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John Lothian Newsletter: Former LSE executive launches U.S. retail brokerage Ustocktrade; BGC Partners Completes Full Merger with GFI Group; U.S. Exports First Freely Traded Oil in 40 Years John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Future of the Future in Asia Lewis Richardson – Derivatives Business Development Manager – Fidessa Asia continued to be front and centre on the world stage throughout last year, in futures terms at least. The Asian markets, bolstered by the entry of ICE and pending entry of Eurex, have become the only region in the world to see a growing number of Futures Commission Merchants setting up shop. Healthy volumes were helped by Chinese institutions looking to combat the decline in domestic markets by venturing further afield. The rise of the Asian superbroker, a trend we noticed…

Christian Nentwich, Duco – Selling Change to Giants MarketsWiki Education,video

“Many technology companies never make it over the first hurdle. They get so fixated on their technological achievement that they never find a business problem to solve.” The financial marketplace is in the midst of a technology-led revolution, as innovation and digital advances replace slow and inefficient systems and procedures with newer, faster, simpler and often more scalable ones. Christian Nentwich, founder of tech startup Duco, is a member of this new breed of market disruptors. But as he has learned, there are many, many facets that must come together between an idea, its implementation and, more importantly, monetization of…

Reconcilable Differences: Duco’s Christian Nentwich on what can be done to address reconciliation problems in the financial industry Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

Christian Nentwich, CEO and co-founder of Duco, says the reconciliation landscape today is behind the times and that large chunks of it are being done manually, sometimes by hundreds or thousands of staff at the bigger brokerage firms. In some places there is too little reconciliation going on, and in others there is too much, he told John Lothian News at FIA Boca. A few years ago, there was a big trend of outsourcing reconciliation to offshore locations, he said. But “sometimes its not happening at all, especially in things like interbook and intercompany trading activities,” he added. For example,…