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A Greenwich Associates study found that 80 percent of investors want greater access to alternative data sources. But those same investors say that alternative data sources are incomplete, lack quality controls, and can be hard to integrate into...

“Seventy-one percent of the institutions participating in Greenwich Associates 2016 US Bond ETF Study say the trading and sourcing of securities have become more difficult in the past three years” — up from 34% the previous year.

A new breed of non-bank market-makers has been making inroads in the vast foreign exchange sector, but they are far from threatening the dominance of the world's top dealers, according to Greenwich Associates.

According to Greenwich Associates the top dealers still capture 44% of global market share in aggregate, but this figure has fallen from 48% a year ago and 53% in 2013.

FX algo use is steadily rising, according to a report by Greenwich Associates, with the most dramatic rises seen among corporate traders scrambling to demonstrate best execution, as stipulated by the FX global code of conduct.

The traders participating in a Greenwich Associates study said they are demanding a new level of control and transparency over their order flow, even when routing via their high-touch sales trader.

Top five dealers’ global market share in FX slips to 44% at end-2016 as sell-side desks narrow coverage, multi-dealer platforms boost access to liquidity and competition increases from regional dealers and non-banks, Greenwich Associates says in a...

“More than half of traders in continental Europe are either undecided on what changes they need to make or are awaiting further clarity” said Richard Johnson. “This suggests there will be a significant rush to comply and make changes in the second...


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