In 2018, from an asset management firm or long-only institutional investor perspective, the time to await change in the fixed income market has passed; not only has significant change occurred, but it continues to change at a rapid pace.
Willis Bruckermann, GreySpark Partners Analyst Consultant, examines how high- and low-touch trading have changed in the past decade, and some of the implications thereof for the future structure of the flow equities market.
Despite recent signs that global equities market volatility is showing signs of life once again after a period of prolonged slumber, investment bank execution franchises should remain mindful of the long-term imperative to continue to reduce costs at the margins across the whole of the brokerage business.
This is a survey summary for our annual research series: Trends in E-commerce and Electronic Trading.
High Frequency Trading, over the past 30 years, have grown from being the latest fad to hit global markets into a significant part of daily activity in electronic markets around the world.