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Performance vs. Reliability: The Exchanges’ Challenge

By 28 Oct, 2010June 6th, 2017News

The Trade News

Anish Puaar looks into the recent problems surrounding the technology upgrades on several multilateral trading facilities. GreySpark highlights that because of liquidity fragmentation, smart-order routers have to be used by buy-side firms in order to split-up orders and tap liquidity pools; however these need to be filled in a timely manner. The firm moves on to say that choosing the quickest venue can often lead to operational weaknesses, and that compromise between reliability and performance has shifted more towards performance due to the demands of exchange members.

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