We explore the equity market’s changing competitive dynamics, the trading and investment process, OMS/EMS usage, TCA, algorithmic trading, liquidity sourcing, and regulation.
Our independent 3rd-party analyses form the basis for senior sell-side management to benchmark their client businesses, identify revenue opportunities, assess service quality, and optimize allocation of resources.
Under a backdrop of increasing fee pressure, slowing AUM growth and reduced margins, the investment management industry is now facing research unbundling trends, which require many asset managers to implement a formal evaluation, budgeting and...
Trading is now a highly complex and data-driven activity. U.S. equity markets comprise dozens of execution venues, each with different liquidity characteristics, order types, fee structures, and latency differentials.
U.S. equity commission wallets are down almost 50% since their peak in 2009. This presents challenges for brokers in terms of lower revenue and profitability, causing many to rethink their business models.