Fidessa, which provides trading, investment and information solutions to financial services professionals, has highlighted new research into the growing use of algorithms in futures markets.
Regulatory changes brought about by Dodd-Frank, EMIR and MiFID II are set to change the role of Futures Commission Merchants, which must respond with new business models and ways of using technology, says Fidessa in its latest White Paper.
Fidessa's latest discussion paper - Harmony or Discord? - considers how the actions of regulators in the EU and US are affecting trade and investment activities in Asia.
Mikhail Merone, product marketing specialist at trading systems supplier Fidessa's New York office, says a US version of Europe's Financial Transaction Tax is once again being pursued through the US Senate and Congress.