Cost of Investing

A chance to benchmark your own firm and gain pratical insight across a unique spread of topics.

Cost of Investing will cover critical challenges facing the future of the industry, as identified by the industry and our editorial teams from and WatersTechnology.

  • Small trades
  • Next-gen automated trading
  • Algo wheels
  • Stock picking
  • Backtesting quant strategies
  • Trade documentation
  • Trade settlement
  • Client reporting
Best execution
  • What is best ex?
  • Timestamps        
  • TCA
  • Clobs vs streams
  • Blocks, portfolio, lists
  • C2C trading/P2P netting
  • Buy side central risk books
  • Dealer APIs
People and organisation
  • Training and skills
  • Offshoring
  • Outsourced execution
  • Outsourced PB / clearing / custody
  • Agile tech dev
  • Total cost of ownership model
Software and systems
  • EOMS
  • Desktop interop
  • In-house connectivity
  • In-house and 3rd-party connectivity
  • FCM costs
  • Collateral optimisation
  • UMR threshold
  • The future of settlement
  • Regulatory reporting
Supplier savings
  • Symphony vs Bloomberg
  • DIY indexes / benchmarking
  • Smarter use of research
  • Capture and use own data

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The event will bring together 300 senior stakeholders – including 200 CIOs and COOs from asset owners, pension funds, hedge funds and asset managers with over $11 trillion USD under management – alongside representatives from leading investment banks and every other part of the investing value chain. The format of the events in our global series will be entirely interactive, with practical workshops, peer-to-peer roundtables and live feedback to new ideas presented.

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