Boston, January 15, 2015 – The securities and investments landscape looks nothing like it did even a decade ago. The distinction between the listed and OTC markets has become increasingly blurred, traditional buy-side support is in doubt, the search for alpha has moved to a search for predictability in nontraditional data analysis, and the word "transparency" has become a key driver of competitive differentiation. While cost concerns still dominate the minds of most key decision-makers, commitment to the future has finally come into focus and 2015 is gearing up to be a stellar year for market growth.
Aite Group reveals the top 10 trends that will shape the institutional securities and investments industry in 2015:
Global OTC derivatives reform faces setbacks and challenges
The fixed income market undergoes massive transformation?
Trading and communication see a possible seismic shift
Pressure rises in regulatory compliance
Transparency becomes a competitive differentiator
Hype around cloud, utilities, and big data fails to meet reality