ValueWalk: With the implementation of MiFID II more than a year ago, European hedge fund trading “underwent a tectonic shift,” according toGreenwich Associates.
Traders: The Greenwich Report, MiFID II Shapes European Equity Trading, also found that nearly half, 44%, of buy-side traders find sourcing liquidity harder under MiFID II, while only 16% said it has become easier.
Investment Executive: Asset managers are making greater use of “alternative” data sources, ranging from social media sentiment to crowd-sourced data, according to Greenwich Associates.
Bloomberg: Greenwich Associates found that investors overwhelmingly agree that all-to-all protocols would be the biggest factor helping trading over the next two years.
OZY: In fall 2018, 26 percent of corporate bond volumes were traded electronically, according to Greenwich Associates, up more than a third since the spring.
The Trade News: The introduction of MiFID II to Europe’s equities markets has made sourcing liquidity a harder task for the buy-side, according to Greenwich Associates.
CityWire: This is backed up with research by Greenwich Associates, which found that smart beta strategies remain a steady driver of ETF growth and demand.
Traders: “European midsize/regional brokers will continue to face headwinds in this new regime and face a stark choice,” says Richard Johnson.
Markets Media: Richard Johnson said in a report that multilateral trading facilities and exchanges are only capturing about one third of buy-side flow under MiFID II.