts.    Speaking at the ‘Gaining the Edge Hedge Fund Leadership’ conference in New York, representatives from the hedge fund and allocator industry discussed the significant importance the technology […]

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FED delivers as expected: Santa Claus rally in the making?

05.11.2019

This week’s weekly market outlook will provide insights for DAX30 CFD, the US Dollar, the Euro, the Japanese Yen and Gold, following last week’s FED release and in the lead up to this years Santa Claus rally. Source: Economic Events Calendar 04 November – 08 November 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar DAX30 CFD As […]

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Trade the October 30 FED rate decision with the S&P500

31.10.2019

Source: Economic Events Calendar 30 October 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar On Wednesday October 30, the FED will announce their interest rate decision. Currently market participants expect the third 25 basis point rate cut this year with a likelihood of around 90%, according to the FED Watch Tool. The market is particularly confident of […]

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Google report earnings disaster! But analysts raise price target! Why?

31.10.2019

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, reported very disappointing and much weaker than expected third-quarter profits. The miss in earnings and revenue shocked the market at first. However, the stock only dropped 2% on the release after several analysts – surprisingly – raised their price target on the shares. What’s going on and what does it mean […]

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