We have identified the five most crucial challenges facing the asset management industry. Today we address the fourth issue: the extent to which technology will usurp humans.
The Indian asset manager’s chief equity trader tells AsianInvestor how his team’s equity desk goes about achieving best execution.
Poor liquidity conditions and the growing sophistication of the buy-side in Asia are leading to changes in how orders are executed.
Trading algorithms are already widely used for equities in Asia, but foreign exchange algos are now gaining some traction.
Asia-Pacific stocks have seen sudden sharp price drops during the recent turmoil due to inappropriate use of trading algorithms, says John Tompkins of Senrigan Capital.
The newly created post reflects the growing importance of transaction cost analytics to Asian fund management firms, says the agency broker.