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Inside Take on Bats’ Technology at CBOE Feature,Video,video

  For the past two months, Kapil Rathi, senior vice president, options business development with CBOE, has had a firsthand look at the process of integrating Bats’ technology with CBOE’s. In this video filmed at the Options Industry Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., Rathi discusses the potential of this new combined platform moving forward.  “Over a period we actually have solidified this art of integrating new businesses,” Rathi said.  Rathi came came to CBOE from Bats, and cited Chi-X Europe, Direct Edge and Hotspot FX as proof of the Bats team’s ability to adapt to new businesses and asset classes.  Add the expertise…

Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016 Special Report

At last fall’s FIA Expo Chicago, John Lothian News partnered with Cinnober Financial Technology to  bring you industry conversations, where we conduct short interviews with industry participants on the important topics facing the financial markets. The 2015 theme is “Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016.” What technology, regulation, exchange or macroeconomic issue or trend will be most important to our industry next year? We will take the 16 best ideas and thoughts and package them in a John Lothian News video series. Here is what our participants had to say: Part 1 – Exchanges: Exchange leaders will be dealing with…

Kapil Rathi, BATS – Start Your Career with Confidence Video

“What are your opportunities?  You’re starting with a clean slate.  You haven’t done anything wrong to anyone — yet. Nobody hates you day one. I call it the honeymoon period.” If you’re starting a new job, have your house in order, literally.  Kapil Rathi, vice president of options business strategy with BATS, focused his talk on the all-important moments at the very beginning of a new job or career.  While confidence is key in nearly all endeavors, there are some simple steps that, if executed properly, put people in a position to succeed before even completing day one.  When it…

MarketsWiki Summer Intern Series, Chicago 2015 – Day Two Blog,Commentary

Technology was the focus on the second day of our MarketsWiki Intern Education Series at IIT. Joseph Niciforo, managing member, HC Technologies, kicked off the program talking about how, as “time frames in trading have compressed to sub microseconds and we approach the speed of light, perhaps there may be room for a different type of trader.” Niciforo started out in the industry under the tutelage of Paul Tudor Jones, who taught him to be disciplined and trade slowly, building his account.  After one trade went spectacularly wrong and he lost a large sum of money, he learned never to…

Bigger Picture: BATS Execs Willing To Collaborate To Expand Options Business Interview,Options

BATS Global Markets has a hand in both equities and options, and its options market, though relatively new, is holding its own among the growing list of options exchanges. John Lothian News’ Sarah Rudolph caught up with Kapil Rathi, a VP of options business strategy at BATS (along with Jeromee Johnson), and Bryan Harkins, BATS executive vice president and head of U.S. markets, at the Options Industry Conference in Miami Beach earlier this month, where she spoke to them about BATS’ plans for a new exchange, how to grow the pie in the options space, BATS’ new proposal for small-cap…