Webinar: Can Fixed-Income Transparency be Improved with Data?
Join host Kevin McPartland of Greenwich Associates for a discussion with Quantitative Brokers, Bloomberg and AQR as they discuss the case for TCA in fixed-income markets: what it is, why you should care, and how to do it right.
Quantitative Brokers Named Best TCA Provider in 2016 Buy-Side Technology Awards
Quantitative Brokers (“QB”), a leading provider of agency algorithms for futures and fixed income markets, has won “Best TCA Provider to the Buy Side” in the 2016 Buy-Side Technology Awards, sponsored by Waters Technology.
To read more about the Buy-Side Technology Awards, as well as the full list of winners, click here.
Futures & Options World: Data protection is key concern with new Reg AT
Jonty Field, Head of EMEA, discusses industry response to Reg AT with Julie Albrecht for FOW. Read More
Waters Technology: Treasuries Platforms: Where Speed Is Not Their Forte
Christian Hauff, CEO and co-founder of QB, discusses the role of agency algorithms for fixed income in this Waters Technology feature: “Treasuries Platforms: Where Speed Is Not Their Forte”. Read More
Pensions & Investments: Effort to police algorithms raising alarms
Christian Hauff, QB CEO and co-founder, provides insight on the future of algorithms following Reg AT for Pensions & Investments. Read More
Quantitative Brokers Launches New Futures Execution Algorithm, Closer
Quantitative Brokers has released Closer, the fifth strategy in its suite of award winning best execution trading algorithms. Closer is specifically designed to optimize execution relative to an instrument’s close or settlement price benchmark, built to service the industry’s growing need for best execution around the closing price benchmark, a challenge common to those within the asset management community.
The Trade: Quantitative Brokers integrates new algo with TCA platform
Quantitative Brokers has launched a new algorithm, which it has integrated with its transaction cost analysis (TCA) platform. The algo, known as Closer, has been designed to improve trade execution in relation to settlement pricing, writes Hayley McDowell of The Trade.
QB Algorithm Saves CTA $9.5M in Transaction Costs Over 3-Year Period
QB is proud to release findings from a 34-month comparative analysis study by a CTA client, demonstrating that QB’s arrival price algorithm, Bolt, consistently outperformed the algorithms offered by three bulge bracket banks. The study outlines how Revolution Capital Management (RCM), a Denver-based CTA, tallied over $9.5 million in potential transaction cost savings, equateing to approximately 77 basis points of annual performance across RCM’s futures programs.
TradingScreen and Quantitative Brokers (QB), have formed a partnership that will allow QB algorithms to be offered on TradingScreen’s electronic trading platform, writes Dan DeFranceso for Buy-Side Technology. QB’s Bolt, Strobe and Legger algorithms will be made available to TradingScreen’s clients.
Bloomberg: Hedge Fund Invasion of U.S. Treasuries Puts Bond Traders at Risk
Christian Hauff, CEO and co-founder of Quantitative Brokers, was quoted on the transition of Wall Street traders to hedge funds in Bloomberg: “Hedge Fund Invasion of U.S. Treasuries Puts Bond Traders at Risk.”
QB Continues to Grow, Adding Former Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading Executive
Quantitative Brokers has added electronic trading veteran Alastair Hawker to the New York sales team. Mr. Hawker will play a key role in the Company’s futures and cash Treasury sales opportunities as it looks to capitalize on its record-breaking growth in 2015.
Mr. Hawker’s extensive sales and electronic trading experience, will help elevate QB’s efforts to deliver best execution algorithmic solutions to the industry.
Mr. Hawker joins QB from Goldman Sachs, where he recently oversaw the electronic futures product, sales and client coverage as Head of Futures Electronic Trading in New York. He also held various other roles within Goldman Sachs, spanning equity derivatives, electronic execution and clearing.
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Outlook 2016: Christian Hauff, Quantitative Brokers
Christian Hauff, CEO & co-founder of Quantitative Brokers, discusses what’s next for QB and the industry in this Markets Media feature
Quantitative Brokers has extended its relationship with FlexTrade, the trading systems vendor, to offer its LEGGER algorithm via FlexTrade’s trading platform. According to Jonty Field, Head of EMEA, this partnership is part of a wider trend of asset managers looking to adopt algorithmic execution strategies as they expand into new asset classes.
Jonty Field, Head of EMEA, talks about QB’s history, the unique needs of the fixed income market and the future of algorithmic execution with Trading Technologies in a guest post for their “Trade Talk” blog.